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Vernon Hills, IL Nannies

Elaine  S. - Seeking Work in Vernon Hills

Hourly rate14.28 / hour

I have babysat for my neighbors and family friends for the past twelve years. In the past 5 years, I have nannied for 6 different families, and babysat for a total of 26. In addition, I use to substitute dance classes at a dance studio in Grayslake, IL for children ages 3-13 as well as teaching gymnastics at a gym in Libertyville, IL for children ages 3-15 since May 2003. I have plenty of experience with children as I have spent a lot of time with them.
Chelsea - Seeking Work in Vernon Hills

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

I have been a babysitter for 9 years and have experience with newborns up to age 10. I have been a camp counselor for the past 5 years and taught a pre-ballet class for 3-4 year olds. I am a human development major at Indiana University and do frequent tutoring and volunteering at local schools
Simon - Seeking Work in Vernon Hills

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

i have worked with infants to children of ages 12. After high school graduation in 2005, that was my major job and even before that, i had done a couple of childcare.
Bozena K. - Seeking Work in Vernon Hills

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

I worked in schools, daycares, as well as residential homes. I love working with kids.
Michelle T. - Seeking Work in Vernon Hills

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

Throughout high school I babysat for a family of three boys. After getting my college degree in Child Development I worked at daycares for about 4 years working mainly in the infant room, but also helping out in all ages where needed. I still do some babysitting on the side for a family of 2 boys.
Mayara - Seeking Work in Vernon Hills

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

I'm an energetic person so, kids are perfect to take care. I do everything that means kids (take to school, cook, play, bath, organize their room and toys...)I'm a kid to play with them and an responsable adult to take care of them!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Vernon Hills, 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 Vernon Hills’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 Vernon Hills 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 Vernon Hills?
  • 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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