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Sanford, ME Nannies

Amanda M. - Seeking Work in Sanford

Hourly rate14.28 / hour

I have loved being with kids. Since i was 14 i babysat the kids of the neigbourhood, and for other families. My mother use to work in a daycare and i would visit often. I also have a neice that i love to be with and take care of when everyone is at work. I have babysat year round, during the summer I have had a full time job babysitting two children, one of 6 years old and the other was 10. I have also babysat for a boy who had autism.
Lydia P. - Seeking Work in Sanford

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I have cared for children for over ten years. I have worked for a single family of three young children. I have also worked with a few other families, including a family of 5. I have worked with ages ranging for 4 months to 11 years old. I am also first-aid and CPR certificitade.
Kathryn - Seeking Work in Sanford

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

My name is Kathryn . I am 19 years old. I am currently attending Hillsborough College in Tampa, FL for nursing. In early May I will be returning to my home town of Sanford, ME until August for the summer. I am looking for a babysitting job. I am very dependable and responsible. I am certified in CPR and first aid. I am also a Certified Nursing Assistant and have worked in Riverridge long term care facility. I am the oldest of 4 children. I am currently nannying for a family in Tampa who has 3 girls ages 6 months, 3, and 6. They will be happy to be a reference. I have been babysitting for 8 years.
Jennifer - Seeking Work in Sanford

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I am fun 20 year old girl who misses children when she on the college campus. I am certified in early childhood education. (vocational schooling)I can teach a class of 1-15 children to 3-5 years old. I have babysat for family, neighbors and relatives since i was 13. I have cooking experience and im excellent at following a recipe. I can clean and do laundry. I am very health conscience. I love the outside and playing sports. I love soccer and love kicking the ball around. I love doing activities that a have an educational purpose.
Katherine - Seeking Work in Sanford

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

I started babysitting when I was 11 for a neighbor across from my parent's house. I babysat off and on until I graduated from college. I then worked in a child care center for 9 years.
Marisa W. - Seeking Work in Sanford

Hourly rate11.00 / hour

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Sanford, ME?

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 Sanford’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 Sanford 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 Maine?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Sanford?
  • 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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