Metamora, IL
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Ralynne S. - Seeking Work in Metamora

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

Dear families, I am an active senior that keeps fit. I am energetic, positive minded, patient, calm tempered, and love children. I have been caring for children of all ages since I was a teenager. I have raised four children and have fifteen grandchildren. I have extensive experience caring for all ages, infants to older special needs children. In addition, I have experience in social work in multiple disciplines focusing primarily on children. I am trained in the use of American Sign Language and I used to work as a teachers aide in special education. My last full time nanny job was working for a family whose daughter started kindergarten in August and since then I have been doing babysitting for a couple families in the area. I am available for a full time nanny job or if you only need someone for occasional babysitting. I'm very open to discussing options with you.
Emily C. - Seeking Work in Metamora

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 3 younger siblings so I have always had that motherly instinct. I worked at the after school latchkey program in Metamora for 4 years watching anywhere between 50-90 kids a day. I also worked one-on-one with 2 boys that had a learning disability. I love kids and they hold a special place in my heart and I would love the opportunity to work with yours :)
Audrey6 S. - Seeking Work in Metamora

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

My name is Audrey Salm. I am a respiratory therapy major at ICC. I have worked with kids since I was in high school. I worked at camps as a counselor since my freshman year of high school and once I got to college, I worked in childcare. I worked as a daycare assistant and substitute teacher, and childcare at churches in Lincoln, Il.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Metamora, 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 Metamora’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 Metamora 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 Metamora?
  • 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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