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The Jenkins Family - Hiring in Chicago

The Jenkins Family

Chicago, IL
$16/hr
2 kids

A little bit about us…

I need help watching the kids as soon as possible that is willing to work the very next day I work at mid evenings and nights and on the weekends teenagers that want to make money or adults too I need someone who I can trust and that is great with kids and will not call off for unnecessary reasons because that you jeopardize your pay and mines I need someone who is available at all times and that is on time everytime Im not accepting no one who will bring additional ppl with them to my home because my trust is extremely thin so if you up for the job let me know
The Backus Family - Hiring in Chicago

The Backus Family

Chicago, IL
$15/hr
3 kids

A little bit about us…

I really need a babysitter for the weekend In august and the most important days are the 13-15 of august my kids are loving and playful ask a million questions they love coloring drawing playing at the pool and park I would need help watching them for the whole day for 3 days you can drop them off at school they go to school from 7am - 5:30pm cst the last time you can drop them off at school is 9:30am I try to get them there before 8:30am so they can eat breakfast after that you can enjoy your self and pick them up at 5:30pm taken to the park and feed them maybe some light house keeping if you can but overall please treat my kids right
The Dutelien Family - Hiring in Chicago

The Dutelien Family

Chicago, IL
$13/hr
1 kid

A little bit about us…

Hi my name is natayel and I’m trying to go back to work and my 1 year old is not in school yet but I’m already looking into that already. I’m a full time mom I’m just trying to go to work and provide at the same time. I really protective over my little one so is the people around my building. If you could help out that would be great

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The Carter Family - Hiring in Chicago

The Carter Family

Chicago, IL
$17/hr
3 kids

A little bit about us…

Hi we have 3 little ones. The oldest is Christian he’s 9 years old who was diagnosed with ADHD, we have Alphonso aka Trey who is 3 years old with Autism, and then we have Alicia who is 2 years old. All of our little ones are such loving little souls who are on different schedules of course. We need someone that can possibly help with pickup/drop off, date nights, after school help, possibly needed for overnight if we take a vacation, and possibly turn into a live-in nanny. Everyday is something new with our household so we are looking for someone that can be patient and flexible if needed be.
The Aloisio DeBartolo Family - Hiring in Chicago

The Aloisio DeBartolo Family

Chicago, IL
$20/hr
1 kid

A little bit about us…

We are new parents in the Ravenswood Manor neighborhood looking for a nanny share starting in January 2024. Our son will be 6 months old then. My husband and I both work from home, but I have some travel included in my work and my husband would like to go into the office minimum 2 days per week. We are open to hosting or sharing hosting responsibilities. Preference would be 8:30-5ish three days a week, but open to Mon-Fri as well.
The Hearn Family - Hiring in Chicago

The Hearn Family

Chicago, IL
$14/hr
2 kids

A little bit about us…

I got two active kids a 6yr old and a 1yr old both are girls they are very easy to handle love to watch tv also and play with toys I also work at the hospital 12hrs nights 7p-7:30am but I will need a nanny 4 days a week from 6pm-8:30am my kids are just returning back with me from MS so I will definitely need help with them being a young single mom trying to work and go to school

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The Tate Family - Hiring in Chicago

The Tate Family

Chicago, IL
$15/hr
1 kid

A little bit about us…

Hi! My husband and I have a energetic 3 year old. He has 2 older brothers as well ages 12 and 7. He loves the outdoors and love arts and crafts. We need someone to transport him to and from school Monday- Friday. Drop off is 7:45am and pick up is 10:20am. We also need someone to care for him Mondays-Wednesdays when he comes home from school until 4:30pm. Occasionally weekends for date night.
The Richardson Family - Hiring in Chicago

The Richardson Family

Chicago, IL
$22/hr
2 kids

A little bit about us…

Two daughters. One angsty tween and one feisty six year old with autism. May need help on dropoffs and pickups with a couple of nights a month babysitting.
The Brown Family - Hiring in Chicago

The Brown Family

Chicago, IL
$18/hr
1 kid

A little bit about us…

Care of 12 week old infant needed 4 days per week. 7:30am-6:00pm T-F.

Additional responsibilities include:
- Nightly meal prep
- Housekeeping
- Errands as needed

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How much do nannies make in Chicago, IL?

On average, a nanny earns $15.66 per hour in Chicago, IL. The salary of a nanny can depend on their location, responsibilities, qualifications, and the type of care provided.
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How to Find a Nanny Job in Chicago, IL

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Types of Nanny Jobs and Nanny Responsibilities in Chicago, IL

Before you start looking for a nanny job, it's essential to learn about the different types of nannies and how they compare to each other so that you make sure you’re looking for the right opportunities.

The different types of nanny jobs have different nanny responsibilities. The boundaries for nannies duties vary from family to family. However, in general, a nanny is responsible for making sure the children's needs are met, including things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active. When tasks go beyond child care, for example, housekeeping or meal preparation, it’s good practice to make sure your expectations are aligned with the family.

There are temporary nanny jobs, even seasonal nanny jobs like summer nanny jobs. Beyond seasonal and temporary nanny positions, there are differences between full-time and part-time nanny jobs. The primary difference being the number of hours you spend at your nanny job every week. For full-time nannies, there are options for live in nanny positions and live-out positions in Chicago. Live-out positions are more common, but each family has their own set of needs that require different types of care, and live in nanny positions can be exactly what some families want. If you're looking to explore live in nanny positions , it's even more important to create a shared set of expectations around hours, responsibilities, and what is expected of you when you're not on the clock.

How to Interview for a Nanny Job in Chicago, IL

Once you start connecting with prospective employers, the next step is a nanny job interview. Here is a list of some nanny interview questions to prepare for:

  • What do you think children like best about you?
  • What kind of activities will you do with children this age?
  • How do you handle problems that arise behaviorally and emotionally with kids this age?

Beyond answering questions, families will want you to have your nanny references ready and ask any questions to show initiative. The nanny job interview is an excellent opportunity to get aligned on the nanny job expectations. By doing this, you can get off on the right foot with your future employer.

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