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Brittany   W. - Seeking Work in Palatine

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting varies families since I was 14 years old. I worked at a christian school as an aide a few days a week. I also was the lunch lady and I was the head teacher for the after school program everyday for 2 years working with children from kindergarten to 4th grade at the same school. I currently work as an assistant teacher at a daycare. I have been their there since July.
Nicki M. - Seeking Work in Palatine

22.85 / hour

I worked as a nanny for three years. The youngest child was just born when I started, and the older one was 4 when I started. I performed all child care duties, including bathing, dressing, preparing meals, teaching a home preschool curriculum that I created, taking on outings, caring for pets, light housekeeping, helping older child with homework, etc.
Faith L. - Seeking Work in Palatine

8.33 / hour

During the 2 yrs I was a nanny for a 2 yr old, I also worked part-time in a nursery. My nanny position required me to work most weekdays from 7:00am til 7:00pm. I provided all needs. In the nursery I also cared for as many as 10 children at a time ages 6 weeks - 8 yrs old.
Jen N. - Seeking Work in Palatine

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

Currently watch a 3 month old on Tuesdays and Thursday's. Also a 2 year old when needed. And also my niece and nephew that live with me. Are 4 and 6.
Jennifer P. - Seeking Work in Palatine

22.85 / hour

xx Center in both Child Care and Lifeguard departments
Deirdre M. - Seeking Work in Palatine

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hello! My name is Deirdre and I am interested in working with you! I am currently 25 years old and a Special Education Teacher. I have a valid teaching license and am qualified to teach across most subject areas for grades K - 12. I am also CPR certified. I have a car that would be available for my use.
Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or if you would like to set up a phone interview or a time to meet. My cell phone number is [phone number hidden]
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Palatine, 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 Palatine’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 Palatine 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 Palatine?
  • 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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