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Melissa V. - Seeking Work in Scotch Plains

8.60 / hour

I have had many years of experience dealing with children of all ages. No matter what the age of the child, they always seem to bond to me very quickly. Within hours, I have a new best friend. We laugh, play and be silly together. We go to the park, create arts and craft projects, work on homework and other learning techniques that are appropriate for the child's age. I am a fun loving and caring person who treats each child I care for as my own. I always consider all the kids like brothers and sisters even long after I am no longer their caretaker.
Hailee S. - Seeking Work in Scotch Plains

17.14 / hour

I was a teacher's aide in a religious school class room for four years. I worked mainly with ten year olds. I was also asked to work one on one with special needs students. I have been babysitting for the past six years. I have babysat an autistic child and I have babysat both boys and girls from the ages of three to thirteen. I was a sleep away camp counselor for the past three summers. I had a job last year in which I babysat two girls, picked them up from school, drove them to activities, fed them, and helped them with their homework.
Cassandra P. - Seeking Work in Scotch Plains

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello! I've been caring for children ranging in ages newborn to 15 years old on a regular basis for about 10 years. I studied early childhood education at NYU and also have a clean driving history. I'm also comfortable around pets and am fluent in English (native) as well as Portuguese.
Pamela D. - Seeking Work in Scotch Plains

14.28 / hour

Very good I enjoy playing with kids all different ages. It is so wonderful to see them grow up and develop their own personalities. This is something I Love to do it is not a job for me just something i enjoy doing.
Emily M. - Seeking Work in Scotch Plains

22.85 / hour

I have five years experience working as a camp counselor.
Nilda L. - Seeking Work in Scotch Plains

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

work for a family for 13 year
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Scotch Plains, 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 Scotch Plains’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 Scotch Plains 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 Scotch Plains?
  • 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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