Forked River, NJ
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Diana K. - Seeking Work in Forked River

14.28 / hour

I am a disciplinarian and also like to have fun. I am about education. Very limited tv if any. Communication and respect goes both ways.
Kaitlynn P. - Seeking Work in Forked River

11.42 / hour

Responsibilities included managing entire household including all scheduling, errands, cooking, and cleaning, and two children and all of their needs. Children were under my care from wake up until bed time. Age appropriate sports and activities were required for the children on a daily basis. Each week I was required to fulfill a checklist of activities with the children whom were kept on a strict schedule. Heavy housecleaning and all household organization was required.
Michelle S. - Seeking Work in Forked River

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked with kids since I became a mothers helper at 10. I've been a babysitter, nanny, preschool teacher, elementary school teachers aide, Sunday school teacher, swim instructor and camp counselor. I love being able to bring all my experience into my nanny career. Teaching comes naturally and I use any opportunity to do so!
Samantha C. - Seeking Work in Forked River

9.03 / hour

I've been babysitting since I was 14. I'm very good with children of all ages. I was an assistant teacher at a Nursery School for 4 years. I am also certified to teach kids yoga which I've been doing for 4 years
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Forked River, 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 Forked River’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 Forked River 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 Forked River?
  • 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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