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The Nix Family - Hiring in De Kalb

The Nix Family

De Kalb, IL
$13/hr
2 kids

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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.
The Singh Family - Hiring in De Kalb

The Singh Family

De Kalb, IL
$20/hr
1 kid

A little bit about us…

Seeking an experienced nanny for our 6 month old son! Need someone 1-2 mornings a week, for about 4-5 hours at a time (~[phone number hidden]am). Most likely Mondays and Thursdays, though schedule is flexible. Ideally has availability for one evening a week as well.

Responsibilities would be: playing with and tending to baby (including a bottle feed and putting him down for naps), some light cleaning/neatening, and making sure our sweet but exuberant dog doesn't get up to trouble.

Must have a vehicle, valid driver's license, be background checked, and be comfortable around pets.
The Walters Family - Hiring in De Kalb

The Walters Family

De Kalb, IL
$14/hr
2 kids

A little bit about us…

Looking for someone to love our kids. Looking for four days a week hours would be usually 9 to 4. Must be able to drop off at preschool and pick up.

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The Harris Family - Hiring in De Kalb

The Harris Family

De Kalb, IL
$15/hr
1 kid

A little bit about us…

Hello!
We are looking for M-F help with our toddler (3 years old) and infant. William attends half-day preschool M, W, F, and our youngest son, Silas, is an infant. You would primarily tend to William. I work from home and plan to take the lead caring for Silas.
Responsibilities would include:
Playing with my child
Activities
Outside time
Some light housekeeping
Meals and snacks for William
Hours (roughly):
8:30-2:30
The Ross Family - Hiring in De Kalb

The Ross Family

De Kalb, IL
$14.50/hr
1 kid

A little bit about us…

I’m a soon to be mom looking for a sitter on Saturday mornings for my daughter. I work over time on the weekends and I would only need a sitter roughly from 8am-3am. My daughter will be born in June so around July I’ll be needing the help for my newborn. I would prefer to drop her off and pick her up. Please let me know if this works with your schedule! I could really use the help.
The Holliday Family - Hiring in De Kalb

The Holliday Family

De Kalb, IL
$15/hr
2 kids

A little bit about us…

My kids are loving, fun, and organized in their routine. I stay at home with them so they are always with me. I’m a real estate broker and only need help when I have showings locally or need to train. Just getting started in the field.

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The Christensen Family - Hiring in De Kalb

The Christensen Family

De Kalb, IL
$20/hr
1 kid

A little bit about us…

Seeking someone to care for our baby 2 days a week, 9-5.
The Fox Family - Hiring in De Kalb

The Fox Family

De Kalb, IL
$13/hr
1 kid

A little bit about us…

Overnight sitter. Change diapers and make bottle through out the night while my toddler sleeps
The Q Family - Hiring in De Kalb

The Q Family

De Kalb, IL
$15/hr
4 kids

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How to Find a Nanny Share in DeKalb, IL

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 DeKalb, IL

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 DeKalb, IL

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 DeKalb, IL

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 DeKalb, IL

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 DeKalb, IL

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 DeKalb? 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 DeKalb, IL?
  • Do you have a driver’s license in DeKalb, IL? 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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