Coventry, RI
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Brianna W. - Seeking Work in Coventry

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

Children were ages 2 and 4 work with them for almost a year and a half! Adore and love them dearly! Great kids! Did many different activities with them from music to library to gym class!
Joanne G. - Seeking Work in Coventry

15.00 / hour
27 yrs of experience

Hi, My name is Joanne I am 55 yrs young.
Children are the future. They need love first then direction. What I do is teach if they are older. I teach sewing, cooking, walking, set the table, WHY because kids love to learn.
Same with babies they need human contact. To be held, tummy time, loved, it's really quite simple.
I am a grandmother of 4 small children, I do alot of arts and crafts with my 5 yr old granddaughter. Precious times.
As a mother, grandmother, friend it is our responsibility to show the children the way to Happy. I teach positivism in every situation.
Keryn C. - Seeking Work in Coventry

11.42 / hour

I have babysat for families as a teenager and young adult. I've worked at a pediatricians office for 10 years part-time and nanned for two different families. I will be finished with this job in September 2017. I have been there for five and a half years.
Jessica G. - Seeking Work in Coventry

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

5 years with a family currently working with
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Coventry, RI?

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 Coventry’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 Coventry 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 Rhode Island?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Coventry?
  • 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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