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Sarah E. - Seeking Work in Staatsburg

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting for around 10 years. I enjoy working with the families that I have been with since I began. In the 2008 I began working at a local daycare where I was responsible for children 3 to 12 years of age. When I left the area for college I found a prestigious daycare in which to work; where I mainly took care of children from 13 months to 3 years. After working there for there for the entire school year I continue to babysit on a regular basis for families I have been with for years, my nephews who are one and three, as well as new clients. for the past 3 summers I have worked as the adventure director at a weight loss camp where I planned and led camping and canoe trips, hikes, biking excursions, and teambuilding activities. I am CPR certified and also have my Wilderness First Aid certification.
Annemarie R. - Seeking Work in Staatsburg

11.42 / hour

Nanny for 3 families and worked at a childcare center. I also frequently babysit/childsit for my family and friends.
Katrina O. - Seeking Work in Staatsburg

11.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a nanny for a family and their four wonderful children as well as a nanny/ mothers helper for a mother and her newborn twins. I worked in a daycare and have 7 years experience in childcare. I can take children to the pool, or make up games, do arts and crafts, read to them. I am First-Aid and CPR certified.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Staatsburg, 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 Staatsburg’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 Staatsburg 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 Staatsburg?
  • 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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