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Victoria B. - Seeking Work in Ridgewood

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

My name is Victoria and I'm a 28yr old born and raised Queens resident. I have a New York State Certified Assistant Teacher Certificate issued from the State Education Department in which I worked hard to get - a lot of steps in achieving that. Fingerprinted by DOI and BOE. Certified in CPR. Completed Workshops include: ABA, New York State School Violence, New York State Child Abuse, Infant and Toddler Care, ESL Training and I'm sure there is more that I can't think off of the top of my head. I have a lot of experience with children ages 1-12 as I worked in a daycare center for 3 years prior to my move and before that - did an internship at a catholic school as an Assistant Teacher for K-5 and also stayed After-School and helped students with their homework. At the Daycare Center - My responsibilities included changing diapers, putting children down for -nap, preparing meals/bottles, potty-training, constant interaction and supervision. I was also an Assistant Teacher for an intergrated Pre-K/UPK classroom which was pretty much the same duties. I also did occasional babysitting.
Cristal V. - Seeking Work in Ridgewood

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked as a nanny for 3 years. I have taken care of my cousins,3 sibling ranging from infants to age 5.I have also provided fulltime care for my own siblings while my parents moved abroad. I had the responsibilities of a parent. I had to cook clean and care for the little ones all around the clock(prepare them for school, drop them off to school, prepare their meal, change them, bathe them , take care of the when they were sick, spend time with them and provide security etc..)
Estefania Z. - Seeking Work in Ridgewood

17.14 / hour

I had take care of twins and kids between 1 - 8 years old. I have experience at pick ups, play dates, meal preparation, teaching the children values and the importance of eating healthy, teaching them Spanish, teaching them how to dance or play sports (the basics) and I have experience in teaching them how to have fun and enjoy life! Activities like playing outside, crafts and reading are my strengths, also getting interested on the things they like. I am Colombian, professional business manager and currently studying in New York. :)
Ora N. - Seeking Work in Ridgewood

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a nanny for ten years for two young delightful boys.Dear Janet, Please accept my enthusiastic application for your two boys. As soon as I saw your advertisement on Nannies4hire.com, I knew I was the perfect candidate for the position. I believe my experience working with elementary school children, my tutoring background, nanny for summers and my knowledge of arts and crafts would make me an excellent nanny .
Lily B. - Seeking Work in Ridgewood

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Growing up in New Jersey I was often babysitting children on my block. I also cared for an infant during college.
Janet T. - Seeking Work in Ridgewood

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I rise for children since they were born,after that I'm take care a new born baby girl and two kids 4 and 6 years old.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Ridgewood, 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 Ridgewood’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 Ridgewood 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 Ridgewood?
  • 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?
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