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Stephanie C. - Seeking Work in Bloomington

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been watching children for almost 16 years, the age varies from newborn through about 13. Some of the job duties preformed include: helping with homework, cooking, mild cleaning, changing diapers, helping to potty train, driving, helping at preschool, swimming, multiples. Currently I am an aid in an after school/summer program and I love it. Other Non-paid positions include: youth intern for my church youth group, nursery class assistant teacher, mission trip in GA where i was a camp arts and crafts director, community service through my high school working with special needs children.
Chelsey V. - Seeking Work in Bloomington

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

My name is Chelsey. I am 23 years old. I graduated from xx High School, May of 2012. I am CPR/First Aid certified. I have also taken a life guarding class, and two childcare classes. I also worked as a teacher at a preschool, my senior year in high school. I have my own transportation and a valid driver's license. I love pets and I love kids. I have worked with children since I was about 8 years old, because I had younger siblings and also worked at a daycare in Palmetto, FL, for two years. I have worked with children of all ages from newborn to age 15. I love working with kids and have found that kids tend to love me. I love being outdoors and playing with children and rarely just sitting to watch TV. I think it's good to keep children active and playing instead of sitting in front of a TV for hours. Please contact me if you are considering me to care for your children. Thanks so much!
Amber H. - Seeking Work in Bloomington

9.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I can cook and clean if needed, I can swim, and I'm CPR certified. I've kept very high grades in all of my school experience, and I plan on staying in Bloomington for college. I'm a very friendly and caring person, and I am working with students who need special education during school. I've played almost any sport you can think of and I'm a first chair flute my school's highest band. I cared for a child in junior high, I've kept children company at parks, and I'm great at making them laugh or cheering them up. I am currently taking care of a 7-year-old, and I've done 2 one-time date nights for 2-year-olds. I have always been very good with children, and I love to keep them company. I have many hobbies, including all kinds of music, playing games or sports, dancing, cooking, reading, drawing, coloring, and many more. I'm very dependable and I'm known to always be prepared. I'd be honored to be considered!
Ngoc D. - Seeking Work in Bloomington

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
10 yrs of experience

I put the children I babysit first. I make sure the children are safe with me while parents are away. I love animals. I am an active person who will work hard. If parent need anything feel free to discuss with me as I will do my best to get it done.
Cheryl S. - Seeking Work in Bloomington

9.07 / hour

I have worked with developmentally challenged adults as a job coach. I am the mother of an adult child with Asperger's. He is now living independently for the most part. And I am proud of him. Both my children are asthmatic. I know first hand the work and dedication a parent must have to see our kids succeed to the best of their abilities. I understand the importance of a good support system. Every family's needs are unique. And I know everyone needs some "me" time to recharge.
Johanna A. - Seeking Work in Bloomington

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I began my nanny career when I was 18 caring for an infant and toddler. Since then I have provided services to nearly 20 families as child care provider. At times a baby sitter, a nanny, or a special needs care provider. I love working with children and it is my chosen career.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Bloomington, 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 Bloomington’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 Bloomington 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 Bloomington?
  • 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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