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Jessie M. - Seeking Work in Rock Island

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked in childcare facilities for 8+ years now. In that 8+ years I have worked with children that have autism for 4-5 months. I am also the nursery coordinator at a church.
Rebecca P. - Seeking Work in Rock Island

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have cared for children for the past ten years. I spent many of my summers as a teenager watching my nephew and nieces as they came along. I have had three jobs working as a nanny and countless babysitting jobs and I loved all the children I watched. I graduated with a bachelor's degree and taught kindergarten in Phoenix, AZ. I had a wonderful time and would like to one day go back to teaching but, at this point, I am interested in a full-time, long-term nannying job with a wonderful family!
Anna Z. - Seeking Work in Rock Island

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat for many years, I have been a nanny for a few families that I just adored, I have a niece and nephew I have spent a great deal of time with, and I currently work at a child welfare agency so I'm constantly sounded by and supervising children of all ages.
J Ann W. - Seeking Work in Rock Island

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I trained to work with disabled youth in the schools and have cared for children of different school ages for friends and family over the years.
Tianna L. - Seeking Work in Rock Island

9.24 / hour
Full-time hours

I babysat my mom's coworker 1 year old everyday for 4 months.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Rock Island, 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 Rock Island’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 Rock Island 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 Rock Island?
  • 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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