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Jessica A. - Seeking Work in Metuchen

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Beginning since the age of fifteen, I was instantly excited to begin caring for children. I started at a daycare center caring for preschoolers. My day consist of playing, reading, singing, cleaning up and supervising them during snack time. After a year of experience, I then started my very first babysitting/nanny job. I was introduced to a lovely family. I cared for a one year old little girl, and it was the beginning of an unexpectable bond between her and I. We pretend played, we did lots of arts and crafts, many walks to the park and lots of summer days on the driveway drawing & playing in the sprinkler. After making dinner, we were ready for baths & story time. Five years later her brother was born and I had a newborn to care for as well for the first time. It was an amazing opportunity to be able to watch these two grow. Lots of hands on with the both of them. Many memories together. The kids have both gone on to Highschool and College. Today I now have an amazing four year old little boy that keeps me going.
Rachel S. - Seeking Work in Metuchen

17.14 / hour

Working with children makes me happy and I wouldn't trade it for any other job!
Rachel S. - Seeking Work in Metuchen

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked in a daycare watching infants and toddlers as well as a before and after school care and a full-time nanny.
Manushaqe S. - Seeking Work in Metuchen

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

I just can say I love the kids... I love to take care about them... I'm a mother and I know how to take care to them
Eman S. - Seeking Work in Metuchen

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

I have patience I raise my own children I care about children more than anything else
Katy R. - Seeking Work in Metuchen

12.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I’m nice with kids
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Metuchen, 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 Metuchen’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 Metuchen 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 Metuchen?
  • 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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