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Amanda A. - Seeking Work in Abingdon

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked with children for at least 10 years. In high school I took childcare classes to prepare me for teaching children. During high school I also babysat a couple of families children, their ages ranging from infant to 6 years old. I have also worked for the Goddard School as an assistant teacher in the preschool classroom. Their ages range from older twos to about four years old. I was an intern with children with special needs, ages three and four. I am majoring in early childhood education with a minor of special education also. I have also nannied for two wonderful little girls for the past year. Unfortunately one is moving to a different state so I am looking for another great nanny position!
Tonya W. - Seeking Work in Abingdon

14.28 / hour

I spent 4 years with a family of four. Two of the kids had food allergies and I never had any problems. The youngest was 2 months old when I started & the oldest was 6.
Kristen P. - Seeking Work in Abingdon

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting and nannying for about seven years now. I have great experience with children of all ages! I have also taught pre school and coached swimming for years as well!
Maria P. - Seeking Work in Abingdon

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Worked in licenced Childcare from '08-'12 & have been a nanny from early '12-current. Have experience with twins and other multiples at a time.
Jamie S. - Seeking Work in Abingdon

9.89 / hour
Full-time hours

I've been babysitting for a few families consistently since I was 16, some overnight care was included
Roberta M. - Seeking Work in Abingdon

14.28 / hour

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