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Astoria, NY Nannies

Nelly T. - Seeking Work in Astoria

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

My last child care experience is with a 10 month old baby boy who I've started taking care of since he was 2 months. I play with him all the time, though he's still small I teach him to fit the block shapes into the matching holes. I enjoy taking him on walks in the neighborhood and the park.
Helena B. - Seeking Work in Astoria

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

I live in Astoria queens which is close to all transportation . I have 5+ years experience in working with children of any age including baby's . I love working with children it's something I've always done and want to continue. I am a nurturing, kind, and patient individual who is prompt and trustworthy. I have a keen ability to teach and care for children from ages 0 to 12 years. Profound knowledge of preparing children for preschool and assisting older children with homework. Highly experienced in cooking food keeping in mind the nutritional needs of children at different ages. Thank you, and look forward to hearing from you/meeting you.  Experience:  2008-2009 Queens Babysat, 1 girl 3months and a 5 year old child  2010-2012 Astoria Babysat 1 girl who is now 9 years old. 2013-2014 Astoria Taking care of 2 girls ages 4/5 2014- Currently working in Manhattan with 2 children ages 9 and 7.
Caitlin K. - Seeking Work in Astoria

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

I currently am finishing an internship working with children ages 7-11 in an after-school program. Prior to that, I was living in Spain teaching English to high school students. Before college, I was a babysitter for children between the ages of 2 and 11.
Alicia R. - Seeking Work in Astoria

Hourly rate11.42 / hour

I have two children of my own that are now 26 and 28 years old. I currently own my own day care for children and have a valid providers license. I love children!
Patricia S. - Seeking Work in Astoria

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

I have worked for three wonderful families in the past 5 years. And I was able to grow more and more in the nanny field. In my past experinces I was responsible for preparing and feeding meals to the children, Assisted children in bathing and dressing. Oversaw playtime and maintained diary of activities. Met parents to discuss weekly plans and report problems. Took children for outings, walks and educational trips. Arranged games and other entertainment activities for children to ensure proper development. And most important affectively handled interventions between children when disagreements arised.
Kelliann  B. - Seeking Work in Astoria

Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have great past child experience. I have done everything from making bottles with formula and Brest milk, changing diapers, putting kids in a route. Taking them to the doctor, after school activities, play dates, playing games, reading and learning activities. I have done it all and I live it.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Astoria, 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 Astoria’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 Astoria 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 Astoria?
  • 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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