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Kyla D. - Seeking Work in Deptford

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I used to baby sit for both of my neighbors. One family only had one child, he was about 5 when I started watching him, and he's 11 now. I'd watch him whenever his parents needed a night out and after school until his parents got home. I'd pick him up from the bus stop and walk him home, help with homework and by the time we were done, one of the parents would be home. My other neighbors had two children who are 7 and 3(almost 4) now and I've watched them since the oldest was about 3. I'd go over and watch them while they're parents had a night out. I'd go over around 6, the parents already took care of dinner most nights and told me what the kids could have for a snack before bed. I'd just hang out with the kids; play games, watch tv, color, until it was time for bed. I'd give them their snack, make sure they brushed their teeth and went to the bathroom and once that was all done, I'd put them to bed and go back downstairs and read or watch tv until the parents got home around 2 in the morning then I'd go home. I also took a preschool course my senior year of high school where I taught a class of preschoolers with my class. My teacher would help when needed, but for the most part, it was us who made the lesson plans and put everything together and taught everything to the kids. Other than that, it's just typical babysitting of my little cousins for a few hours while their parents ran errands.
Lindsey B. - Seeking Work in Deptford

17.14 / hour

Babysitting: Experience with children newborn to 6 years old. Pick-up and drop-off, homework help, nightly routine and putting children to bed. I am an outdoor person, so trips to parks, playgrounds, and outdoor activities are a summertime favorite. Work: Experience in a special needs school working with children with Autism and challenging behaviors, 1 year 6 months.
Laura C. - Seeking Work in Deptford

14.28 / hour

I have been a nanny for the past 20 years, the last family I was with was for 5 years. I have worked with children of all ages and love watching them learn and grow.
Sara D. - Seeking Work in Deptford

9.63 / hour

I have over 7 years of babysitting experience. I've also served as an Assistant Director of a summer day camp for 4 years.
Sara D. - Seeking Work in Deptford

8.85 / hour

I watched the sweetest 11 year old in the summer and on and off for the year! I love keeping the kids occupied and I love doing crafts and being creative!
Karen F. - Seeking Work in Deptford

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Raised my Own Son Alone, Baby Sat for three Sisters Children, as well as Babysitting jobs for neighbors years ago.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Deptford, 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 Deptford’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 Deptford 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 Deptford?
  • 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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