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Taryn J. - Seeking Work in Naperville

Hourly rate17.14 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

My name is Taryn. I am currently completing my second year of teaching at a private preschool, but am looking for a nanny position. I have five years of nanny experience with one family. I was with them since the birth of their first child and have become almost a part of their family throughout the years. The family now has a 7 year old, 5 year old, and 2 year old. I love what I do for a living, but am my school is unfortunately closing. Being a teacher and a nanny, I have spent time working with kids both in an educational setting and in a home setting, and am a firm believer that you can make anything educational. When working with kids, I hope to help the children develop educationally, emotionally, socially, and physically, and that the parents desire a healthy lifestyle for their children in all areas. With my former family, I spent time doing light housekeeping, cooking, errands, grocery shopping, laundry, swim lessons, and Spanish class among other things. I would love to hear more about your family and your nanny position. My old employers would also be available as a reference.
Kate  F. - Seeking Work in Naperville

Hourly rate8.57 / hour

Are you LOOKING FOR PT NANNY/BABYSITTER or someone who can drive your kids to and from school/activities ?? maybe it could be me!! :) My name is Kasia. You can also call me Kate I speak Polish also. I am 31 and I live in Naperville. I have 8 years of paid experience taking care of children with different ages (twins too). I have great references (as a FT nanny), a driver's license (clean record) and car. Also, last year and this summer too, I was driving two twin boys (from summer camp) Currently, I am a stay-at-home mom with my happy 2-year-old son and am looking for a sitter job, but also a new friends for my son. If you are interested, have any questions, or would like to meet, please message me. I will respond ASAP!! Thank you. ****************************************************************************************** Drop off/pick up from school,drive children to appointment and classes.Prepare meals.Bath children, make children beds.Help with homework and light housekeeping like tidy up rooms, kitchen, kids laundry.Organize wardrobe,toys. +Let dog out,feed. EC
Katrin K. - Seeking Work in Naperville

Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have taken care of children off and on in some capacity since I was 11. One of the boys from my first babysitting/nanny jobs graduated college recently (time flies!). I have also nannied (live-in) for over 2 years. I prefer an active lifestyle and to be outside as much as possible (weather permitting). Ideally, I hope to find a family to be a part of; do not want to be just an employee. With that said, I appreciate the importance of family time and would never intrude on it. Basically, I want to ensure there is mutual respect, open communication, and similiar values. I have an educational endorsement, in addition to my BA. I know some ASL and am trying to expand on my Spanish. I have experience working with therapists (OT, PT, SLP, and Vision) to help assist in therapy. Due to my education, I would be willing/able to work with the children on letter/number recognition, articulation, phonetics, reading, writing, homework, and general school preparedness.
Kristen S. - Seeking Work in Naperville

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I currently nanny full time (Monday-Friday 7 am- 7 pm and occasional Saturdays)in Long Beach, California for a family with 15 month old twins and a 3 year old with mild autism. I have been employed with this family since June 2013. I was a nanny for two consecutive summers for a family with 3 children ages 3 months, 2 years, and 3 years. Two of the children had special needs. I also babysat for several families over a 10 year span while living in Illinois.
Nicole D. - Seeking Work in Naperville

Hourly rate11.42 / hour

I was born to be a child caregiver and teacher. I have cared for children since I was 10 years old (I had a newborn baby brother at that time) and helped my mother take care of him. I was a babysitter for other children throughout my teen years and early twenties. I periodically babysit for friends' children, even to this day. I have been a certified elementary teacher for 9 years, teaching children from Kindergarden through 6th grade in public and private schools in Ohio and Illinois. I have a Master's degree in Elementary Education and another Master's degree in School Administration. Also, I was a nanny for a family in a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio who had two sets of twins - two 14 month boys and two four year olds - boy and girl.
Ieva D. - Seeking Work in Naperville

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have worked for 4 years in a kindergarten that specialized in speech impediment. I later worked for two families which I still keep in touch with. In the first family I helped to raise twins for which I started working when they were 3 weeks and finished working when they were 5 years old due to schedule change that preschool required. I later started to work in a family of 3 children. When I started, the oldest was 5, middle boy was 3 and baby girl was 7 months. I was responsible of driving the kids back and forth from school, friend's homes and daily activity centers. I love to keep the kids busy with art projects, baking or something as simple as puzzles because I believe that it is very important for children to get to know their surroundings and discover what is around them through experiences such these. Art projects help kids develop their skills and focus on one job at the time. Because I am also an educator, I make sure that they love their activities but also learn from them. I highly value honnesty and am always thankful when parents are honnest with me as I am with them because if there is ever a time I should be confronted about something regarding the children, I ask to be open and inform me on any issues
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Naperville, 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 Naperville’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 Naperville 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 Naperville?
  • 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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