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Lynn M H. - Seeking Work in Palmyra

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

My experience ranges from newborns to teens, with some time spent with children having special needs. I have worked as a nanny in both live-in and live-out situations. In some cases I also did light housework including laundry and meal prep. I love working with children and feel my greatest strength lies in working with infants and toddlers. I have also worked in a classroom setting as a instructional assistant (pre-school to grade three). Enjoy helping little ones in the learning process of colors, numbers, shapes, reading etc.
Sam L. - Seeking Work in Palmyra

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I served as an a assistant for three years at a Day Care. I have worked as a babysitter for seven years. I am currently an on call nanny.
Quanshe W. - Seeking Work in Palmyra

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 2 years of professional experience in childcare working with children from ages 2-5. I am also the oldest child with three younger sibblings ages 12, 9, and 7.
Wendy S. - Seeking Work in Palmyra

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked for a family for 7 years until they moved I also worked in a child care center a well as having kids if my own
Leslie S. - Seeking Work in Palmyra

18.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Because I have been a Labor & Delivery RN for 33 years, I would love to sit for younger babies. I have 2 grown children of my own and am retired.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Palmyra, 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 Palmyra’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 Palmyra 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 Palmyra?
  • 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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