Mattoon, IL
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Arianna B. - Seeking Work in Mattoon

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 5 godchildren that I take care of, and when I was younger, I took care of neighborhood kids while in high school.
Ashlee A. - Seeking Work in Mattoon

8.82 / hour

I have an extremely large family. My dad is one of ten children and my mom is one of six, and I have always been the babysitter of all the cousins. I have a few families that I consistently babysat for in the past. Not only this, but I have a daughter who is 18 months old. I am also CPR certified! :)
Christle M. - Seeking Work in Mattoon

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked as a "Nanny Childcare provider in the Long Grove area and I absolutely loved it The child is the primary line to a healthy happy family! I would keep your child physically safe intellectually challenged and emotionally stable.
Emily G. - Seeking Work in Mattoon

8.99 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a nanny for 2 girls for 2 years, picked them up from school, did home work and extra activities. I also moved in with my sister for 6 months taking care of her 3 kids ages 3, 5, and 8. Packing lunches, going to and from school, makin dinner, laying out cloths, home work.
Tina R. - Seeking Work in Mattoon

8.66 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting since I was 14 years old...I love it
Ashlynd R. - Seeking Work in Mattoon

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

My name is Ashlynd Risley. I am soon to be 19 years old and am currenty enrolled at Eastern Illinois University as an art major. I have a very flexible schedule and can work at almost anytime. Growing up my mom ran an in-home daycare and still does today. I have been around kids all of my life and have lots of experience when it comes to handling the little ones.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Mattoon, 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 Mattoon’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 Mattoon 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 Mattoon?
  • 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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