Babysitter Job Description: Salary, Duties, Skills

A babysitter is a professional who helps to look after children in an in-home experience. Babysitters play a pivotal role in the safety and care of children. They are there to help prepare and provide meals so that everyone is fed. As well as make sure all classroom schoolwork has been appropriately finished and ready for the following day. Great babysitters are those who pay close attention to children needs and can plan activities as well as needs based on the day of the week as well as the time of day when the parents are away.

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Babysitter Job Description Sample

Our family is seeking a passionate and gentle babysitter who can look after our three children. These children range from ages 1 to 5 years of age. They require some care and attention but the, for the most part, are easy to look after. Our children will require meals as well as hygiene needs that a babysitter should feel comfortable with. If you are passionate about children and have the desire to work in a comfortable home, we're looking for you.

Babysitter Salary

The national average salary is provided by The Bureau of Labor, which is a division of the U.S. Department of Labor. In 2018, the median pay for an Babysitter position in the U.S. was $11.05/hr on average.

Babysitter Job Description For Resume

2+ years in a nanny or babysitting capacity. Comfortable with children of all ages. Knows how to plan activities so that while parents are away, children stay happy, healthy, and safe.

Babysitter Skills

Babysitter Duties & Responsibilities

Babysitter Requirements

babysitter job description
author: patrick algrim
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Patrick Algrim is an experienced executive who has spent a number of years in Silicon Valley hiring and coaching some of the world’s most valuable technology teams.

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