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Rachel D. - Seeking Work in Hopatcong

22.85 / hour

I've taken care of a 12 yr old for 3 years in a home with 1 parent. It was more like a household management, keeping the house neat and doing errands, driving the child to after school lessons,using the family car. It was a very well paid job and enjoyed the "family" life! :) I also worked with a 4 and 6 yr old girls while the parent worked and the grandmother came over often but it was my duty to play with them take them for walks and feed them, read to them, etc. I've also cared for fraternal twins with an older brother and sister for about a year. I just recently cared for a 3 & 5 yr old in FL and it was delightful! Will miss them. I would now like to be in Florida,GA, SC, NC, NY,NJ. My priority will be with your family first and then time-off will be mine :) although I am flexible on the weekends.
Lauren B. - Seeking Work in Hopatcong

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a college graduate with a bachelor's degree in Social Services. I have experience working with children of all ages. I worked for many years for the xx department as a xx instructor, and in the xx School District as a substitute teacher. In the past, I worked as a lifeguard at the xx. I also have experience babysitting/nanny for several families.
Bevin B. - Seeking Work in Hopatcong

8.94 / hour

My name is Bevin I love being around children I started at the age of nine, I am a certified babysitter through American Red Cross which covers child CPR/infant CPR and first aid, I work two days a week as a swim instructor teaching kids of all ages how to swim, the youngest age I have cared for were 2 month old twin boys, the most children I have cared for at once while babysitting was five, I am Red Cross and American heart association certified in CPR/first aid, I love working with children because they are able to express themselves so well even when they are to young to use words, I am used to working with children with disabilities being a swim instructor I have worked with children who are autistic, deaf, have adhd and muscle distrophy, I own two dogs of my own I love animals therefore pets are not an issue at all :), I am currently looking for kind families who are looking for a sitter in the morning during the week :).
Marie M. - Seeking Work in Hopatcong

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
11 yrs of experience

My name is Marie Meola I am 59 years old with tons of energy! I have been taking care of children for 15 years. I've worked at 2 daycares and I have watched several children in my own home. I have 4 kids of my own, who all grown up ! And 6 grandchildren. I am CPR certified and have tons of experience with Children older and younger. I can clean and cook as well for your children.
Gianna  B. - Seeking Work in Hopatcong

9.00 / hour
3 yrs of experience

Hi my name is Gianna I’m 17 years old. I have some experience with caring for
Kids. I currently work in a preschool with kids aged 3-5. I have also volunteered with kids aged 6 months to 8 years old. I hope to hear from you soon.
Marie M. - Seeking Work in Hopatcong

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
5 yrs of experience

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Hopatcong, 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 Hopatcong’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 Hopatcong 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 Hopatcong?
  • 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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