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Rym S. - Seeking Work in San Mateo

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked for a family with 2 toddlers for 3 years, and had to leave because they both started attending school. I worked for another family with 2 toddlers as well for 2 years l, and the reason of leaving was also due to them starting school. I worked for another family after that with an infant and an 8year old for a few months. I started working as a Wondersitter since early 2012 and currently still with them, so this means I worked with various families of all sizes and ages. I am Trustline certified as well as CPR and first aid. I completed my early childhood education units (ECE), and my goal was to become an elementary school teacher.
Madison R. - Seeking Work in San Mateo

22.85 / hour

I have been watching kids for six years now and absolutely love it. I have no siblings and this is the best way that I have made up for that. I take great care of the kids I watch and am very responsible. I can cook, drive, help with homework, play sports; as well as many other things. I have taught kids to swim, as well as helped them learn how to ride bikes. I am extremely patient and don't only teach the kids I watch, but learn from them.
Jennifer M. - Seeking Work in San Mateo

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been caring for children 10 plus years ranging from newborn to teenager. I have experience working with children with special needs as well! My duties included; daily pick-up from schools; scheduling and participation in physical therapy and speech therapy sessions; implementation of behavioral therapy modules; conflict resolution between autistic siblings; problem-solving and resolution with parents; light household duties; event planning; managing children’s activity budget; event and appointment coordination for 3 children; tri-weekly speech appointment scheduling, participation and at-home implementation with special needs child. I am currently enrolled at skyline college taking my prerequisites for adolescent development. Working with kids has always been my passion and i couldn't see myself every having a job that doesn't include them :)
Eleni P. - Seeking Work in San Mateo

11.77 / hour

Hello, my name is Eleni. I grew up in San Mateo, and over my high school years, I became one of the popular neighborhood babysitters. Once I began my freshman year here in Belmont, I began nannying for families in the Bay Area. I am currently a Liberal Studies major and will graduate with my teaching credential in elementary education in a few years. I have been a lifeguard at a xx, and a camp counselor at a xx. I grew up in a huge family, so I am very family oriented and feel that I have a lot to
Treahna F. - Seeking Work in San Mateo

22.85 / hour

I have over 6 years of child care experience starting when I was just a babysitter occasionally for family friends. Once I was of legal age to work I got a job teaching gymnastics, dance, and running camps for children ages 2-12. From there I left to college and went to school at Arizona State University. After my first year at Arizona I became a Live in nanny for a family in southern California from April 2012-August 2012. When I relocated back to San Mateo I become a nanny for a local family and worked with them from August 2012-July 2013.
Jasmine R. - Seeking Work in San Mateo

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am currently with a wonderful family as a nanny that has made me feel apart of there home. I care for a boy who is 19 months. Monday-Thursday from 7am-6pm but unfortunately they are moving across the country. I have been with them for 6 months now and have connected with the boy very well. Other experience I've had is with 4 or more families with a wide range of ages. I've done many one time babysitting, usually when I have days off. I've volunteered at daycare's and a boys and girls club with many children at once.
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Marina  Lu - Nanny Share Member

with Marina L.
12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 child

Hi everyone,
It's pleasure for our to take care of kids. She enjoys every moment with them. Children like her and she likes to be around them. I can say she has a passion for children. She loves to see kids develop to their highest ability. As a nanny, her goal is to be the best provider for the children's success. I look forward to hearing from you.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in San Mateo, 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 Mateo’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 Mateo 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 Mateo?
  • 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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