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Rancho Santa Margarita, CA Nannies

Desiree  E. - Seeking Work in Rancho Santa Margarita

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked with children for roughly 12 years in a variety of environments. I have worked for a private day care, two in-home behavioral companies working with children who have special needs, as a respite provider, a babysitter and most recently as a Montessori teacher in a lower elementary classroom. I specialize in working with children who have Autism, but am willing to work with any child.
Lindsay D. - Seeking Work in Rancho Santa Margarita

22.85 / hour

I have worked with newborns through age 6 years in a preschool setting for a total of 4 years. I also have 8 years of babysitting experience and 4 years of nanny experience. I have worked with children as young as newborns and as old as age 11.
Kristi D. - Seeking Work in Rancho Santa Margarita

15.00 / hour
5 yrs of experience

I have a 10 year old brother he’s great. I used to help out when parents had to work. I was also a nanny for a month old baby boy until he was 2. Another one that was 5 months until he was 1. Sole of my duties included feeding with a bottle story time nap time and a lot of diaper changes. I’d also take them to the park in a stroller and get some outdoor time. I also worked at an elementary school for about 3.5 years while I was going to school. I primarily worked with kindergarteners and first graders. It was a lot of fun , my favorite part was doing arts and crafts and playing games with the children.
Skylar H. - Seeking Work in Rancho Santa Margarita

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I’m skylar, I’m 17 and love kids!! I have a little sister who is 10 and I watched her many times. I also have watched my neighbors kids, my little sisters friends, and more. I am very caring and affectionate and very mature for my age. I love making kids laugh and I would be honored to meet your children!
Yecenia S. - Seeking Work in Rancho Santa Margarita

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
5 yrs of experience

I am 25 years old, I have been babysitting for 10 years. im very passioneted about my job. I love kids, i love to teavh them new things. I am very patient and i love all sort of activities, outsode activities, arts and crafts, reading, lots of activties. I'm very dedicated and i absolutely love being a nanny.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Rancho Santa Margarita, 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 Rancho Santa Margarita’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 Rancho Santa Margarita 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 Rancho Santa Margarita?
  • 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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