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Barbara E. - Seeking Work in Lakewood

22.85 / hour

Early Childhood Education degree, Nanny, Childcare, Preschool Teacher, Summer Day Camp mother of 2 adult children: A teacher and a Captain in the Army. Nanny, Preschool Teacher Day Camps and After School Program and Drop in Nursery. Day Care Home.
Amie S. - Seeking Work in Lakewood

13.00 / hour
Full-time hours
3 yrs of experience

I am one of five children myself and have been babysitting and helping with childcare since I was a young girl. I love kids, and am enjoying being a new aunt! It is usually difficult to find a nanny job that fits just right, but I miss it too much to be working elsewhere. I know CPR and adult/child/infant first aid, although my certification is expired. I lean more toward craft and activity than I do technological entertainment, as much as I can. I also volunteered in many nurseries and social events. I am currently available 24/7 and have my own transportation to/from work. I am fluent in American Sign Language, as well as interaction with children with special needs, emergency/allergy protocol, mild behavioral issues, etc. Pets are DEFINITELY not an issue either! I am interested in live-in OR live-out, and I am more than willing to get re-certified in CPR and first aid training.

Thanks for your consideration,
and good luck!
Jaclyn D. - Seeking Work in Lakewood

11.50 / hour
6 yrs of experience

I have always been the babysitter/caregiver in my family and other residents in my hometown. Not only did I care for the kids in our family, but I also took care of my dying elders. I have many references and have taken care of alot of people for many years. Helping people is a rewarding feeling, I like knowing I make a difference. At the moment, I care for a disabled veteran who lives a couples doors down from me. I take care of his errands, cook, clean, and I have developed a friendship/companionship with this patient. I have worked for him for going on five years now. I will always be there for him too, as I still take care of him today. I know that if you hire me you will be pleased with my skills as I am certified in basic childcare first aid, cleaning, cooking, and much more. Thanks
Allison H. - Seeking Work in Lakewood

12.53 / hour
Full-time hours

I have over two years experience , and I love working with kids . I am first aid and cpr trained . I have been a lead teacher for the infant and after school age groups.
Stacy W. - Seeking Work in Lakewood

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I've worked in a daycare setting for two years and I have been a nanny for four years. During that time I have babysat on different occasions.
Yolanda F. - Seeking Work in Lakewood

14.00 / hour
Full-time hours
3 yrs of experience

my name is Yolanda, I have a resume and a list of references who will attest my abilities working with children and help keeping them safe. I have reliable transportation.
I have worked with children ages 1 week all the way up to the age of 18. I have worked with many families. At Little Messengers Inc. where I was a pre-K teacher for many years, I love teaching & being creative.I was a co-teacher for preschool for the first 2 years I was working there. I was the lead teacher for summer camp as well. I created curriculum, activities and field trips. I have 9+ years working with children. I've had 2 amazing families since living in WA. Also I am bilingual, fluent Spanish.

My skills are but not limited meal prep, cleaning, bottle feeding, reading etc..I am a fan of the outdoors. And I am very much a an active person.
I have a background check
CPR/ first aid certified
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Lakewood, 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 Lakewood’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 Lakewood 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 Lakewood?
  • 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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