Heather was wonderful with our 2 month old! She followed our sleep schedule, kept the baby happy all day and even offered to fold the laundry, clean bottles, etc. As a new mom, it was very helpful to have someone here who I felt comfortable with, and with Heather, that happened immediately. We will definitely be seeing her again - Brittany
Heather is amazing! She is reliable and has great work ethics. She keeps our toddler engaged with a variety of activities every day, including outdoor play, art and crafts and reading. Our daughter adores her and loves playing with her son. My daughter is starting Pre-K soon and we will miss her greatly. - Pratha
She loves and takes care of the kids like they are family. She’s extremely outgoing and very responsible. Very sweet and trustworthy. Love having her. - Danny
Nanny Lane is a nanny website that can help you find a part-time nanny in your area. Our nanny services include background checks, PLUS, and nanny payroll. You start by creating a profile with a job description, and then reach out to candidates who are open to a part-time nanny position.
To understand if a part-time nanny is right for you, it’s best to start by assessing your family’s needs. Part-time nannies are best suited for families’ that need less than 35 hours of childcare per week.
A part-time nanny can offer support with housekeeping, errands and other household responsibilities, similar to mother’s helpers, au-pairs, and live-in nannies. These instances, as well as your location and the nanny’s experience are some of the many factors to consider when deciding how much you should pay a full-time nanny.
If you’re looking to save on the cost of a part-time nanny, you can try a nanny share. In a nanny share, you split the costs of a part-time nanny with another family. Alternatively, you could create a nanny share to create a full-time nanny position by having two families who want part-time child care. Beyond costs, there are other considerations in deciding between a part-time nanny and a part-time nanny share. It is important to think about the additional responsibilities your family carries as well as the part-time nanny when making this decision.
When finalizing the details of your part-time nanny position, it’s important to make sure that everyone is on the same page. The easiest way to do this is to create a job offer for your part-time nanny position.
In your part-time nanny job offer, you should communicate the responsibilities and compensation. In writing out the responsibilities of your part-time nanny, you might also choose to add some responsibilities that are specific to your families’ needs. If you want to run a background check on the candidates for your part-time nanny position, you can give a job offer that is contingent upon the results of the background check.
After presenting your job offer, you can create a contract for your part-time nanny to create the foundation for a good relationship with your nanny. And of course, as you learn how to hire a part-time nanny, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.