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Meagan L. - Seeking Work in Torrington

Hourly rate17.14 / hour

Hi! I have five years of experience working with families in my town as a regular after-school babysitter and as a summer nanny. I have experience working with children aged 3-12 years old. In high school I spent one summer as a nanny for a family with two children, a boy with aged 9 and a girl aged 8. I was responsible for playing with the kids, supervising swimming in the family's pool, making lunches and snacks, and cleaning up the house and yard before the parents returned. Also in high school, I worked as an afterschool babysitter for a family of three children with one girl and two boys who ranged in ages from 5 to 12 over the years I worked with them. For this job I was responsible for getting the kids off the bus and helping with homework until the parents got home. As part of my clinical experience for my undergraduate degree in speech-language pathology I worked in a Head Start preschool where I created and taught language enhancing lessons for a group of four children. Also, as part of my educational fieldwork for my undergraduate degree, I worked as a paraprofessional in a fifth grade classroom where I went around the room to gauge comprehension, re-teach subject matter as needed, and dealt with behavioral issues.
Nicole C. - Seeking Work in Torrington

Hourly rate14.28 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I like to keep everyday school subjects involved throughout the week. I like to help kids focus and learn about numbers colors shapes sounds and such things. I like to have structure along with some discipline. , meaning i don't do time out but i do redirect the child from the situation and the problem and we discuss what is making them act that way and what i can do to make it all better. I like to let the child also have a say in a little bit of what we are going to do for the day like what activities that they want to do and art projects. I like to have a set week with a lesson plan that way you are always knowing what your kids are doing throughout the day. I keep sheets also just in case you want a log of the day. I am felxable in what the parents want. Anymore questions please feel free to ask.
Kelsey M. - Seeking Work in Torrington

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I am a fun, energetic, young woman who is willing to drop everything and be there for children who need her at a moments notice. I've been working with children all my life starting with when I helped my mom nanny for twins when I was about 10. Since then, I have taken many babysitting jobs and more full-time nanny jobs. I even worked in a daycare in the infant room and was eventually a head teacher in classroom of 2-year-olds. I worked for a family with a 2-year-old and 6-year-old for a little over a year and was then a live in nanny for twins for over four years since they were 2 months old. They were born premature and I learned a lot. I am now looking for something new. There have been many other families through the years as well and each child holds a special place in my heart. I love arts and crafts so I'm constantly coming up with fun projects for children to do. I also love to take children outside for playtime (parks, backyards, pond/pool/water park). I'm very musical and love to sing, enjoy visiting the library and baking. There is nothing more satisfying than taking care of a child and helping them learn.
Debbie M. - Seeking Work in Torrington

Hourly rate20.00 / hour

I used to have a daycare in my home. I have watched up to six children at a time, along with children with emotional issues, multiples and autism. I truly love watching children and helping them learn and being a part of a child's life.
Jaime P. - Seeking Work in Torrington

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have over 10 years experience with working with kids. I love doing arts and crafts and being outdoors. I worked at a daycare for 4 years as the infant and toddler teacher. I have babysat and nannied for many wonderful families. I have experience with twins and multiple children.
Makenzie K. - Seeking Work in Torrington

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I have worked with plenty of different types of children! I truly enjoy playing, teaching, and just interacting with children. They are our future!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Torrington, 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 Torrington’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 Torrington 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 Torrington?
  • 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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