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Stacy O. - Seeking Work in Edwardsville

17.14 / hour

I have worked as a Sunday School Teacher for over 10 years. I have also worked at a daycare for 2 years as well. I am currently working as a nanny for an agency.
Pratana S. - Seeking Work in Edwardsville

8.25 / hour
Full-time hours

I never really had any experience with kids because I was never given the chance, and I hope that I can be given a chance here.
Kahli J. - Seeking Work in Edwardsville

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been caring for children ages infant to 14 years old since I myself was 14 years old. I have done daily after school care, mothers helper, overnight and weekends, and also vacationed with families.
Viktoria S. - Seeking Work in Edwardsville

15.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

I am able to be a occasional babysitter, childcare and/or a nanny/babysitter. I Enjoy being around children and helping them learn and grow.
Taelor D. - Seeking Work in Edwardsville

9.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I'm a Jr in highschool and I have plenty of experience babysitting (including with special needs children), and plenty of references.
Lindsey H. - Seeking Work in Edwardsville

11.42 / hour

I have been babysitting for around 5 years, I have a large amount of experience with children of all ages. I have babysat for a vast group of individuals over this time. Ranging from staying a few hours while parents have a date night, to staying a week or so while parents have been on vacation. I also have held a summer position at xx in the "kids room" for three years. I have done a large share of volunteer work through my church babysitting during services. I have volunteered mainly with infants but have also been able to help with older kids in the youth group as well. In addition, over the five years I have been babysitting I have also assistant taught at my dance studio. I was responsible for helping and teaching Pre-K to 4th grade students. This past summer, I was welcomed back to help line up the dancers at the recital, due to my ability to successfully keep children under control and on task.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Edwardsville, 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 Edwardsville’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 Edwardsville 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 Edwardsville?
  • 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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