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Tolland, CT Nannies

Taylor B. - Seeking Work in Tolland

Hourly rate14.28 / 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.
Jadelynn S. - Seeking Work in Tolland

Hourly rate11.42 / hour

I have babysat since I was about 12 years old, I am now 21 years old. I am the oldest of 6 children and care for my younger siblings on a regular basis. I have nannied for the past four summers for two different families, ages 4-13 year olds. I am comfortable with friends coming over, and bringing children on day trips to places such as the mall, 6 flags, the beach, country clubs, or other areas your family may belong to.
Elise C. - Seeking Work in Tolland

Hourly rate11.42 / hour

I have babysat for numerous families in my neighborhood along with families in neighboring towns. I have also interned in a fourth grade classroom part time my senior year in high school and full time for 3 weeks last year as a part of my college requirement.
Kristen M. - Seeking Work in Tolland

Hourly rate17.14 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

i have cared for over 20 families in the past 10+ years, many sets of twins and children with disabilities. I am currently working as a toddler teacher at a daycare center in Coventry, CT.
Carrie - Seeking Work in Tolland

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

For over four year I have been taking care of other people's children while they were at work or just having an evening out. The children have ranged in ages from 6mths to 13yrs old. At the same time, I was volunteering at the local church school for the four years that I was in high school. After I moved away for college I joined a group entitled, "Students Advocating For Youth" where I was a mentor for up to two children.
Heather F. - Seeking Work in Tolland

Hourly rate10.40 / hour

I cared for newborn twins until age 10 months.I am currently a part-time nanny for a 2-year-old. I was a nanny for a little guy from the age of three months until he was 2.5 years old.
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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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