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Marlene F. - Seeking Work in Santa Clara

11.88 / hour

My beautiful nieces are the reason for my interest in to the field of childcare. I have been there for them since the second they came into this world. There was no responsibility, including bathing, feeding, changing, dressing and overall supervision, that I did not complete to my fullest capability. I have also been a positive influence into the mental and physical development of my nieces. This has always been my major goal when working with children. This goal has also been achieved during my position as third grade teachers aid and director of the after school care program for the past nine years at . My job title as an aid and extended supervisor requires me to be responsible for children from the ages of 3-14. I am CPR and first aid certified, along with having my ECE units. I am very comfortable with all age groups.
Mauricette L. - Seeking Work in Santa Clara

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Was an Au Pair in England for two years in the early 70's. A live-in family-assistant in France from 1978-1980. A nanny of a 1 and a 4 years old in 1989 while expecting my own baby in San Jose, Ca. and an occasional babysitter after that. Did parent participation in my children's school through out elementary years. Worked as an educator for Santa Clara Unified School District with K-5th grade students, in this position 13 years. Also,a private tutor after school and on week-ends, all subjects including French. Raised two children of my own, and a foster teen for 4years. Intensive experience with children age 6 through 12.
Danni H. - Seeking Work in Santa Clara

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

My past jobs with kiddos include some part time nannying jobs a few years ago, two summers as a camp counselor, two years as an instructor at The Little Gym, and one year as a full time nanny. At The Little Gym I was with infants and toddlers all the time. I was a Mommy and Me (Parent/Child) Instructor and a Licensed Kindermusik Educator. I worked with kiddos age 0-6. I left to pursue a full time job as a nanny. I nannied full time for this family from August 2015 to March 2016, The little girl had just turned 3 months when I started. They recently decided to transition her to daycare since she just turned one.
Colleen S. - Seeking Work in Santa Clara

14.28 / hour

Hi, My name is Colleen. I am very interested in a position of driving nanny in Santa Clara. I have the experience and qualifications you desire. With over 20 years of experience with youth, I have worked with Kindergarten - 12th grade ages, diverse cultural backgrounds and children with special needs. I am eager to use my various skills to provide the best service for you and your family. I have references available upon request, who can validate my work in childcare. Finally, several of my nanny positions required driving daily and I have a spotless driving record. I look forward to discussing my qualifications with you in more detail. Thank you and looking forward to speaking with you, Colleen
Robyn C. - Seeking Work in Santa Clara

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Babysitting and tutoring since high school. Became a teacher for nearly 3 years after high school. Have over 4 years nanny experience. Took care of mainly ages 3-5 children. Also taught grade school kids with hw, math, english, chinese. Working with kids is a huge part of my life and I hope to incorporate it into my future career.
Lori O. - Seeking Work in Santa Clara

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Night nanny for twins Child care for kids from newborn-teenagers for many years
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Santa Clara, 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 Santa Clara’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 Santa Clara 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 Santa Clara?
  • 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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