Yorktown Heights, NY
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Rebecca M. - Seeking Work in Yorktown Heights

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Well I work with a friend of mine due to the fact we have been working together since forever and we have been friends since Kindergarten. We both love kids because we both have younger siblings, she has a younger brother and I have a younger brother and sister. Although we are both still in school and are still young we love to help families with a flexible schedule due to schooling and in 2019 I am due to be a camp counselor this year I am a Lit or leader in training on certain days during the summer. But we do love to give parents time off and away from there children or pets. We also do house cleaning, in case that is also needed.
Maiya G. - Seeking Work in Yorktown Heights

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

Sandra S. - Seeking Work in Yorktown Heights

14.28 / hour

Worked for a family for over 7 years with 4 children, including a set of twins. Started when twins were newborns. Successfully completed 1 year as being an Au Pair in CT taking care of 2 children. Various other babysitting jobs, including Saturday night jobs. Also currently taking care of twin toddler boys and their 3 year old brother.
Kathy D. - Seeking Work in Yorktown Heights

17.14 / hour

I have taken care of newborns to toddlers to young children...
Luz C. - Seeking Work in Yorktown Heights

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

10 year working with special kids, and and 11year as a nanny with 2 diferent and 8year and my actual job.
Renatt R. - Seeking Work in Yorktown Heights

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

For the past few years I gained 4 nieces. I have the pleasure to take care of children ages newborn to 10years-old.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Yorktown Heights, 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 Yorktown Heights’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 Yorktown Heights 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 Yorktown Heights?
  • 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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