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Alessna Duarte
South San Jose, San Jose$18/hr  |  5 yrs experience
My name is Alessna I am 20 years old and I’m a full time student, I’ve been working with children my whole life. I am the oldest of 4 so I’ve always been the 2nd mom. At age 15 I started volunteering for the YMCA, landed a summer camp position at the age of 16. At the age of 18 I worked full time at San Antonio elementary watching TK/Kinders (8am-6pm) and I currently work at adelante watching first graders. My ratio with kids is 1:22. I have a huge love for kids, I love to interact and bring out the creative and happy side of them. As a teacher my job is to teach them new things, yet I learned so much from them. I am a fun, young, responsible, mature, and open minded young adult. I have a great relationship with children and enough experience and people that would speak highly of me.
Jamie Ellis
San Jose$25/hr  |  21 yrs experience
Hi, I'm mimi. I had home daycare for over 20 years. Then I work as a nanny for a family of 4 for 2 years a d a family with 1 child for 4 months. i love working with kids indoors and outside activities.
Deborah Vides
Edenvale, San Jose$20/hr  |  3 yrs experience
Hello My name is Deborah vides and I am 20 years old.
I am a Responsible driver, very adaptable caregiver, and Mindful of individual child’s needs and parents needs. I am a certified to do CPR and have worked as a caregiver. I have not gotten any complaints of working with kids and adults , I am a joy to be around ,trustworthy,and responsible! I promise I won’t disappoint! Please Contact me if job is still available ,I would love to be a helping hand
Naliyah Matthews
South San Jose, San Jose$13/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hello my name is Naliyah, and I am a 18 year old college student who loves to babysit and clean. My dream career in the future is to become a crime scene investigator.
Amaya Miranda
Pamlar - Borello, San Jose$20/hr  |  2 yrs experience
my name is amaya. i’ve always loved kids and looking after them. my dream job is to be a labor and delivery nurse. i have 2+ years of experiences including experience with special needs kids.
Alexis Corral
Willow Glen, San Jose$13/hr  |  2 yrs experience
Hello there! I am currently attending Archbishop Mitty High School and am looking to help out locals in need of assistance! I have experience dealing with the special needs and have been taking care of children for ages! I understand that being a parent has its hardships and I can definitely help you out with your kids! I’m just trying to allieve the stress on parents and hope I could help you guys out!!!
Laraine Seda
San Jose$22/hr  |  6 yrs experience

My name is Laraine,
Hoping to find a great family to bond with. I enjoy running, and riding my bike on the weekends. I’m loving, Gentle and caring. I promise to provide a safe, loving, happy Environment for your child.
Alonso Soto
Evergreen, San Jose$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hello my names Alonso Soto Im a very active person. I tend to get a long with everyone I meet including kids. I feel like I have the skills to be a good nanny because I’ve grown up around kids I at times cook for me and my sister and overall I feel like I’m good around kids.
Sarah Habtemariam
San Jose$18/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hello ! My name is sarah ! I am a college student majoring in biology . I like to babysit for fun ! I enjoy it very much. I have been babysitting for about 2 years now . I would love working with you ! :))
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A nanny share is when one nanny cares for children from two different families. Each family saves significantly on child care expenses, while the nanny enjoys higher pay than the typical full-time position.

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Nanny Shares in San Jose, CA
The Po Family
& Rachel L
San Jose$9/hr  |  1 kid
I am looking for 1 or 2 families who want to share my son’s nanny. I live in Cambrian Park, South San Jose, CA.

I have a six and half month-old son who is at the moment cared for by our amazing full time nanny. We are very happy with her, that's why we wanted to share her care with other kids too as well as and share the cost.

More about our nanny: She was a preschool teacher before starting employment with us with excellent references. She has been with us for the past 3 months and from our experience she is very competent in all-things-babies. Starting from making baby food, to playing with him, participating in development activities, encouraging him to crawl, doing baby's laundry etc, she takes care of all these and more.

I can share my experience in more details, and her curriculum she follows with my son if you're interested. Looking forward to hearing from some wonderful families :)
The Kane Family
Central San Jose, San Jose$20/hr  |  1 kid
We are seeking childcare for our baby boy in the fall when I return to work. We would need help four days a week about 9-4. We do have a pet dog as well, so you need to be okay with pets. We hope to work with someone or nanny share with a family who is taking similar to precautions as us surrounding covid (masking in public, social distancing, frequent hand washing, not traveling out of the state at this time, not hanging out in large groups etc).
The Nadeau Family
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San Jose$23.01/hr  |  1 kid
To be confirmed later
The Tanner Family
San Jose$20/hr  |  1 kid
I have a sweet kindhearted 20 year daughter with Autism. She can take care of her own needs, but needs company to do activities with and school work (2nd grade education level)
The Saxena Family
Rose - Sartorette, San Jose$15.25/hr  |  1 kid
Looking for a nanny full time or part time to care for our 14 month old daughter. She is jovial and fun loving and needs a lot of attention.
The Misherghi Family
San Jose$20/hr  |  1 kid
Part time caring for happy, calm 4 month old and household while parents work from home. Part time initially, then full time.
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Ione Y.

Very reliable, caring, open to connect to the kids. She taught my kids English (we live in Sweden) and care for them like they were hers. She stayed with us for six year. She is the nanny who raised them. They have never forgotten her. We live in Sweden and I couldn't register my phone. My email address is my name, Pia + Edhall (all together) and I use a Feel free to reach. - Pia

Judie H.

Judie worked part time for me for several years. I could always depend on her to give my children the best care. She was a positive influence in their lives. From day to day activities, light housekeeping, transportation to homework help. I knew when I came home everything would be taken care of. - Lisa

Judie H.

She is very sweet, and is very loving towards children. I had complete trust in her with my children. - Susannne

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How to Find a Babysitter in San Jose, CA

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in San Jose, CA

Before beginning the search for a babysitter, it’s important to understand what you’re looking for and if a babysitter is the right choice for your child care needs. There are lots of benefits to hiring a babysitter such as getting the flexibility of having some more time for yourself or with your partner. When hiring a babysitter, first, you should explore the differences between a nanny and a babysitter. If you’re looking for occasional child care, babysitters are the right choice for you, but if you’re looking for more frequent care, a nanny may be better for your needs.

From there, you can think about what you expect your babysitter to handle so that you can create a profile for nannies to reach out to you. The boundaries for babysitters’ duties can vary from family to family. However, in general, a babysitter is responsible for making sure your kids’ needs are met, including things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active. When tasks go beyond child care, for example to housekeeping, laundry, or meal preparation, it’s good practice to communicate these expectations with your babysitter before hiring them. Along with the different duties that you ask for, experience and location in San Jose can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

San Jose Babysitter Interviews

Once you start connecting with prospective babysitters, the next step is to conduct an interview. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some babysitter interview questions to consider asking:

  • Do you have experience being a babysitter?
  • What sort of household tasks are you open and comfortable doing?
  • Do you have any references?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR in California?
  • Do you have a California driver’s license? Do you own a car?
  • How do you handle tantrums? Can you share an experience disciplining children?

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 babysitter that you’re considering hiring, make sure you’re setting the foundation for a good relationship with your babysitter. You can do this by being clear about your expectations around babysitter responsibilities and compensation, and of course, by being friendly and welcoming!

And of course, as you learn how to hire a babysitter, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

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