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West Yarmouth, MA Nannies

Alexa J. - Seeking Work in West Yarmouth

Hourly rate13.44 / hour

I have lived with children all of my life. I am the oldest of four children. I was very much a part of the up bringing of my siblings. I have also been a babysitter and mothers helper since I was between ages eleven and thirteen. I have worked with autistic children and children with behavior issues or special attention needs. I have also had experience being a part time nanny for two small children.
Carey R. - Seeking Work in West Yarmouth

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

sept of 2006 i became an infant toddler teacher for a childcare facility. I left in june of 2008 to help out a friend that needed a summer nanny for her 2 children. When the summer ended I stayed with the family putting the children on the bus in the am and then getting them off in the afternoons. I helped out with sick days and days the children had off from school. During two days of the week i watched one of my kids i had at daycare along with his sister.
Jean Ann  H. - Seeking Work in West Yarmouth

Hourly rate12.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have coached a cheerleading squad and a karate team for ages 5-12. I also have babysat for many years and had a small nanny job with a family of 5. I currently have a small part time job as a personal care assistant for a boy with cerebral palsy.
Meredith B. - Seeking Work in West Yarmouth

Hourly rate17.14 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have a variety of childcare experience including being a nanny as well as working in childcare centers.
Lindsay - Seeking Work in West Yarmouth

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

Red Cross-trained for babysitting, very experienced working with family & friends' children. I also volunteered for Junior Achievement in college and worked with a bilingual class of Kindergartners for a semester.
Jessalynn L. - Seeking Work in West Yarmouth

Hourly rate12.24 / hour

I have been a nanny for over 2+ years and was a babysitter for over 5 years before that.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in West Yarmouth, 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 West Yarmouth’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 West Yarmouth 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 West Yarmouth?
  • 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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