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Arielle S. - Seeking Work in Lansing

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked at two daycares and one school.At my previous job I was a teacher's assistant.I worked in the infant and toddler room for 5months and they said I did so well they wanted to see if i could make the same progress in the four and five year old class.I did excellent there but unfortunately the other classrooms weren't doing so well so they had to downsize. Also my job before the daycare i was working at a school.I worked with children from the ages of five to thirteen.Also worked as a sub teacher as well and have been babysitting since fifteen years of age.
Kimberly N. - Seeking Work in Lansing

9.24 / hour
Full-time hours

I love children
Amber E. - Seeking Work in Lansing

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hello! I'm Amber, I'm 20 years old and I love animals and children! I'm currently enrolled in South Suburban College taking my basic classes. My goal is to have a daycare of my own! I have grown up babysitting family members and friends family members. I also took Child Development classes my junior and senior year of high school and continuing to take them now. I would love to watch and grow with the children I babysit. Not just babysit them, but teach them and get to know them.
Madison S. - Seeking Work in Lansing

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

Hello, my name is Madison Smith. I have the experience of a nanny for over two years, and I've babysat kids since i was twelve years old. I absolutely love kids, i truly believe they are the best living thing on earth. I love getting to know the kids and learn about what they like to do and their personalities, then I would do something that would be in their interest so they would be active and their own happy self.
Christina  W. - Seeking Work in Lansing

19.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

I have an education in Nursing , I am looking into completing my degree this fall. I love children. My goal in life is to open a children’s daycare/clinic. Kids are the future they deserve the world and more. I have experience with children from 3months -6 years of age. I have plenty of clinic experience with children including children with special needs. I am fluent in Spanish.
Carla C. - Seeking Work in Lansing

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

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