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Costa Mesa, CA Nannies

Jayne P. - Seeking Work in Costa Mesa

Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Years of childcare experience< 1 yr of experience

I am an Australian Girl who moved to the OC last summer. I will soon have my residency here so for sure planning to make Orange County my home. I currently work part time as a Public Relations Consultant, however looking for more hours and to work in a different industry. I love children and I am very friendly, reliable and trustworthy. I have experience with all ages as many friends and family have young ones, although have not done a lot of Nannying work specifically. I have several references here in the OC which I am happy to provide. I would love the opportunity to be a Nanny for your children and family.
Charlie T. - Seeking Work in Costa Mesa

Hourly rate15.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience3 yrs of experience

Hi! My name is Charlie Toffel and I will be an incoming junior at San Diego State University. I have been babysitting for all of high school, and have experience with kids of all ages. I am friendly, patient, and hard working.
Erin S. - Seeking Work in Costa Mesa

Hourly rate13.00 / hour
Years of childcare experience7 yrs of experience

I am a loving,trustworthy, caring, reliable Nanny. I love to interact with children and helping them when they need it like dressing, getting ready for the day or school when they get older. Make easy meals, snacks, etc.
Suzy A. - Seeking Work in Costa Mesa

Hourly rate18.00 / hour
Years of childcare experience< 1 yr of experience

I am putting myself through Cal State and interning with non-profit agencies. As I close up my office assistant position at the Newport-Mesa School District, I am looking forward to working with a family who needs a part time, capable Nanny. I am a passionate, bilingual, 22 year old that can quickly make a genuine bond with any young child. I have a kind, caring, and nurturing personality that comes with a strong educational background of childhood development courses. I have also acquired about 7 years of experience working with young children in formal and informal environments. As a loyal individual, I am dedicated to supporting a child's physical, mental, and emotional growth, along with the ability to respect family privacy. In addition to truly enjoying this field I have outstanding verifiable references (provided upon interview or per request) that can deliver authentic feedback. -Background check , driving record, resume, and/or portfolio available upon request.
Nicole S. - Seeking Work in Costa Mesa

Hourly rate16.00 / hour
Years of childcare experience< 1 yr of experience

Even though I haven't been an "official" nanny for too long I have a ton of experience working with children. From the school district to churches to STEM start-ups, I have worked with kids from all ages! I love to be a part of their growth experience and like to have fun too! I'm great with keeping to a schedule when needed and I'm amazing at filling in the gaps. I look forward to meeting you and your littles!
Avery F. - Seeking Work in Costa Mesa

Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience3 yrs of experience

I am a professional nanny that is new to the area. I have a degree in Early Childhood Education and I'm looking for a new family to work with!
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Angela Not Ready To share - Nanny Share Member

with Angela N.
Hourly rate14.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Number of children2 kids
With nanny since date2 years with nanny

We love our nanny. Our daughter is at school from 8:30 to 3:00 everyday and our son stays with our nanny all day. We would love our son to play with a child in his age range while our daughter is at school. We were considering putting him school but would love to explore this option first.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Costa Mesa, CA?

As a parent, it’s natural for you to ask your nanny for a little extra help around the house. However, the boundaries for a nannies duties vary from person to person. In general, a nanny is responsible for making sure your children’s needs are met. This includes things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active, that they have a healthy diet and a sanitary home. When tasks go beyond child care, for example scrubbing kitchen counters, folding laundry, gathering groceries, or teaching a language, you will likely need to provide additional compensation.

How can I ensure I have a great relationship with my nanny?

To start, it’s important you set expectations and are aligned on compensation from day one. This includes outlining vacation days, a protocol for sick days, and everything else you would want your own employer to cover. From here, spend time getting to know them. Take your nanny out one of Costa Mesa’s great restaurants, learn about their childhood, and discuss your parenting philosophy. Finally, be sure to resolve conflicts as they arise. Open communication is crucial to ensuring a healthy long-term relationship.

Questions to ask prospective Costa Mesa Nannies:

  • Have you been a nanny previously? How long did your employment last?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR?
  • How would you handle a situation where our child began choking?
  • 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?
  • Do you plan to work for our family over multiple years?
  • Do you have a driver's license in California?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Costa Mesa?
  • How flexible are you on weekends and evenings?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you comfortable being paid by direct deposit?
  • Are you able to help with food preparation?
  • What could you cook for a child aged 2-5? Do you know how to make baby food?
  • Are you comfortable facilitating play dates?
  • Have you ever potty trained a child before?
  • Have you worked with newborns? Do you know how to change a diaper and prepare formula?

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