Elissa is a 35-year- old Kiwi Nanny with 20 years experience from newborn to teenagers. Most of her experience has been with newborns to 5 years olds.
A love of travelling saw her study in Australia in 2002 and since then she’s gained invaluable experience working with families in Australia, NZ and UK. She is currently Nannying for a 10month old baby boy who she just adores. Previous to this she was with the same family for 5 years. She absolutely loves her career in Nannying and the children she becomes close to. Having grown up with and around children from a very young age she believes children should be in a safe, loving but fun environment and that is the environment she strives for when with any child.
“Watching the wonder on their faces when they learn something new is such a joy and a beautiful thing to see.”
Sarah is a 33 year old trained Early childhood teacher who has 13 years’ experience caring for children aged 0-6.
Sarah is currently working in a programme tutor role for an in home early childhood company. This involves going into various homes and supporting and mentoring both nannies and in home educators in their practice and care of their little ones. Her love for children has seen her in a few different roles throughout her career. These have included working as a preschool teacher, running a centre and also as a Nanny in London.
"I love being part of children’s learning and growth and being a positive and supportive role model"
Nicole has her level 3 Early Childhood Education Certificate.
She has been looking after children for over 8 years, ranging newborn to early teen. Including before and after school care, nanny in family’s homes and running the local community playgroup.
"The joy you see in child's face when they find them self able to do things for the first time is so rewarding"
Nicki is originally from sunny Nelson in the South Island.
She has over 18 years childcare experience with all ages and has been a professional nanny for 9 years with the last 5 years being here in Auckland.
Nicki has a lot of hands on experience with multiples and also overnights with babies.
She has her level 3 ECE, Plunket safety and First Aid Certificates.
Nicki is currently a nanny for two families. 2 boys age 2 years and 4 months, and also a 1 year old.
"I love the bond I develop with the children I care for. I am very confident with babies of all ages as it’s so natural for me due to my upbringing, and I thrive on the busyness children bring."
Pixie has been a qualified, registered early childhood teacher for more than 15 years. She loves working with babies and young children in their homes, hence, after many years of teaching has now transferred her skills into professional nannying. She is energetic, friendly, and holistic in her approach and philosophy towards early childhood development.
“I believe children and babies are confident, competent learners, who are curious and intelligent. It is up to us to see who the child is at their core, and let them shine“
Bex is a 28 year old kiwi who has been working with children of all ages since she finished school in 2007. She has been involved in camp America, after school care sports, holiday programs, camp quality and nannying here in NZ and has also worked as a nanny for a couple of months in America.
"I love working with children as it gives me an excuse to be a big kid myself!"
Joanna is a qualified nanny with 23 years experience as well as mum to a teenage son. She is extremely passionate about her career working with children and is confident with all ages from newborn through to teens.
Joanna is a Nanny to two families. On family of two girls and a boy (7,4,2) and the other is for one girl (2). Joanna is caring, responsible, organised and has a great sense of humour.
"I strive to bring sparkle to each child's world"
Emma is 40 years old. She trained at The NZ Nanny Centre way back in 1994 so has been a nanny for 22 years, in Auckland and overseas. She's currently a Full-Time Nanny for a lovely family with two girls, nearly 3 and nearly 5. She loves getting out and about with the kids, enjoying nature and exploring new things.
"Love to watch the kids learn and grow from each new adventure."
Julie-Anne has over 20 years experience as a Nanny. She holds the national nanny certificate and has worked with children from birth - Teens including multiples and children with disabilities. She has lived in with her jobs when the parents have been away and also travelled with them as well as lots of baby sitting work. She is friendly, caring, mature and punctual. She is also a mother to two school aged boys.
"I love looking after children and helping them develop through each milestone with fun learning experiences. Seeing them grow physically and emotional as well as socially is really rewarding."
Connie is 32 years old. She has over 15 years experience working as a career nanny. She has looked after children from birth through to teenage years. She has worked in roles with Twins, Nanny-share, Mother-help, and babies. She loves to get down on the kids level and really take interest in what they love doing and nurture their growth and development from there. She’s extremely passionate about caring for children and is always looking to further her learning to support this.
“ I love how much joy children get from the smallest of things in a day, it helps me
remember that each moment is so precious.”
Heidi is originally from the UK & she holds a UK early childhood qualification. She has worked with babies and young children for over 20 years, as well as having two children of her own aged 8 and 10yrs.
She worked in London as a nanny for many years, and also worked as a maternity nurse with newborns including many sets of twins.
During her long career in childcare she feels she has gained invaluable experience in a variety of settings and has a genuine passion for working with young children.
Kim began her career in childcare 25 years ago she has had extensive experience with children of all ages. She has an NZQA level 3 certificate, extensive play centre training.
She takes great pride in providing a safe, fun and stimulating environment for the children to grow and learn.
“I have a genuine love and passion for working with children and I’m proud to be able to provide a safe, fun and stimulating environment for the children in my care. Also having good, clear and open communication is an important part of working with children and their parents.”
Rachael is a 26 year old born and raised kiwi with 5 years full time nanny experience ranging from new borns to teenagers.
Rachael also has hands on experience looking after twins and children with special needs.
She takes great pride in the relationship she builds with the families and children, she also enjoys getting out in the community and exploring what the child is interested in.
"I see our role as nannies very important, as early childhood teachers we may not see the fruit of todays work but we would have seeded a lifetime of knowledge in the little children we have cared for and that brings a lot of joy to me."
Linda has been working with children for over 10 years. She is a qualified early childhood teacher. She has worked in New Zealand and the UK. She is currently relieving as a play specialist and is very passionate about this role.
Linda loves exploring with children. She loves watching children learn and grow and being a part of that learning process. Linda knows how important it is for children to feel safe and secure and endeavors to ensure children she works feel this.
"A person's a person, no matter how small" Dr Seuss
Nicola is a 31 year old kiwi nanny born and raised in Nelson. Nicola gained a National Nanny Certificate from Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology in 2005 and has 12 years nannying experience with children from newborn through to teenagers, including twins and special needs.
Nicola started her nanny career in Auckland working in Remuera, Grey Lynn and Ponsonby but for the past four years her love of travelling has taken her overseas. Nicola has worked in Australia, the Middle East, the UK and Europe and has recently returned back to New Zealand.
Nicola is currently a Nanny to an 11 and 13 year old.
Kim is 56 years old and originally from UK. She has been in NZ for 19 years.She has over 30 years experience in childcare ... She has experience with multi-births, newborns & school age children.
"Always free the child's potential its magical to watch. I'm proud and love to be part of that working as a Nanny".
Holly has been a full-time Nanny and Educator for 15 years. She is extremely passionate about her chosen career. Since gaining her ECE qualification in 2004 she has continued to up skill herself in all areas childcare related. She has experience with twins, newborns as well as school age children.
“I’ve made a career of scaffolding the lives of the future, and I do so at their level of understanding, and their rate of readiness.”
Jasmine is an Auckland based Nanny and performing artist. She's a creative person with a Bachelor’s Degree in Contemporary dance. She also has over ten years experience working with children. She has a myriad of qualities to bring to the table including lots of games, poems, ball skills and face painting skills. Jasmine also has experience working with autism and downs syndrome with children and adults.
"I have all the essentials and necessary criteria to care for, entertain, facilitate and tutor infants, children, and youth"
Teresa is a Kiwi Nanny who has been living and working in London as a full-time Nanny for the past 18 years.
Her two passions are travel and children, and at times has managed to combine both. She has looked after children of all ages, from newborns to 13 years, including children with special needs.
“Looking at the world through a child’s eye is magical. Watching them grow and fulfil their potential is bliss“
Laura has a diploma in teaching and has 11 years experience working with children 0-13 years.
Laura spent 6 years as an early childhood teacher before becoming a nanny. She has experience with newborns and specialises in infant care. Laura has completed sleep consulting training and also has experience with overnight care ranging from 1-10 nights.
Laura currently works full time as a nanny for two families looking after an 8 and 10 month old.
“It is an absolute honour to be able to teach and cherish our future generation.”
Ellie moved to New Zealand from UK in November 2018. She was a Primary School Teacher. Ellie is currently Nannying for a 10 month old baby boy, & tutoring in the afternoon. She has also volunteered at a Forest School in the UK. Ellie has experience with children of all ages. She has a keen interest in outdoor education and enjoys coming up with creative and exciting ways to get children to play outdoors. In the future, Ellie hopes to gain her Forest School Leadership Qualification to extend her knowledge and experience in outdoor education.
"My goal is to be as exciting, creative and fun as I can be"
All Babysitters are CPR trained, police checked and have clean driving licenses