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Westfield, MA Nannies

Shauna B. - Seeking Work in Westfield

Hourly rate12.48 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I am a mother of 3 children & I have been caring for children starting as a mother helper when I was a child! I was a nanny to a little girl recently but due to moving I was not able to continue & I would love the opportunity to care for another child! As a stay at home mother of 3 I have experience from newborn to age 8! I have had experience with children since I was in middle school & the most experience with being a nanny & stay at home mom!
Andreana A. - Seeking Work in Westfield

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

I have worked as a toddler teacher at a child care center for the past 12 years. My experience with young children ranges from age 6 weeks-13 years old. I am a graduate from Plymouth State University and majored in Early Childhood Education. I am First-Aid, CPR and Epi-Pen certified. During my time working with young children I have mastered creating and implementing learning activities, assisting with potty training, preparing well rounded and nutritious meals and so much more!
Tricia S. - Seeking Work in Westfield

Hourly rate13.56 / hour

My name is Tricia, and I am currently a junior at Westfield State University where I am studying elementary education. I am looking for a part time job to have along with my schooling, and this looks like it would be perfect. I have over ten years of experience, and I have babysit for children of all ages. My interests include sports, music, arts and crafts, and reading. I love to do activities both indoors and outdoors.
Kristen D. - Seeking Work in Westfield

Hourly rate12.36 / hour

I have a passion for working with children! I attend Westfield State University as an Elementary Education major. I have babysat since the age of 14 for various families, children ranging from the age of 3 months to 12 years old. I currently work in a childcare center in my hometown caring for children ages 1 month to 7 years old. I have and EEC (early education and care) certification and am also CPR and first aid certified.
Johanna E. - Seeking Work in Westfield

Hourly rate12.24 / hour

I come from a very large family where I have gained a lot of experience working with younger children. I have also had numerous babysitting jobs and have volunteered at children's camps.
Kayla K. - Seeking Work in Westfield

Hourly rate13.08 / hour

I have been babysitting for children of all ages for about 8 years now. In high school I worked at a daycare over the summers and was also a camp counselor at my local summer day camp. I love working with children!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Westfield, 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 Westfield’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 Westfield 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 Westfield?
  • 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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