Nanny in Astoria, NY 11106.
Looking for part-time work as a nanny.
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- Age 30
- 12 years paid experience
Last signed in: Within two months
Preferred Rate $18-$20 per hour
Hi there! My name is Melanie, and I am looking for a babysitting opportunities in Manhattan or the Astoria/Long Island City area. I have extensive experience in childcare and I love working with kids of all ages!
I live in Astoria and I am in my fourth year of a PhD program in Psychology and Law. I have B.S. in Psychology from Fordham University, where I focused my studies on early childhood development. I worked as an Assistant Teacher for three years at Knowledge Beginnings Daycare and Preschool in Lexington, MA, where I worked predominately with children ages 6-weeks through 3-years. I also worked at the Munroe Center for the Arts day camp in Lexington, MA for four summers with children ages 5 through 12.
I have experience working as a nanny for children of various ages. During the spring of 2011 I worked as a full-time nanny for two children, ages 2 and 4, and occasionally cared for their newborn brother as well. In the summer of 2010 I worked as a part time nanny for two children, ages 2 and 5, and during the summer of 2008 I worked full-time for a family of three children, ages 4, 6, and 10. Since moving back to New York four years ago, I have babysat on nights and weekends for various families. I can provide you with strong references upon request.
I am very comfortable with diapers and bottles if needed, and I am happy to do light housework and cooking. I love arts and crafts (and after working at an arts camp I have a lot of ideas saved up!), or anything else creative – at a previous job, the kids and I made cupcakes and decorated them to look like pigs! I also love spending time outside and being active. I am a strong swimmer and am comfortable supervising kids in the pool. I am also comfortable with driving if needed, and I have a clean driving record (although I do not currently own a car).
I would love to speak with you about potential babysitting positions! Please feel free to reach out to discuss potential positions.
Age Specific Experience
12 years of paid child care experience with:
- First year
- Toddlers (1 to 3 years)
- Preschooler (3 to 5 years)
- Grade School (6 to 11 years)
- Pre-teen/Teenagers (12 years and over)
4 to 5 years of infant care experience
- Overnight care
- Mother's helper
- Occasional care
Special Needs Experience
Special Needs Conditional Experience
Availability & Job Preferences
- Summer Position
- Will consider a part time position
- Start date is flexible
My availability is valid through 6/23/15
- Open (all day, everyday)
Skills & Abilities
- Checking answers
- Studying for a test
- Meal Preparation
- Light Housekeeping
- Swimming Supervision
- Potty Training
- Travel with Family
- Willing to run errands as needed
- Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling