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Maggie C. - Seeking Work in Homer Glen

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello families! My name is Maggie and I would love to become your nanny or babysitter! I am very friendly, fun, dependable, and caring. I get along with everyone, and I know that I would be the perfect person to help your family. I’m 24 years old and from Lockport, a southwest suburb of Chicago. In 2010 I graduated from the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University with a degree in Percussion Performance, but I also like to play piano, recorder, handbells and sing. I love kids and have been teaching music for many years, at school and at church. I studied German for 4 years and after living in Germany for a year as an au pair, am now fluent. I would love to be able to bring this skill with me and help your kids learn a new language. My time in Germany was really exciting and life-changing, as that was when I realized that I wanted to make nannying my career. I love spending time with, playing with, and taking care of kids. In my spare time I enjoy being outside, hiking, playing tennis, and just exploring. I am a very happy person, a great listener, and just like to make life as much fun as possible. I am definitely a kid at heart, which is why I get along with them so well, but I am also responsible and know when it is time to stop playing and start working (usually I can find a way to combine both, though). I love to travel and have been to many countries, and I would love to share my experiences (and eclectic cooking knowledge) with your family! I would be able to start immediately, and have experience with all sorts of animals. I live in the southwest suburbs but would be willing to travel to Chicago. I have my own car and a spotless driving record. I would love to meet your family to see if we're a great match. I hope to hear from you soon!
Ingrida  P. - Seeking Work in Homer Glen

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have over 10 years of experience with kids. I love and enjoy teaching them new things and help them explore the world.
Diane R. - Seeking Work in Homer Glen

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny in New Lenox, Il. for 9 years for the same family. Prior I have been a state licensed daycare provider in my home for 8 children a day for twelve years. I care for children at xx as a pre school daycare provider and recess monitor.I am with a family now of three young children in Clarendon Hills, Il. I am available for evening and weekend care most of the time. Im experienced in extended weekend care.
Monika G. - Seeking Work in Homer Glen

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 8 years of experience babysitting kids ages 0-10.I've been with the family I'm leaving after this summer break for 5 years. I can provide with great references.
Monika M. - Seeking Work in Homer Glen

17.14 / hour

Hi! My name is Monika and I have been babysitting for 10 years! Currently I'm working for two families in La Grange Park, but one of the families won't need me anymore. Therefore I'm looking for a new family to work for 3 days a week. I have experience with children ages newborn to 11years old, have my own car, willing to do light housework and help with homework. I'm able to start right away. Will provide excellent references!
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Homer Glen, 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 Homer Glen’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 Homer Glen 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 Homer Glen?
  • 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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