Sloatsburg, NY
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Sarah R. - Seeking Work in Sloatsburg

17.14 / hour

I've had 5+ years of experience with boys & girls, babys & pre teens! I love babysitting, it doesn't feel like a job to me. It just comes naturally, I'm very relaxed and calm when it comes to taking care of children!
Kathleen P. - Seeking Work in Sloatsburg

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny for several families over the years, both in full and part-time positions. I have cared for children between the ages of newborn to teens, and I remain in contact with all of the children I have loved and cared for! I believe that providing a family with the security of knowing that their child(ren) are being properly cared for-in every way-is priceless as we all struggle to meet the demands of work and home. I have extensive experience in the care of newborns and I appreciate the value of bonding with the baby and family to help facilitate a healthy feeding and sleep schedule for all.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Sloatsburg, 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 Sloatsburg’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 Sloatsburg 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 Sloatsburg?
  • 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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