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Kathleen Reily
Manhattan, New York$22/hr  |  38 yrs experience
My name is Kathleen, I live in Inwood Manhattan and am semi-retired from a life-long career in childcare - all ages, infants to teens (special needs and typically developing), also cooking and nutrition. I am CPR-certified and background-checked. I am also a former preschool teacher, artist/photographer and professional chef. I graduated from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in NYC. I am currently working for several Manhattan families, caring for twin toddlers and a baby. I am looking to meet other families locally for part time (1 or 2
half days) or occasional babysitting for mornings/afternoons/evenings and date nights. (Sorry no school pick up/shuttling to activities, or dog-walking). I'm responsible, engaging, prompt, extremely reliable and an all around awesome and supportive person! Resume and recent references available following a brief phone call.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Katie Kulus
New York$20/hr  |  11 yrs experience
Hi, I am a nanny with a lot of passions. I love hiking, skiing, theatre, music, crafting, and playing the piano. I come from a family of 6 and am no stranger to the chaos of a large family. I have lived abroad as an au pair in Paris for 6 months, and am currently a student at the University of Puget Sound studying French and Gender and Queer Studies!
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Meilan Antoine
Manhattan, New York$17/hr  |  5 yrs experience
I currently attend Long Island University where I study biology in hopes of becoming a pediatric anesthesiologist. I spent a majority of my free time studying, working out, or at practice for my school's cheerleading team. I have over three years of experience with children 3 and under and about two years of experience with children up until the age of 12. I am a certified EMT with a certificate from the American Heart Association. I love arts and crafts and literature and am a great cook. I have four dogs and have an affinity for animals.
Brook-Lynn Castro
Brooklyn, New York$20/hr  |  5 yrs experience
I LOVE working with kids! The youth is our future! I am a passionate hard worker with many skills.
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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
My husband and I have had our wonderful nanny, Daniela, for a year and a half now and are looking for a nearby family to share costs with. Our two boys are happy, polite, and outgoing. Daniela (bilingual) works for us Mon-Fri from 7:45-5:15 but we have some flexibility. We live on the UES and are happy to host.
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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Hire a babysitter with great references
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

Sherima L.

Sherima is a fantastic nanny who worked with us full time for 6 months and part time for years. She is loving, dedicated and trustworthy. She is incredibly reliable and we had an amazing experience with her from the week my son was born into his toddlerhood. I would recommend her without any reservations and as a would not know what I would have done without her as a working mom! - Natasha

Arabia B.

Arabia was a student in an early childhood class that I taught. Arabia was an excellent student and showed interest and understanding in early childhood development. - Gail

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How to Find a Babysitter in New York, NY

Nanny Lane is a child care website meant to help you find a babysitter in your area. Our child care services include background checks, PLUS, and payroll.

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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