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Ana Luisa Martinez
Lake Forest$20/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi! My name is Ana Luisa Martinez, I am from Caracas Venezuela, I am 18 years old. I am bilingual and my first language is Spanish, but my second language is English. When I see myself as a nanny I wonder what would I teach the kids and that is when everything comes into my mind. As a kid, I used to do many sports, including swimming, gymnastics, dance, ballet, yoga, karate, volleyball, and tennis. As I came to the age of 9 I stopped practicing many of those sports and joined the horseback riding team at the day club back home. As for my experience with kids, I love helping them learn how to read, write, and play games. I have always been passionate about spending time with kids and helping them learn and achieve every goal they want. I have worked as a nanny many times for family friends since I was 15 and since I loved spending time with kids I also volunteered in several foundations to help kids learn how to interact with others, how to play games, and how to read and write.
Maria Escalante
Lake Forest$17/hr  |  12 yrs experience
I am a fun loving, very reliable and honest person, with experience in child care for kids from newborn to teens, I have also done twins lots of times. I have 3 kids if my own and also own a dog. I have lived in Waukegan for 34 years and can provide great reference.
Abigail Clarke
Lake Forest$10/hr  |  3 yrs experience
Hi there!! My name is Abigail and I am a senior at Lake Forest high school who is looking to make little extra cash for next year :) I am currently choosing to stay remote for school during this semester and I found I have a ton of free time. I also have a car and I absolutely love kids - especially younger kids!! I love pets too!
Kathryn K.
Lake Forest$20/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been baby-sitting for a little over eight years now, and I think it is the best job I could have. I have experience working with children of all ages and love each one just as much. Throughout the past three years, I have the most experience working with grade school children and "tweens." I have previous experience with teenagers as well. I am comfortable driving children to their activities if need be. I have spent a lot of time tutoring middle-school students and I feel that I can adapt well to any given situation.
Nell Burgener
Lake Forest$11/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi! My name is Nell Burgener and I am a student at Marquette University. My home town is Lake Forest, Illinois and I am always home on my breaks from school!
Maggie H.
Lake Forest$10.36/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am currently a sophomore in college and I have had several babysitting jobs with different families over the past 5 years. I have worked with infants all the way up to middle schoolers. I am very good with kids! Personally, I have 3 younger step siblings, ages 4, 6, and 12 in addition to a brand new baby brother who just turned 1! Throughout high school I tutored a middle school boy in math. Additionally, I have had much experience volunteering with school children through the American Red Cross. I am a very responsible and reliable person in my every day life and especially when watching children.
Kambrea F.
Lake Forest$14.28/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been babysitting for over 4 years now. This past school year and summer, I babysat for 3 families. One had 3 children, the other 2, and the last had 1 child. I am also qualified to tutor kids in mathematics and science.
Catherine M.
Lake Forest$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have 9 nieces and nephews aging from 1-16. I have a lot of experience taking care of them and playing with them. As well as babysitting for 5 years. I at one point was going to major in Early Childhood Education because I love kids so much!
Lisa F.
Lake Forest$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have worked as a childcare provider from the age of seven. My parents were well known in my country and so visitation from people was frequent and along with them came their children. I took care of those children being the oldest girl and have loved it since. Ever since i looked into the face of my little siblings after they were done and realized how much my behavior and care for them was going to impact my life, i took it seriously and want to make a difference in the life of as many kids as i can. After moving to america, i had the opportunity to babysit for over 113 children both in the church nursery, daycares, child development classes and also full time nannying. I worked at a summer camp for disabled children and adults as a counselor and care provider for people 4yrs to 60yrs of age.
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Michelle C.

Michelle is a reliable employee for our school district. She works hard and she loves to help others. - Liz

Katherine Z.

Kate is kind, caring and was wonderful with my kids. She is flexible, energetic, and great with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers! In addition, she's super clean and organized! - Soo

Daniella P.

Dani is a great person, reliable and I always counted on her. She’s wonderful with the kids and they love her. She’s patient and has a positive attitude around the kids, for me that is very important and I’m very happy with it. - Mary

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How to Hire a Nanny in Lake Forest, IL

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Understand Nanny Responsibilities in Lake Forest, 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.

Lake Forest 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 Lake Forest? 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 Lake Forest?
  • 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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