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Where to find summer 'nanny' for 12 yr old.

(12 Posts)
Jinglebellsarenearlyhere Tue 17-May-16 17:05:50

I need help! I need a full time person to care for my DD age 12 over the summer holidays.

I thought I could find a student or someone by word of mouth but have had no luck.

Where can I look?

thesandwich Tue 17-May-16 17:07:05

Local college that does childcare courses?

Have you tried looking for summer day camps? Whereabouts do you live?

thesandwich Tue 17-May-16 17:07:33

Mumsnet local board?

Jinglebellsarenearlyhere Tue 17-May-16 17:39:52

All good ideas. Thanks.

thisismeusernameything Tue 17-May-16 20:57:39

Au Pair?

nannynick Tue 17-May-16 21:03:59

It may appeal to someone who works as a TA in a school during term time. Think of all the people who may be looking for seasonal work.

Karoleann Wed 18-May-16 14:32:49

both our summer nannies came from gumtree - i'd put an ad on there and see

wannabestressfree Wed 18-May-16 14:33:38

Where are you roughly?

TreadSoftlyOnMyDreams Thu 19-May-16 09:34:57

I did this as a second level student after my GCSE equiv. Glorified babysitting really.

Does a 12 yr old really need a FT sitter though? I appreciate that leaving her to her own devices daily for 4-6 weeks is not ideal but there must be lots she could be signed up to ?

Blondeshavemorefun Thu 19-May-16 15:13:59

Have you tried agencies?

I did this at Easter for a 11yr

Too young to stay alone all day and if went to a club then how would she get back as lived in a small town with rubbish travel links

tshirtsuntan Fri 20-May-16 19:51:02

Where do you live? I'm a TA, former nanny and would love something like this grin definitely ask around at school.

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