Drafting contracts can be a stressful endeavor for all of us. Nonetheless, they are important in order to protect both of the contracting parties. Such as in the case of your nannies, it is always beneficial to outline key agreed provisions to prevent any unreasonable acts from happening.
To save you from the hassles of crafting one, we’ve provided nanny contract templates for you to choose from in this article. They are free to download and easy to understand. They can really help you gear up a sound and comprehensive contract.
When hiring a nanny, we all know that each of them has his or her own terms and conditions. This is fine because you can use it as a starting point for your nanny’s contract. What is important is that the true intentions of the contracting parties are emphasized in the duly signed document.
Here are some of the contract templates that we collected and you can download:
Though the nanny you hired has his or her own terms, you need to ensure the safety of your children with a service contract and security contract (templates of which are available in our vast archives). Our templates offered here should already be worded to match your terms, or you could modify them completely and incorporate some of the terms from these templates. Here are some tips in wording your contracts:
The list above is not exclusive, and you can add more. These are just some guiding principles to take note of to protect both you and the nanny.
Most countries consider contracts as the meeting of the minds between two or more parties to conduct a lawful endeavor. In this case, nanny contracts must be mutual and consensual.
Your contracts can cover anything provided that that they are not illegal, immoral, or against public policy and customs. For nannies, here are some sections that you should expect in your contracts:
These are just some sections to expect from your contract. Just be vigilant in checking if the contract provided adheres to the prescribed standards according to labor laws.
Because a contract is voluntarily entered into, you can also modify it if the parties deem it necessary. However, you must follow prescribed rules and procedure. It is also best to add amendment clauses in your contract to have specific rules to follow in case of amendments or you can refer to our contract amendment templates.