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Portsmouth, NH Nannies

Teddi K. - Seeking Work in Portsmouth

8.57 / hour

I have excellent references. I've been taking care of children for ten years.  I was a live-in nanny for two of these years. This family had four children ages 4-13. I left on excellent terms and am excited to be a part of their lives and watch them grow-up.  I have worked part-time with 4 other families with children of various ages.
Kendall B. - Seeking Work in Portsmouth

7.54 / hour

I've loved working with kids for as long as I can remember. I've learned a lot about childcare through my little sister, who is now 3 years old. I babysat elementary age children during Junior High. During my freshman year of high school, I participated in an after school program in which each high school student in the program is matched with one second grader, and spends two hours a week playing games and doing group activities with him or her. I completed the Counselor In Training (CIT) Program at a Camp during Summer 2013. The ages of the campers ranged from 9 to 12. I currently work with kids in Portsmouth.
Maeve S. - Seeking Work in Portsmouth

20.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I'm Maeve, a mother of two wonderful boys. They are ages 2 and 4, and my favorite part of life. I have been a stay at home mom for the past 6 months to help with my husband's job transition. As a former day care teacher for both infants and toddlers, and having my own parenting experiences I would love to carry out a job where I can care for a child as well as helping out parents. I have not taken early childhood development classes, I was hired at leaps and bounds day care based on my parental experience alone. I did have some courses I took there, as well as becoming first aid certified.
Jennifer F. - Seeking Work in Portsmouth

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

I have been working in Early Childhood Education for 10-12 years. I am currently going to school to work towards my Masters. I am trying to pursue a career at NAEYC so I can become a strong advocate to support families and children. Because of this passion and my deep love for people I would be a great canditate for a nannying position.
Morgan S. - Seeking Work in Portsmouth

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

I have studied early childhood education through the Sanford regional technical center. I was a student teacher in the north Berwick head start and interned at Mitchell elementary school. I can make developmentally appropriate lesson plans for children in preschool to third grade. I mentored children in the first grade with reading and comprehension skills. I made healthy breakfasts for children in the head start.
Sophie J. - Seeking Work in Portsmouth

17.14 / hour

Been babysitting for 5 years. Volunteered in an orphanage in Nicaragua with the children. Have 5 siblings and grew up babysitting them and their friends.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Portsmouth, OH?

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 Portsmouth’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 Portsmouth 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 Ohio?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Portsmouth?
  • 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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