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San Jose, CA Nannies

Brooke Nason
    - Seeking Work in San Jose

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
5 yrs of experience

Hello! Im Brooke, a 24 year old student and mother. I am finishing up my B.S. in Psychology through Penn State's World Campus. I have really enjoyed being a nanny these past 7 years and can't wait to help more children excel during their early development. I have a 3 year old daughter who attends pre-school full time. She has taught me more then I could have imagined about child care and what parents are really looking for in a child care provider. I love taking children to local parks, libraries, Discovery Museum, and Happy Hollow. The great part about the Bay Area are all of the amazing play grounds and parks in each city. Also, there are so many free children activities around the various Holidays that I love to take the children I nanny to. I provide a fun fill day, with lots of hands on learning for children age 2 months to 3 years old.
Before having my daughter I used to teach swim lessons and violin lessons. I love being out doors, going for walks, playing in the pool, or inside singing songs and have mini dance parties to my favorite Disney and Baby Einstein songs.
Erica Gonia
    - Seeking Work in San Jose

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

Hello! My name is Erica, I'm a 21-year-old college student and I am currently looking for a full time nanny position. I have been babysitting for 5 years now. I have worked with kids from the ages of 4 months to 13 years old. I take my job seriously, but I also do take time to make it fun for the kids when I'm there. Based on my previous experience with kids I have a better understanding of what children look for to feel comfortable with someone other than their parents. Very often it is matter of giving a child a lot of attention and being very engaged. I am an active person and I enjoy being outdoors, playing games, and reading books with the little ones. My schedule is very flexible, so feel free to message me. Hope to hear from you soon kind regards, Erica.
Martha Patino
    - Seeking Work in San Jose

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
6 yrs of experience

Hi, my name is Martha, I'm 31 years old. I live in San Jose area I'm horiginaly from Mexico I speak Spanish, fluent English and Portuguese and I'm looking for partime oh full time babysitting job,

The past 8 year I'm doing babysitting I have sperience with new borns and 1 to 5 year old boy or glir. I like babysitting for long term, I'm open to work on weekends I'm very flexible. I was working with the last family for the last 7 years. I just finished on December of 2017. The kids going to school full time.

I can give my summary of experience and contacts of the families.

Erin McIntosh
    - Seeking Work in San Jose

15.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

The mind of a child is the most wonderful place, we could all learn a thing or two. The unbridled imagination that flows through children is astounding! I love to foster the curiosity and creativity by doing a lot of reading, fun science experiments and art projects.

I was homeschooled as a kid so I like to take from my favorite childhood school activities and trips for inspiration!

I have not nannied in a few years but I recently moved here with my husband and am looking for employment.
Ruthie Rocha
    - Seeking Work in San Jose

13.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

I have been babysitting kids ever since I was about 11 years old. I started off with just my nephew and my little sister, and I ended up babysitting almost all of my 20 little cousins at some point in time. I have provided care for kids from the ages 0 months - 10 years. I love to create activities for kids' entertainment. Taking care of kids has never bored me, as I see so much potential in all aspects that a child shows interest in.
Natassha Acosta
    - Seeking Work in San Jose

20.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hello! I’m Natassha, I’m 19 years old, I live in San José. I’m a student, I’m trying to save money for my education. I had a little sister so I have experience with kids, and I had already babysitted two children last year. I can work in the afternoon in the week. I don’t smoke or drink. I really enjoy playing with kids, I can paint, dance with them, I can help with the homework. I really hope that I am a good option for you!
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Nanny Share is when two families share one nanny. The nanny has two employers and enjoys higher pay, while each family saves significantly on child care expenses.

The families below have found a nanny they trust, and are looking for another family to join them to save on childcare costs. Learn more about Nanny Share.

The Po Family
    - Hiring in' San JoseRachel L
     - Nanny Share Member

with Rachel L
17.00 / hour
1 child
3 months with nanny

I am looking for 1 or 2 families who want to share my son’s nanny. I live in Cambrian Park, South San Jose, CA.

I have a six and half month-old son who is at the moment cared for by our amazing full time nanny. We are very happy with her, that's why we wanted to share her care with other kids too as well as and share the cost.

More about our nanny: She was a preschool teacher before starting employment with us with excellent references. She has been with us for the past 3 months and from our experience she is very competent in all-things-babies. Starting from making baby food, to playing with him, participating in development activities, encouraging him to crawl, doing baby's laundry etc, she takes care of all these and more.

I can share my experience in more details, and her curriculum she follows with my son if you're interested. Looking forward to hearing from some wonderful families :)
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in San Jose, 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 Jose’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 Jose 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 Jose?
  • 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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