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Liz M. - Seeking Work in Huntington

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

Besides raising my own (now) 15-year-old daughter, I've cared for many children throughout the years - including relatives, & friends' & neighbors' children.Additionally, I developed & taught an art/music/literature program at a local nursery school for 7 years.
Kieran D. - Seeking Work in Huntington

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

My youngest brother is 10 years my junior. I acted as a live-in nanny to my parents year round from the time he was 4 until he was 8years old. I babysat for several other families during this time. Additionally, I worked as lifeguard and taught swim lessons. Mom and tot classes (for parents and infants) up to private lessons where we worked one-on-one to perfect stroke technique. Currently, I work as a substitute teacher. I spend M-F in middle and elementary schools. Completed an online child education course.
Lindsay M. - Seeking Work in Huntington

Hourly rate11.54 / hour

I have been babysitting since I was thirteen years old with children ranging from infants to 13+ years old, the dominant age being from 3-7 years old. For the past 3 summers I have also been a swim instructor for children who range from pre-school to 14 years old teaching them water safety as well simple CRP and beachand pool safety techniques. During my senior year of high school I had an internship at J. Taylor Finley middle school located in Huntington, NY in a 7th grade art class, most students were between 12 and 13 years old. I am CPR and AED certified.
Monica L. - Seeking Work in Huntington

Hourly rate11.65 / hour

they have been great, I love working with children and I've always had a good relationship and communication with their parents and I can say that makes my job a lot more enjoyable
Kerry T. - Seeking Work in Huntington

Hourly rate11.43 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have babysat for years. Kids seem to love me. I never have had any issues with children.
Patricia C. - Seeking Work in Huntington

Hourly rate11.87 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I took care of several children in Brazil including my little siblings. While in United States I took care of a little girl while I was doing all kind of household chores.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Huntington, 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 Huntington’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 Huntington 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 Huntington?
  • 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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