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Westbrook, ME Nannies

Katie G. - Seeking Work in Westbrook

10.60 / hour

I have watched infants, twins, toddlers, school aged and up to 5 childern at once without help. I have experience with ADD and ADHD.
Brittany F. - Seeking Work in Westbrook

10.10 / hour

I babysat for a few different families throughout my high school career. And now I have a job in a day care and pre school working with children from 6 weeks to 6 years.
Kristen P. - Seeking Work in Westbrook

10.10 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a previously preschool/infant teacher for the past 8 years. I am now a stay at home mom of 2 wonderful boys. Taking care of children has always been my passion I truly enjoy it and I treat every child as if there were my own! I am currently CPR and first aid certified. Just looking for that right family!
Christina - Seeking Work in Westbrook

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

i have 4 younger siblings and tons of cousins so i have been baby sitting for years.
Danielle L. - Seeking Work in Westbrook

10.60 / hour

I have 8 years Exp. I did childcare classes at Westbrook vocational center for 2 years graduated that. Babysit all the time and I'm first aid CPR certified.
Julia C. - Seeking Work in Westbrook

10.50 / hour

i have done previous nannying for a total of two years. this included homework with the children, after school snacks, dinner, as well as car pooling with practices and extra curricular programs. i have also had several babysitting jobs for 8 or so years.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Westbrook, CT?

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 Westbrook’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 Westbrook 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 Connecticut?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Westbrook?
  • 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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