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The Sutter Family
Salem$12/hr  |  1 kid
We have a wonderful little 4 month old baby girl name Piper. I will be returning to work in a few weeks and our originally childcare plan fell through. We are looking for in house care for Piper 2-3 days a week. Monday and Wednesday are the only for sure days, the other would be flexed depending on my work schedule, which I have 6-8 weeks in advance. I work retail, so my hours vary, while my husband is consistently 8-5. Monday will be the only full day, of 8-5, while the other days worked will most likely be 5-7 hours. My husband is currently working from home, so he will be upstairs in the office. We do have a dog, but he does not require any care - maybe just the occasional head scratch if you’re interested! But he will probably hang out in the office with my husband!
The Sum Family
Northeast Salem, Salem$11.25/hr  |  1 kid
I have a sweet little toddler girl who loves to play with her dolls and play kitchen. I need a nanny Monday’s and Tuesday’s.
The Stewart Family
Salem$13/hr  |  2 kids
I work from home and will need a Nanny 3-5 hours a day 3-5 days a week to watch the children. Work hours would be from ~9-10-~2-3. My daughter Niya is Potty training currently, and my son Nash is doing online learning for an hour or two per day, sometimes with Niya. There are a couple playgrounds close by they like to play at, and a yard at the house they love to play in. I only have them 2 weeks out of the month every month. We like to play with Legos, blocks, trains, cars, sand box, swings, etc.
The McKee Family
Salem$15/hr  |  2 kids
My husband and I are looking for a nanny that would work from our home taking care of our two boys. We are lucky to have a 4 year old and a 1 year old.

I’m a 2nd grade teacher who is working from home and my husband is a firefighter. We are looking for a nanny that can work on days my husband is working. He is on a rotating schedule. The other days the boys would be watched by their dad.
The Saunders Family
Salem$11.25/hr  |  1 kid
Need nanny, I have one toddler.
  
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How to Find a Nanny Share in Salem, OR

Nanny Lane is a nanny website to help you find a nanny in your area. Our nanny services include background checks, PLUS, and nanny share payroll.

Understand the Cost of a Nanny Share in Salem, OR

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 Salem, OR

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 Salem, OR

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 Salem, OR

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 Salem, OR

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 Salem? 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 Salem, OR?
  • Do you have a driver’s license in Salem, OR? 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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