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Jackie B. - Seeking Work in Tinley Park

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

At the age of 12 I had my first babysitting job for a family of two, a girl at the age of 2 and a boy at the age of 4. From then on, I would babysit for families at my church or family friends. I became an aunt at the age of 14, so I would babysit my little niece all the time. My sister had another little girl when I was 16, so I would babysit them both. In high school, I took two child care classes, one my junior year, which we were taught how to take care of children, and how to create a teaching curriculum. My senior year of high school, I was in the Child Care II class which was two hours long a day, and we even had a small day care at the school were we would take care of over 25 children. I taught a Sunday School Class for over a year for 7 & 8 year olds. I was a full time nanny for 2 years for a family of 4. They had 2 children ages newborn and 3 years old. I am currently an after-school Nanny for 2 girls ages 5 & 10 and love it.
Monica S. - Seeking Work in Tinley Park

Hourly rate17.14 / hour

I started babysitting when I was 12 years old. I have babysat for various ages and I have a great deal of experience with infants and multiples. I have worked in the day care setting the previous eight and a half years. During that time, a majority of it was spent caring for infants and caring for and teaching two and three year olds. Therefore, I enjoy and have plenty of experience with potty – training, and I have a knack for caring for infants. I have a Type 03 Illinois Teaching Certificate and I am currently a special education paraprofessional at a school in Will County.
Rachel S. - Seeking Work in Tinley Park

Hourly rate20.00 / hour

I have been caring for my younger cousins and neighborhood families for as long as i can remember. This includes overnight watching, vacations, and watching children while the parents would be at work. There's really no task i can't handle. Picking up children from school, making dinner, doing laundry, and helping with homework are all things that have just come naturally to me while babysitting for so many years.
Staci G. - Seeking Work in Tinley Park

Hourly rate11.42 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

Hi, my Name is Staci. I am a mother of two girls, a 5 and 3 year-old. Just a little about my childcare background, I started out in childcare in 1998 I was 18 at the time. I worked as a childcare assistant at xx in Palos Park. I assisted in caring for children of all ages that had been taken in by the state for various reasons. It was an incredibly rewarding job and I fell in love with children then. I continued with that position part-time and also was a Nanny part-time while I got my Associates from Moraine Valley. After obtaining my Associates I continued to nanny for another few years because I truly enjoyed it. I then decided to go out and get a position that pertained to my schooling. I worked as a Master Scheduler for five years before having my own children and then ultimately going back to being a Nanny. Over the last five years I have been with 2 families and also worked for Charter Fitness in the kids room. I am fun, loving and very interactive. I love to play, do crafts, sports and all kinds of activities. I would love the opportunity to meet you and your family and see if we would be a good fit for eachother.
Jenna S. - Seeking Work in Tinley Park

Hourly rate17.14 / hour

Throughout middle school and high school I regularly babysat for families in the neighborhood as well as extended family members. I have a 7 year old niece and a 4 year old nephew who I often look after and spend time with while my sister and her husband are working.
Cara T. - Seeking Work in Tinley Park

Hourly rate11.42 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I am currently a Nanny for a wonderful family in New Lenox. The children are 1&1/2 and 3. I have cared for them since birth. The Mom has decided to leave her job so that is why I'm looking. Previous to this family I cared for a 3 month old till she was 3.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Tinley Park, 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 Tinley Park’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 Tinley Park 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 Tinley Park?
  • 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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