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Emily G. - Seeking Work in Plano

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

Mother to preemie twins mult medical issues, nanny to micropreemie on oxygen/feeding tube, childcare at church, babysitting as a teen.
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.
Shannon M. - Seeking Work in Plano

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a loving,devoted and caring,devoted mom, certified pe teacher with over 20 years pe teacher ....over 10 yrs as a nanny and three years as children's homecare provider business owner.I have two wonderful, productive and happy older kids.My son is in college,22 and attending University of Arkansas in the Business program.My daughter is 15 and travels to see her dad in the summer and has a sister to spend time with for a two month every summer . I love babies of all ages and have been taking care of infants,children of all ages(since I was 12 yrs.old) while I grew up in Plano,Tx.In my highschool years I was a Child Development Major and continued in my studies in Kinesiology and graduated as a Physical Education Teacher. I am very respectful loving,responsible,mature,trustworthy,organized,sincere and very compassionat when taking care of children.My personality is kind,energetic,sweet,loving,caring and fun! I have been working in childcare,education,many certification hours and training while obtaining my college degree.I have worked and enjoyed taking care of all ages for over 25 years.My jobs,college degree and career choices have always been in child development,nanny,childcare provider and certified teacher(Infants to teenagers.)I understand the importance of balancing home,work and family so I feel I can offer quality childcare,respect to all family members and their household. I will offer and demonstrate kindness,love and consistency to your children and the the parents I can offer a caring nanny, teacher,a mentor,a positive role model with a strong work ethic and commitment of excellent service to a family in the Dallas/Plano area.I have taught Elementary P.E. for 16 yrs and I love it!! and pay NEG.
Shelby B. - Seeking Work in Plano

20.00 / hour

I'm Shelbie: 18, the third child of six, and I've been a paid babysitter for kids for about six years now. I've babysat children from ages infant-14 years old, and have quite a bit of experience with special-needs children as well. I've worked for over a dozen different families, and I absolutely love watching kids! I will make a point to play with the kids if they want to (outside or inside), and I won't have them sit down and watch television all day, unless I have specific parental requests to do so. I really enjoy doing crafts (I'll be an interior designer, so I'm fairly artsy) and sports/games if that's something your kids are into (if they're not, that's cool too) and I enjoy all kinds of games. I'm always ready for lots of fun and creative play---I've lived with five siblings and plenty of pets my whole life, and we're not easily bored! Kids enjoy having me around, and I'm ready to think up new games and play most anything! I hope to someday have a family of my own, so nannying is, in a way, like getting a preview!
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.
Katleen E. - Seeking Work in Plano

22.85 / hour

Mother of two grown daughters; 28 and 22. Licensed, home-day care provider in the State of Illinois for several years while living in Mundelein, Il. 2/3 acre lot with a walk out basement. Fenced in back yard with a working garden, full play ground equipment, double, triple and quad strollers. Licenced and inspected food plan monitoring. daily bleached toy disinfection. My staff and I cared for several neighborhood children for a number of years. As a certified, licensed professional, coupled with a professional weekly sanitation service, illness transferrence was minimized. When our family moved to Plano, I continued my business, was inspected by the city and never received a repremand. As a prior K - 5 grade elementary PE instructor, I also provided the children with an abundance of physical exercise, healthy meals and education programs.100% complete discretion is provided for clients of a professional or celebrity nature to ensure their children are treated equally and fairly. First aid certified.
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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?