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Alyssa R. - Seeking Work in Half Moon Bay

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting for over ten years, caring for children ages 0-10. For three summers, I was a full time nanny for a family with two children. I have spent the last three years as a lead preschool teacher for classes of 20 children, ages 3-5. I have my AAS degree in early childhood development, my Child Development Associate credential, and my CA child development teacher permit.
Laurell - Seeking Work in Half Moon Bay

22.85 / hour

I have babysat since i was 12 and i ran a babysitting like business from then until now. I still watch kids from 3 families at least twice to three times a week. I have lots of experience picking children up from and school as well as getting them ready for school and taking them. I now drive kids to and from practices in various places around the bay area and also bring them home, grab some dinner sometimes and make sure they get their homework started. I also watch a year old baby for a few hours a week to let a mother go out and have a little bit of a social life.
Tammy B. - Seeking Work in Half Moon Bay

11.66 / hour

Caring for children is what I do best! I truly have their best interest in mind at all times. I'm friendly, flexible, loving, organized, on time, patient,professional and practically prefect in every way:) My resume includes; formally working at the Cabrillo School District as an Instructional Aide(special needs) ,Gymnastics Director for the Half Moon Bay Parks and Rec., Infant Swim instructor at La Petite Baleen Swim School. I have great (parents) references. My favorite things; outings at the park, reading children books. Event planning for age appropriate/ educational/ fun things to do. Thank you and blessings on your search.
Sandy M. - Seeking Work in Half Moon Bay

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny for the past 5 years for 2 wonderful families. My duties were picking children from and to school, driving them to daily activities. I offered personal assistance such as running errands, doing grocery shopping and care for the families pets.
Sara - Seeking Work in Half Moon Bay

11.55 / hour

I have a younger brother,4 years, that I babysit. I have also worked at several residential camps, volunteered in the childcare center, ages infant to 5, at a homeless shelter, have worked several recreational programs with kids with disabilities, and have mentored through several programs, including Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Teresa A. - Seeking Work in Half Moon Bay

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

beautiful experience, developed a strong bond of trust with the children, a professional yet trustful relationship with the parents, and had so much fun!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Half Moon Bay, 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 Half Moon Bay’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 Half Moon Bay 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 Half Moon Bay?
  • 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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