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Samantha Guerrier
Tampa$9/hr  |  11 yrs experience
A big lover of laughs and having fun! A poem writer, an avid book reader, an artist and a lover of the natural and digital worlds. I can't wait to meet you and your family, I hope we will be able to make many memories!
Olivia Kunert
Tampa$20/hr  |  4 yrs experience
Hey, there!
My name is Liv (Livvy to the little ones,) and I have had a passion for childcare since I began working in a preschool when I was just a sophomore in high school. Now that I have graduated college and have over 8 years of experience under my belt, I’m looking for the perfect family to nanny for!
I have completed extensive coursework in child development as well as early childhood education. I have a perfect driving record, as well as my own car. I am experienced with caring for large families, and taught 15 students at a time in my own classroom.
I can run errands, cook, clean, and have FUN with the children! I love having fun outings with the little ones, as well as supporting them at their sports and creative activities.
I can’t wait to hear from you! Thank you for taking the time to read my profile :)
Sawyer O’Donnell
Tampa$18/hr  |  2 yrs experience
I do school from home so I have a lot of free time on my hands. I enjoy theatre, music, soccer and lots of other stuff!
Sara Mckinney
Tampa$10/hr  |  4 yrs experience
My name is Sara, I'm 20 years old. I love being around children. I started babysitting my own brothers when I was 12 and volunteered with my youngest brothers class as a teachers assistant at his elementary school. The experience I had volunteering at elementary initially made me fall in love with being around kids of any age! I helped them with school work they were struggling with, prepared snacks, and supplied them with fun and engaging activities to keep them entertained! I have been a nanny for two families over the past 4 years. I have cared for infants through age 14.
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Jaylah Whittaker
Tampa$13/hr  |  2 yrs experience
Hi My name is Jaylah and I'm currently in school I attended Hillsborough Community College who is wishing to graduate with my A.A. in journalism. I enjoy kids and I love kids and I am willing to learn and understand them.
Heloisa Santos
Hyde Park, Tampa$10/hr  |  12 yrs experience
I always took care of the children on my Church. The kids were between 1-12 years old. For me it was a blessing moment! I'm 24 years old with excellent references from previous babysitting jobs. In addition, I'm protective and responsible person. I also have my own transportation.
Carly Hyman
Tampa$10/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi my name is Carly and im currently a student at the University of South Florida pursuing a psychology degree. With my degree I hope to work with kids who have developmental and intellectual disabilities.Im originally from Fort Lauderdale and moved to Tampa about two years ago for school. Ive had a few jobs dealing with kids of all ages and have three nieces and nephews back home. I love kids and would love to have a part time job helping care for kids. I Hope to hear from you soon!
Maria Perez
Tampa$9/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hey! My name is Maria and I am 16 years old. I currently volunteer for a children ministry and teach the 4 to 6 year olds. I will give your children tender love and care! I am willing to do anything the parents ask for including; cleaning and cooking. I currently attend Sickles High School and I am an A student! I hope you consider me as your next Nanny!
Amanda Serrano
Tampa$18/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I'm what you get when you put Marry Poppins and Ms. Frizzle together! I love children, they are my life and my greatest joy. I'm a Child Psychology major with an A.S in Early Childhood Education and a background in teaching preschool. My philosophy with children is positive reinforcement, teaching a love of learning through lots of hands on play, and open communication. Oh, and lots of love. I had the luxury of working for an amazing family who BECAME family and my hope is to find that again.
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Marina lived with our family as our Au Pair and was with my 6 week old son and 4 year old daughter. She loved my children like her own and cared for them. She always followed instruction and we never had any issues. - Katie

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How to Find a Babysitter in Tampa, FL

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Tampa, FL

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 Tampa can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Tampa 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 Florida?
  • Do you have a Florida 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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