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Bailey L. - Seeking Work in San Carlos

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

When I was 9 I became an unpaid classroom assistant in my mom's toddler classroom and from then on, all of my work experience has been with children. When I was 13, I began working in my church's nursery every Sunday from 9:30-12:30 alone sometimes caring for multiple infants and toddlers at once. I continued working in the nursery for a couple years and continued assisting my mom in her preschool classroom when I could. Then I got a summer job at my mom's school as a swim dresser for about 2 years where I would help the youngest children taking swim lessons into their swim clothes and back into their street clothes. That job required me to be in control of 5-9 toddlers at a time which taught me a lot about patience. I then became a swim instructor for 3 years at the same preschool and taught children ages 2-12 how to swim and remain safe in the water. That job taught me a lot about calming nervous and screaming children of all ages. I am now working a children's fitness center in San Carlos where I interact with children 6 weeks-12 years and teach them age-appropriate activities, songs, and skills that promote proper development, both physical and mental, for each child.
Anna C. - Seeking Work in San Carlos

12.32 / hour
Full-time hours

My mother has a daycare business at home. Mother started the daycare when I was 1, and I have helped out since 8 years of age. Nannied for a family with recently family loss for 3 years.
Megan M. - Seeking Work in San Carlos

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny in the past for a few different families. One was for an 8 year old girl for a year. Then 2 boys for two years and a family of 3 girls for 1 year. I now work at a Montessori preschool. I have been here for almost a year.
Raphaela S. - Seeking Work in San Carlos

20.00 / hour

I was a an Au Pair in California for two years, taking care of three children under 2 years old being with them and doing laundry, meals, everything for the kids. Love them and still in contact.
Casey  N. - Seeking Work in San Carlos

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting since middle school (kids from my moms daycare for date nights). I babysat through college and sporadically while working my full time jobs before becoming a full time nanny 8 years ago.
Bryce L. - Seeking Work in San Carlos

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

Hi!
My name is Bryce. I am 20 years old with 8 years experience as a babysitter and 1 year 5 months as a full time nanny. I have always wanted to work with children, I started babysitting young and after I graduated from high school I decided being a nanny would be the best job for me. I started my first full time nanny job in August 2016 and I have loved every minute of it.
I have experience with infants and I am CPR certified on infants, children, and adults. I am an avid reader, and a lover of music. I am a huge animal lover and have experience as a dog walker/sitter. I love playing outside, walking, and going to the park! I am looking to be with a family for years to come!

Bryce
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Full-time hours
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in San Carlos, 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 San Carlos’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 San Carlos 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 San Carlos?
  • 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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