Monticello, IL
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LiliAna  C. - Seeking Work in Monticello

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been around children my whole life. I am one out of nine kids so I got a head start on taking care of kids. I started volunteering at Cosi and the Library when I was 12, in both places I quickly become the lead volunteer I achieved and exceeded the goals set for me. In 2012 I started working in a Daycare as the secondary teacher in the toddler room and I subbed throughout the rest of the daycare. After working there for about 7 months they decide to make me the lead teacher for the same toddler room. I worked there for a total of 1 1/2 years before I decided I wanted to work as a Nanny. From July 2013 To February 2014 I worked as a Part time Nanny with a wonderful family, I went back to working as a primary teacher in a daycare for 9 months in 2014-2015. From 2015-2016 I worked as a live in nanny/household manager for a wonderful family in Kansas. I spent 13 months with them and their 4 children doing all the cooking, cleaning, and organizing as needed. Currently I work as a live in nanny in Illinois for a single father with 2 boys, I cook completely paleo for them as well as keep the boys on schedule. I want to move close to Quantico, Virginia in April.
Elizabeth W. - Seeking Work in Monticello

8.91 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked in our church's nursery, as well as being a Sunday school teacher.I have also extensively helped with my church's Vacation Bible School, and was the director for our children's ministry summer musical. I also regularly watch my 1.5 year old niece.
Bailey A. - Seeking Work in Monticello

9.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

I'm still in high school but I love kids and would love to find a job working with them! I'm comfortable with any pets anyone may have! I have a reliable car, and love taking kids to new places and going on adventures! I took Child Growth and Development classes last year at school and helped with the Preschool that our high school does! Open to all ages and I am available as of now everyday through the week!
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Monticello, 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 Monticello’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 Monticello 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 Monticello?
  • 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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