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Westfield, NJ Nannies

Mallisa D. - Seeking Work in Westfield

8.77 / hour
Full-time hours

Home Daycare New Home daycare located in Westfield NJ; a great alternative to the childcare centers that can sometimes feel institutional and lack flexibility. Bright, spacious, carpeted and cheerful rooms.....with lots of space to play, discover, and explore. Snacks, Drinks, and Wipes Provided Open Monday to Friday 8am to 6:30 pm (with room for flexibility if needed) and one Saturday per month 9am to 12pm for parents that desire additional time for errands, alone time, or an early morning date "night". • Assistant on Hand • Pediatric CPR, AED and First Aid Certified • Member of the National Association of Family Child Care Providers • Small group size • 3 months to 4 years • Rate 60/day/ (Saturdays free) • Non-smoking or Pet household ACTIVITIES WILL INCLUDE: FOR INFANTS: Promote basic motor skills Daily exercise Tummy time, Song and nursery rhymes TODDLERS: Showing how to share and get along with others Circle Time ABC's (LEARNING WORDS WITH FLASH CARDS) Number Shapes Colors Art Projects
Lynn  L. - Seeking Work in Westfield

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a professional nanny formore than 14 years. I have cared for twins, micro-preemies, preemies, newborn, babies, toddlers to teens. I have been trained by Doctors, psychologists, nutritionists, OTs and PTs to name a few, to allow me to capably manage the diverse needs of children of all ages and circumstances I have cared for micro-preemies (born at 24 wks)twins(7 sets) newborns suffering from reflux, a preteen with Asperger's, a teen with dietary issues and special needs babies and toddlers. Because I am a trained chef, many of my families have taken advantage of this particular skill. Baby food from scratch, healthy and nutritious meals for children and parents alike. I speak with a smile and react with calm and common sense.
Hannah P. - Seeking Work in Westfield

22.85 / hour

My name is Hannah and I am looking for a full time nanny position for the summer of 2016. I am junior at Goucher College studying math and secondary education and will be turning 21 this June. I absolutely love being surrounded by the energy of children. I have had a lot of relevant experience including tutoring, working as a camp counselor, assistant teaching and part time nannying. I have a wide variety of interests such as music, theater, math, cooking, baking, traveling and waterskiing. I am willing to travel and to help in whatever way necessary! I am interested in live in summer opportunities but also open living out.
Alissa B. - Seeking Work in Westfield

22.85 / hour

Hello! My name is Alissa. I have 13 years of childcare experience. Ever since I was old enough I have loved taking care of children of all ages. I have been trained in CPR, and the Heimlich maneuver. My childcare experience includes tutoring a child with learning disabilities and infant care. I am patient, creative, I love to cook. I also love animals and have a passion for working with them, I currently volunteer at an animal shelter once a week. I understand how important finding the right babysitter/nanny is. Growing up both of my parents worked full time, and it took our family a while to find the right nanny, but once we did she became a part of our family. I hope to have a similar experience working with a family.
Jan C. - Seeking Work in Westfield

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have had a number of experiences working with children in the past. From babysitting to teaching to coaching. All of my experiences have led me to the decision to become a nanny. I love working with children and want to help them grow. I feel as though my life experiences can do that.
Melissa  . - Seeking Work in Westfield

11.42 / hour

Worked with many families within the past 8 years in my Westfield home as an in-home childcare provider. Babysat when I was 14 years old.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Westfield, NY?

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 Westfield’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 Westfield 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 New York?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Westfield?
  • 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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