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Waltham, MA Nannies

Laina R. - Seeking Work in Waltham

22.00 / hour
8 yrs of experience

I am a tri-lingual language teacher fluent in English, French and Greek. I love to have fun, sing, dance and read books. I am very interactive with children and I let them develop their personality and become individuals. I work hard to engender confidence, honesty and integrity in children. I also am very sensitive to those who need extra attention or are shy. I work with toddlers or older as I do not have experience with infants.
Rose A. - Seeking Work in Waltham

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

Am a loving person, strong, I can tell psychologically what a child wants n I provide it. I like making a child feel loved. I have super experience being a mother if two tho they are back home in my countryside Uganda. Am a playful outgoing person who gets along with anyone. Am fluent in English and educated. I have experience with caring for children with disabilities. Am available all day n night coz I don't have any other job.
Lily H. - Seeking Work in Waltham

11.00 / hour
3 yrs of experience

I am really great with kids. I have a lot of patience and I personally think it’s nice to be able to have genuine care and love when it comes to watching kids.
Andrea C. - Seeking Work in Waltham

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
5 yrs of experience

Have worked with hard hearing children
Fluent in Spanish and English
I do have a 2 year old; very experienced with infants and toddlers
Namwanje B. - Seeking Work in Waltham

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

I am a very dedicated person,patient ,humble , hard-working and working on time and understanding,have great love for the kids.
Sandra L. - Seeking Work in Waltham

19.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Waltham, MA?

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 Waltham’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 Waltham 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 Massachusetts?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Waltham?
  • 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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