Fairfield, NJ
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Jackie V. - Seeking Work in Fairfield

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am 34 years old this year and have worked with children since I was 9 years old. I used to be the neighborhood babysitter and had many babysitting jobs throughout my adolescence. In my teen years, I continued babysitting, as well as nanny for a family of 5 for 3 years, in which I would occasionally sleep over. I cooked, cleaned, did laundry, took the children to the park, etc. I also helped raise my sister who had mental disabilities. This really strengthened my patience with children. I worked at a day camp for 6 years, as well as the head counselor and had a blast doing it! Currently, I am assisting with raising 3 teenagers. It is challenging and hectic, but it is also very rewarding!
Omayra S. - Seeking Work in Fairfield

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a head infant and then toddler teacher for a couple of years each, and then realized I wanted to have a one on one teaching experience as a nanny about a year ago.
Darlene G. - Seeking Work in Fairfield

18.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

im very out going been a nanny for over 17 years
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Fairfield, PA?

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 Fairfield’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 Fairfield 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 Pennsylvania?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Fairfield?
  • 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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