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Lancaster, NY Nannies

Susan R. - Seeking Work in Lancaster

11.12 / hour

I have 3 grown children and a grandson I also babysit for my daughters friends and my grandson
Deborah S. - Seeking Work in Lancaster

10.71 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a mom of two now-grown children. I have many years of experience beginning with babysitting as a teen, then having children of my own and being a single mom for 17 years. I also took my children and a few of their friends to a summer cottage several years in a row for a week or two at a time.
Margaret C. - Seeking Work in Lancaster

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

Family and friends
Laura M. - Seeking Work in Lancaster

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
7 yrs of experience

My name is Laura. I have a significant amount of child care experience. I have taken care of children ages newborn to 14 years old. I am very active and love to interact with the children. I enjoy playing and coaching sports including soccer and running. I like being outside and going on adventures! I love to read and hope to get the children to interactively read too! I am very good with making sure homework and responsibilities are completed. I am CPR certified! I also have my health certificate from Genesee Community College. I have clinical experience within the hospital and office settings. I am a very caring person and would love the opportunity to work with you and your children.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Lancaster, ME?

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 Lancaster’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 Lancaster 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 Maine?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Lancaster?
  • 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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