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Erica Boothby
San Marcos$12/hr  |  3 yrs experience
I live in San Marcos but I attend school at Austin Community College in Kyle. I am currently studying Environmental Studies and planning on transferring to Texas State within the next year. I have three siblings and a huge family. I started babysitting when I was 14 I have babysat a lot of children mainly toddlers but I'm good with all ages. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family in my free time.
Ashley Zamora
San Marcos$12/hr  |  11 yrs experience
Hi there. My name is Ashley Zamora and I am a 20 year old student at Texas State University. I have been babysitting and nannying since the age of 14 and have babysat all age groups and have also babysat special needs kids with Autism and Down syndrome. I am CPR and first aid certified and have a safe transportation KIA SUV. I enjoy the outdoors but love to make arts and crafts as well. I enjoy reading to children and truly enjoy and love this job. I’m looking for a part time or full time this semester so feel free to message me if you are in need of a reliable loving nanny. Thanks for reading
Samantha Dugdale
San Marcos$15/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hello! My name is Sami, I am a 20-year-old undergraduate student at Texas State University. I am looking for part time work and being a nanny is something that I've always been interested in doing! I have always loved being around kids, I was the stage manager of a children's theatre back home for several years so I have a lot of experience with children of all ages. I also have 15 cousins so as the older cousin I have a lot of experience with babysitting!
Mackenzie Marquez
San Marcos$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi, I am a 20-year-old college student looking for a full-time nanny job. I have yet to sign up for classes in the fall because I want to work my school schedule around you. I have a ton of references from babysitting, as I have been doing this since I was in high school! I am an energetic, fun, and loving nannying and would love you work for you!
Tagen Dean
San Marcos$14/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hi! First let me say thank you for taking the time to look over my profile!! My name is Tagen and I am a 20-year-old high school graduate and am CPR certified!! I am a dependable and compassionate caregiver. I have been taking care of children since the age of 12 outside of the house babysitting for other families and since 13 for my younger sisters. I have experience with newborn to 12 years. I am a very organized, patient, and responsible babysitter. I like to incorporate crafts or outdoor activities as much as possible to make sure the kids are having fun! I hope that I may be the right fit for your family and that we get to talk further, you won't be disappointed! References upon request
Desiree Cruz
San Marcos$12/hr  |  3 yrs experience
im 20 with 3+ yrs experience . I enjoy working with kids , I can keep them company , help them learn new things and teach them numbers & letters if needed . Play indoors and outdoors with them. I can prepare light meals and help with house cleaning .
Ariel Davis
San Marcos$18/hr  |  2 yrs experience
Hi my name is Ariel. I have been in the childcare field for a few years now. I have experience in a childcare setting as well as a babysitter and nanny to many families. I am from Houston, TX but I have just moved back to Texas from Colorado. I went to Colorado University for a year for Human development and family studies, then continued my education at Red Rocks Community College for about a year and a half for my business degree.
Tessa Collins
San Marcos$10/hr  |  8 yrs experience
Hello! i am a college student at Texas State with a major in psychology and minor in music. Since moving here i have been looking for a job where i can work with children. Working with kids is a way for me to escape and have fun. I am ready to have a fun and exciting time with your child, and ready to show you i can go above and beyond! I love singing and dancing and doing art! im up for anything!
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Auguste is so loving and personable with our son. She fits right in like a member of our family! Her extensive knowledge of newborn-toddler care allowed me to not worry about leaving my 6 week old son to head back to work! - Bethany

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How to Find a Babysitter in San Marcos, TX

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in San Marcos, TX

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 San Marcos can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

San Marcos 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 Texas?
  • Do you have a Texas 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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