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Brandy K. - Seeking Work in Windsor Locks

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

The Center, Cobleskill, NY Intern for Effie - Child Development Center, August- December 2007. Assisted the master teacher and guided the practicum students to provide developmentally appropriate activities. Constructed lesson plans and other competencies as stated in the National Association Education of Young Children (NAEYC) “5 Competencies for Teachers. Demonstrated leadership and social skills among staff and program Attended NAEYC Accredited trainings and meetings in order to provide a Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum that addresses each child’s individual needs. Created a curriculum and positive, healthy, and consistent environment for children and families Participated in daily communication with families and children, along with the latest research to support families. The Children’s Center,Lead Teacher of school age Summer 2005- Present/Substitute teacher toddler/ preschool room, September 2004- Present. · Organized and implemented developmentally appropriate activities for children 5-8 years of age · Evaluated children’s progress, by maintaining assessments and records · Created parent news bulletin boards and newsletters · Collaborated activity plans with members of the community organizations · Managed situations with families who had social or economic needs · Attended and participated with group meetings during staff meetings and trainings RELATED Proficient in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint 2007 SKILLS Certified in Child Care Abuse and Violence Prevention
Raven - Seeking Work in Windsor Locks

22.85 / hour

I have a teaching degree from Wheelock College Boston MA,1987. I was a nanny in Cambridge MA for two children when in college. I have three children 2 years -15 yrs and 20 years) I have been a birth-three homevisitor, (10 years exp.)classroom teacher, 3-13 years as well as administrator, supervisor of staff,for special needs and typically developing children's programs. I have been spiritual coach for parents as well as offering infant massage workshops sinse 1995. Although I have offered spiritual coaching in my parenting classes, I am quite ecclectic myself and support all families in their personal-spiritual belief systems.
Erin J. - Seeking Work in Windsor Locks

14.28 / hour

I have worked in daycare facilities, as well as one-on-one with a child in a preschool. I grew up with two younger brothers who I took care of alot and played a huge role in their development. I have been babysitting ever since I was very young, for children of all ages. I have had both part-time and full-time nanny positions for children between the ages of 4 months and 9 years.
Alicia - Seeking Work in Windsor Locks

11.42 / hour

I have worked in two child care facilities while I was a junior and senior in high school. I also worked at a summer camp previous to my child care experience. I have babysat for numerous families for extended periods of time. A family of three that I have previously worked for had a child that was diagnosed with autism and OCD. I have also work with another family whose child had mild case of asthma.
Katie - Seeking Work in Windsor Locks

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I started babysitting when I was 11 years old and have loved taking care of children ever since. I have a BA in Child Development. I ran a swim lesson program through college. From there I became a Nanny for a little boy who lost his Mother to a heart attack. I was with him for 7 years teaching preschool while he was in shcool. I have just moved from California and I am looking to continue carrying out my love for children.
Kristi G. - Seeking Work in Windsor Locks

11.42 / hour

I have been working in childcare centers for almost nine years. I am currently working as the assistant director of a childcare center working primarily with young toddlers but overseeing the care of all ages 6weeks through 8 years of age.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Windsor Locks, 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 Windsor Locks’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 Windsor Locks 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 Windsor Locks?
  • 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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