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Wheeling, IL Nannies

Jenna H. - Seeking Work in Wheeling

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

I have loved working with kids since I was a kid myself. I have been babysitting for family members and friends for as long as I can remember. I worked at a day care for 3 years during and after high school. I worked as an assistant in the 3 year old room and then worked in the infant room. I then moved to a Montessori school where I worked my way from an assistant to a lead teacher working in the infant and then 3-5 year old room. I left that school to work for as a nanny for a fantastic family with 2 little boys who were 2 and 3. I was with them for 2 years. I just graduated with a bachelors degree in special education. I did my student teaching in 2 settings, a middle school and a early childhood classroom where I worked with students with various disabilities.
Erin R. - Seeking Work in Wheeling

Hourly rate9.15 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I just want to start out by saying that children are my passion. They are the future. There bright, smart, fun and some day they are going to change the world. I first started babysitting when I was 13 years old, for my next door neighboors small children. I then opened up my oppurtunites as I got older. I since then have been babysitting/nanning ever since. I have babysat for my family and familes in need... including multiples, and up to 5 children at once. I have also aided children with disabilities and feel very comfortable with any tasks. I currently working a early childhood education degree and only want to be successful in knowledge and my abilities with children.
Megan K. - Seeking Work in Wheeling

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

I have worked in a daycare for 6 years as a teacher, caring for children between the ages of 6 weeks - 3 years old. I was in charge of feeding, changing, developing lesson plans and playing with them to ensure they were growing physically and mentally.
Samantha J. - Seeking Work in Wheeling

Hourly rate11.42 / hour

I have been a nanny for the last three years. my duties have included the following: waking children up, making sure they get ready, prepare breakfast, drive to/from school and extra curricular activities, help with homework, and prepare dinner. I also have a younger brother and tons of younger cousins. I have been taking care of babies and younger children, including twins, since i was a child. I have babysat consistently for numerous families with children of all ages, including twins, and all of the kids love me.
Amy P. - Seeking Work in Wheeling

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

Alexandra D. - Seeking Work in Wheeling

Hourly rate8.66 / hour

I have over 10 years experience working as a nanny with children almost every age.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Wheeling, 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 Wheeling’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 Wheeling 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 Wheeling?
  • 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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