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Carrie K. - Seeking Work in Algonquin

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

My name is Carrie. I am a mom of 3 biological children and 2 by marriage. I absolutely love my children and everyone else's!
I love seeing children grow and learn. I have been a teachers aide for autistic and behavioral disorder children. I learned from them and they learned from me. I believe children are amazing little people with such fun personalities! I miss my children being little and watching them develop. I have a knack for calming children. I am a Medical Assistant presently and any small children who need casting or calming, I'm usually the one they come looking for!
I love playing games, reading children books, and don't really ever want to grow up! I'm about having fun and living every day to its fullest!
Stephanie P. - Seeking Work in Algonquin

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I am going to be a sophomore in college this fall and am majoring in nursing. I love kids and hope to one day become either a pediatric nurse or neonatal nurse. I have been babysitting since high school and also have a younger brother who is 8. I am CPR certified and also have my certified nursing assistant certificate (CNA). I am available Mondays & Wednesdays after 2:30. Tuesdays & Thursdays after 12. Friday, Saturday, Sunday anytime. I will be going back to school in the beginning of august.
Stefanie T. - Seeking Work in Algonquin

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
8 yrs of experience

Hi! My name is Stefanie and I have 8+ years experience caring for children. I love helping children learn through age appropriate play and keeping them active.
Mercy N. - Seeking Work in Algonquin

11.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Kelly  T. - Seeking Work in Algonquin

14.28 / hour

I have watched children from infancy all the way up to middle school. Handled pickups drop offs, changing diapers, meal prep, getting to activities on time, assisting with homework, and keeping the children active and engaged throughout the duration of my scheduled shift
Sam R. - Seeking Work in Algonquin

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

I will be a sophomore at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa this Fall Semester. I am working towards a bachelor’s degree in social work as well as a master’s degree in sociology. I am home for the summer until classes start back up in the middle of August. I am available all days and times of the week. I have babysat throughout high school for multiple families. Before college, I worked as a baker’s assistant for a year and then began working as a food server at an assisted living home for approximately two years. Please contact me if you are interested and feel free to ask any questions!! I am looking forward to meeting you. :)
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Algonquin, IL?

As a parent, it’s natural for you to ask your nanny for a little extra help around the house. However, the boundaries for a nannies duties vary from person to person. In general, a nanny is responsible for making sure your children’s needs are met. This includes things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active, that they have a healthy diet and a sanitary home. When tasks go beyond child care, for example scrubbing kitchen counters, folding laundry, gathering groceries, or teaching a language, you will likely need to provide additional compensation.

How can I ensure I have a great relationship with my nanny?

To start, it’s important you set expectations and are aligned on compensation from day one. This includes outlining vacation days, a protocol for sick days, and everything else you would want your own employer to cover. From here, spend time getting to know them. Take your nanny out one of Algonquin’s great restaurants, learn about their childhood, and discuss your parenting philosophy. Finally, be sure to resolve conflicts as they arise. Open communication is crucial to ensuring a healthy long-term relationship.

Questions to ask prospective Algonquin Nannies:
  • Have you been a nanny previously? How long did your employment last?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR?
  • How would you handle a situation where our child began choking?
  • 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?
  • Do you plan to work for our family over multiple years?
  • Do you have a driver's license in Illinois?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Algonquin?
  • How flexible are you on weekends and evenings?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you comfortable being paid by direct deposit?
  • Are you able to help with food preparation?
  • What could you cook for a child aged 2-5? Do you know how to make baby food?
  • Are you comfortable facilitating play dates?
  • Have you ever potty trained a child before?
  • Have you worked with newborns? Do you know how to change a diaper and prepare formula?
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