Palisades Park, NJ
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Mariel R. - Seeking Work in Palisades Park

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I want to become a nanny because I enjoy being around children. Ever since I was in fifth grade, I started taking care of my first niece. That soon became me taking care of 3 nieces y the time I was a Sophomore in high school. I always make sure they complete their homework and I help them. Also, i make sure they have something to eat or a snack before dinner. One thing i think is also important is to have a good time with them. Board games and/or a movie with popcorn is a good time for them. Just as I enjoy babysitting, I would love to become a nanny.
Ashley E. - Seeking Work in Palisades Park

20.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

I have always loved working with kids, I was a camp counselor for 3 years for grades 3rd-6th girls , I also was an assistant dance teacher for girls 7 years old. I used to babysitt my cousin when I was 12, and we used to make up dance routines and I loved playing games with her, of course after we worked on her homework and ate dinner. I am very good with kids and teens and am a great role model as well. I am a singer and dancer and also very athletic, I am a hard worker and always on time.
Talita T. - Seeking Work in Palisades Park

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

When I was 16 years old I got my first job at an international school in Brazil. I worked as assistant teacher for 3 years; One year out of those three years I worked mainly with Pre K students and the other two years I worked as a Kindergarten assistant teacher. After that, I came to US and worked for a year and a half with a teenager with autism for a year and half. Currently, I am working with a 7 year old girl for about two years and a half.
Richard I. - Seeking Work in Palisades Park

8.85 / hour

I have taken care of my little brother and 2 of my younger cousins. Details included feeding them, playing with them and putting them to sleep.
Cassandra H. - Seeking Work in Palisades Park

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

I am very calm and caring person
Antonia C. - Seeking Work in Palisades Park

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
5 yrs of experience

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