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Gillian Stewart
West Side, Jersey City$15/hr  |  7 yrs experience
I am 51, worked as a professional nanny since 2001. CPR certification. Baby nurse certified. Checkable references.
Shanika Hunt
Downtown Jersey City, Jersey City$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi families - my name is shanika and I am a popular nanny in downtown jersey city. I’ve been nannying for 7 years plus. I went to college for ECE and I also have worked at great established schools with kids ranging from the ages of 0-6. Very bubbly , optimistic, reliable , first aid / cpr certified. Graduate of a nursing school and a mom to a super cool 3 year old.
Audra Padgett
Jersey City$15/hr  |  11 yrs experience
Hi I'm Audra. I'm a fun, loving Nanny for over 10yrs. I'm a Nanny because I love children. Being a Nanny isn't just a job to me.
I worked with one family for over 9 yrs & helped them raise 3 kids. The first year I started the kids were 3 & 5. Then the family had a baby so the next year it was the two older kids & the baby.
I cooked & cleaned as well as took the kids to and from school. We also spent time outdoors together & did fun activities. Like arts & crafts & played games that helped with learning. I was a house manager for that family because I the care of the whole family with laundry & cooking when needed.
I have experience with autism & food allergies. I have a clean back ground & clean drivers license.
Charlene Chacon
Bergen/Lafayette, Jersey City$18/hr  |  22 yrs experience
Hello my name is charlene chacon..I have ten plus years experience.i am energetic, fun, organized,and attentive to your child’s every need..I am not lazy and will keep your child as happy as possible..I can cook and keep your home neat and clean..And I can be a great asset to you and your family..thank you.
Ei C
Jersey City$15/hr  |  11 yrs experience
I'm experienced nanny & mom. I have a 5 &11 yr old. I have 10+ yrs experience caring for children.Right now I am fortunate enough to have family members able to care for my kids while I'm working so I am able to work flexible schedules.My experience includes caring for newborns-preteens, multiple children at once, nanny shares & twins. Besides being a nanny I worked as a Montessori teachers assistant in the 3-6 yrs old class. Im a certified Montessori teachers assistant. I am available asap.Its important to me that I find the right fit.I love doing arts and crafts, finding different creative projects & activities to stimulate/teach them at the same time. I love getting on the floor with them to play, doing pretend play, dress up, reading books, doing puzzles, going for walks, to the playground etc.I genuinely enjoy spending time with children and I don't look at working as a nanny as a "Job". I look forward to going to work each day and want to be there.
Zoe Turnpaugh
Hamilton Park, Jersey City$25/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I've been a teacher for the past few years, but I'm looking to make a career change to become a full or part time nanny! I love working with kids and I think that nannying will allow me to do the things I loved about teaching without the things I didn't like. I am big on playing outside and doing arts and crafts projects!
Yoldaris Bonilla
Jersey City$12/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hey ! I am looking for a job while my 3 & 7 year olds are in school. I am able to help with house keeping , taking care of babies/ toddlers and anything you need help with. We can work on the schedule !
Raquel Robles
Jersey City$20/hr  |  3 yrs experience
Hi I’m very patient calm creative person with an eye for detail. I like schedules but I’m also available to be spontaneous if the parent is ok with a field trip! I enjoy taking care of children. I’m artistic with a fashion design background. I love to do projects. I’m available for homework help and light house keeping. I’m reliable and available!
Jessica Rentas
Jersey City$20/hr  |  5 yrs experience
Hello my name is Jessica im a 36 years old mother of two kids son 15 and daughter 9 I worked as a preschool teacher for 5 years working with 3 and 4 year olds. Was a nanny at the same time while teaching. I was CPR and First aid certified so it's just a matter of renewing that. Currently I am a graduating college in the culinary field. So I will soon be a Chef. Awesome cook for now. I love kids and enjoy being with them. Have a lot of experience with them from working with them and being a mother of two. I also have two younger nieces and spend much time with them as well.
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Isabela P.

Isabela is a really great nanny and has been very dedicated to my son. She’s been working with us for 5 months and created a real bond with our little one. She’s very caring, likes to sing, play and get fresh air by taking him for long walks. - Maria

Margaritamarg S.

She is a good nanny. She real responsible. She babysit my 3 grandchildren for so many year until now. She still babysit my grandkids. She a beautiful personality she funny. My grandkids love her. - Ruth

Devan C.

Devan took care of my child and provided a loving and caring environment while I was working. It was great having Devan as an employee, she became family to us. - Carly

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How to Find a Babysitter in Jersey City, NJ

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Jersey City, NJ

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 Jersey City can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Jersey City 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 New Jersey?
  • Do you have a New Jersey 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!

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