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Emma Bascombe
East Greenwich$15/hr  |  12 yrs experience
Hi! My name is Emma and I am taking a gap year and staying home. My passion is competitive mountain biking and being outdoors! I have been a babysitter since my younger brother was born in 2008. I have taken CPR classes and have been certified. I do have a car and can do pick ups or drop offs. Watching kids and making sure they are safe while having fun comes naturally to me and would love to have an opportunity to have an interview with you!
Gabrielle DeMartino
Narragansett$16/hr  |  5 yrs experience
Hello! My name is Gabrielle and I recently graduated from URI with a bachelor's degree in communicative disorders. I am on track to go to graduate school for my master's in speech-language pathology. I have a lot of experience with children. I have worked as a swim coach, camp counselor, direct support professional and teacher aid. I have experience with children from newborns to 14 years old. I have references for all ages as well. I am certified in First Aid, CPR, AED and Trauma Informed Care. I am very reliable and easy going. I look forward to hearing from you with any questions!!!
Kathryn Brady
Newport$20/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi! I'm Kathryn.

I am a 35 year old Newporter.

I have twelve years experience working with and caring for children of all ages and ability levels.

I have a background in Applied Behavior Analysis which makes me uniquely qualified to assist with learning and language - perfect for home work help or the kiddo that is struggling to learn any new skill, really..

I am also skilled in problem behavior reduction and functional communication techniques - so rest assured I have seen and heard it all and will be comfortable and able to help your little one through any meltdowns that may arise. I also take instruction very well, so if you have a plan that works for your kiddo, I am on board!

I am energetic, friendly and creative. I love being outdoors - at the beach swimming or heading to the best parks. I also love arts and crafts and can come up with an art project with pretty much any materials, if need be.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Best, Kathryn
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Perla S.

She was always kind, considerate, and easy to rely on. My kids enjoyed having her as their babysitter - Michelle

Kate R.

Katie is the best! My kids would ask when she was coming next. Caring, responsible, kind and reliable. I like that she taught my kids good manners. (In a gentle way) She has lots of energy taking them outside every day and planning fun activities. Highly recommend!! We still use her from time to time. - Jennifer

Esther F.

Esther was kind, patient, and loving with our children. She showed up on time every day and always had a positive outlook. She was reliable, dependable, and all around wonderful to have in our home. - Kimberly

How to Hire a Nanny in Rhode Island

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Understand Nanny Responsibilities in Rhode Island

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.

Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island? 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 Rhode Island?
  • Do you have a Rhode Island driver’s license? 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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