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Stephanie C. - Seeking Work in Manchester

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I began babysitting when I was fourteen years old for families with multiple children of all ages. From the time I was sixteen until I was twenty I was employed during the summer as a camp counselor working with children from the ages of five to twelve. During college I nannied for a family with one child from the time she was two months until she was two years old when they moved out of state and I was not able to go with them. For three years I worked at a daycare, first in a preschool room and then in the infant room. After that I worked as a live out nanny for a family with an infant, a 2 year old boy with special needs and their 9 year old sister. I worked with his physical and occupational therapists on a weekly basis. I'm am currently working as a gymnastics coach and continue to babysit part time. I have a BA in Human Services with a Minor in Psychology. Some of the classes that I took include Psych 101, Child Psych, Abnormal Child Psych, Theatre for Young Children and Intro to Early Childhood Ed. I am CPR and first aid certified.
Liliana V. - Seeking Work in Manchester

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked closely with many families in the past 7 years providing loving, nurturing care through babysitting and being a nanny. I cook, clean, and feed the children and I provide necessary medication with parent approval. I create fun and educational activities and include outdoor recreational activities when possible. I am trained in CPR and first aid and I am going for re-certification. I am also wonderful at caring for the elderly and providing loving, attentive support without making them feel smothered.
Mary W. - Seeking Work in Manchester

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I came from WI in 1990 Worked for 3-4 years in Torrington. Then I worked in Glastonbury as a Nanny for family a few years. Moved on to try Day care. I got my CDA and Specialization in Infants and Toddlers At this time. In 1998 I found my currant position.
Tanya S. - Seeking Work in Manchester

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting since I was 11yrs old around the neighborhood then worked in daycare center and became a nanny at the age of 18. I had nannied for while then went to office work, then back to being a nanny. I have had expeirence with mutiples and worked with families with nanny share.
Sabrina M. - Seeking Work in Manchester

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked my way from being a mothers helper to a a babysitter and music teacher. I have much experiance and love children of all ages.
Jordynne  W. - Seeking Work in Manchester

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

Hello all! My name is Jordynne I am 20 years old originally from Maine but now I live in the lovely state of Connecticut as of 4 years ago. I love kids and would babysit a lot growing up, but now I’m looking into making it a career. I am a godmother and aunt and take pride in keeping them happy and healthy. My availability is pretty much open as of now I am working at Panera bread and I’m trying to leave so I can be a great nanny!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Manchester, MA?

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 Manchester’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 Manchester 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 Massachusetts?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Manchester?
  • 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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