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The Sheya Family - Hiring in Redwood City

The Sheya Family

Redwood City, CA
$25/hr
1 kid
Full time
Interested in nanny share

A little bit about us…

We’re planning to move to the Bay Area (from Sacramento) in March of 2024 and looking for a nanny share M-F around 8:30-4:30. Our baby girl will be 9-10 months old at that point.

Certification Requirements...

CPR
First Aid
The Bigler Family - Hiring in Redwood City

The Bigler Family

Redwood City, CA
$25/hr
1 kid
Part time
Interested in nanny share

A little bit about us…

Hello! We're anticipating a little one soon, but we won't need a nanny until January or February of 2023. We're interested in having someone who will work part-time and speaks Spanish (not required). Responsibilities would primarily take place in the home with a baby under 1 year :)

Certification Requirements...

CPR
First Aid

Additional language requirements...

Spanish
The Belleville Family - Hiring in Redwood City

The Belleville Family

Redwood City, CA
$25/hr
1 kid
Full time
Interested in nanny share

A little bit about us…

Hi There,
Matt and I (Lauren) are in need of some nanny help three days a week (MWF). I’m off on Tuesdays and Matt will have another day off during the week. Our little Helena will be 6 months in October and she’s as sweet as can be. We live in Redwood City with a 23 lb dog (9 year old cockapoo) Finnigan who is great with our little one. He’s self sufficient and we have a doggy door, some love for him would be great. We look forward to meeting you!

Certification Requirements...

CPR
First Aid

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The Phan Family - Hiring in Redwood City

The Phan Family

Redwood City, CA
$20/hr
1 kid
Full time
Interested in nanny share

A little bit about us…

Theo is turning 15 months soon and has been use to me as his primary caretaker for a very long time. He's very calm, loves going to the park, loves reading books, loves to climb all sorts of things. And is just curious about everything and anything.

We are looking for a nanny who would:
- watch him full time from [phone number hidden]pm M-F at our place
- take him out on walks
- read books for him
- teach him a new word a day
- feed him as he's always hungry.
- be able to put him down for naps
- has the patience to deal with his separation anxiety because Ive been taking care of him for the longest time
- love and care our little guy like their own / like someone in their family
The Espinoza Family - Hiring in Redwood City

The Espinoza Family

Redwood City, CA
$25/hr
1 kid
Full time
Interested in nanny share

A little bit about us…

We are looking for a nanny share beginning in March 2024 for our baby that is due in July. Our ideal schedule would be Monday - Friday from approximately 8:30 - 4:30. We would love to find a family in Redwood City (or close by) that would be open to a nanny share during this time.

Certification Requirements...

CPR
First Aid
The Yelamanchi Family - Hiring in Redwood City

The Yelamanchi Family

Redwood City, CA
$20/hr
1 kid
Part time
Interested in nanny share

A little bit about us…

I have a 3 year old boy, who is very active and loves to play. I am looking for someone to help babysit him for 2 hours in the evening for 3 days a week. This will include playing with him, taking him to the park, light meal prep and feeding him.

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The Hararah Family - Hiring in Redwood City

The Hararah Family

Redwood City, CA
$25/hr
1 kid
Full time
Interested in nanny share

A little bit about us…

My wife and I go back to work at the end of May and are looking for care for our then 9-month old daughter, Leila. We are open to a nanny-share setup but looking for someone full time Monday-Friday from around 9am-4pm to feed, do diaper changes, and engage/play with our little one.

Certification Requirements...

CPR
First Aid
The Dunn Family - Hiring in Redwood City

The Dunn Family

Redwood City, CA
$20/hr
1 kid
Part time
Interested in nanny share

A little bit about us…

kid hasn't arrived yet. Just budgeting in advance. Will update when the situation changes!
The B Family - Hiring in Redwood City

The B Family

Redwood City, CA
$27/hr
1 kid
Part time
Interested in nanny share

A little bit about us…

Looking for a nanny to provide afterschool care for a kindergartener. Light home cleaning would be appreciated.

Certification Requirements...

CPR
First Aid

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How to Find a Nanny Share in Redwood City, CA

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 Redwood City, 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 Redwood City, 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 Redwood City, 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 Redwood City, 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 Redwood City, 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 Redwood City? 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 Redwood City, CA?
  • Do you have a driver’s license in Redwood City, 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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