North Smithfield, RI
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North Smithfield, RI Nannies

Diane O. - Seeking Work in North Smithfield

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

20 years preschool teacher , ran a center too !
Rachel F. - Seeking Work in North Smithfield

11.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

Dependent, hard working, and easily adjustable individual that loves to positively encourage children to be them best selves. My favorite activities to do with children are the ones that involve physical and mental activity. Available to care for pets and any cleaning needed along with any transportation. CPR certified and babysitting certified!! Familiar with food allergies and EpiPens. Also very good with pets and housekeeping!
Diane O. - Seeking Work in North Smithfield

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

10 years a nanny 20 years preschool teacher also, Daycare Supivior for staff of 15
Autumn S. - Seeking Work in North Smithfield

25.00 / hour
2 yrs of experience

I have my eec certification. I am also a mother myself to a 5 year old girl. I have worked for several years as a preschool teacher as well as a paraprofessional in the public and private school systems. I love the outdoors and art! I am wrapping up a bachelor's degree in special education and will jump right into my masters in expressive therapy and hope to open my own practice within the next 10 years.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in North Smithfield, 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 North Smithfield’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 North Smithfield 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 North Smithfield?
  • 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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