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Schenectady, NY Nannies

Julie G. - Seeking Work in Schenectady

Hourly rate17.14 / hour

Hello, my name is Julie. In May 2010, I graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science, concentration in Atmospheric Science, and minor in Geography. I grew up in Albany, NY (Town of Guilderland) and currently reside here as well while I complete my Masters degree at The College of Saint Rose with the goal of obtaining a dual degree in Childhood Education 1-6 and Adolescence Education 7-12 (concentration in Earth Science). My estimated date for graduation is next Spring of 2012. I am looking for other work to do in addition to my graduate classes, especially this upcoming summer of 2011. I am 23 years old and have babysat for the past 6 years. I also work as a substitute teacher during the school year throughout the capital region where I provide supervision and conduct lessons with students who have severe academic, behavioral, social-emotional challenges, and are deaf /hard of hearing. These past experiences in providing supervision have taught me to be a strong leader as well as patient, responsible, and caring.
George R. - Seeking Work in Schenectady

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

My experience in childcare is extensive. I began as a babysitter for people I knew. After high school I worked in aferschool programs and then overnight camps. During college I worked at an afterschool program and lifeguarded. I was also a foster parent for three years as well. More recently I finished a year of part-time nannying after I got out of school working as a substitute.
Ally G. - Seeking Work in Schenectady

Hourly rate10.92 / hour

i work as a nanny on fridays and saturdays sometimes thursdays with a little boy who will be two in february, and love every minute of it, whether we go for walks or go to the park and play outside. i love that i can feel like i am a aprt of there family and we all get along and are so close. i feel it is important to be close with the familys as much as possible.
Nikole L. - Seeking Work in Schenectady

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

Right now I am watching an 11 year old boy after school and I have experience with infants, toddlers and young children. I watch a 5 month old and a 5 year old sometimes but the hours are not enough so I am looking to expand my hours. I am also used to taking children to activities and running errands.
Hannah R. - Seeking Work in Schenectady

Hourly rate17.14 / hour

I was a Nanny for two children aged 4 and 7 during the summer of 2009. I am a NYS certified English teacher. I worked at two summer camps for children with disabilities. One was a sleepover camp and one was a day camp. The children were aged 4- 16.
Marissa D. - Seeking Work in Schenectady

Hourly rate17.14 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I started babysitting at 12 years old. I started nannying at 18 years old & have also been a "Mommy's Helper". I am a mother to a 4 year old preschooler & an 11 month old as well.
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Colleen S - Nanny Share Member

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Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Number of children1 kid

Hello! Our daughter is enrolling in part-time Montessori School is September, and we're looking with someone to nanny share. One option is having our current nanny watch your children in the morning, and mine in the afternoon. The alternative option is having our daughter join your kid(s) mid-day (12:30pm) for nap and the afternoon (until 5pm).
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Schenectady, 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 Schenectady’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 Schenectady 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 Schenectady?
  • 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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