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Elena B. - Seeking Work in Staten Island

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have a little over 17 years of professional child care experience. I also have 10 nieces and nephews, so I'm tested (and tested and re-tested) and resoundingly kid-approved. I have experience caring for children of all ages, from infant to young teens. I am CPR and First Aid certified, with a good head on my shoulders. I am patient, competent, creative, kind, intelligent, and take my occupation to heart. I love to sing, read and do arts and crafts with kids. I enjoy taking field trips with children to museums, aquarium, libraries, and various play spaces. In nicer weather, I prefer to spend as much time as possible outdoors, exploring the parks and any other fresh air venue that NYC has to offer. In the past, I have worked in Park Slope, Carroll Gardens/Cobble Hill, Ft. Greene/Clinton Hill, and Red Hook, as well as in Staten Island, and am familiar with all of these neighborhoods and the extracurricular activities and opportunities for enrichment available to children in the area. I have also made regular trips into the city for events and classes, and am comfortable both driving and navigating public transportation.
Elisa H. - Seeking Work in Staten Island

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have over six years of childcare experience now, four of them being a nanny. Before I decided to become a nanny I worked for two schools being head teacher for both classes after that I worked for a daycare for almost 2 years, My title was daycare provider/assistant. While working at the daycare I decided todo part time nanny jobs and weekend nanny jobs so I had a few short term nanny jobs during that time. After being one on one with children and parents it made me realize being a nanny is what I wanted todo full time. I decided to become a nanny in 2013 and it was the best choice I've ever made. My first real nanny job I worked with 3 children full time, The children were aged 1,2,&3 when I started. I handled everything from cooking breakfast,lunch,dinner & any snacks. I got all the children dressed and fed and had the oldest ready for school by 745, I arrived everyday at 6:50am. While the oldest went to school until 4pm, I had both girls all day. I did activities such as coloring and book time and work time consisted of writing and singing the numbers and letters. I brought the kids to the park and libraries even the beach and pool during the summer. I traveled with the family pretty much everywhere, I also went to parent teacher conference for the oldest. I cared for their dog and was available at any time they needed me! I was apart of their family and I wish to have another job similar to this.
Michele T. - Seeking Work in Staten Island

14.28 / hour

I am a trustworthy, caring, mature, and reliable mother looking to find a baby-sitting or child care job in Staten Island. I am a happily married, 49-year-old mother of 20-year-old twin boys. I have been a full-time mother and nanny for 20 years. I was recently a full-time nanny for four boys all under the age of 9. The family has recently moved to Northern NJ, so now I am available for employment again. I have worked with children of all ages including twins! Being a mother of twins, I can pretty much handle any situation that arises. I will treat your children like they were my own with utmost love, patience, respect, understanding, adoration, care and compassion. I have had a clean driver's license for over 25 years and own a new car. I am college educated and am certified in first aid. I am a non-smoker and have tons of energy. I love to do fun and educational things with your children. I like to take walks to the parks, libraries and other points of interest. I love dogs and all other animals, but please note that I am allergic to cats.
Cara M. - Seeking Work in Staten Island

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Babysitter highschool - After College Summer Camp/After School Center - 6 years (as well as work one on one in 2006 with a child suffering from level 3 down syndrome. "Nanny" - After graduating college, was a "nanny" to two girls. Responsibilities include bringin children to school, providing all three meals, driving them to sports practices and any other extra curricular activities, aiding them with homework and other school work needs. Currently, working as a part time "nanny" to a four year old. Been with family since she was 2 years old. NYC Department of Education Substitute Paraprofessional
Janice C. - Seeking Work in Staten Island

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

10 years experience with busy families with multiple children. Highly motivated and reliable, work well with others, a good decision maker with great judgmental skills, Multi-talented and a good cook with great references.
Linda G. - Seeking Work in Staten Island

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have experience caring for families for extended periods of times. Any family I work with, I handle and treat the child as if they were my own. When working with a child I'm sure to follow routine. I am constantly implementing learning into our daily routines no matter how young the child may be. I have had a greta relationship with the parents from my prior childcare jobs. There wants and needs are always fulfilled through my work.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Staten Island, 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 Staten Island’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 Staten Island 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 Staten Island?
  • 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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