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Rocio M. - Seeking Work in Kewanee

22.85 / hour

I grew up in a family of 4 siblings, with one younger sister who I often cared for. I cared for a 5 year old full time during summer. I volunteer at a community center, which has children of all ages. I have taken classes for education at Illinois State University, which has given me multiple experiences with children, and also included a child growth and development class. My most recent nanny experience was summer 2012 and when I took a semester off of university to nanny for a family in New York City, for about a total of 8 months before returning back to school. I was a live-in nanny and worked from when the two children (ages 2 and 4) woke up till 6pm and occasionally worked weekends when necessary. I did regular activities with the children, including dressing them in the morning, bathing them at night, cooking, arranging outings, reading with and for them, ect. During this time I also gained experience traveling with children in and out of the country.
Alexis M. - Seeking Work in Kewanee

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

I am 34 years of age i have two children of my own. I was a foster parent for about a year now. I love children. I have worked with children with disabilities. I am also CPR and first aid certified. Im very sweet and loving and caring person. My avaibility i would say is pretty flexiable all though i do plan on going back to school in august for my CNA liscence. I have ny medical asst as well.
D'Andrea S. - Seeking Work in Kewanee

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

Hello! My name is D'Andrea Stoner, I’m 20 years old and will be turning 21 in 1 month. I have a very big family and have watched/raised kids basically my whole life! I’m patient, fun to be around, love being outdoors, and working on fun activites. I’m very responsible. I live on my own and pay all my bills, but I also have a child like soul, so I’ve always had a wonderful time interacting and watching kids! I also have a German Shepard who I love so much. I will be going to school in the fall not sure if it will be part time or full time yet. I’m just loving day by day to figure it all out and keep my happiness in line always. I have a great personality if I do say so myself and I have a relaxed, positive spirit. If you have any more questions, please feel free to reach out.
Paige R. - Seeking Work in Kewanee

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hello! My name is Paige Rossell. I am a student at Black Hawk East; I'm studying to be a correctional social worker. I love children and I hope to work with them in the future! If you have any questions please feel free to ask!
Maria S. - Seeking Work in Kewanee

15.00 / hour
5 yrs of experience

Young P.E. teacher, that LOVES children. I have been around many familes over the years and would love to be able to work with a great family over summers and as often as possible during the school year.
Nely D. - Seeking Work in Kewanee

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

I have had a lot of experience with kids from new born to ages 8. I have volunteered in day care centers. I love spending time with babies and taking care of them.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Kewanee, 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 Kewanee’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 Kewanee 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 Kewanee?
  • 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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