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Sitter Interview Tips

How you conduct your interview process is critical to identifying the most appropriate sitter for your family. In the following articles, we run through a recommended babysitting interview format and provide tips and tricks that you can use to learn the most about your candidates. We also offer a huge list of good interview questions and how best to utilize them depending on your unique circumstances.

Lisamaree Calderaro

Lisamaree Calderaro: (Babysitter, Nanny) in Strathfield, NSW, Australia

33yrs, (She/Her) from $50/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

I have been baby sitting for 10+ years, it started off as baby sitting my younger siblings then grew to family members, neighbours, family friends children. I am a mum myself so I am very pat...

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Sitters in Strathfield, NSW, Australia

Monica Nguyen

Monica Nguyen: (Babysitter) in Croydon Park, NSW, Australia

20yrs, (She/Her) from $28/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

Hi families, i am an afterschool care educator whom would love to assist any families with babysitting upon a casual basis!

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Sitters in Croydon Park, NSW, Australia

How To Vet Babysitting Candidates

Sitter profiles on this site are not verified by Kidsit, it is up to the parent or guardian to do the vetting and to make sure they are who they say they are and the skills and qualifications they claim to have are valid. Follow our guides on checking babysitter references and running background checks.


Emily: (Babysitter, Nanny, Parent Helper) in Karabar, NSW, Australia

27yrs, (She/Her) from $30/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

Hi, my name is Emily. I have 10 years experience working with children. I have worked as a private nanny, babysitter and in childcare. I now have two children of my own + two bonus childre...

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Sitters in Karabar, NSW, Australia

Sitters in Titchmarsh, Kettering, England, United Kingdom

What Makes A Good Sitter?

Finding a good sitter is not an easy task, the following articles highlight various qualities to look out for while you're gathering candidates for your open position. We also cover less commonly considered candidates such as male babysitters and answer commonly asked questions that parents have about them.


Dhanalakshmi: (Babysitter) in Forest Glade, Windsor, ON, Canada

36yrs, (She/Her) from $17/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

I have a very good experience with kids of all ages . I am so friendly and kind and I like to spend quality time with kids.

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Sitters in Forest Glade, Windsor, ON, Canada


Sheila: (Babysitter, Parent Helper) in Thornlie, WA, Australia

33yrs, (She/Her) from $30/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

I have plenty of experience with children of all ages. I am patient, caring, and always puts the safety of your child first. I am also comfortable with pets, so if you need a housesitter while yo...

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Sitters in Thornlie, WA, Australia

Age Recommendations

What age is too young (or too old) for a child to need a sitter? And how old should a sitter be? The following articles offer recommendations for sitter and child ages depending on the job requirements.

Trisha Rogasch

Trisha Rogasch: (Babysitter) in Forest Lake, QLD, Australia

70yrs, (She/Her) from $25/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

2 adult son, 2 adult grand-daughters. Over last 12 months I have undertaken a couple of local child minding tasks via Airtasker. From these jobs I have followed up with regular sitting for thes...

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Sitters in Forest Lake, QLD, Australia

Emily W

Emily W: (Babysitter, Nanny, Parent Helper) in New Farm, QLD, Australia

19yrs, (She/Her) from $30/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

Hey Everyone! I am a 19 year old studying social worker with vast experience working with young children and adolescents! I am mental health trained and have my WWCC and NDIS Worker card....

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Sitters in New Farm, QLD, Australia

How Much Should You Pay A Sitter?

One of the most common questions parents have about babysitting is how much they should pay their sitter. The following articles look at the many factors that influence babysitter pay including your geographic location, age and experience of the sitter, age and number of children, and specific job requirements.

Madison Mixter

Madison Mixter: (Babysitter, Nanny, Parent Helper) in North Wollongong, NSW, Australia

18yrs, (She/Her) from $20/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

Hi! I'm Madi and I'm 18 years old. I have 6 younger siblings ranging from 1-15 years old so I've basically been a babysitter my whole life! I am highly experienced, taking care of children for 8 ...

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Sitters in North Wollongong, NSW, Australia

Celine Soo

Celine Soo: (Babysitter, Parent Helper) in Lane Cove, NSW, Australia

20yrs, (She/Her) from $30/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

Hi, I am 20 years old and studying at UNSW. I have had previous experience with babysitting. I love being around kids and I often play with my half sisters and my mum's friends kids. I have a bub...

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Sitters in Lane Cove, NSW, Australia

How To Prepare For A New Sitter

If you’ve never hired a babysitter before you may be wondering how you should prepare, the following articles cover all the main things you should know.


Chloe: (Babysitter) in Schofields, NSW, Australia

20yrs, (She/Her) from $25/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

I have years of experience babysitting for friends, family and the community. My qualifications have been listed on my profile and I also have my diploma of community services.

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Sitters in Schofields, NSW, Australia

Mel Read

Mel Read: (Babysitter, Parent Helper) in Windsor, QLD, Australia

37yrs, (She/Her) from $35/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

I am a fun and loving mum who understands what life can be like. I work hard to protect and keep the kids safe, happy and healthy. I have been working with kids with disabilities for a long time,...

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Sitters in Windsor, QLD, Australia

Sitter Responsibilities

The responsibilities your sitter has while on the job should be agreed to beforehand so everyone’s expectations are met. The following articles can help you to decide what’s right for you.

Sarah Dingle

Sarah Dingle: (Babysitter) in Aberfeldie, VIC, Australia

28yrs, (She/Her) from $35/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

I have been babysitting for over 10 years and have worked in childcare for 5. I have since stepped back to administration but want to continue working with children. I am first aid trained an...

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Sitters in Aberfeldie, VIC, Australia

Rachel McNamara

Rachel McNamara: (Babysitter) in Norlane, VIC, Australia

19yrs, (She/Her) from $20/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

I’ve been working with children for about five years now, starting with the typical neighbourhood babysitting, then progressing on to become a swimming teacher for kids of all ages. From there I ...

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Sitters in Norlane, VIC, Australia

Babysitting Issues

Babysitting is not always easy for sitters or parents but it should always be safe. In the following articles, we reveal some key warning signs that you should be looking out for to ensure that your kids are safe and being lovingly looked after whenever you're away. We also discuss the things you can, and cannot do if you suspect something may be wrong.


Katrina: (Babysitter) in Point Cook, VIC, Australia

28yrs, (She/Her) from $20/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

Hi Everyone, My name is Katrina I am a qualified primary school teacher. I have experience in junior year levels but can provide support to children of all ages. I have been babysitting o...

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Sitters in Point Cook, VIC, Australia


Serenity: (Babysitter, Nanny, Parent Helper) in Canterbury, NSW, Australia

22yrs, (She/Her) from $30/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

I am an enthusiastic person who loves children. I have some experience between the ages of 5-13, I also have a reliable car with a clean driving record!. i am easy to work with and very flexible....

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Sitters in Canterbury, NSW, Australia

Special Occasions

There are several key dates and events throughout the year when babysitters are in hot demand, read our guides below to give you an advantage over other families who are competing with you for the best babysitters.

Sitters in Epping, NSW, Australia


Anjli: (Babysitter) in Hornsby, NSW, Australia

32yrs, (She/Her) from $20/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

Very responsible,reliable,honest and caring! I dedicate a lot of my time caring and nurturing babies, toddlers and kids.

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Sitters in Hornsby, NSW, Australia

Have Fun With Your Sitter!

Great sitters will become part of the family before long so it’s important to treat them well.

Tania Ruscoe

Tania Ruscoe: (Babysitter) in Hawthorn, VIC, Australia

55yrs, (She/Her) from $35/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

Hi, I have several years of babysitting experience and am available weekend evenings to help you out. I am punctual, reliable and have all check in place. I love art and craft and reading stories...

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Sitters in Hawthorn, VIC, Australia

Bella Cartwright

Bella Cartwright: (Babysitter, Nanny) in Pyrmont, NSW, Australia

23yrs, (She/Her) from $20/hour.
Can travel 10km for work.

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to view my sitter profile! My name is Bella & I'm a 23-year-old student currently living in Pyrmont, Sydney with my fiance, studying a bachelor of business ...

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Sitters in Pyrmont, NSW, Australia

Parent Admin

Hiring a babysitter comes with extra responsibilities and duties because you are an employer. In these articles, we discuss the various admin tasks that may be asked of you such as writing babysitting references for past employees and we also cover how this can affect your tax.

Babysitting Business Secrets by Matthew Taylor

The Perfect Gift For Your Babysitter

My book, Babysitting Business Secrets, is out now as an inexpensive ebook or full-color paperback. If your babysitter is serious about becoming the best sitter they can be, then this book is perfect for them. I reveal all my tricks and tips for first-time babysitters or experienced sitters who just want to up their game. Get your copy today!
- Matthew Taylor, Kidsit Founder

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