Zion, IL
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Sandra G. - Seeking Work in Zion

8.41 / hour
Full-time hours

i was with a family for ten years there were two children. they were 4 and 6 when i started and they are now 21 and 23. the parents were divorced so i had to go between the two parents' houses. i did the homework with the kids,errands,all activities,doctors' appointments cooking etc. if they were sick i picked them up from school and cared for them as they got older. i was called first.i was then with a family with two children for two years. the children were 4months and 6 years old when i started and 2.5 years old and 8 years old when my time ended.that was a great experience because they were an indian family and i learned so many new things. they returned to india. my current family i have been with for almost three years. they have one child right now that is three and 1/2(i started when she was four months old) they have another little one that is 5 months. i am still with my current family and will be with them until i find a new family.
Val G. - Seeking Work in Zion

22.85 / hour

I always feel that I contributed in the childs learning and development. I enjoy knowing the fact that the children have fun experiences in everything we did. May it be a walk to the park, movie outings, shopping, playing board games, anything to do with arts and crafts. I am experienced in caring for newborns. I cared for a newborn and his two older sisters when I was in high school. I am currently babysitting for my cousins 11mo son. I've cared for him since he was a newborn. I am also caring for my best friends children when they are in town. They are 3 and 5mo. I cared for her first daughter from the time she was 3mo to 2yrs on a weekly basis before they moved out of state. My current job entails driving individuals to and from work. Helping with cooking/cleaning duties. Take them out wherever they may want to go. I am currently a home supervisor and work with developmentally disabled individuals. I take care of all the paperwork for the month including safety. I do all the grocery and home supply shopping. I make sure my individuals and the staff I work with have everything they need to be able to keep the home running smoothly for my boss.
Nilsa S. - Seeking Work in Zion

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have experience with being a Preschool Teacher's Assistant for several years and also owned and managed my own home Day Care. I also have been baby sitting for a very long time, and have been in the Nanny profession for four years.
Sasha  . - Seeking Work in Zion

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have always babysitted other children in my family and my friends children. Currently, I have three kids of my own the oldest being autistic. I am very patient and nurturing because I know that is what a child needs.
Kathleen A. - Seeking Work in Zion

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Past childcare experiences have all been nothing but great. I do keep in touch with all the families who do not need a sitter anymore.
Heather W. - Seeking Work in Zion

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

i have worked with children for the past 6 and half years. working at different day care centers.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Zion, 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 Zion’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 Zion 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 Zion?
  • 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?