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Corrine Murray
Melrose$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Certified daycare teacher . Fun reliable single mother to 7 year old. Cpr and first aide certified. Currently working on my Child developement associate . Great wirh children. Availible full time Mon to fri. Mornings
Zuly Paredes
Melrose$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Me gustan mucho los niños, estaria con ellos todo el dia si pudiera
Jessica Coviello
Melrose$13/hr  |  5 yrs experience
I love working with children, I love keeping them occupied whether it is just walking with them, running with them, or playing with them. I love entertaining them to the point where I receive a smile on their faces.
I am currently a sophomore at Salem state university, majoring in early education and care. I am very good with children, they are my passion.
Jennifer L.
Melrose$12.75/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have babysat for many years. I am currently in a teaching position for children with Autism.
Roxana F.
Melrose$20/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I was caring 4 babies in same time with the Family in Norman Oklahoma for 3 1/2 years. And I'm taking care a twins but I will be finish in march
Maxwelany F.
Melrose$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am a 20 years old female from Brazil living in the Boston area. I am hard working, honest and very ethical. I have a strong faith and backround. I am fluent in English and Portuguese and a basic Spanish. I have had a few jobs in the past working with children and would like to pursue a career in child psychology for which i have already started the process.Some of my passions are:studying,sports,childcare,reading,cooking,cleaning,taking care and speniding time with my family. My ultimate goals in life are to become the best person i can be by helping others and bettering myself from day to day. I am ambitious and willing to be flexible to whatever extent i need in order to procure a great friendship and alliance with whom ever needs me for the task at hand .
Felicia C.
Melrose$17.14/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am a certified Elementary Educator in Massachusetts. I have been teaching for 3 years and have been in the child care for over 15 years.
Katelyn I.
Melrose$17.14/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been babysitting for six plus years with all different age groups, infant to middle school age. I also worked at a daycare center for three years in the infant/toddler room. The children in the room were from a year to 18 months.
Dorian Flores
Melrose$20/hr  |  3 yrs experience
Me gustan los niños, todo el tiempo estoy esperando que me .sorprendan con subcuruosidad e ingenio. He trabajado en Daycare en el salón de infantes, tengo las certificación como maestra de Infantes y niños. Piedo trabajar de lunes a viernes, hablo español y aunque no hablando fluidez él inglés puedo comunicarme.
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Jehimy M.

Jehimy is an amazing care taker. I am super protective and cautious with whom I trust my daughter with. Jehimy made me feel extremely comfortable and like my daughter was her first priority and her most prize possession. They are people that do it for a check, Jehimy is the rare people you come across that does it with passion and love. - Everaida

Mariana F.

Yes she was great with my grandkids play give them bath comb their hair make them food help them with some school work.just love her but I move that way she can’t keep babysitting for me - Carolyn

Mariana F.

She has a basic understanding on child development, genuinely loves kids she's a good communicator and she's very safety conscious. She has lots of patience and energy shes reliable respectful and responsible and very nurturing. - Kevin

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How to Find a Babysitter in Melrose, MA

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Melrose, MA

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 Melrose can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Melrose 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 Massachusetts?
  • Do you have a Massachusetts 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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