Sample Standard Employment Contract
This agreement is between
(“the Employer”) and
(“the Employee”). The Employee shall begin workfor the
. The place of work is the Employer’s residence,located at
a. The Employee’s job title is
(e.g. Nanny, Housecleaner, Elder Caregiver)
b. The Employee is a live-‐in / live-‐out (circle one).
The Employee agrees to perform the following duties as a requirement of her
employment: (Be as specific as possible)
e.g. Care for one child (Sam Jones, boy, age 8).
e.g. Pick Sam up from school in the afternoons and care for him until the
Employer gets home; prepare dinner for Sam on Tuesdays.
e.g. light housekeeping (limited to cleaning kitchen after use and tidying
Sam’s play area).
Any additional responsibilities must be negotiated in a separate writing, along with
II. Scheduling, Cancellations, and Records
a. The following