Sussex, NJ
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Alysse W. - Seeking Work in Sussex

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked with a number of facilities working with children from the infant room to the preschool room. I have also worked with families as a nanny and a babysitter all hours of the day with sometimes up to 4 children. I have also cared for a set of developmentally disabled twins
Dana T. - Seeking Work in Sussex

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

Emily  P. - Seeking Work in Sussex

11.42 / hour

I was a nanny for four months caring for two young girls my responsibilities included getting kids on the bus, feeding them, as well as taking them to the park and many other activities. I also have two sisters in which I watch after school and weekends.
Kristin W. - Seeking Work in Sussex

20.00 / hour
6 yrs of experience

Hi! My names Kristin and I’ve been working with children for 10+ years. I started by watching my cousins when they were babies and ended up working in a daycare after I completed some colleges years. I worked in a daycare setting for a total of about 9 years and I’ve currently been nannying for a family with twin boys for about 5 months. I absolutely adore them but the dad has taken a new job opportunity which is causing them to move =( looking for another great family to become a part of!

I am currently CPR and first aid certified
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Sussex, 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 Sussex’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 Sussex 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 Sussex?
  • 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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