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Danielle H. - Seeking Work in Westminster

22.85 / hour

I have variety of interesting childcare experience that makes me feel like I can handle anything. I have done the typical one night or once a week babysitting job for family friends, babysitting toddlers - 10 year olds, never more than three children at a time. I was a nanny for a year in Paris, caring for a 5-year-old. Picking him after school, taking him to his after-school activities, supervising play dates, making him dinner, giving him baths, and generally entertaining him. I have worked as a children's birthday entertainer, throwing birthday parties for children between the ages of 2- 6. For each party, I am in charge of communicating with parents, organizing the kids through the different activities, setting up arts and crafts, controlling play in the gymnasium, and ensuring that everyone has a really good time. I have also worked at a children's summer camp in Russia for two months during summer 2010. I was a camp counselor and an English teacher. During this experience, our camp was in danger of a forest fire, so I helped with evacuation, safety, and organization of ninety kids. During winter 2012, I worked at a home for children (ages infant - 18) with disabilities. I helped with the transportation of children to and from the city (roughly an hour commute by bus). I fed, entertained, disciplined, and took care of the kids for 12 hours a day, while also helping with house chores. It was extremely intense, but by far the best experience that I have ever had.
Ivette G. - Seeking Work in Westminster

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked with the baby girl and was amazing experience I took care perfect about her . she was very cute lovely and I played with her and prepared the food and I teach Spanish and english.
Christa G. - Seeking Work in Westminster

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I currently work at an accredited childcare center where I work with kids from ages 18 months thru 12 years and I have been there since I graduated high school. While in high school, I did volunteer work with xx (an organization for elementary & middle school aged kids) and xx (expectant single mothers where they go to get on their feet and gain some support etc.). I have been babysitting and helping with kids of all ages ever since I can remember whether it was helping out in the church nursery, or getting babysitting jobs as I got older. I had the opportunity to go to India to an orphanage/school in 2012 and teach the little kids English for about a week and a half and the experience has deepened my love for children even more. I have experience with various backgrounds and cultures, and I am always up for learning something new!
Katie O. - Seeking Work in Westminster

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have cared for my siblings, my neighbors, and other children for years. I love to do arts and crafts, cook, read to, play, watch movies and help them learn. Their safety comes first, and their happiness as well. I have a special place in my heart for child care and elderly care. I'm very fun and imaginative. :)
Julia J. - Seeking Work in Westminster

9.62 / hour

22 years of experience with children of all ages including 15 years in the education field
Kayla D. - Seeking Work in Westminster

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked at learning centers for two years now and I have experience with a variety of different ages from infants to school aged children.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Westminster, 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 Westminster’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 Westminster 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 Westminster?
  • 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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