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Alexandra S. - Seeking Work in Plano

22.85 / hour

I was a nanny for 13 years before becoming a medical massage and aquatic therapist. I spent three of those thirteen years nannying for a boy with severe autism while I went back to school for my sports therapy and medical massage certificates. It was a life changing experience that shaped my future in ways I had never imagined. I loved teaching him new skills and exploring the world around us together. I enjoyed creating goals with his family and helping him to reach those goals. Working with this young man taught me so much about this world and who I want to be. To this day I still celebrate holidays with this family. For the following six years I owned my own business doing massage and aquatic therapy for children and adults with special needs. Most of my clients I worked with for 4+ years. I treasure each person and the families that I connected with. It was amazing to watch these individuals grow and overcome and learn. I worked with a wide variety of special needs from autism to cerebral palsy to Down syndrome. I had been contracting with the DADS program and when the budget was cut I could no longer sustain my household. This last year I have spent as the spa manager and lead therapist of the Spa at Brookhaven Country Club. While this has been a wonderful experience utilizing my medical massage skills to help members with injuries rehab and implementing programs to grow this business, I have found the lack of support for personal and professional growth in a corporate setting disheartening. I find myself missing the personal relationships and the chance to help people change their lives. I would love to find a family that is looking for someone to help their children explore and learn from the world around them. I value creativity and love to foster this trait in others. I think that culture is an important part of society and experiencing and engaging in these activities help kids to become well rounded social adults. Any chance to foster an interest is exciting! I am an outdoors aficionado that includes everything from kayaking to backpacking to biking. Six years as an aquatic therapist means that I maintained a lifeguard certification that came with CPR and First Aid for the professional rescuer. I have also taught swimming lessons and children's piano lessons. At one point I was wilderness first aid certified as well.
Ashlyn B. - Seeking Work in Plano

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

My name is Ashlyn B. I live in the Spring Creek and Dallas North Tollway area. I have a little over 7 years experience working with kids both as a nanny and as a babysitter. I am a very responsible, activity-oriented 19-year-old college student that has extensive experience in every area of childcare. I have worked with special needs kids, kids of all ages, multiples, toddlers, and newborns. I have a fairly large family that includes an 11-year-old brother that I have helped raise since birth, along with fraternal brother and sister twins who just turned three this past November. I have helped my mother raise these wonderful kids since birth, and have gained lots of experience in every aspect of early and toddler childcare because of them. I have been working with children my whole life and it's something that I love wholeheartedly. I am currently attending Collin College, and am in the process of obtaining an associates degree in education. I plan to become a kindergarten or 1st grade teacher after earning a Bachelor's Degree at The University of North Texas. I am a very responsible, mature, and outgoing person. I have a lot of goals and dreams that I want to accomplish. One of my biggest goals is to work with special needs children after teaching elementary school age children for a few years. I could keep going and going about my information and my extensive background of working with kids, but please contact me. I am sure your little one will thoroughly enjoy my fun-loving, educational, and activity oriented attention. Nothing brings a smile to my face more than being around kids and bringing smiles to their faces!
Brittany  D. - Seeking Work in Plano

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Nanny (2010- 2011) •Responsible for a 4 year old girl and a 6 year old Girl and 8 year old girl. •Meals, and after school snacks. •Responsible for outdoor activities including swimming. •Toys, cleaning kitchen, disinfecting rooms as well as doing laundry. •Helping with home work. •Maintain a safe environment by allowing only authorized persons near children, record parent location, and remain vigilant of unusual. Baby-Sitter (2006-2008) •Responsible for a 7 year old Boy and a 9 year old Girl. •Food, and after school snacks. •Responsible for outdoor activities including swimming. •Toys, cleaning kitchen, disinfecting rooms. •Maintain a safe environment by allowing only authorized persons near children, record parent location, and remain vigilant of unusual. Baby-Sitter (2006-2008) •Responsible for a 7 year old Boy and a 9 year old Girl. •Food, and after school snacks. •Responsible for outdoor activities including swimming. •Toys, cleaning kitchen, disinfecting rooms. • Maintain a safe environment by allowing only authorized persons near children, record parent location, and remain vigilant of unusual.
Inga S. - Seeking Work in Plano

22.85 / hour

I have served as a full-time and part-time caregiver for households ranging from 4-month-old baby to 15-year-old children. I have over 15 years experience working with children. Working with children for so many years, I have gained a vast amount of knowledge and experience that has made me be the best at what I do. With me, your children will have fun playing and learning rather than doing noneducational and unhealthy activities. I will also make sure they have all they need and are always safe with me whilst the parents are away. I enjoy working with children in indoors and outdoors, creating art and craft projects, while making sure your children have a fun time in a child friendly environment. I am a well-motivated, hard working, goal oriented, honest, responsible, flexible, reliable and dependable person that takes their work seriously and always aims to achieve my goals. I am a fun friendly person. I like to read informative and knowledgeable books. I have a college degree. I am looking forward to meeting you and your children.
Stephani W. - Seeking Work in Plano

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

For the past 5 years I have been a full time aid for a family of 5 children. I provide full time care for their now, 17 year old daughter. She suffers severely from neurological disorders as well as learning disabilities. I attended each class with her and performed as her proctor and have happily done so since she was in the seventh grade. My responsibilities also included bathing, light cooking and cleaning, as well as accompanying the family on all vacations to watch over the 4 younger children. At nights, I made sure the all homework was completed and as well as quiz and test reviews. I have ample experience as a middle school and high school tutor as well.
Jennifer B. - Seeking Work in Plano

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I'd like to start by thanking you for taking to time to look me over! I am a mother of 6 and all my babies are nearly grown! My oldest son is 22, and our 'baby' is 10. Being a stay at home mom just didn't make much sense anymore! Besides being a mom for over 20 yrs, I have been working with children since I was 16yrs old. I started working in Day Cares then and switched to being a nanny in 1995 after having my oldest child. I only left being nanny when my family moved away from the DFW area. Now I am back, and as all my kids are now in full time school, i find myself missing "playing" all day! I am looking to become a nanny where I feel I can make a difference and have a good relationship with a family, not a quick "hi" and "bye" at drop off and pick up! I look forward to speaking and hopefully meeting with you and your family to see if we are a good fit! Thanks again for your time!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Plano, 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 Plano’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 Plano 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 Plano?
  • 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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