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Lesly G. - Seeking Work in Santa Monica

20.00 / hour
14 yrs of experience

Hello! My name is Lesly, and I️ have been doing part time babysitting for the past 10yers now. I’m also a single parent with two boys grown up alread.
Taking care of kids has been a great experience since, love to ready, running around. I’m a thushtfull person, I️ have a full time job now but looking forward to babysit longer.
Charity M. - Seeking Work in Santa Monica

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
7 yrs of experience

I am outgoing, patient, reliable, and trustworthy! I have years of experience and taking care of kids is something I adore. I come from a family of 6 so I know how to create a fun environment for all ages! I love crafts, games, and being active!
Jhon M. - Seeking Work in Santa Monica

20.00 / hour
3 yrs of experience

My name is Jhon Mejía, Im have 21 years old, and i'm from (barcelona) spain.
Now I'm living in LA for studies.
I have expirience with childrens because in Barcelona I was a football coach during 5 years.
I love kids, and i love teach.
Karel P. - Seeking Work in Santa Monica

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

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Cv and references upon request.
Ashley R. - Seeking Work in Santa Monica

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Montessori Academy Of Culver City
Michelle B. - Seeking Work in Santa Monica

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

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Santa Monica, 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 Monica’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 Monica 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 Monica?
  • 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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