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Margaret D. - Seeking Work in Scranton

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a child care provider for 3 yrs now and I love it. I dont mind doing extra chores or watching the family pets. I do what I can to make sure everyone is happy.
Fernanda L. - Seeking Work in Scranton

20.00 / hour

I have 4 years of experience! i usually work in summers! but now i'm living in U.S and can work all year!
Ricardo C. - Seeking Work in Scranton

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Take care of 4 girls, my daugthers
Rachel S. - Seeking Work in Scranton

20.00 / hour

My babysitting career started when I was in sixth grade. Since then I continued babysitting during high school after school, weekend nights, and staying over while away parents went away on weekends. During the summers I live with a cousin who has four children. My responsibilities included taking the kids to and from camp, practices, supervising swimming at their club, and getting meals together. I also would travel with them on trips. During my four years of college I babysat for another family between classes. I would get the kids breakfast, dress them for school, drop-off/pick-up until parents got home from work. I am currently still babysitting for this family and have added on a new family with an infant son. My responsibilities include getting breakfast, a bath, dressed, lunch, as well as making sure he is on the right stage of development for his age. We take walks in the warmer weather. Besides my regular weekday schedule babysitting, I babysit for these families and others in my free time when needed. I have a total of five families I babysit for regularly, the largest recently had their fifth baby. She is 8 months old. Of these 5 families, one provided me with a car to take the kids to their activities throughout the summer. I use my own to take them to and from school.
Erin C. - Seeking Work in Scranton

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

i started babysitting when I was 11 and working as a nanny and n daycare centers when I was 16. I have worked as a nanny and in daycares as a teachers assistant, teacher, and directors assisant
Ana I. - Seeking Work in Scranton

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

i have experience as a tutor. i take care of my cousins and close family friends children. also, i am the older sister of 3.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Scranton, 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 Scranton’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 Scranton 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 Scranton?
  • 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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