Highland Park, MI
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Talitha M. - Seeking Work in Highland Park

9.71 / hour

I am the oldest of 5, I have been babysitting my siblings since I was 16. I have worked in a licensed child care facility for 2 years, ages 0-5. I have also been babysitting for one year, premie-7 months.
Gabrielle G. - Seeking Work in Highland Park

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

Hello my name is Gabrielle I am 17 year old I LOVE to watch Disney movie, I like to do art and crafts and I like to play board game. I am still in high school I will graduate next year. My experience with children is my nephew's I still watch them but here and there when my sister need me to. My availability is the weekends
Savannah H. - Seeking Work in Highland Park

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a nanny with a family last year for a year and then the family moved away ...I would pick and drop off ,the little boy at school and also help with school work.
Bimbola A. - Seeking Work in Highland Park

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

It was great to be a nanny
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Highland Park, 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 Highland Park’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 Highland Park 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 Highland Park?
  • 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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