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Waterbury, CT Nannies

Nakiea N. - Seeking Work in Waterbury

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked with/cared for children for over 10 years, in different capacities. I have babysat for numerous families, with families ranging from 1 child up to 4 children, with ages ranging infant to teenager. I taught preschool as an Assistant Teacher for Head Start for almost 5 years, and have also taught in daycares. I have cared for children with special needs like Autism, ADHD, and Down's Syndrome, and have also worked in a therapeutic group home for adolescents with behavioral issues. I have attended several trainings on child development and have knowledge on the accredidation process as well. I am familiar with running a household with one or more children, and look forward to adding to my experience.
Cyndi R. - Seeking Work in Waterbury

17.14 / hour

Most recently I watched two newborns. Dec 2015-June 2016 baby was 2months -8months and June 2016-Dec 2016 baby was 5months- 11months. Before that I cared for 3 boys in Milford twins age 3 months- 3.5 yrs old with a two yr older brother in preschool. During this time I took eight months off for chemo,two surgeries,and radiation cancer treatments. Previous position almost 6yrs,2 boys 15,11,1girl 10,and 3yr old twin grandchildren in Milford, CT. I was a nanny/houskeeper. I cooked dinner 5 nights a week. Also watched girls 6,4, boy 2 - PT 2 days/wk (1.5yrs)in Milford. Previous fulltime family(1year), three girls, ages 6,3,1 in Plainville, CT. Also watched 3 children every other Saturday for more than a year, boys 10,5,girl 2, in Wolcott (gave this job to my sister). I am looking for a part-time long term position with one family M-F or T-Sat closer to home.
Lindsay C. - Seeking Work in Waterbury

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been working with children for twelve years. I started babysitting for my family and then slowly babysitting for close family(friends) I have been working for the xx and also xx for over seven years. I work with the toddlers and absolutely love it. I will be graduating from Albertus Magnus College in May of 2014 and will have my BA in English Education. I have taken an immense amount of education classes, teaching me how to work with kids. I'm also up to date on all my certification, I'm CPR MED and First Aide certified. I have a passion for working with children. I love hanging out with my family and being active with them. I'm huge into sports, healthy eating and arts & crafts. I'm very flexible with hours, as of May 19th I will be able to work full time. I'm willing to do whatever it takes to make you and your children feel comfortable. I believe I'm great with kids simply because I have been working with children for so long, that it has slowly become my passion. I have the experience, skills and education along with my sense of humor. Children mean an awful lot to me. I love hanging out with them and teaching them every day skills. I'm huge into eating healthy, arts&crafts and very big into being active and exercising daily. Im looking for a long time position
Brittany D. - Seeking Work in Waterbury

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I went to school at Sacred Heart University for English and elementary education, taught at a school in Fairfield, and then decided I would feel more fulfilled working with children in a more one-on-one setting where I could spend time having fun creating and playing with the children, as well as turning every activity into a learning experience. I am currently a nanny to two girls (ages 2 & 9), and love providing them both with the love and guidance they need.
Kristina K. - Seeking Work in Waterbury

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a fun, responsible and energetic individual. I have always loved working with children. I have currently been working as a nanny for over 5 years and have taken care of newborns to 13 years old. I always have reliable transportation and I am flexible with scheduling. Also I am a big fan of the outdoors which is great for helping the kids to burn off lots of extra energy! Feel free to contact me with any questions.
Jeanne D. - Seeking Work in Waterbury

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been working with a family for the last 15 years, but will soon need to move forward because they will no longer need me full time, because all kids will be in school full time. I enjoy what I do very much, and feel I have a lot to bring into the position as a primary care giver.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Waterbury, 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 Waterbury’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 Waterbury 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 Waterbury?
  • 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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