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Holli H. - Seeking Work in Maplewood

22.85 / hour

During college I was a Nanny during the summers. I was a Nanny the summers of (2006-2009). I provided nanny services for one family whose children were ages 8 and 10 when I started. I worked to provide meaningful and education summer activities including museum trips, swimming, and time with friends. I also cooked and cleaned as needed and transported to and from camps and appointments. I was also an after school care provider at a daycare for school age children during my college career. I provided educational activities for 8-10 school age children. I also provide meaningful outside time filled with games and play time. Nutritional snacks were a must and they were provided according to the nutritional standards of the care center. After college I was a lead school age teacher at a daycare in the Twin Cities area. I provided them before and afterschool care of 10-15 children at a time. I planned educational activities according to the curriculum from the center. I also planned field trips to align with the curriculum. I made sure time for reading and math was allotted as well as homework support. Currently, I am a teacher in a local twin cities school district. I am a special education teacher. I currently teach a classroom of 8 children with Emotional Behavior Disorders.
Linda D. - Seeking Work in Maplewood

14.28 / hour

I have raised four children. And have bee a nanny for two different families. I have a two year degree in Child Development and have taken cpr and first aid training.
Courtney S. - Seeking Work in Maplewood

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I come from a very large family, therefore I have been babysitting for family and friends since I was quite young. I was a nanny for 5 children when I was 16-17 years old. I also regularly watched 2 children starting from 2 months. While living in France, I taught children ages 3-13 the English language. I created a special program so that the children could learn English while singing, dancing, and other fun interactive activities.
Lisa M. - Seeking Work in Maplewood

22.85 / hour

I have worked overseas in multiple situations working in volunteer youth and childcare programs with kids of various ages and cultural settings. I have been a Nanny temp for two agencies in the Twin Cities for ten years as a sub or full-time temp Nanny. I was a tutor for one semester and have done multiple performing arts and self esteem workshops with and for these agencies.
Mae H. - Seeking Work in Maplewood

17.14 / hour

I have nannied for the past 3 summers for a wonderful family with 2 great girls. During our time together I planned weekly events like craft day, library day, water day, and trip day. I was incharge or providing the girls with breakfast, lunch, and snacks. I was also responsible for over seeing any of their chores and maintaining the household. I made sure the girls made all their appointments such as dentist and doctors appointments. Aswell as play dates, summer school, swimming lessons and extracurricular camps all while creating a meaningful relationship with them.
Courtney S. - Seeking Work in Maplewood

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have a very large family, therefore I have spent many years taking care of cousins and family friends. I was a nanny for 5 children for 2 years. I also watched 2 children starting at 2 months very regularly. While living in France, I taught children, ages 3-13.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Maplewood, NJ?

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 Maplewood’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 Maplewood 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 New Jersey?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Maplewood?
  • 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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