FAQ Category: Native Nanny

Depending on the number of hours worked per week, there are 3 different type of work contracts in Germany that can be used: Mini-job Part-time contract Full-time contract It is also possible for nannies to work on a contractor basis. In this case, you need to follow the specific regulations for self-employed work.   The …

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Typically, a Nanny takes care of the children full-time and is involved in their long-term development. Nannies have a regular schedule and can have responsibilities beyond childcare such as preparing meals and helping in the household. Since they work very closely and intensively with the children, they often become a part of the family. A …

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Before deciding on your salary goal, you need to do some research. A Nanny’s salary can vary subject to several factors: Relevant Education: The higher or more specialised education you have, the higher a salary you can demand. Relevant Experience: Relevant experience is of great value to the families and should be reflected appropriately by the …

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The first and foremost quality that qualifies you to be a Native Nanny is the love of children. Furthermore engagement, flexibility, enthusiasm, creativity, punctuality, trustworthiness are all welcome characteristics. There are also several points to be considered if you would like to work as a child carer in Germany and register at Native Nanny: Legal …

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The main responsibility of a Nanny is to create a safe and stimulating environment for the children in your care. Activities like bathing and dressing, changing nappies and potty-training (if age-appropriate), children’s laundry, planning meals, preparing food and/or feeding the children are common things that could be expected of you. However, it doesn’t stop there. …

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Please email us at datenschutz@native-nanny.de stating your concern clearly and we will get in touch with you.

We require all Native Nannies to be at least 18 years old.

Native Nanny is a platform where child carers who speak different languages and families looking for childcare in a specific language can find each other. Our aim is to ensure the best quality childcare for all our registered families. That’s why we check all potential Native Nanny candidates personally. The candidates undergo an identity verification …

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Yes, you need to have valid employee liability insurance (German: “Arbeitnehmerhaftpflichtversicherung”). This insurance protects you as a Nanny against claims made, such as due to injury of a child during your care.

In Germany, it is very common to request a police clearance certificate (German: “Erweitertes polizeiliches Führungszeugnis”) when starting a new job as a Nanny. A current police clearance certificate should be part of your job application documents.