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Melina J. - Seeking Work in Cranford

11.42 / hour

I feel as though I have been caring for children all of my life. It is a passion of mine to be an integral part of a child's life and to make a difference. I am happiest when I am around children and enjoy teaching kids and laughing with them. This is the reason I chose to pursue a career in teaching. I graduated from Monmouth University with a degree in education and have 1 year experience as a Teacher. Additionally, I have over 7 years of experience as a nanny/babysitter, in professional and domestic settings. I am very patient with children and care for them as much as I would appreciate others to care for mine if and when I have them. In past experiences I have assumed not only the role of a care taker but also of a housekeeper/cook (which are also other things that I love to do). I have also assisted with homework, laundry, and driven children to and from playdates, parks, and doctor visits if necessary.
Olga T. - Seeking Work in Cranford

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have much childcare experience from taking care of my nieces and nephews when they were younger for about 5 years and I was responsible for them 24 hours a day. I took care of two children (7 and 8 years old) in the mornings which includes transportation to their school. Also, I took Care of Mina she was three years old. Lately I took care for Avery during the last year and half. This great experience stayed in my mind and since then I've always wanted to become involved with helping children with their development and learning, and to fostering their self-awareness, self-worth and physical well-being. It is the best investment we can make for them.
Mariana N. - Seeking Work in Cranford

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked as an au pair for 2 years, taking care of 3 children. girl 7, boy 6 and a boy who was 11 months old. while the older ones were in school, I usually took the little one, to the park, to the pool, we played games, then I'd pick the other kids in school, prepare meals, help with homework. Basically that was it.
Jenna Q. - Seeking Work in Cranford

20.00 / hour

i have babysat for family members and neighborhood kids
Yanella  C. - Seeking Work in Cranford

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I've watch kids age NB to 10 yrs old, would help with homework, prepare some cooking, play with them and help them learn.
Fionnuala K. - Seeking Work in Cranford

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Nanny for 18 yrs.Mother of 3
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Cranford, 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 Cranford’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 Cranford 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 Cranford?
  • 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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