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Kristen S. - Seeking Work in New Lenox

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have experience babysitting for children ages infant-10 years of age both for family, friends and neighborhood families throughout the last 10+ years. I also studied to be an educator at UIC before pursuing my career as a stylist. My greatest and most valuable experience in child care would be becoming a parent myself! The innate patience, understanding and love for a child that comes with motherhood is the greatest past experience of all.
Christine V. - Seeking Work in New Lenox

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

-Mother of two -CPR Certified -Many years as a nanny, and Mom -several wonderful References
Courtney K. - Seeking Work in New Lenox

14.28 / hour

I have been a nanny for almost 10 years and baby-sitting for 16 years. I adore children and enjoy working with them. I have had experience teaching pre-school and a lot of recent childcare positions with infants.
Patricia R. - Seeking Work in New Lenox

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny on & off for the past 30 years. I am 52 years old with two grown children. I am great with children & come with good references.
Kaitlin L. - Seeking Work in New Lenox

8.57 / hour

i have been babysitting/nannying since i was 11. I went to joliet junior college for elementary education. Took child care classes. Worked at a day care. I also worked in the day care all through highschool.
Ryabn B. - Seeking Work in New Lenox

12.50 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

Hello, my name is Ryann & I am 19 years old. I live in New Lenox and graduated from Lincoln-way Central in 2017. During the school year, I will be taking online classes so I have extreme flexibility in scheduling. My passion for kids started at a young age- I started babysitting when I was 13, was an aid for a preschool for 2 years, volunteer at gigi’s Playhouse, & am nannying. I am extremely comfortable with children of all ages, following any routines you have, meal prep, light housekeeping, laundry, etc. I worked downtown as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant (CNA) for about a year at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center so I am CPR certified & first aid trained. I have a clean driving record , have reliable transportion, & am a non-smoker!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in New Lenox, 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 New Lenox’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 New Lenox 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 New Lenox?
  • 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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