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Wallingford, CT Nannies

Angela  M. - Seeking Work in Wallingford

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

I have nannied for several families in Vermont and both were physicans. I taught at a Christian School for two years... donated my time while going to school. I taught art design and music to 4-6 year olds.I worked at a daycare in Vermont and taught children how to ski on the Magic Carpet ride. I received a degree this past June 2011. It was focused in art and all that it entails and Early Childhood Education. I studied many aspects pertaining to children in the pre-school and kintergarten age groups. One aspect was Multiculturalism in a Puristic Society..... I can teach and home school in math,music,dance,art, drawing, and so much more. I was in the suma cum laude area of students that graduated in that class. I have prepared meals of the highest quality to my students. I believe treating children with respect and instill self worth to their deminer. Example ( I always serve snacks,food,drinks,with napkins, plates,and utensils... Learning social skills and manners is highly important to their development.
Melissa H. - Seeking Work in Wallingford

Hourly rate20.00 / hour

I have been a nanny for two families. I have a 4 year old son who gets a long with everyone and He will be entering morning kindergarten this September. I had him at my last job for over a year but the mother of the children decided to stay home after her third child. I am positive and I enjoy teaching children new things. I will take the children places, run errands, or anything else the family may need done. I am trustworthy, responsible, and respectful. I believe children should have fun, but also feel they need to learn responsibility and respect.
Alyssa B. - Seeking Work in Wallingford

Hourly rate20.00 / hour

I worked in a private daycare setting for a year and a half in the infant/toddler room and filling in for staff in the pre-school rooms so I am comfortable with any age group. Recently I have been a nanny for a family with two young children but the youngest will start school next year.
Rebecca D. - Seeking Work in Wallingford

Hourly rate10.50 / hour

I have worked as a nanny for 2 years, after school position till early evening. Duties included cooking, cleaning, helping with homework, playing with children. Also have babysay from age of 15, I have 3 brothers and a sister, as well as many nieces and nephews. I have been babysitting for years...
Carrie T. - Seeking Work in Wallingford

Hourly rate11.42 / hour

I started babysitting when I was 15. In 2007 I worked at a center running the "Mommy and Me" music program with children from 1-5 years old. This led to my first nanny position with one of the families who attended the Children's Center. Currently I work in the school system as an Autism Interventionist with children who range in age from pre-school to 5th grade. I'm also CPR and first aid certified, as well as certified by the state of CT to distribute medication.
Melissa S. - Seeking Work in Wallingford

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

I have been around children all my life, my mother had a home daycare from when I was a baby up until I was 19 years old. I babysat many of those kids on the weekends as well as my own cousins and nephews (who are now 6 and 3). When I was 16 I had an after school job caring for a 10 year old, 2 year old and 3 month old. I also have a 13 month old daughter.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Wallingford, 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 Wallingford’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 Wallingford 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 Wallingford?
  • 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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