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The Carrick Family
Seattle$15/hr  |  1 kid
We will have a boy born March 2021 and looking for help 5 days a week, 8 hours a day.
The Agarwal Family
Seattle$15/hr  |  1 kid
We live in Beltown and looking for a nanny share for our 5 month old. We are planning to start sometime end of august.
We are looking for weekdays support between 9 and 5 pm.
The Beck Family
Seattle$15/hr  |  1 kid
40 hrs/ 5 days a week

Our child is 5-years-old. She is slow to warm up. However, once she gets to know someone, she is warm, kind, and engaging. She has a great sense of humor. She loves kitties, mushrooms, and worms. She loves to read and play outdoors. She has a very rich imagination and is creative.

We're looking for a family with a similar aged child to do a nanny share (4-6 years). We welcome children of any gender identity.

A child with a similar temperament would be a good fit. However, our child has also played well with children who have very different personalities, so we are flexible. The child will need to be kind and inclusive.

Both my husband and I will be working from home. We're open to hosting or even sharing a hosting responsibilities.

We want a family who takes social distancing seriously. We would essentially be expanding our bubble to include another family.

What we're looking for in a nanny:

We're looking for a nanny who can do some preschool curriculum. We would also like to see organized outdoor adventures, crafts, and activities.
We would like a nanny who has some early childhood education training and experience.

Our philosophy....

We practice peaceful/gentle parenting. We validate and make space for our child's feelings. We'll be looking for a family and a nanny with a similar philosophy.

We're hoping that the family and nanny we pair with will also have a consensus style of rule making. We like to explain to our child why we have rules. We also try to agree on rules together as a family. We're hoping that the family we pair with can also have discussions about rules.
The Saudino Family
& Christina A
Seattle$15/hr  |  1 kid
We are looking for a nanny share to begin in September when my older boy starts school. My younger boy will be three.
The Polyakova Family
& Marisol Rodriguez
Seattle$13.50/hr  |  1 kid
We are looking for a family to join our Portage Bay nanny share, Monday thru Friday starting in September. The hours are flexible but ideally your child would join the share from about 8am until 4pm. We have an absolutely fantastic nanny who comes highly recommended with many references and daycare experience. Your child would be joining our 2-month year old son (born mid-June). We'd love to have m a similarly aged child (2-4mo old) to join our nanny share!
The Shuell Family
& Jordyn S
Northwest Seattle, Seattle$20/hr  |  1 kid
Hello! I have been a nanny for over 5 years and have worked with many different ages but prefer to work with infants and toddlers. I live in the greenlake area. Currently I’m finishing some online classes and applying to nursing school but am available until fall 2021. Thanks for your consideration!
The Kappe Family
Seattle$25/hr  |  1 kid
We have an 11 month old girl who loves to be on the move! Open to alternate homes. Our preferred hours are 8am - 5pm. We are able to drop off or pick up our kid but are open to a nanny helping with this. Our household includes two older dogs (a miniature dachshund and an english springer), who are people friendly.
The Bloom Family
Seattle$18/hr  |  1 kid
Looking for both a nanny and a family for a nanny share. We have a 2 months old, and we would like to start a nanny share ideally around February 2021 when he is about 6 months old. Our goal would be five days a week at 40 hours per week Monday - Friday. Alternating houses or being at our house is fine with us. We do have two small very sweet dogs so family and nanny need to be comfortable with pets. Our start time can be flexible if we find the right fit.

Nanny and family would need to be stringent about socially isolating in a pod because of COVID. It is the reason we are not pursuing daycare at this point, so it would be a top priority for us.
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The Kinzer Family
Adams, Seattle$30/hr  |  1 kid
We’ve got one girl a little more than 11 months old. We need some help taking care of her during the week, 15-20 hours a week. Will be in our home for the care, we don’t need any transportation. We’re looking for somebody who has little to no exposure to other folks, as we’re very contained and just now looking at bringing a caretaker into our bubble.
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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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