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Savannah Calvet
Dix Hills$15/hr  |  2 yrs experience
Hi! I am a college student at Sacred Heart University studying to become a psychiatrist. I am home from school until the end of august and would love to help out!
Mary M.
Dix Hills$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been a nanny for Single Fathers, two working parents, one working parents and taken care of newborns up to 19 years of age. I enjoy working with children and have been either part of the family or just a professional employee in other settings. I have always lived in and enjoy my field. I actively babysit for the pure enjoyment of it and am a career nanny.
Andrea A.
Dix Hills$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have worked with children of all ages, mostly newborns, infants, and toddlers, which are my favorite ages. I love to watch them grow and progress with all their changes.
Jillian R.
Dix Hills$12.03/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been babysitting for about 5 years now. (Age 13-18). I have experience with children ages 4-13. I have had responsibilities such as driving children to school and activities, weekend care, after school care and late night care. I have worked at numerous camps as a coach/trainer and also a camp councilor. I have coached two teams (ages 4 and 13) and a 6th-7th grade team. I also was a youth group leader at my church and an active member in youth programs throughout my parish.
"Kay" M.
Dix Hills$14.28/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I was a Foster Care mother for 6 years and I also cared for children of 2 families that need a nanny for 5 years. I am friendly, polite loving and kind towards children. I care for them as as if my own. I have a great track record of good solid caring. I love children unconditionally.
Jaclyn M.
Dix Hills$14.28/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Throughout the past seven years I have been babysitting for various families. I love children and have one year left in college where I will receive a Batchelor in Science in Child and Family Studies from the State University of New York College at Oneonta. I babysat throughout my years in high school and occasionally in college. One of my classes consisted of being in a day care for about three hours a week where I interacted with many children and helped them through their developmental processes. Children always put a smile on my face and there is nothing more than the reward of helping and playing with children.
Dix Hills$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
My first job working with children I would have to say was in High School. I worked at a summer camp that works alongside children to adults with special needs. I was paid and worked there with a few friends. It was absolutely a difficult job, especially at 15 years old, but I can not say this enough that it really was one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. I still keep in touch with many of the children who are grown now. It taught me not to take anything for granted, and it showed me that nobody is really that different and that people with disabilities really shouldn't be treated any differently. I have also helped babysit the occassional children throughout Junior High and High School. One family was a 6 year old child who couldn't have been more happy and easy to take care of. I know how lucky I was. In my senior year of High School I tutored a Freshman English class that I had previously taken myself. I worked alongside the teacher helping with lesson plans, helping with homework in class, and teaching things myself. That was in 2003. I always have said if I wasn't working toward a doctorate in business I would have been a teacher. There are so many jobs that interest me and its hard to think, "How do I choose one for the rest of my ?" I'm happy with my choice in college, but working alonside children has become more and more a hobby that I like to take advantage of anytime I am alloted it. Recently, I have given a few speeches to High School students in my hometown in Maine who are interested in going to college. It's rewarding to be able to come back from NYC with my knowledge and show that and let people know that there is a huge world out there with so many opportunities and overall letting them know that its okay to be nervous, I certainly was, but to just do it. There's no other way you'll know unless you go for it whole heartedly.
Danielle C.
Dix Hills$14.28/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been an elementary school teacher (2nd grade) for the past 5 years. I have been taking care of children (baby-sitting) since I was 12 years old. I adore children. I am currently a stay at home mom to my sweet, happy & easy going 9 month old son. Being home gives me the availability to care for children on a flexible calendar.
Jodie M.
Dix Hills$14.28/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Well, I started watching kids when i was 13 years old, as so many kids do at that age. I rediscovered my love for children about 3 or 4 years ago. I started helping a neighbor out with her baby and soon began taking on another family who had a two year old girl. She is now five years old and since then has a brother who just turned 2. I have been watching him since he was a few weeks old. I have a lot of experience with two children households. I have really bonded with the children and believe in taking a more creative and natural approach to child care.I love doing arts and crafts and having "dance parties" with kids and just being silly when they want to be.
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Nicole C.

Nikki is great with our son. He is 3 (almost 4) and Nikki is basically his best friend. He talks about her all the time. Nikki and him play games, build stuff, play outside and eat snack. She's reliable, caring, and courteous and she understands our restrictions / limitations during covid and respects our parenting style. Highly reccomend. - Sean

Christina C.

Christina is a warm, loving, and fun sitter. I have left my children with her since they were infants. They all love her and ask for her to come over. She is professional, and an all around joy to be around. I have always felt completely comfortable leaving my children with her, and knew that she could handle anything that came her way. I highly, highly, recommend Christina! - Stephanie

Christina C.

Christina is always on time (usually early) and takes great care of the kids. They always enjoyed the time they spent with her. She follows all directions we give her for bedtime routines and things like that. She also loves snuggling the pets. - Katie

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How to Hire a Nanny in Dix Hills, NY

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Understand Nanny Responsibilities in Dix Hills, NY

Before beginning the search for a nanny, it’s important to understand what you’re looking for and if a nanny is the right choice for your child care needs. In hiring a nanny, first, you should think through what responsibilities you expect your nanny to handle. With that information, you can create a profile so that nannies can reach out to you. The boundaries for nannies duties vary from family to family. In general, a nanny is responsible for making sure your children’s needs are met, including things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active. When tasks go beyond child care, for example, housekeeping or meal preparation, it’s good practice to communicate these expectations with your nanny before hiring them. Along with the different duties that you ask for, experience and location can impact how much you should pay your nanny.

Dix Hills Nanny Interviews

Once you start connecting with prospective nannies, the next step is a nanny interview. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some nanny interview questions to consider asking:

  • Do you have experience being a nanny?
  • 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 in Dix Hills? Do you have experience being a live in nanny?
  • Are you open to being a nanny in a nanny share?
  • Do you have any references?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR in Dix Hills?
  • Do you have a driver’s license in NY? Do you own a car?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you open to being paid through direct-deposit, pay stubs?
  • What are your expectations around over-time pay and vacation time?

During the hiring process, it’s essential to ask for references, and by asking their references questions you gain a better understanding of they will fit in your family. As you get closer to hiring a nanny, be sure to run a background check to ensure your kids are in good hands. When evaluating a prospective nanny, it’s essential to make sure you’re setting the foundation for a good relationship with your nanny. You can do this by being clear about your expectations around nanny responsibilities and compensation, and of course, by being friendly and welcoming! And of course, as you learn how to hire a nanny, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

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