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Michelle - Seeking Work in South Orange

8.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have nannied for 6 years . Ages 0-15 and set of twins. i have also worked at a group home where i took care of adults with mental disabilities. I am loving with a very kind heart. I don't yell and really never get up set. Also I don't smoke. i have a good driving record. I am looking for a family where we can go on outings. I love being outside.I wouldnt have a problem getting down and playing with your children. I am looking for a live-in position. Please contact me, i would love to hear from you and tell you so much more about me
Janet S. - Seeking Work in South Orange

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat girls and boys from infant to teenage years. I have feed, bathed, and played with the children under my care. I have also helped them travel by car and feet to and from school and recreational spaces. I have also done light household chores like cook and clean up after the kids. I have also assisted children with homework.
Pam Y. - Seeking Work in South Orange

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been in childcare for the last 30 years. I started as a babysitter and for the last 26 years I've worked as a nanny. I have done live-in and live-out positions.I have worked with Newborn-11 years.I have also taken care of twins and triplets. But prefer babies. Have also done night nannying.
Kelley T. - Seeking Work in South Orange

15.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

I'm Kelley, and I am a second year student at Seton Hall University. I have been babysitting since I was 12, and have been a nanny for many families over the summers and while I have been at college. I have always enjoyed being around and caring for children. I'm a Red Cross certified babysitter, and am CPR certified and First Aid trained. I also have years of experience supervising children around pools and water, between my summers as a sailing instructor and babysitting children at the beach or pool. I am a responsible and reliable person, and although I do not have my own car to use currently, I have a perfectly clean driving record and am comfortable driving with children. I enjoy doing activities with children, such as crafts, reading books, playing games, or going outside. I am also able to help with homework or projects, and am very comfortable and experienced with pets!
Jamila C. - Seeking Work in South Orange

16.00 / hour
Full-time hours
6 yrs of experience

I’m 33 years of age and I’m from a little island called Trinidad & Tobago I have a 15 year old son. I have a passion working with kids there intuitive attitude are so much fun,with me your child/children will be very well taken care of I’ll help them to be potty trained, take to parks, laundry,play date,light house cleaning,preparations of there meals,homework help and lots more I’ll keep the kids happy and very entertained instead of setting in-front the television.
Sarah J. - Seeking Work in South Orange

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

My name is Sarah Jones I am a Senior and Seton Hall University currently applying for my masters. I have clinical experience so have health care experience as well as caring for others. I also worked at a children's museum for a summer, so I have experience being around kids.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in South Orange, 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 South Orange’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 South Orange 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 South Orange?
  • 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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