Ridge, NY
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Ridge, NY Nannies

Roe N. - Seeking Work in Ridge

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

my experience as a childcare is very rewarding , I love babies & children of all ages, I can do all the things I love as a parent, but at the end of the day I go home to my twins. I enjoy being around children of all ages, I am very proud to watch a child grow and learn knowing I was a positive part of there growing years, so much so that as they grow older I am still a part of there lives.
Casey Y. - Seeking Work in Ridge

10.60 / hour

I have been a babysitter since i was 12 years old. I have always known since I was younger that I wanted to work with children. I was always the first one parents called to ask to babysit their children. I was a nanny for a family for about a year always helping out and taking the kids to and from after school activities. I currently nanny part time for a family in the afternoons. I am looking for a morning nanny position.
Jayne P. - Seeking Work in Ridge

14.28 / hour

My description of experience is extensive. Currently, I am not working for July & August. I'm returning to my other job the beginning of Sept. as follows: ready for school, meals, laundry, drop off/pick up from school and activities, light housekeeping, laundry, homework, errends for family. This is a full time posiion. I have cared for a family of 6 children. Twins and preemies. Cirtified First Aid & CPR.
Janet R. - Seeking Work in Ridge

10.71 / hour

I have been caring for children for over twenty years. I have experience from newborns,( including twins), toodlers, preschool, and school age children. I have had experience in all aspects of child care including taking care of them when they are sick.
Sheryl C. - Seeking Work in Ridge

11.64 / hour
Full-time hours

I WATCH MY LITTLE SISTER AND BROTHERS AND I WATCH FRIENDS OF MINES KIDS AND OF COURSE I WATCH MY OWN
Ndey D. - Seeking Work in Ridge

11.85 / hour
Full-time hours

It was Intresting,a lot of fun,good memories.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Ridge, NY?

As a parent, it’s natural for you to ask your nanny for a little extra help around the house. However, the boundaries for a nannies duties vary from person to person. In general, a nanny is responsible for making sure your children’s needs are met. This includes things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active, that they have a healthy diet and a sanitary home. When tasks go beyond child care, for example scrubbing kitchen counters, folding laundry, gathering groceries, or teaching a language, you will likely need to provide additional compensation.

How can I ensure I have a great relationship with my nanny?

To start, it’s important you set expectations and are aligned on compensation from day one. This includes outlining vacation days, a protocol for sick days, and everything else you would want your own employer to cover. From here, spend time getting to know them. Take your nanny out one of Ridge’s great restaurants, learn about their childhood, and discuss your parenting philosophy. Finally, be sure to resolve conflicts as they arise. Open communication is crucial to ensuring a healthy long-term relationship.

Questions to ask prospective Ridge Nannies:
  • Have you been a nanny previously? How long did your employment last?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR?
  • How would you handle a situation where our child began choking?
  • How do you handle tantrums? Can you share an experience disciplining children?
  • What sort of household tasks are you open to doing?
  • Are you open to a live in arrangement?
  • Do you plan to work for our family over multiple years?
  • Do you have a driver's license in New York?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Ridge?
  • How flexible are you on weekends and evenings?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you comfortable being paid by direct deposit?
  • Are you able to help with food preparation?
  • What could you cook for a child aged 2-5? Do you know how to make baby food?
  • Are you comfortable facilitating play dates?
  • Have you ever potty trained a child before?
  • Have you worked with newborns? Do you know how to change a diaper and prepare formula?