Franklin Lakes, NJ
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Liudmyla S. - Seeking Work in Franklin Lakes

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I had 3 different families. With first one I worked 7 months like a live-in nanny in New Jersey. With second one I worked 2 years, with 3rd one I worked 5 months and now looking for the new position.
Ilana S. - Seeking Work in Franklin Lakes

22.85 / hour

Creating a nurturing and stimulating environment; Meeting the children’s social, emotional and physical needs (explore free classes at the local library, playdates, educational activities, sign language etc.); providing age-appropriate activities; Doing the children’s laundry; Dressing the children; Bathing the children; Assisting with self-care and hygiene, including diaper changing; Potty training; Disciplining the children, when necessary and in accordance with our parenting principles; Reading to the children; Keeping the children’s bedroom and toy room organized and tidy; Preparing nutritious meals and snacks; Returning the house to the condition it was in upon arrival; Instilling good manners and a sense of responsibility; Taking the children on age-appropriate outings; Transporting the children to and from activities and appointments; Accompanying parents to medical appointments; Traveling with the family.
Aileen D. - Seeking Work in Franklin Lakes

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I took care of children ages 2 to 12 years old
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Franklin Lakes, 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 Franklin Lakes’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 Franklin Lakes 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 Franklin Lakes?
  • 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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