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York, ME Nannies

Stephanie P. - Seeking Work in York

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

My name is Stephanie and I will be graduating from Keene State College this May, with a BA in Health Science- Nutrition. I have five years of nanny experience for a family of seven. The children ranged from infant to 15 years old. I’ve also worked as a part-time nanny for my niece and nephew, have eight years of babysitting experience and also have worked in various daycare centers. I have excellent references and would be willing to negotiate pay, start time and hours.
Rachel L. - Seeking Work in York

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I come from a family of six and I am the second oldest, I have been watching children since I can remember. I worked in the church nursery every Sunday for four years. I love kids. I am an Elementary Education major. The last three summers I have been a nanny for a family in my home town for two kids who are now 13 and 11.
Catherine T. - Seeking Work in York

Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Years of childcare experience< 1 yr of experience

Previous experience being a nanny.
Erica D. - Seeking Work in York

Hourly rate11.99 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have been working in daycare centers for over 6 years. I have mostly worked with children between the ages of 1 and 3, and have had some experiece working with 4 and 5 year olds. I was lead teacher at two of the centers that I worked at. I am CPR and First Aid certified and took a class in infant/toddler sign language.
Hailey  B. - Seeking Work in York

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I have have 3 years of expierence being a nanny for a family. I have worked for a boy who is very high on the Autism spectrum for 3 years as well. I have worked for Wells, Me summer school program.
Emma - Seeking Work in York

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

I have nannied and babysat for 6 plus years now. I absolutely love being around kids, they are what makes my day! I am all about fun activities and getting outside for fresh air. I also love helping with homework.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in York, 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 York’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 York 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 York?
  • 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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