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Taylor B. - Seeking Work in Tolland

14.28 / hour

I began working at a preschool when I was a junior in high school and still work there occasionally as a substitute teacher while taking classes at Eastern Connecticut State University. I have been finger printed by the state and vaccinated. Along with working at a preschool for four years I also baby sat quite frequently.
Olivia S. - Seeking Work in Tolland

14.28 / hour

I have been babysitting for over six years, watching children ranging from infant to 13 years old. I also volunteered in a kindergarten class for a year, worked in an after school care program and have four younger siblings. I am going to school to be an elementary school teacher and love working with kids!
Elizabeth S. - Seeking Work in Tolland

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting for over 8 years. I have also worked in a daycare setting. I have worked with children of all ages, including newborns. I have experience working with children with special needs.
Julia S. - Seeking Work in Tolland

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

15 plus years as professional nanny. Bachelor's degree in Social Work. Previous Head start Preschool teacher. Experience with twins and special needs..autism and expert in newborn / infant care.
Stacey N. - Seeking Work in Tolland

17.14 / hour

I have been working with children for 10 years. I have babysitting experience, nanny experience and I have worked in daycare for 7 years. I have taught pre school as well.
Christina K. - Seeking Work in Tolland

11.42 / hour

I have 2 years experience working in daycares with various ages. I am CPR/First Aid Certified, and have been babysitting since the age of 13.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Tolland, 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 Tolland’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 Tolland 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 Tolland?
  • 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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