Wauconda, IL
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Wauconda, IL Nannies

Carli H. - Seeking Work in Wauconda

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I am currently a nanny for two boys in Wauconda who's ages are 5 and 3 1/2. I have been with this family since May. Most of my baby sitting experience is from ages 13-19, taking care of children ranging from ages newborn to 14. I took a break after that due to college and in the past two years I have taken care of my 8, 4, and 2 year old nieces and nephews on a regular basis.
Haley P. - Seeking Work in Wauconda

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have cared for children of all different ages. Infants to children of 8 years old. I am able to prepare meals for them or do anything it is that the family is in need of.
Maria  G. - Seeking Work in Wauconda

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

babysit a 5 year old and take and working at chuckEcheeses i would babysit while hosting birthday parties.
Susan O. - Seeking Work in Wauconda

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

2 year nanny experience and 5 year daycare experience
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Wauconda, 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 Wauconda’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 Wauconda 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 Wauconda?
  • 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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