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Northbrook, IL Nannies

Marta C. - Seeking Work in Northbrook

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I started working in a child care back in 1998 and i have worked in that field. i have worked with children raging from infant to 13+ in & out of a child care centers.
Lauren R. - Seeking Work in Northbrook

17.14 / hour

It was very pleasant, the kids and I played did school work, and took day trips. I currently also teach swim lessons in glenview to all ages.
Meg C. - Seeking Work in Northbrook

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I started Babysitting when I was 12. Weeknend Jobs. As time went on Became my Career.
Courtney D. - Seeking Work in Northbrook

11.42 / hour

Camp Counselor for a sports day camp, Life guard for 2 years CPR certified, after school site facilitator for an after school program
Mary F. - Seeking Work in Northbrook

9.32 / hour

I have been babysitting since I was a little kid for all the neighborhood children. Also last summer I was a camp counselor for 5 year olds and I absolutely loved it.
Meg C. - Seeking Work in Northbrook

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have had many years of child care experience. I've also worked for several "Families" as well as "Day Care Centers"
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Northbrook, 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 Northbrook’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 Northbrook 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 Northbrook?
  • 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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