Nanny share jobs

Nanny taxes and payroll: Step-by-step instructions for setting it up

Congrats! You’ve found a nanny you’d like to hire. Now what? Know that as soon as your nanny accepts your job offer, your responsibilities as an employer begin. That means putting the terms of your working relationship into a contract, deciding on benefits and setting up payroll. It also means... more

8 awesome icebreaker activities to help kids warm up to a new nanny or sitter

My first day with a new family is always exciting… but I also dread it a little. As a child care provider, you wonder: “What if the kids get bored? What if they have no fun crafts in the house or they don’t like what I dream up? What if... more

6 interview questions every nanny should prepare to answer

Ah, the dreaded job interview. Regardless of the job you’re applying for, it’s pretty uncomfortable being in the hot seat, knowing that one wobbly answer could knock you out of the running. The trick, of course, is making that answer less wobbly. Being prepared for tough questions will help with... more

How to build a powerful network to help land your ideal nanny job

You wouldn’t think of taking a child to the playground without packing up a diaper bag or lunch box containing the basic essentials, would you? Imagine waiting until your charge was hungry or needed a diaper change and then running around the playground in a mad scramble to find someone... more

What every nanny needs to know about taxes and payroll

You finally landed a great nanny job. You get to bond with a new family, plan lots of playtime and, oh yeah, collect a paycheck, too! We all love payday, but it’s also good to know before your first paycheck arrives what you can expect to see when it comes... more

What every nanny needs to know about nanny shares

Thinking about working for multiple families in a share? Be sure to do your homework: Nanny shares and shared care arrangements may be subject to various licensing requirements or prohibited in certain states and jurisdictions. Research local laws and regulations.   The percentage of families seeking a nanny share jumped... more

Nanny share contracts: How to structure pay, time off and more

If you thought having a contract for a nannying job was important, having a contract for a nanny share is that much more critical. “With a nanny share, you’re talking about working with two different families with two different sets of expectations sometimes,” says Marcia Hall, a nanny based... more

How to find, interview for and land a nanny share job

Thinking about working for multiple families in a share? Be sure to do your homework: Nanny shares and shared care arrangements may be subject to various licensing requirements or prohibited in certain states and jurisdictions. Research local laws and regulations.   The benefits of working in a nanny share are... more