Florham Park, NJ
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Hailey N. - Seeking Work in Florham Park

22.85 / hour

I started nannying in New York City three years ago. For 1 year I took care of a 10 year old girl. I would take her to afternoon activities while her parents were in town. The parents would travel for 10 days at a time, while they were away I was completely in charge of her care. I enjoyed spending one on one time with her and bonding with her. We became very close, she moved to Switzerland two years ago but we still talk all the time. When the first family moved away they recommended me to other families in Greenwich Village. I began working for a family with three children, twin girls who are now 10 and a boy who is 12. The boy can be challenging because of his severe ADHD but I have always been able to handle his needs. I strive to provide these children with the absolute best care possible. They are three hard working, passionate kids and I enjoy helping them work to the best of their abilities. I have spent countless hours with them and they know I support them and they can confide in me. It has been so rewarding to see my impact on them. Every time I see them they share how the things I have taught them have helped them. I am so honored to be a part of their lives, they have taught me so much. I have decided I need to look for a more full time nanny job this summer. I am very good at communicating with both children and parents. I always keep the parents well informed. I am very compassionate and a hard working caregiver. I have references to help support this. Currently I am attending Montclair State University. I am a psychology major and a dance minor. I hope to one day be a dance and movement therapist. With a focus on helping children.
Janette F. - Seeking Work in Florham Park

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

For the past 10+ yrs. I volunteer as a Sunday School teacher in the infant/toddlers/ children's department on Sundays. I love to be surrounded by children of all ages. They fill my life with so much joy. They are Gods precious angels. I also have hands on Nanny experience for the past 5 years
Annie C. - Seeking Work in Florham Park

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have always taken care of my grandchildren but my friends has always told me that I should have been a preschool teacher because I love children and can always put them at ease
Lizbeth A. - Seeking Work in Florham Park

22.85 / hour

MY LAST EXPERIENCE WAS WITH A DISSABILITY 18 YEARS OLD GIRL. BEFORE THAT JOB I TAKE CARE OF 4 YEARS OLD BOY WHO BROKE HIS ARM SO I GIVE HIM MEDICATION, SHOWER, GET HIM DRESS, GIVE HIM FOOD, READ FOR HIM, ETC.
Patricia D. - Seeking Work in Florham Park

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Operated a child center while nannying
Carla D. - Seeking Work in Florham Park

20.00 / hour

wonderfull i love the family and the kids.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Florham Park, 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 Florham Park’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 Florham Park 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 Florham Park?
  • 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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