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Have you considered a nanny share?

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A nanny share is when one nanny cares for children from two different families. Each family saves significantly on child care expenses, while the nanny enjoys higher pay than the typical full-time position.

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Nanny Shares in Philadelphia, PA

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Yisel A. - Seeking Work in Philadelphia
Yisel A.

Yisel is hard working, diligent, thorough and creative. We enjoyed having her as our daughter's au pair for 9 months. - Liz

Sarah M. - Seeking Work in Philadelphia
Sarah M.

Sarah was a reliable babysitter for our one year old. She was present with him and they seemed to develop a deep connection. She fell right into our daily schedule and was a huge help during that chaotic time in our lives. She is loving, mindful, and easy to work with. I would recommend Sarah to anyone looking for an attentive, responsible babysitter. - Luisa

Adriana M. - Seeking Work in Philadelphia
Adriana M.

Adriana work ethic and commitment to completing a project to its completion made her stand out. She not only pays close attention to detail but also is constantly thinking of new was to improve on what’s already exists. She is a great leaders who’s personality and charisma makes people gravitate towards here. She is thoughtful, caring and values fairness above all. - Bendjhi

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What’s the average cost of a nanny in Philadelphia, PA?

The average cost of a nanny in Philadelphia, PA is $13.60 per hour. The cost of a nanny is dependent on the nanny’s experience, qualifications and location.
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How to Hire a Nanny in Philadelphia, PA

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Understand Nanny Responsibilities in Philadelphia, PA

Before beginning the search for a nanny, it’s important to understand what you’re looking for and if a nanny is the right choice for your child care needs. In hiring a nanny, first, you should think through what responsibilities you expect your nanny to handle. With that information, you can create a profile so that nannies can reach out to you. The boundaries for nannies duties vary from family to family. In general, a nanny is responsible for making sure your children’s needs are met, including things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active. When tasks go beyond child care, for example, housekeeping or meal preparation, it’s good practice to communicate these expectations with your nanny before hiring them. Along with the different duties that you ask for, experience and location can impact how much you should pay your nanny.

Philadelphia Nanny Interviews

Once you start connecting with prospective nannies, the next step is a nanny interview. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some nanny interview questions to consider asking:

  • Do you have experience being a nanny?
  • 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 in Philadelphia? Do you have experience being a live in nanny?
  • Are you open to being a nanny in a nanny share?
  • Do you have any references?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR in Philadelphia?
  • Do you have a driver’s license in PA? Do you own a car?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you open to being paid through direct-deposit, pay stubs?
  • What are your expectations around over-time pay and vacation time?

During the hiring process, it’s essential to ask for references, and by asking their references questions you gain a better understanding of they will fit in your family. As you get closer to hiring a nanny, be sure to run a background check to ensure your kids are in good hands. When evaluating a prospective nanny, it’s essential to make sure you’re setting the foundation for a good relationship with your nanny. You can do this by being clear about your expectations around nanny responsibilities and compensation, and of course, by being friendly and welcoming! And of course, as you learn how to hire a nanny, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

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