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Anaise P. - Seeking Work in Manchester

11.42 / hour

I started supervising children when I was in high school. It was my primary position of employment for my final 2 years of high school when the 2 children were not old enough to attend school. Throughout the years as they became older I have babysat to them when their parents needed supervision. I have also worked in a day care called Educational Playcare, I tended to newborns and pre school aged children. During my first year in college I carried out my fieldwork in a Head Start with children ages 3 and 4 years old. I have also worked tending to newborns and children who were preparing for kindergarten. This past year I worked in an elementary school tutoring children in kindergarden, first, second and fifth grade and I have also worked at the Kids Club at the local health and wellness fitness center in which I cared children for ranging in ages from 3 months until 12 years while their parents used the facilities. The time limit in the club was 2 hours.
Paulina M. - Seeking Work in Manchester

10.10 / hour

Since the age of 13, I have been taking care of children (those of family and friends.) Through this I have developed an better understanding of what a child wants and needs; both aspects are important when it comes to childcare. I've babysat children anywhere from infancy to 11 years of age. All children are unique and require special care. For the past five years I've helped my mother and father raise my 5 year old sister (a completely free-spirit, something I greatly admire.)And we have a new addition to our family! Maya Rose, 8 months old!
Debbee L. - Seeking Work in Manchester

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a lifeguard and swim instructor (this includes CPR infant,child,adult) I currently have 2 families that I work for regularly mon, wed and thurs and many families which I babysit for. Variety of ages including 4 weeks and up with 2 years back to back families with children starting at 4 monthes and growing with them. I also have experience with twins and premies. I love cooking, baking, making arts and crafts, cuddling, reading books, playing/using our imaginations and going outside with the children, taking walks, helping with developmental stages of life (crawling, sitting, standing, walking), helping parents transition from breast to bottles or breastmilk to formula, solid foods and finally going into daycare if that is their choice.
Kristen S. - Seeking Work in Manchester

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

My first job lasted for about four years. The children were 18mo. and 3 years old. I was responsible for taking care of the children, bathing, feeding, and playing activities with them. My second job was when I was away at school I took on a part time job caring for 1 year old twins (boy & girl). Last year I had two jobs working for two families one family had two boys that I would watch for a few hours a day 3 days a week. The second family was on an occasional basis. They had infant twin girls and a 3 year old. My most recent job is a Full time position for a two year old boy M-f. I have been with the family two years and love the children but they no longer need a full time nanny as the children are in school.
Nicole M. - Seeking Work in Manchester

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been working in child care on and off Since the age of 12. I have held positions in day care centers and with individual families.
Jasmin O. - Seeking Work in Manchester

10.10 / hour
3 yrs of experience

i have experience with newborn babies due to the fact that i have 3 younger brothers. i am well educated. high school graduate. i will be starting classes in the spring. i also work at a hair dresser. i have transportation to get me to and from your whereabouts. i look forward to meeting you and your family.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Manchester, VT?

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 Vermont?
  • 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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