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Chicago, IL Nannies

Brianne Y. - Seeking Work in Chicago

Hourly rate14.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience10 yrs of experience

Hi there!! I've held many jobs, but my favorites tend to be involving watching kiddos realize the world around them & being part of the growth! I'm stoked to get back to teaching & learning alongside kids. My availability is fairly flexible, but I do have another job I will be holding onto for a bit.
Ashleigh J. - Seeking Work in Chicago

Hourly rate15.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience2 yrs of experience

My name is Ashleigh and I am 24 years old! I am the second oldest of 7 children all 2 years apart, so I have been changing diapers and caring for children ever since I can remember! I have 10+ years of experience in childcare. I started sitting for various families when I was 13. I have worked in a day care and I have been a career nanny around The Chicago Land area since 2017. I also have worked with all ages and children with special needs. I absolutely love being a nanny and working with children! Every child I have the privilege of working with is such a gift! I also love music and sing professionally. I love to incorporate music and art into my job as a nanny! I am a very creative person and love to come up with fun ways to learn, grow, and discover things with the kids:)I am very flexible and take direction well. I love to work with each family to figure out what works best for all of us. I believe communication is key. I look forward to working with you and your family!
Jenna G. - Seeking Work in Chicago

Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Years of childcare experience12 yrs of experience

Hi there!
My name is Jenna. I am a doctoral student studying child psychology. I have many years experience as a nanny. I am warm, nurturing, and fun. I always go the extra mile for the families in my life. I would love to meet you!
Maliha  A. - Seeking Work in Chicago

Hourly rate13.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience2 yrs of experience

Hi! My names Maliha and I’m 18 years old. Graduated High-school and going into college in a month or so. I love taking care of kids. I want to start saving up for college and this seems the absolute best option. I get to earn my finance as I do what I enjoy and am best at. Taking care of kids. I’m open minded and very flexible when it comes to my schedule. Definitely happy to oblige with any rules given when taking care of ones child. I can only describe myself so much but if an interview is needed from me I’ll be more than happy to meet the parents. I’m as transparent as it gets and nothing matters but the caring of the present’s child and their safety:)
Triana J. - Seeking Work in Chicago

Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience2 yrs of experience

I'm 21 years old, originally from the Chicago suburbs! I really enjoy spending time outdoors, going to the movies, and crafting. I am CPR certified, First Aid trained, and lifeguard certified!
Felicia N. - Seeking Work in Chicago

Hourly rate12.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Years of childcare experience7 yrs of experience

I’m 28 I’ve been a nanny for 8 yrs to a wonderful family that accepted me as their own. I’m outgoing very detailed and consistent on schedule. I cook, I’m into anything creative, painting, music, interior design.
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Consider Nanny Shares in Chicago!

Nanny Share is when two families share one nanny. The nanny has two employers and enjoys higher pay, while each family saves significantly on child care expenses.

The families below have found a nanny they trust, and are looking for another family to join them to save on childcare costs. Learn more about Nanny Share.

The Erenberg Family - Hiring in Chicago
Stephanie  Robinson - Nanny Share Member

with Stephanie R.
Hourly rate15.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Number of children1 kid

I have a 2.5 year old boy. My Nanny is a creative, responsible nanny with over ten years experience working in early childhood education. She is a true gem. We are looking to do a nanny share with nearby couple that has a kid close in age to our boy. We'd like to start in mid August. Our nanny availability would be 9-5pm Mon-Friday. Time can be be negotiated.
The Hopkins Family - Hiring in Chicago
Maria A - Nanny Share Member

with Maria A.
Hourly rate16.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Number of children1 kid
With nanny since date2 years with nanny

We have one 4 month old boy and a small dog. Looking to nanny share and we live on the west side of River North.
The Coffey Family - Hiring in Chicago
Nanny R - Nanny Share Member

with Nanny R.
Hourly rate20.50 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours
Number of children1 kid

Have been sharing current nanny with my wife's sister's son, but they just moved to another city. We're looking for a family to share a nanny with our active 16-month old - ideally a child of similar age. We're laid back, but value exposing the kids to lots of different stuff - other kids, the outdoors, new activities, music, books, germs, etc. Looking to start ASAP. We live at 14th and Racine - south part of University Village and just north of Pilsen.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Chicago, 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 Chicago’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 Chicago 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 Chicago?
  • 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?