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Ashley  B. - Seeking Work in Plainfield

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked with children since I was in high school. I taught swim lessons and was a lifeguard in high school. I babysat often for either different family members or close friends. I was also a tutor when I was in college. I worked at a before and after school program when I got out of college and for two and a half years I worked in daycare environment. I was the lead teacher in the twos room and an assistant director. I also worked at another daycare were I was the lead two year old teacher. For about two years I worked at another daycare where I was in the two year old room, toddler room and the infant room. I also worked in the older classrooms when that was needed. I was a nanny for about three years for one family when I started the kids were three and four. The other family the kids were an infant, three and four. I recently had a little girl at the end of October.
Denise S. - Seeking Work in Plainfield

14.28 / hour

*I provide a safe and nurturing environment for infants, toddlers and pre school children. *Provide well balanced meals. *Teach children age appropriate social and behavioral skills. *Assist children with educational games and engage them in age appropriate activities. *Prepare meals, clean,run errands, drive to Doctors appointments and potty train.
Kristy M. - Seeking Work in Plainfield

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello! My name is Kristy. I am a caring reliable person. Childcare has always been my passion ever since I can remember. I have been nannying for about 4 years as well as working in several day care facilities, which gave me the experience with different age groups of children ranging from infants to preschool aged children. I also have been babysitting children since the age of 14! I am a reliable, active nanny and love to find new ways to get the children up and involved. My past position was caring for a newborn girl as well as a toddler and a preschooler part time, and a 11-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl. I like helping children learn and watching them grow. I am a very social person, and very kind hearted.
Jessica P. - Seeking Work in Plainfield

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Ever since I was a little girl, I've wanted to work with children. I am almost finished with my AAS in Child Development, and want to make a career with working with children. I was a nanny from 2010-2014, and since then I've been working in a learning care center.
Alyssa S. - Seeking Work in Plainfield

8.99 / hour
Full-time hours

I watched my brothers and sisters till I was 14. I watched my next door neighbors 2 little boys one was a baby at the time. I watched my mom's good friends kids for 2 years till I started working fast food.
Morgan  W. - Seeking Work in Plainfield

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

I nannied for 3 boys. One in middle school and two in elementary school. I have also worked in the safe 'n' sound program. I spent from January to June of 2012 Nannying a little girl before she went to school everyday. I babysit off an on upon request when I am needed.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Plainfield, 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 Plainfield’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 Plainfield 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 Plainfield?
  • 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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