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Palatine, IL Nannies

Olena M. - Seeking Work in Palatine

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked for a family where I took care of two children, but they relocated back to London. I fell in love with the family and the job and discovered how great I was with children. I also was a nanny for a little girl, age 3. I fed and played with her while she was awake, and during the nap time I did light housekeeping. Then I was babysitting with newborn for a few months. Last time I worked with a nice family with a 9 year old girl. I helped her with homework, and was driving her to school or dancing classes. I'm looking for a nice and welcoming family, and I will be glad to help you with children and the household.
Alina G. - Seeking Work in Palatine

11.42 / hour

I have 17 years experience of child care and housekeeping.I have very good relationship with all my families,and we are still in touch.I will provided all the numbers,so the families can talk about me and my jobs.References check available.
Jaci P. - Seeking Work in Palatine

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked with children for over 15 years in various roles ranging from preschool teacher to full time nanny. I have experience with multiples and children ranging from newborn to 13 years old. Aside from caring for the children in my care, I'm also willing to do family laundry, light cleaning, cooking, grocery shopping, errands and more.
Ewa Z. - Seeking Work in Palatine

11.42 / hour

I have 8 months of experience working at a daycare with up to 8 children at a time, and about 4 years experience babysitting. I have babysat ages 7 months to 12 years old. At the daycare I worked with 3 month-old infants to 3 year old toddlers.
Alka G. - Seeking Work in Palatine

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a babysitter and a nanny to numerous families in the past and have done all tasks such as running errands, preparing food, changing kids clothes, take them to park, library and other activities.
Lindsey E. - Seeking Work in Palatine

9.32 / hour

I have baby sit for along time!! I currently work at a day care but I would rather be a nanny
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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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