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Taylor R. - Seeking Work in Chicago
Taylor Riley
Chicago Lawn, Chicago$10/hr  |  2 yrs experience
I'm a people person, a hard worker who takes pride in what I do. I really enjoy meeting and working with a lot of different people I'm a creative thinker and a extremely organized person who is focused on producing results and is up for any challenge !
Mikaela R. - Seeking Work in Chicago
Mikaela Rose
Rogers Park, Chicago$15/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hi, my name is Mikaela! I am 22 years old, and right now I live in Rogers Park. On my time off, I like to ride my bike, play piano, and listen to music. I have always had a natural pull with kids.
Diane G. - Seeking Work in Chicago
Diane Grissett
Lawndale, Chicago$15/hr  |  4 yrs experience
My name is Diane Grissett i been a Child Care Provider now 5 years i change diapers play with my babies feed my babies i aim to please the family so i can continue to work with my family i enjoy my job i cook dinner as we as doing little house hold jobs as well around the house
Gabrielle W. - Seeking Work in Chicago
Gabrielle Welsh
Chicago$18/hr  |  2 yrs experience
I have spent the last few years figuring myself out, so to speak. As a recent graduate of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, I focused on writing, editing, bookmaking, and pedagogy in school, with the “future” looming in the distance. As I am in this current state of transition, working a lovely job as an Editor of a publication, I spend my free time taking language courses (in French and Spanish) and reading fiction—a time luxury college students forget about! Having recently traveling to my hometown, and babysitting childhood friend’s children, I realized how much I missed working with children and youth—both for the value that is taken from these roles but also how much one learns from them! Though my childcare experienced may not be largely advanced, and focused mainly within institutional learning, I am looking for opportunities to grow this and continue exploring as I work towards a potential teaching degree.
Maria B. - Seeking Work in Chicago
Maria Boves
Chicago$20/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hello! I am a 29-year-old girl, I like children very much, I have experience caring for them, I am affectionate, educated, I have full time availability; I can also help with domestic chores; encourage good education and childcare; Speak Spanish.
Elena R. - Seeking Work in Chicago
Elena Ramirez
Uptown, Chicago$18/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I'm a 29 year old Preschool Teacher with a lot of energy. Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico and I've been living in Chicago for the past four years. Bilingual.(English and Spanish) Children's Book Author in progress. Happy, loving and silly.
Kierra L. - Seeking Work in Chicago
Kierra Lang
Chicago$20/hr  |  5 yrs experience
I have a formal 4 year degree in Early Care and Education with a minor in Psychology and I am also Postpartum Doula certified. I have worked with children for as long as I could work, and have held numerous practicums, internships, and have student teaching experience. I also have experience working with children with disabilities.
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Jazmin S. - Seeking Work in Chicago
Jazmin Sanchez
Austin, Chicago$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi! My name is Jazmin, I am currently a student at UIC looking to become a Pediatric Nurse. I work as a full-time Caregiver downtown. I love working with kids. I have three brothers 15, 7 and a 1 year old, so experienced with kids. I’m also bilingual, Spanish and English.
Jhairy L. - Seeking Work in Chicago
Jhairy Llanos
Chicago$12/hr  |  4 yrs experience
Super athletic and active and the creativity runs wild! Love kids and enjoy creativity! Nanny/babysitter for 4+ years. Currently not going to school but I am thinking about going back. I also speak Spanish and English.
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The Ebrahim Family
& Gloria Hernandez
Chicago$12/hr  |  1 kid
Hey my wife and I are looking for a nannyshare to share with our son Akbar, who will be turning 2 later this month.
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The Gose Family
& Amanda K
Chicago$0/hr  |  1 kid
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The Nadeem Family
& I K
Chicago$0/hr  |  1 kid
Hi! I have a 16 month toddler and I am moving to Chicago, IL to be close to my husband. We both work long hours and I am looking for a nanny. Please let me know if you are interested in a share.
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The Eisenberg Nasatir Family
& Kristina Magnuson
Edgewater, Chicago$0/hr  |  2 kids
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The Sharma Family
& Lilli A
Chicago$0/hr  |  1 kid
Hi! We are looking to host a nanny share in Ravenswood. We are looking to increase our son's social interactions as well as reduce some of the cost of our nanny. We have had our nanny for almost two years. She is very patient, caring, and comes with many years of experience. She is Montessori trained, fluent in Spanish and English, and can drive to activities for kids. We would prefer a child of similar age (24 mo).
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Destiny H. - Seeking Work in Chicago
Destiny H.

She’s A Great Person In and Out. Anything We Needed Done, Destiny Was always Glad To Step In And Loan A Hand Or Two! Great Inter-personal skills and a Great Leader. Destiny is Very Outspoken. - Jazmin

Destiny H. - Seeking Work in Chicago
Destiny H.

My Children are special needs,, Destiny is very reliable, nice and professional. She cared for my 3 boys like they were part of her family. Definitely recommend her. - Yolanda

Destiny H. - Seeking Work in Chicago
Destiny H.

I would definitely refer Destiny, she’s hard working and works very good with big kids and small children. Destiny is definitely my go to person for child care. - Rashada

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How to Hire a Nanny in Chicago, IL

Nanny Lane is a nanny website to help you find a nanny in your area. Our nanny services include background checks, PLUS, and nanny payroll.

Understand Nanny Responsibilities in Chicago, IL

Before beginning the search for a nanny, it’s important to understand what you’re looking for and if a nanny is the right choice for your child care needs. In hiring a nanny, first, you should think through what responsibilities you expect your nanny to handle. With that information, you can create a profile so that nannies can reach out to you. The boundaries for nannies duties vary from family to family. In general, a nanny is responsible for making sure your children’s needs are met, including things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active. When tasks go beyond child care, for example, housekeeping or meal preparation, it’s good practice to communicate these expectations with your nanny before hiring them. Along with the different duties that you ask for, experience and location can impact how much you should pay your nanny.

Chicago Nanny Interviews

Once you start connecting with prospective nannies, the next step is a nanny interview. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some nanny interview questions to consider asking:

  • Do you have experience being a nanny?
  • 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 in Chicago? Do you have experience being a live in nanny?
  • Are you open to being a nanny in a nanny share?
  • Do you have any references?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR in Chicago?
  • Do you have a driver’s license in IL? Do you own a car?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you open to being paid through direct-deposit, pay stubs?
  • What are your expectations around over-time pay and vacation time?

During the hiring process, it’s essential to ask for references, and by asking their references questions you gain a better understanding of they will fit in your family. As you get closer to hiring a nanny, be sure to run a background check to ensure your kids are in good hands. When evaluating a prospective nanny, it’s essential to make sure you’re setting the foundation for a good relationship with your nanny. You can do this by being clear about your expectations around nanny responsibilities and compensation, and of course, by being friendly and welcoming! And of course, as you learn how to hire a nanny, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

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