Crete, IL
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Crete, IL Nannies

Kelly L. - Seeking Work in Crete

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a stay at home mother to 2 grown children. I ran a childcare from my home for 5 years. I coached cheerleading, was our youth group leader, taught Sunday school, was a substitute school teacher at our school and ran the library.
Jessica P. - Seeking Work in Crete

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
5 yrs of experience

I have many years of experience with other families and my nephew as well. I have a huge heart for kids and for caring in kids. My absolute favorite part about being a nanny is Having the ability to be an integral part of a child’s development. There is nothing more rewarding then watching a child grow and progress while in my care. It’s a huge responsibility but also an honor and a privilege.
My availability is open as well.
Alyssa G. - Seeking Work in Crete

9.32 / hour

I helped raise my three younger siblings being the eldest grandchild on my mothers side left me to be the families occassional babysitter. I've babysat children ages newborn to ages 13.
Jessica F. - Seeking Work in Crete

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

I take care of my brothers 3 children when he needs me too. A 11 year old, a 3 year old and a 3 month old baby
Delilah L. - Seeking Work in Crete

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Crete, 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 Crete’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 Crete 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 Crete?
  • 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?