Park Forest, IL
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Simi A. - Seeking Work in Park Forest

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I love children so much, I have always wanted a younger sibling being that I'm the last born. But...yeah I'm reliable, friendly, protective, and attentive.
Once in awhile I help my aunt with her mini daycare at her house in Flossmoor.
I'm also available Saturdays and Sundays.
Jessica L. - Seeking Work in Park Forest

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

My availability is open at the moment I have experience with caring for young kids
Angela S. - Seeking Work in Park Forest

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

Assist daycare privider with children academically, physically, emotionally, and socially. I also bottle fed, changed diapers and supervised them when potting and napping.
Vicki O. - Seeking Work in Park Forest

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a preschool teacher in a daycare setting for 20 years. I have also cared for children in my home as well as their home since I was 13.
Sharon  R. - Seeking Work in Park Forest

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
22 yrs of experience

I have an abundance of love and patience with children
Chevlion W. - Seeking Work in Park Forest

10.00 / hour
14 yrs of experience

I love kids I have 2 of my own
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Park Forest, 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 Park Forest’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 Park Forest 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 Park Forest?
  • 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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