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Liza O. - Seeking Work in New York

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

I have worked with children in many capacities including as a preschool teacher, childcare provider, live-in nanny, tutor, horseback riding instructor, case manager, occupational and hippotherapy assistant, camp counselor, and more.
Marija B. - Seeking Work in New York

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

I am college educated and have extensive childcare experience based on over EIGHT YEARS working as a NANNY, BABYSITTER, SCHOOL TEACHER AND SCOUT LEADER. *I have experience working from all age groups- from infants to adolescents and been fortunate to work for a FAMILY WITH FOUR CHILDREN where I have learned how to juggle with many tasks, balancing between their needs, and deal with any situation. (Jeanette, mother of 4, Forest Hills, Queens, checkable references- upon request.) *Second checkable references are from a family from Upper West Side , where I was babysitting 10 month old and 3 year old, Emily Erceg -phone number upon request. *Third checkable references are from Lower East Side Manhattan from the family with 3 y.o. son, whose mother, Katarina , is a preschool teacher at– worlds leader for child care, ref. upon request. *Fourth checkable references are from Croatian Catholic School, Astoria, Queens, where I was teaching American children with Croatian heritage - Croatian language and literature, history, music, art and culture and carrying on to them customs, folklor and tradition. Ages 3-12. 1. Jeanette is my former employer, a mother of 4 children. I was their babysitter , in Forest Hills, Queens ( 2004- 2006), full time; they were 6,8,10 and 12 years old. I provided complete child care for them; assuring they are safe and happy with me. I gave them opportunity to grow cognitively,emotionally , phisically and socialy. I was cooking for children, giving them breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner, baking cup cakes for birthday parties, preparing lunch boxes for school, taking them to school, picking them up from school, picking a sick child from school and taking him home with me, assisting with homework , practicing spelling with them, giving the youngest a bath, doing laundry and light housekeeping connected with childcare ( making their beds, straightening up their rooms and toys ). We were playing a lot, drowing, doing arts and crafts, setting playdates with their friends, outdoor activities: walking, taking them on ice cream,going into park, playing with sprinklers and swimming in a pool in backyard, riding bikes and skates etc. I am lucky, proud and gratefull babysitter to have that experience. 2. Emily Is my former employer .I was babysitting two children, 10 months old baby boy and 3 year old girl, full time, 2006-2009, on Upper West Side, Manhattan. I was cooking for them, feeding them, giving snacks, dress them up, giving them a bath, changing diapers, assuring that they are safe, neat and happy with me. We were playing a lot, walking outside, going into park, having playdates with their friends, baking cookies, reading before bed, putting them up for a sleep, playing flash cards, puzzles, Lego, trains, playing with soft toys with the baby, communicating and talking with them about everything they wanted to know. I was giving them breakfast, doing laundry and light housekeeping, (making beds and organizing their toys in room), teaching them table manners, and helping their parents to raise them. 3. Katarina is my former employer , a mother of 3 year old boy Leonardo. She is a preshool teacher at Bright Horizons Family Solutions: worlds leading provider of child care. I was Leonardo's babysitter part time and ocassional (dinners), (2009-2011) on Lower East Side, Manhattan. We spent quality time together: After picking him up from preschool; we were playing, reading, drowing , playing Lego , driving trains , enjoying outside walking, and in the playground , having playdates with his friends. Going to the library, post office ( sending postcards and letters to his grandparents)I was cooking him healthy lunches , preparing snacks, feeding him, puting him up for a sleep, reading before bed , assuring that he is safe and clean, and doing everything that helped him to learn and grow in a happy boy.
Heather S. - Seeking Work in New York

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

I used to go to babysit with my sister when I was little. As soon as I was old enough I started going on my own. I have worked in a variety of settings including positions as a live-in nanny, mother's helper, working at a home daycare, summer camps, daycare centers, schools, dance studio, library, ski resort, and water park. I have worked with children ages 6 weeks old all the way up to 12th graders. Most of my experience is with children ages 6 weeks to 8 years of age. Roles include live-in nanny, camp counselor, babysitter, teacher, life guard, ski instructor, and much more. The experiences and dates are too numerous to list here. Specifics available on request.
Ashley T. - Seeking Work in New York

Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

Hey! I just moved to New York City about two weeks ago! I just graduated from Savannah College of Art & Design with a BFA in Furniture Design. I am currently looking to fill my schedule with full-time work. As far as experience... I grew up around all boys between my brothers and cousins. I did babysitting for my cousins in all stages of their lives, from helping my aunt in their earliest years, to hanging out with them as pre-teens, as well as doing all kinds of cleaning and picking up after them in-between. I was a lifeguard for one summer in high school. I was a YMCA Camp High Harbour counselor for two summers. While I was there, I was a counselor for the youngest girls, as well as older co-ed groups of kids. Between those two years, I lifeguarded, cleaned, led activities, put kids to bed, rock-climbed, rafted, rappelled, drove boats, jumped off cliffs (in an organized, safe environment), helped prepare meals, led bible studies, met parents, played games, swam, kayaked, made crafts, had conversations, and seriously had the time of my life. I was a student mentor my last year of high school. I was a Young Life Leader for a quarter in college. I volunteered with Special Education kids in my high school, and it was the absolute best part of my day. I would take my lunch into their classroom and eat with them. They were the most severely disabled kids in my school, and something about them brought my heart so much joy. I learned more from them my last two years of high school than I probably did in the classroom. They were wonderful. Still to this day, being around anyone of any age with a disability, no matter how mild or severe, is one of my favorite things to do and be a part of. I am comfortable with dogs, as I have grown up with dogs throughout my updringing; mostly labs and golden retrievers. I also learned French in high school, and understand the basics.
Marina F. - Seeking Work in New York

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

I have 6 years of experience babysitting/nannying. I was an Au Pair for two different families in the USA from 2009 to 2012 and I am a nanny from 2013 to present. I am responsible, trustful, and committed person. I love arts and crafts, play outdoors, and engage the children in different kinds of activities.
Andrea S. - Seeking Work in New York

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I have worked with kids since I was a teenager as my mom, who is a teacher, owned a kindergartnen school in Brazil. Besides having taken care of my younger cousins, workek as an english teacher for ages from 7 to 26 and being an au apair in America for almost one year now.
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Nanny Share is when two families share one nanny. The nanny has two employers and enjoys higher pay, while each family saves significantly on child care expenses.

The families below have found a nanny they trust, and are looking for another family to join them to save on childcare costs. Learn more about Nanny Share.

The Joo Family - Hiring in New York
Nickisha  Sitladeen - Nanny Share Member

with Nickisha S.
Hourly rate15.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Number of children2 kids

I am a single mother with 2 daughters (3 and 5 years old) and a wonderful nanny who has been with us for 2 years. My daughters will be in school full-time starting this Fall 2018 and we are looking for a great family to arrange a nanny-share with. Our nanny will be available Tuesdays - Fridays from 8:30am - 2:30pm. Starting at 2:30pm, my nanny will be picking up my daughters from school. Ideally, we are looking for a family who needs one-on-one care from 8:30am - 2:30pm and then is willing to have our nanny care for all children from 2:30pm until the evening. My nanny stays with us until about 7:30pm in the evening Tuesday - Friday. We are not in need of childcare on Mondays except for when my children do not have school. Below is the general schedule that we expect to start this Fall 2018:
Monday - Nanny available for one-on-one care from 8:30am - 1pm
Tuesday through Friday - Nanny available for one-on-one care from 8:30am - 2:30pm. From 2:30-7:30pm, nanny available to care for all children from both families.
Our family has tons of friends in our neighborhood and in our building. We value social interactions, outdoor play, kindness, cleanliness and fun. We hope to find a great family!
The Kanpetch Family - Hiring in New York
Sandra Daniels - Nanny Share Member

with Sandra D.
Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Number of children1 kid

My daughter will be 5 months old when we want to start the nanny share just after July 4th. We have lived in Central Harlem for 6 years and are both designers.

Sandra is great! As I was referred to her by a close friend of mine who had Sandra as her nanny for her son from 3 months through 2 years. I was working with her when she hired Sandra and I remember her raving about her then as well. Sandra has been a nanny all her life and loves kids. She has twin boys and a girl who are all grown adults now. She has a background in early childhood development and continues to take classes to keep up with what's current.

Sandra requires a 40 hour week but at the moment my husband and I only need 3 days a week through the end of this year. Currently we would like to have her Tues, Weds, and Thurs so the family we are looking to share with would share Sandra Mondays and Fridays but our Monday can be flexible and swapped for any of the other three days. She's on the books and charges $17/hour. If for whatever reason the family we share her with is not able to continue then it would be the responsibility of that family to find a replacement family as it would effect her hours and income.
The Green Safady Family - Hiring in New York
Carla  F - Nanny Share Member

with Carla F.
Hourly rate17.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Number of children1 kid
With nanny since date3 years with nanny

Our awesome, loving, attentive nanny Carla currently cares for our (Almost) 2 year old son along with another little girl (also 2). The share has worked out so well and the kids adore each other but the other family is moving to Brooklyn for a bigger space and we are searching for a new family for our share.
Carla takes the kids to classes and to the park. She prepares meals and snacks for them and teaches them everything (letters, numbers, how to share;).
She gets right down in the kids level, playing with them, coloring, reading, singing, she is very engaged. The kids love her and so do we!
Currently the share is at our apartment on 11th street and 4th ave. The closer you live the easier it will be.
We would like someone to start August but the start date is flexible.
Please contact me if you’re interested at [email hidden]
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in New York, NY?

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 New York’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 New York 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 York?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in New York?
  • 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?