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Jordan Stoll
Manhattan, New York$20/hr  |  2 yrs experience
I love keeping kids busy and exploring their interests! My specialties are sports/exercising, music, arts & crafts, and cooking.
Beatriz G.
Manhattan, New York$20/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Dear parents,
I'm an educate, loving, responsible, creative and fun nanny seeking a live in position in Manhattan ASAP.
I have:
*17 years of experience taking care from infants to school age.
*I'm Pediatric/CPR certified
*Bilingual Spanish-English. Willing to teach Spanish your kids!
*I'm certified by the Toddler Center of Development
* Teacher background
* Great references
*Available to start immediately.

I'm a positive and self-motivated person that enjoys working with children. I thrive on creating a safe,fun and nurturing environment.
Danelle Janssen
Manhattan, New York$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am currently an Au Pair. my two year contract with a loving family is ending 24 October 2019. I watched 3 kids. 1 girl (5) and 2 boys (9,11). i am looking for my next adventure. I am a loving caring hard working nanny. I am strict but follow the guidelines of the parents.
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Hilary Francis
Manhattan, New York$20/hr  |  19 yrs experience
My name is Hilary Francis I’m 54 years old born in the small island of Antigua and Barbuda citizen of the United States I love children and my career as a nanny which I have been over 20 years.
Jazilynn Risetter
Manhattan, New York$11.80/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
My name is Jazilynn and I am originally from Redfield, South Dakota. I am planning on moving to New York; but would like to have a job lined up before I make the big transition. I’ve been in the nanny business for an accumulative of 2 years. I have babysat for local school children throughout high school. I have also babysat my 4 younger siblings throughout the years. My youngest sister is currently 12 and I enjoy helping her figure out life. I am currently working at a facility with adolescents who have autism and mental health disorders. This job has by far been the most eye opening! Everyday I learn something new; which I enjoy!
I am planning on attending nursing school, with a goal of working in pediatrics. I have a passion for children and can’t wait to someday have some of my own!

If you have any questions, feel free to message me!
Jenna Payne
New York$13/hr  |  13 yrs experience
Hi, I have over 21 years of experience in being a babynurse and nanny . I am a fun , dedicated, honest and a reliable childcare provider. Flexible in my job duties, have worked long hours and take my position as a childcare provider very serious. Organizer, ran errands, escorting to appointments, meal prep, laundry and play date supervision are some of my duties. Love running, yoga, arts and crafts, music and outdoor activities.
Always trying to keep updated in childcare by taking seminars and reading. Starting school in January to become a Doula.
Anything that involves children I throw my self into to learn and become more educated.
Abibatou Duncan
Manhattan, New York$15/hr  |  3 yrs experience
I’m a very caring individual. I love kids. I’m a security guard, i have experience with kids in a wheelchairs I’m Available mon-fri. I’m fluent in reading and writing.
Mariam Ceesay
Manhattan, New York$25/hr  |  6 yrs experience
Hello families! My name is Mariam, I am currently looking for a full time LIVE OUT/LIVE IN nanny position. I have 5 years paid experience in both full time and part time with kids ranging from infant to 11 years old. As the oldest of 4 kids and with a background in early childhood, my approach to childcare is draws from both the hands on experience and the scientific/research approach. One of my main goals as a caregiver is to lead by example with my charges as seeing them flourish into kind, considerate and confident little beings is very rewarding. I am young, energetic, health conscious, extremely alethic, bilingual in training (french). I am excited to be the big sister figure you always wanted for your little ones, let's start this journey together!
Stacy Thyme
Manhattan, New York$15/hr  |  3 yrs experience
Hey! This is Stacy! I’m 25 years old with a huge sense of responsibility, a genuine love for kids and a degree in psychology back in my country. I have a lot of experience with children and I’m currently working for a great family in NYC! Searching for a part time job for my free times. I take care of a sweet baby boy since he was 2 months old (he is an active 8 month now) and a smart 4 year old little girl. Before this I work for a family im Bothell, Washington with 4 kids! I’ve also look after infant twins! And it was all good since I’m very responsible and I do the best in my job! I’m willing to do over night if you need to!
Pet friendly! Please don’t hesitate to ask me any questions! ☺️
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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 New York, NY
The Kanpetch Family
& Sandra Daniels
Manhattan, New York$20/hr  |  1 kid
My daughter will be 5 months old when we want to start the nanny share just after July 4th. We have lived in Central Harlem for 6 years and are both designers.

Sandra is great! As I was referred to her by a close friend of mine who had Sandra as her nanny for her son from 3 months through 2 years. I was working with her when she hired Sandra and I remember her raving about her then as well. Sandra has been a nanny all her life and loves kids. She has twin boys and a girl who are all grown adults now. She has a background in early childhood development and continues to take classes to keep up with what's current.

Sandra requires a 40 hour week but at the moment my husband and I only need 3 days a week through the end of this year. Currently we would like to have her Tues, Weds, and Thurs so the family we are looking to share with would share Sandra Mondays and Fridays but our Monday can be flexible and swapped for any of the other three days. She's on the books and charges $17/hour. If for whatever reason the family we share her with is not able to continue then it would be the responsibility of that family to find a replacement family as it would effect her hours and income.
The McLarin Family
& Daniela Bastardo
Manhattan, New York$15/hr  |  2 kids
Daniela has been a part of our family for nearly four years. Due to our Owen moving on to FT preschool, we no longer have the need for a FT nanny. Daniela is truly a wonderful young woman so we are helping her land a new role with a great family. She is seeking a FT role either directly with a family or in a share-role. Please let us know if you'd like to chat and know more!
The Kalisz Family
& Jacqueline Mundell
Manhattan, New York$20/hr  |  1 kid
Hi!
I just had a baby boy in March and had help from day ONE with Jacqueline. She has been enormously helpful, but now that he is three months we are looking for a Turkish-speaking nanny. She is looking for a new full time position. If you are looking for a full time nanny, Jacqueline would make a great fit!
The Yeap Family
& View P
Brooklyn, New York$18/hr  |  2 kids
The Marianella Family
& Jennifer S
New York$16/hr  |  1 kid
We're seeking a family to do a share with our nanny at our home in the East Village. Our (Spanish/English) speaking wonderful nanny has been with us for several years. She's done a nanny share up until my now 3 yr old toddler started attending preschool with another family at our home. (they are available for reference) We're looking for a share starting as soon as possible with our infant (born July 2019) at our apt. Please feel free to reach out if there is any interest! More details as follows:

Rate: $10 per family per hour. Rate listed on this site is $16 p/h for single child.

Days: M-F (flexible)
Hrs: 8am-6pm (flexible), for instance if you need to come later/want to go out for date night totally fine. Our last share we had nanny stay late every Thurs. so that we could reserve that as a night we know we can be out for dinner. I am very open to having hours run later as well. 8am is earliest she can start as she drops her two sons at school.

Baby Food: Nanny worked for many years in restaurants, true passion for cooking so cooks diverse, organic baby foods & full meals. Toddler now eats everything which is great. Share Fam can contribute to baby food costs or bring their own.

Language: Spanish, US-born Ecuadorian nanny speaks Spanish to our children and 3 yr. old completely fluent now. She also speaks English fluently if this is a preference.
The Watson Family
& Janis Wass
Manhattan, New York$12/hr  |  1 kid
just got out terible relationship that i hope it will blosom to something awesome the reverse is the case thoug. i have a 5 years old child Layla she is my everything only thing i can hold on i live for, sh is amazing and happy kid just moving to New York so i need a very amazing nanny with great heart that can help take of my child while i go to work. pick up meal preparation help with home and i light cleaning.
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Natasha W.

We love Tasha and have stayed in touch. She was wonderful and reliable and the kids love her. For w years ago on her first day I asked her to get a play date with a smart child from school and that child has been my son’s best friend for four years. She’s great at making connections and finding activities for the kids. - Lauren

Tyler S.

Tyler is a breath of fresh air. She’s young and energetic, which my kids love and I fully trust her with my children. She’s smart, capable and Sweet. I would have her babysit for me again! - Daniella

Sherima L.

Sherema is very responsive and responsible. She is always punctual. She’s flexible and understanding. She has a calming presence and is a pleasure to know. - Kim

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How to Find a Babysitter in New York, NY

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in New York, NY

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 New York can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

New York 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 York?
  • Do you have a New York 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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