Shirley, NY
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Erin S. - Seeking Work in Shirley

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked in a daycare for 6 years mainly in the infant/toddler rooms :). After that I became a nanny for 2 boys I had known from the daycare, at the time ages 1 and 4. That family moved out of state :( I am currently ending my time with a family because they are unfortunately moving upstate. The children were 2 months and 2 years old when I started. Now they are an amazing 3 and 15 month old pair.
Kathryn D. - Seeking Work in Shirley

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I currently work as an assistant teacher for preschoolers. I have 8 years experience. I used to babysit 2 boys.
Aline D. - Seeking Work in Shirley

22.85 / hour

I have seven years of experience working as a babysitter
Kayla S. - Seeking Work in Shirley

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hi, I'm Kayla! Making sure that your child is nothing less then comfortable, safe and happy is my goal each day I watch your child. I am bubbly, uplifting, honest, reliable and comforting. Stimulating your child's mind, no matter the age ... with fun games, coloring, music, and playtime! Making sure that your kids stay kids, by playing outside, making healthy snacks in the kitchen, and finishing with tents in the living room!
I have open availability, excluding Fridays. I hope we get the pleasure of meeting!
Sara B. - Seeking Work in Shirley

12.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hello! I am 19 years old and am home from college for the summer. I am currently studying to become an educator and spend lots of time in classrooms. At home i work at a daycare part time as well as babysitting for various ages. Im license and have a car. I love working with kids and am a kind, enthusiastic and trustworthy person to add to their lives!
Berndette B. - Seeking Work in Shirley

10.40 / hour
22 yrs of experience

I have taken care of many children of all age ranges infant to teenagers. I also have two wonderful boys who are adults. I love children. Taking care of every aspect of their lives. I am loving, organized,.take charge person.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Shirley, 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 Shirley’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 Shirley 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 Shirley?
  • 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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