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The Jenkins Family - Hiring in Chicago

The Jenkins Family

Chicago, IL
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
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 Nix Family - Hiring in De Kalb

The Nix Family

De Kalb, IL
2 kids

A little bit about us…

Call [phone number hidden] if your looking for a position asap I'm unable to message back on here so call or text me I'm a delivery driver usually start at 2pm until midnight I have two small boys my 4year old can be challenging at times. I usually only have Mondays off so I need a full time nanny and or babysitter.
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How to Find a Nanny Share in Illinois

Nanny Lane is a nanny website to help you find a nanny in your area. Our nanny services include background checks, PLUS, and nanny share payroll.

Understand the Cost of a Nanny Share in Illinois

The costs of a nanny share depends on your nanny share set up. How you share the cost a nanny can depend on the number of hours, children, and even who is hosting the nanny share. Additional expenses for nanny shares can include over-time, vacation time, and holiday bonuses.

Nanny Share Family Interviews in Illinois

Once you start connecting with prospective families, the next step is to interview. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some questions to ask the other family in a nanny share:

  • What is your discipline style (or what do you plan for it to be?)
  • If our nanny is late regularly, how would you want to handle it?
  • How would you describe your child(ren)?
  • How would you describe your parenting style?

Beyond these questions, try to create a job posting together by creating rules for your nanny share. In doing this, specific areas to focus on include discipline, over-time, and vacation time.

How to Set Up a Nanny Share in Illinois

In setting up a nanny share, there are lots of different ways to do it: finding a family with a nanny, hire a nanny and then find a family, or start by finding a family then hiring a nanny together.

When finding a family for a nanny share, you want to assess compatibility in terms of logistics, personalities, and parenting philosophies. It’s also important to be mindful that nanny shares can work with the kids of different ages whether it’s two infants or an older child with an infant, there are lots of different ways to set up a nanny share.

Understand Nanny Share Responsibilities in Illinois

Before beginning the search for a nanny share, you should think through what responsibilities you expect your nanny to handle. With that information, you can create a profile so that nannies can reach out to you. You can do this with the other family or alone. The boundaries for nannies duties vary from family to family. However, in general, a nanny 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, housekeeping or meal preparation, it’s good practice to communicate these expectations with your nanny before hiring them. Along with the different duties that you ask for, experience and location can impact how much you should pay your nanny.

Nanny Share Nanny Interviews in Illinois

Once you start connecting with prospective nannies, the next step is a nanny interview. There are questions for hiring a nanny in a nanny share and testing different scenarios. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some nanny interview questions to consider asking:

  • Do you have experience being a nanny?
  • How do you handle tantrums? Can you share an experience disciplining children?
  • What sort of household tasks are you open to doing?
  • Are you open to a live in arrangement in Illinois? Do you have experience being a live in nanny?
  • Are you open to being a nanny in a nanny share?
  • Do you have any references? If yes, here are some questions to ask the nanny’s references.
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR in Illinois?
  • Do you have a driver’s license in Illinois? Do you own a car?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you open to being paid through direct-deposit, pay stubs?
  • What are your expectations around over-time pay and vacation time?

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 prospective nanny, make sure you’re setting the foundation for a good relationship with your nanny. You can do this by being clear about your expectations around nanny responsibilities and compensation, and of course, by being friendly and welcoming! And of course, as you learn how to hire a nanny, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

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