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The Nuyen Family - Hiring in Seattle

The Nuyen Family

Seattle, WA
$20/hr
1 kid
Part time
Interested in nanny share

A little bit about us…

Looking for a nanny share for my ~11 month old Georgia for 3-5 days per week between 12pm and 3pm. An existing nanny looking to take on an extra baby part time would be perfect.

Certification Requirements...

CPR
First Aid

Additional language requirements...

Spanish
The Lateh Family - Hiring in Seattle

The Lateh Family

Seattle, WA
$20/hr
1 kid
Part time
Interested in nanny share

A little bit about us…

Our 2-year-old boy is a joyful, playful, curious, and adventurous kid. We are looking for a sitter for the week of May 22 through May 25th with the possibility of extending. Specific days and hours will be discussed later.
The main responsibility would be taking Levi out to the park, or other activities planned for him.
We can discuss other things in detail later.

Certification Requirements...

CPR
First Aid
The Martin Family - Hiring in Seattle

The Martin Family

Seattle, WA
$26/hr
1 kid
Full time
Interested in nanny share

A little bit about us…

We have a 22-month old son that is very social with other children. He loves learning, singing, art, dancing, and exploring outside. He’s a bit of a goofball and loves to laugh.

Looking for a babysitter with experience. Someone who is kind, energetic, & caring. Someone who can work calmly and patiently with a toddler who may experience the occasional big emotional response due to first-time separation anxiety from parents.

We are also pregnant and looking to find someone who is comfortable/willing to grow with our family. (Not sure if this matters, but parents work hybrid schedule, so they will be there to assist on most occasions if needed.)

Our interests and values include kindness, love, fun, & nurturing. Our parenting style draws from “gentle parenting principles” that focus on positive and constructive interactions to help child navigate big emotions and the world while staying firm on boundaries.

There is street parking and public transportation near our home. Also, have a small backyard area that is child friendly and live close to lots of parks. We have two cats who will hide but are very gentle and tend to avoid toddler.

Certification Requirements...

CPR
First Aid

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The Momen Family - Hiring in Seattle

The Momen Family

Seattle, WA
$28/hr
1 kid
Full time
Interested in nanny share

A little bit about us…

Hi! We are looking for a kind and loving full-time nanny (35-40 hours a week) starting mid-January for 6-8 months for my baby boy who will be 4 months then. We live in lower Queen Anne. Requirements include diaper change, bottle feeding, introducing solids when ready, age appropriate development activities, etc. Previous experience with infants required, must be Covid/flu vaccinated/boosted and willing to provide 2 references.

Certification Requirements...

CPR
First Aid
The Toor Family - Hiring in Seattle

The Toor Family

Seattle, WA
$25/hr
2 kids
Part time
Interested in nanny share

A little bit about us…

Hi I’m a mom of two girls and I am Looking to get back into work. As I ease My process and returning to work my husband and I are looking for a nanny for the girls. My husband works from home and we also have a 3 year old mini poodle.

Certification Requirements...

CPR
First Aid

Additional language requirements...

Spanish
The McMahon Family - Hiring in Seattle

The McMahon Family

Seattle, WA
$20/hr
1 kid
Part time
Interested in nanny share

A little bit about us…

Our daughter is a kind and curious little girl who likes to help out. We are looking for a part time nanny share arrangement in the green lake area where she can be picked up from preschool and stay with the nanny / host family, before being picked up around 6pm. Tuesday-Thursday

Certification Requirements...

CPR
First Aid

Additional language requirements...

Spanish

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The Raza Family - Hiring in Seattle

The Raza Family

Seattle, WA
$16/hr
1 kid
Full time
Interested in nanny share

A little bit about us…

Hello! We are expecting our first baby in early August! We know we'll keep him at home for the first 6 months, but are looking for either a nanny share or a home daycare with 6 kids or fewer once he's 6 months old.

Both my husband and I work from home and will pick him up and drop him off ourselves. We live in the Greenlake neighborhood of Seattle and are so excited to meet other kids and parents!

Certification Requirements...

CPR
First Aid
The Baarslag Family - Hiring in Seattle

The Baarslag Family

Seattle, WA
$25/hr
1 kid
Full time
Interested in nanny share

A little bit about us…

We have found a family to share with and a nanny. At this time we are not looking.

Certification Requirements...

CPR
First Aid
The Fertman Family - Hiring in Seattle

The Fertman Family

Seattle, WA
$15.74/hr
1 kid
Full time
Interested in nanny share

A little bit about us…

Little girl coming April 2023. Seeing what is out there for us after my maternity leave.

Certification Requirements...

CPR
First Aid

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How to Find a Nanny Share in Seattle, WA

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 Seattle, WA

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 Seattle, WA

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 Seattle, WA

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 Seattle, WA

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 Seattle, WA

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 Seattle? 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 Seattle, WA?
  • Do you have a driver’s license in Seattle, WA? 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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