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Jessica Jaworski
Arlington Heights$10/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hey I'm Jess! I'm very active and I love to be in nature. My passions include painting and gardening. I also am a huge animal lover! My schedule is flexible.
Emily Salzmann
Arlington Heights$9.50/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hi! I am a high school student looking for a part time job as a nanny. I love kids and I love to cook!
Emma Luedloff
Arlington Heights$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi my name is Emma ! I love children and if you need a right nanny i'm the one for the job! I am CPR certified and first aid certified, I also have taken early childhood development programs in my high school! Including, preschool 1 and 2, and teacher internship program (TIP). Also during my senior year I was apart of the education academy! (Student teaching!) I also use to have a job at my local elementary school in the after school program but because of covid-19 I was recently unemployed. I love children and will be attending University in the fall to study elementary education! For now nannying seems like the best job for me!
Meghan Martin
Arlington Heights$18/hr  |  24 yrs experience
I come from a big family that is very close, friendly, and loving. I love to adventure, hike, play sports, listen to music, read, do arts and crafts, and discover new things. I am very open minded and easy going.
Rachael Ann Badham
Arlington Heights$9.25/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
i am a christain childcare i am opening this summer to a larger building with staff and security the end summer we are buying a buillding i have a business plan to look at i am flex hours and try to do what your needs are with our plans for child will discuss with you your needs are imporant
Molly Meier
Arlington Heights$15/hr  |  8 yrs experience
Hi! My name is Molly. I have worked with kids for over 15 years now! A nanny for the past 8 years (same family). I have also worked at a daycare for almost 3 years (primarily in the infant room)
Shannon Steines
Arlington Heights$10/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hey my name is Shannon! I am 20 and I will be a junior at the University of Notre Dame next year! I am a premed major and I love working with kids:) I was a cheerleading coach for elementary girls all through high school and I volunteer at the day care at school!
Shahnai Faisal
Arlington Heights$12/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I go to Harper College. I am looking for a part time job. I would love to be a nanny.
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Mya H.

She is wonderful with children and they absolutely adore her, she is very friendly and always is wonderful to have watch my children. Highly recommended - Blair

Mya H.

Mya is very patient with my child. My child has ADHD and Mya is very consistent with him and helps him stay on track. She is also very good about helping him with his homework and completing tasks. - Katie

Kate S.

Kate was so great with my daughter. She sang songs with her, took her on walks, played with her and read her books. My daughter always asked about Kate and always sang the songs she would sing together. Still to this day my daughter asks about Kate. Due to me starting a new job I decided to place my daughter in a daycare. But she adores Miss Kate! - Randi

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How to Find a Babysitter in Arlington Heights, IL

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Arlington Heights, IL

Before beginning the search for a babysitter, it’s important to understand what you’re looking for and if a babysitter is the right choice for your child care needs. There are lots of benefits to hiring a babysitter such as getting the flexibility of having some more time for yourself or with your partner. When hiring a babysitter, first, you should explore the differences between a nanny and a babysitter. If you’re looking for occasional child care, babysitters are the right choice for you, but if you’re looking for more frequent care, a nanny may be better for your needs.

From there, you can think about what you expect your babysitter to handle so that you can create a profile for nannies to reach out to you. The boundaries for babysitters’ duties can vary from family to family. However, in general, a babysitter is responsible for making sure your kids’ needs are met, including things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active. When tasks go beyond child care, for example to housekeeping, laundry, or meal preparation, it’s good practice to communicate these expectations with your babysitter before hiring them. Along with the different duties that you ask for, experience and location in Arlington Heights can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Arlington Heights Babysitter Interviews

Once you start connecting with prospective babysitters, the next step is to conduct an interview. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some babysitter interview questions to consider asking:

  • Do you have experience being a babysitter?
  • What sort of household tasks are you open and comfortable doing?
  • Do you have any references?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR in Illinois?
  • Do you have a Illinois driver’s license? Do you own a car?
  • How do you handle tantrums? Can you share an experience disciplining children?

During the hiring process, it’s essential to ask for references and by asking their references questions you gain a better understanding of they will fit in your family. As you get closer to hiring a nanny, be sure to run a background check to ensure your kids are in good hands. When evaluating a babysitter that you’re considering hiring, make sure you’re setting the foundation for a good relationship with your babysitter. You can do this by being clear about your expectations around babysitter responsibilities and compensation, and of course, by being friendly and welcoming!

And of course, as you learn how to hire a babysitter, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

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