Watchung, NJ
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Karla C. - Seeking Work in Watchung

20.00 / hour
2 yrs of experience

I’m a mother of two a girl and a boy ! They are my life. My passion has always been children. Teaching them and watching them grow has always been my favorite part ! I love to do crafts and have them very busy while with me ! Kids enjoy my company and the parents love me for all the hard work I do . I hope to hear back from you Mrs.Karla .
Christina P. - Seeking Work in Watchung

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

i have worked for the past 6 years for the same family,started when the little boy was only 2 months old and he is turning 6 in a few months..
Silmara P. - Seeking Work in Watchung

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
7 yrs of experience

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