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Southbury, CT Nannies

Sandra P. - Seeking Work in Southbury

14.28 / hour

I have worked for eight families over the years and have excellent references. I am a certified teacher with a masters degree. My position was eliminated last year due to low enrollment and budget cuts in Region 15. I am currently looking for part-time work and I enjoy arts and crafts, being outside.
Alexandra C. - Seeking Work in Southbury

10.50 / hour

I have nannied for a 3 year old and 7 year old for the past two years! I also have nannied the past four months for a13 and 15 year old.
Caroline P. - Seeking Work in Southbury

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Allison - Seeking Work in Southbury

10.70 / hour

Michele B. - Seeking Work in Southbury

14.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

I have a college degree in business. I was a stay at home Mom for many years. I worked at a local daycare and I am CPR certified. I truly love children! I am very caring and loving.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Southbury, CT?

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 Southbury’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 Southbury 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 Connecticut?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Southbury?
  • 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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