Elmwood Park, NJ
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Marta E. - Seeking Work in Elmwood Park

9.37 / hour
Full-time hours

I have had 15 years experience caring for children from birth to teenage years. I am certified in CPR and first aid. Before becoming a nanny I was a teacher K-*. Currently I have a full time job working with a family. I've cared for this family for three years and cared for their family friend's family for seven.
Sonia A. - Seeking Work in Elmwood Park

9.80 / hour

i have volunteered in a preschool with children i have a 7 month niece usually i baby sit her.
Lorena T. - Seeking Work in Elmwood Park

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

Well my first child experience was amazing , because I love kids and I enjoyed being working wit kids is a wonderful experience
Olivia B. - Seeking Work in Elmwood Park

14.28 / hour

I have been babysitting local families for the past 8 years for date night occasions. I worked in a summer camp in Austria working with children ages 5-15 from all around the world. I have also worked in a daycare facility locally for 2 years working with infants to 5 year olds.
Anita C. - Seeking Work in Elmwood Park

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

really nice a like to work with children i have two daughters valentina she is 10 and Mia she is 2
Lynette A. - Seeking Work in Elmwood Park

11.42 / hour

I have over 20 yrs. working with children
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Elmwood 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 Elmwood 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 Elmwood 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 Elmwood 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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