Chatham, VA
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Tessa D. - Seeking Work in Chatham

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Full-Time Live-In xx Family Los Angeles, CA September 2014-Nov 2016 Three Boys: (Ages 4,2, and 1 month) Under contract, light housekeeping, laundry, plan playdates, assisted with bath and bed, light meal prep, general daily care and supervision. Working closely with children’s parents to ensure continuity of care and consistent structure. Full-Time Night Teacher (Newborn - 5 year old) xx Child Care Center Richmond,VA Nov. 2012-Sept. 2014 Teacher responsible for Communicating and instructing parents and colleagues regarding daily progress of children Enhancing children’s developmental skill through play and song Providing a clean and healthy environment Helped with daily routines such as diapering, dressing and sleeping Prepared play and learning material for children Babysitter for Sue xx 6 year old boy Nov 2014-Present Babysitter for xx Family’s 19 month old girl and 4 year old boy March 2016-Present
Ashleigh M. - Seeking Work in Chatham

7.25 / hour

I'm a student in early childhood education at DCC, I've had experience with my younger brothers, I've also done private babysitting jobs.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Chatham, 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 Chatham’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 Chatham 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 Chatham?
  • 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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