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Santa Monica, CA Nannies

Ivana P. - Seeking Work in Santa Monica

Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience5 yrs of experience

Hi my names Ivana I am 20 years old and am a cna I have been babysitting throughout high school and am currently doing private care for dementia patients while I take some time of from college. I would love to make a little extra money on the side as well. Get back to me when you can 🙂
Monique P. - Seeking Work in Santa Monica

Hourly rate25.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience9 yrs of experience

My name is Monique aka Mo! I enjoy being creative with children by keeping them busy and entertained with arts & crafts, water play, puzzles, reading, legos, exploring the parks and museums. I am happy to do light housekeeping and meal prep and serve dinner if needed. I am honest and dependable along with being flexible with good communication skills.
Rosita K. - Seeking Work in Santa Monica

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

i was hired by shadi, one of my friends, when her daughter melina was 3 months old. i was with their family for 6 six years. Shadi had her second child Ryeen on july 2011, which is now 18 months old. Unfortuanetly for me, they had to leave for New Hampshire because of a good job offer for Shadi's husband.
Karen A. - Seeking Work in Santa Monica

Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience< 1 yr of experience

I’m a mother of a 6 years old boy ..I speak English and Spanish. as a mother a have experienced. I am looking for a part time
Margot  M. - Seeking Work in Santa Monica

Hourly rate30.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience1 yrs of experience

Hi there I have a masters degree in family therapy, I work in finances and I have a very flexible schedule. I’m looking for part time and would love to help out with your family! I’m very trustworthy and great with children!
Tori S. - Seeking Work in Santa Monica

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I love children, I have a little 4 year old brother myself that I take care of as he were my own. I have been taking care of kids for about 5 years now and I love it. I've also been babysitting since I can remember but I'm studying early childhood and education in school and I would love to keep getting hands on experience.
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Hourly rate18.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Number of children1 kid

Asher is a very calm, sweet baby and our nanny is super energetic and loving. We are looking for another infant to share our nanny.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Santa Monica, CA?

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 Santa Monica’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 Santa Monica 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 California?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Santa Monica?
  • 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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