Wood Dale, IL
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Marta C. - Seeking Work in Wood Dale

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have a 12 years experience with kids ages infant to 9 years old.Great reference upon request.Experience:Driving kids to school,activities ,arange play dates.Spend time with kids at the parks,play-grounds,art and crafts, help with homework.Willing to do:clean after kids,keep play area clean,do kids loundry,prepare healthy snacks and meals for kids.
Malgorzata B. - Seeking Work in Wood Dale

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked for one family since 2006
Shailene O. - Seeking Work in Wood Dale

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

I have nannied since sophomore year of high school and have enjoyed every second of it. Throughout the years, I have cared for newborns, twins, and school aged children from a full time schedule to only date nights. I am an active person and love entertaining kids and watching their eyes light up when find something we both enjoy/learn from! There are tons of ways to keep children occupied and having fun without an iPad or tv and for this reason, Social media has been my best friend for fun crafts!
Raquel  C. - Seeking Work in Wood Dale

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Wood Dale, 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 Wood Dale’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 Wood Dale 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 Wood Dale?
  • 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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