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Gabrielle G. - Seeking Work in Naperville

22.85 / hour

Beginning at the age of 10, I have been entrusted with infants and toddlers as I helped at my church's youth services and daycare on a regular basis. I nannied for five children all with special needs as well as required medical attention for about three years during the summer months. Growing up with two twin brothers has also allotted me much experience caring for little ones of the same age and energy level. Through this, I have come to understand the importance of routines and maintaining a consistent schedule, especially when it comes to napping and feeding. I have several references I am happy to provide that testify to my trustworthiness, reliability, and passion for engaging and educating young ones. For two summers I cared for four little ones (5 year old, 3 year old, 2 year old, and a 2 week old infant). I was a live-in nanny for those summer months making meals, doing laundry, some light housework, taking the older ones to swim lessons every morning, driving them to tennis practice, adventuring with all of them to a few museums, as well as day trips to the park. I have flexible hours during the weekends and after 5pm on weekdays. I would be able to begin June 13, 2016-August 20, 2016. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or requests for references, etc.
Katrin K. - Seeking Work in Naperville

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have taken care of children off and on in some capacity since I was 11. One of the boys from my first babysitting/nanny jobs graduated college recently (time flies!). I have also nannied (live-in) for over 2 years. I prefer an active lifestyle and to be outside as much as possible (weather permitting). Ideally, I hope to find a family to be a part of; do not want to be just an employee. With that said, I appreciate the importance of family time and would never intrude on it. Basically, I want to ensure there is mutual respect, open communication, and similiar values. I have an educational endorsement, in addition to my BA. I know some ASL and am trying to expand on my Spanish. I have experience working with therapists (OT, PT, SLP, and Vision) to help assist in therapy. Due to my education, I would be willing/able to work with the children on letter/number recognition, articulation, phonetics, reading, writing, homework, and general school preparedness.
Emily R. - Seeking Work in Naperville

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I nannied two brothers; one was two and one was five. I was around 19, and had just graduated high school, when I started nannying for the family. I did so for two years. My responsibilities were picking up the older one from kindergarden around noon, cooking meals, keeping the boys active,reading books, light housekeeping. Other than that I probably began babysitting at age 15 and did so here and there ever since. My neighbors had new born twin girls and a four year old son when I was around 14 or 15 and I began babysitting when the twins were only a few months old.
Jamie P. - Seeking Work in Naperville

14.28 / hour

I have been caring for children for over 15 years. I am currently a middle school teacher looking for a part time nanny position! I have cared for children from newborn to age 18. For many families, I have have been the only non-family member to care for their children. I am very comfortable working with children of all ages and since I handle a classroom everyday I feel I can handle multiple children!
Chelsea (Cat) T. - Seeking Work in Naperville

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have spent many years as a volunteer at multiple daycare facilities as well numerous babysitting jobs. All together I have about 5 years of child care experience under my belt. I have also volunteered as an assistant in my schools special education program. Age wise, I have worked with children of all ages, ranging from about 6 months to 13 years old. Please contact if you would like specific references / past job experience.
Karyn  K. - Seeking Work in Naperville

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat for many years and have nannied for the past few years. In many of these positions I would take the children to their activities, plan activities for us to do and would also cook meals and help clean house.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Naperville, 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 Naperville’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 Naperville 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 Naperville?
  • 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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