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The VandenBrink Family - Hiring in San Mateo

The VandenBrink Family

San Mateo, CA
$24/hr
1 kid

A little bit about us…

Hello! We are seeking a nanny share for our son who will be 9 months in January, 2023.

We're looking for something ideally full time, but are open to part time as well. We're happy to host or switch back and forth.
The Cohn Family - Hiring in San Mateo

The Cohn Family

San Mateo, CA
$30/hr
1 kid

A little bit about us…

Hi! We are looking for a full-time nanny and nanny share for our Paige, who is 6 months old. Both of us parents will be returning to work end of October. We work in a hybrid remote/office from our home in San Mateo.

Nanny share family: Lives near San Mateo

Nanny: Sweet, kind, warm and thoughtful. Experience with babies and child development. Covid conscious/fully vaccinated.

Time: 4-5 days week 9am-5pm
Responsibilities: naps, bottles, tummy time, outdoor time, light tidying and light meals prep.

Paige: A little love and very easy baby, sleeps 12 hours a night and loves to play, be outside and giggle!
The Ong Family - Hiring in San Mateo

The Ong Family

San Mateo, CA
$22/hr
1 kid

A little bit about us…

Need someone to play and probably cook lunch for my daughter while I am on meetings.

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The Lai Family - Hiring in San Mateo

The Lai Family

San Mateo, CA
$25/hr
2 kids

A little bit about us…

Hey there,

Myself and my sister in law are looking for an experienced and kind nanny to watch our two boys out of her home on the peninsula 5 days a week.

Mackenzie (my son) is 6 months old was born 8 weeks prematurely but is catching up quickly and hitting all of his milestones so far 😊 he is smiley, sweet, but is starting to show a BIG personality.

My nephew is 2 months old and is just starting to come out of his sleepy newborn phase.

I help run a popular bakery in the San Mateo /Burlingame area my sister in law works from home in the web design space, and we are both loving being new moms!
The Xuereb Family - Hiring in San Mateo

The Xuereb Family

San Mateo, CA
$25/hr
1 kid

A little bit about us…

We're looking for someone to watch our 7 month old boy, Finn. We would prefer someone with experience being a nanny for an infant. Duties include preparing/warming up meals, feeding, putting down for naptime, playing (taking Finn on walks, to the park, etc) and child-related chores (washing bottles, tidying up toys). Rate is negotiable based on experience.
Environment: You'll be watching Finn in our home and around our neighborhood. The neighborhood is very walkable with parks nearby. We live with family members and parents and family members will split time between working from home and the office. We'll set aside dedicated areas for nap and playtime and stay out of your hair.
The Jones Family - Hiring in San Mateo

The Jones Family

San Mateo, CA
$25/hr
1 kid

A little bit about us…

My husband and I are looking for a part-time babysitter for our 6-month-old daughter, Aya. We are first time parents who work from home (San Mateo). Ideally we’d have a sitter help from 9am-1pm, 3-4 days per week, at $25/hr. Please let me know if you are available and interested! If so, I’d love to set up a time for a phone interview. I am flexible on the start date and willing to do a one-week trial period. We are a flexible, easy-going, and fun family and we look forward to a long-term relationship with this nanny! This will be our first nanny for our baby girl.

Responsibilities include: bottle feeding, playing with baby, reading to baby, taking baby on walks in the nearby park, helping baby achieve milestones, meal preparation, helping parents with light household duties such as dishes and laundry.

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How to Find a Nanny Share in San Mateo, CA

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Understand the Cost of a Nanny Share in San Mateo, CA

The costs of a nanny share depends on your nanny share set up. How you share the cost a nanny can depend on the number of hours, children, and even who is hosting the nanny share. Additional expenses for nanny shares can include over-time, vacation time, and holiday bonuses.

Nanny Share Family Interviews in San Mateo, CA

Once you start connecting with prospective families, the next step is to interview. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some questions to ask the other family in a nanny share:

  • What is your discipline style (or what do you plan for it to be?)
  • If our nanny is late regularly, how would you want to handle it?
  • How would you describe your child(ren)?
  • How would you describe your parenting style?

Beyond these questions, try to create a job posting together by creating rules for your nanny share. In doing this, specific areas to focus on include discipline, over-time, and vacation time.

How to Set Up a Nanny Share in San Mateo, CA

In setting up a nanny share, there are lots of different ways to do it: finding a family with a nanny, hire a nanny and then find a family, or start by finding a family then hiring a nanny together.

When finding a family for a nanny share, you want to assess compatibility in terms of logistics, personalities, and parenting philosophies. It’s also important to be mindful that nanny shares can work with the kids of different ages whether it’s two infants or an older child with an infant, there are lots of different ways to set up a nanny share.

Understand Nanny Share Responsibilities in San Mateo, CA

Before beginning the search for a nanny share, you should think through what responsibilities you expect your nanny to handle. With that information, you can create a profile so that nannies can reach out to you. You can do this with the other family or alone. The boundaries for nannies duties vary from family to family. However, in general, a nanny 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, housekeeping or meal preparation, it’s good practice to communicate these expectations with your nanny before hiring them. Along with the different duties that you ask for, experience and location can impact how much you should pay your nanny.

Nanny Share Nanny Interviews in San Mateo, CA

Once you start connecting with prospective nannies, the next step is a nanny interview. There are questions for hiring a nanny in a nanny share and testing different scenarios. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some nanny interview questions to consider asking:

  • Do you have experience being a nanny?
  • How do you handle tantrums? Can you share an experience disciplining children?
  • What sort of household tasks are you open to doing?
  • Are you open to a live in arrangement in San Mateo? Do you have experience being a live in nanny?
  • Are you open to being a nanny in a nanny share?
  • Do you have any references? If yes, here are some questions to ask the nanny’s references.
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR in San Mateo, CA?
  • Do you have a driver’s license in San Mateo, CA? Do you own a car?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you open to being paid through direct-deposit, pay stubs?
  • What are your expectations around over-time pay and vacation time?

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 prospective nanny, make sure you’re setting the foundation for a good relationship with your nanny. You can do this by being clear about your expectations around nanny responsibilities and compensation, and of course, by being friendly and welcoming! And of course, as you learn how to hire a nanny, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

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