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Palatine, IL Nannies

Jessica L. - Seeking Work in Palatine

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I babysat for a family that had two kids. ages 6 and 8, but they have relocated to another state, to take a job offer. I was recently a nanny for a family that has 3 children. They age from 5 to 10. I loved working with that family. I had to leave because my full-time job changed my hours.
Keegan V. - Seeking Work in Palatine

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a live in nanny and a live out nanny for three different families, I worked as a two year teacher at a daycare for two and a half years, than another daycare for a few years in the infant room. My family also runs a summer camp for kids and I grew up there. we have kids come up there from 7 years of age to teenagers. I worked there every summer of my life and I also was a birthday party for 4 and a half years.
Anna F. - Seeking Work in Palatine

14.28 / hour

I nannies for a family for 2.5 years and absolutely adored working with this family. I had to leave the position because I relocated and the commute was just too far. I have younger siblings who I have cared for since they were born. I love working with children and teaching them everything I know.
Jessica M. - Seeking Work in Palatine

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Over the last several years, I have worked in a variety of settings with children and their families. I have worked in two different day cares, as a nanny, and within a school district. Most of my experience is with infants and children up to age 5, but I do have some experience with children over the age of 5.
Hannah T. - Seeking Work in Palatine

14.28 / hour

Since I was 13, I have been babysitting very regularly. Most of the children I babysat were between 3 and 10 but I have experience from 6 months to 12 years. Most of the families I babysit for have more than one child. In one family, I helped take care of a 5 year old very mildly autistic girl very regularly.
Donna H. - Seeking Work in Palatine

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 30+ yrs experience with child care/personal asst for ALL ages! I'm very reliable,flexible, energetic, and trust worthy to meet your family's needs.I love being considered an extension of the family....helping make life a little easier when ever I can!
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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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