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Anne A. - Seeking Work in Maplewood

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a babysitter for over 12 years with ages ranging from infant to teenagers. I continued to babysit during my nursing career as well. During my first few years as a nurse I nannied for a family with new born twins, then a family wiht toddlers.
Ariana A. - Seeking Work in Maplewood

22.85 / hour

I used to take care of 2 girls (15yrs and 12yrs)for 1 year. After that I lived with a family as a nanny. I took care of a girl 3 1/2yrs and a baby 4 weeks for 1 year. the mother stayed home, So I helped with the kids, driving, watching, doing errands. I worked with a family three days a week. I took care of a baby (5 months) bathing him, putting him down for scheduled naps, feeding him, talking, reading, giving him exercise, taking him for walks and teaching him Portuguese! my last job I was a live in for 3 1/2 years. I took care of 2 girls: 6yrs and 3yrs. Now I'm a live out nanny.
Aroune E. - Seeking Work in Maplewood

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat in the past for my friend I have Experience with children from 0 month 12 month old 2 years I also work with people and my duties included living in FL with 5 years Iam also pets friendly .
Zarria M. - Seeking Work in Maplewood

9.63 / hour

I currently work at a daycare center, I have been working with them for about five years. My duties with this job are to provide a happy and safe environment for the children, help with homework and occasionally help with meal preparations. I also babysit my family member's children on school breaks and/or weekends.
Karem C. - Seeking Work in Maplewood

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have had 3 families in the past 3 years. Taking care of children between 1 and 10 years old. Currently I take care of a 4 year old and a 1 year old.
Nan W. - Seeking Work in Maplewood

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
6 yrs of experience

American Red Cross Certified Babysitter and CPR/1st Aid Certification. I currently attend MSU. (Montclair State University) Graduation May 2018. I am currently studying Psychology with a background in Education and Child Development. I have experience with children ages newborn to 14 years old. I've been providing child care to private families for the past 4 years and I am very familiar of what it means to be flexible and working with busy families and juggling hectic schedules. I also have past experience working with a summer camp with children of various backgrounds and needs. I have experience in mentoring & tutoring children. I am nurturing, dependable, trustworthy, punctual, lots of fun and loving. I love crafts, playing the piano, singing, reading, cooking, and playing all kinds of board games.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Maplewood, 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 Maplewood’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 Maplewood 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 Maplewood?
  • 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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