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Angela P. - Seeking Work in Elgin

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have nannied off and on for 7 years now, for 3 families long term with up to 3 children at a time, ranging from an infant to a 7 year old. I have also babysat TONS of kiddos ranging from infants to teens. I have loved EVERY MINUTE of it. Children love me because I have a big imagination and I teach them in a playful way. I LOVE arts and crafts too :) I am not a chef, but I can cook simple meals, I can also clean if needed.
Brianna Z. - Seeking Work in Elgin

11.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

My name is Brianna i am 20 years old. I was an infant teacher at a daycare but i cared for kids that ranged from 2 months old all the way up to 7yrs+. I am available 7am-5pm. I only speak English. I can do light house cleaning and laundry.
Grace S. - Seeking Work in Elgin

22.85 / hour

I have stellar personal assistant/ nanny experience with children starting at newborn and up- I currently work with a family consisting of a special needs child and another family with 3 month old twins! I have attached my resume below along with a list of references of families that I currently work with-- Looking forward to hearing from you! Regards, Grace REFERENCES : xx: ( nanny placement) *All background checks completed by agency- criminal/ drivers license Dr. xx 3 boys ages: 7/5/2 (5 yr old special needs) Responsibilities : nanny/personal assistant Mr. & Mrs xx 2 kids. Boy/girl Ages: 8 & 4 ( 8 yr old has SEVER allergies- must carry epi pen at all times) Responsibilities: nanny Mr. & Mrs. xx 2 boys. Ages: 1 & 3 Responsibilities: nanny Blair 3 kids. 1 boy/ 2 girls aged: 3 & 3 month old twins Responsibilities : nanny *Additional references may be furnished upon request --
Tamarah M. - Seeking Work in Elgin

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

when I was 11 I already knew how to take of myself. so I had to babysit a one year old. It was hard but I got through all of it. The pooping and crying was really annoying, but I got used to that by just keeping them intertain with toys and playing out side being talked to anything that I could think of.
Elizabeth V. - Seeking Work in Elgin

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I had a babysitting w my nephews and niecss for years.
Patty C. - Seeking Work in Elgin

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have a wonderful experience about childcare, when I was living in Dallas
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Elgin, 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 Elgin’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 Elgin 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 Elgin?
  • 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?