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Laura M. - Seeking Work in Lake Forest

22.85 / hour

I have worked as a teacher for over 13 years with all age groups, infants through kindergarten, at various daycare centers. I also worked for over a year as an assistant director. I stepped away from the field 5 years ago to return to school and finish my master's in Early Childhood Education. I am currently looking for a part time job as I go forward with my doctorate.
Nancy  F. - Seeking Work in Lake Forest

40.00 / hour
Full-time hours
26 yrs of experience

I have been a registered nurse since 1986 I graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago. I have two children of my own a son 24 and a daughter who is 20.I love babies and children. I would take a nanny position only with a screened family that shared the same morals,, values and views of raising children as I do. I know how difficult it can be to raise a child or infant without help especially if they are I'll or you have lost your husband or wife and need. a nanny to help you so you may continue to work.
Asuldi F. - Seeking Work in Lake Forest

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

My years as a nanny were spent with one family, two with special & behavioral needs. I was in charge of daily life, laundry, educational activities, and coordinating therapy. My babysitting experience was from age 10 and up for friends, neighbors, and the like.
Elizabeth C. - Seeking Work in Lake Forest

22.85 / hour

I currently volunteer at the College of Wooster Nursery School. I also was a Camp Co-Leader for xx camp through xx. I volunteer at the xx to help coach.
Grayson B. - Seeking Work in Lake Forest

12.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

My name is Grayson Brown I live in Lake Forest. I am 18 years old and a senior at Lake Forest High School. I will graduate in June but will be around all summer. I have had previous experience with babysitting kids ages less than a year old to 11 years old. I have a license and a car. I am available all weekdays after 4pm besides Tuesdays, which I am available after 5pm. I can work on weekends as well at anytime usually. I also speak some French which I could speak to the kids to help them learn.
Monica P. - Seeking Work in Lake Forest

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
9 yrs of experience

Great outgoing nanny who loves to stay busy with kids! Baking, arts & crafts, nature center visits, exploring at the zoo and swimming at the pool. Having fun with lots of hands on activities and learning at the same time
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Lake Forest, 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 Lake Forest’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 Lake Forest 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 Lake Forest?
  • 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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