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Christine E. - Seeking Work in Huntley

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I'm raising my own children and have provided in home daycare for over 12 yrs. I had been a nanny prior to that for several yrs. too.
Abigayle  R. - Seeking Work in Huntley

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hi everyone! My names abby and I love working with and being with kids! I am CPR and first aid certified in infants, kids and adults. I’ve been watching kids since I was 12 from kids between the ages of infancy to around 11 years. I even had experience with twins! I am now 17 and want to further my career with children! Thanks everyone!
Genevieve N. - Seeking Work in Huntley

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

I am team player that lives children and very flexible making it easy for parents to take care of other responsibilities .
Alexis M. - Seeking Work in Huntley

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

Hi my name is Alexis I am 19 years old I am responsible and reliable I love kids and I have Nannie before and I thought it was the most rewarding thing ever seeing them grow up I lived in the North Carolina and I babysat and Nannie for a lot of families.
Linda R. - Seeking Work in Huntley

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

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