Nanny in Chicago, IL 60625.
Looking for part-time work as a nanny.
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- Age 37
- 11 years paid experience
Last signed in: Last week
Preferred Rate $17-$25 per hour
Here's a bit about me. I also have a resume and excellent references readily available at your request.
I am very passionate about working with children. I have taken four early childhood education courses in college, however, I am currently studying American Sign Language Interpretation part-time. I take child care very seriously, and I feel that I truly understand and enjoy children! I believe in treating them as individuals, getting to know their personalities, and fostering their creativity and independence. My experience includes working at a daycare in a classroom with 2-year-olds for one year. Then I started working as a nanny and I've worked with various families for the past 11 years.
I love music and when appropriate or permitted, I will often play it with the children under my care. I typically like bluegrass, singer-songwriter, folk, new-age, etc. I play the banjo and ukulele (still learning) and bring those along sometimes, as the children really enjoy playing too. I am an artist and do abstract painting. I also have a passion for herbal/home remedies.
I have a special knack for interacting with children; it’s innate and comes very easily to me. I typically have a quiet, calm, nurturing presence but at the same time, I am very funny and can be quite animated when working with children!
Age Specific Experience
11 years of paid child care experience with:
- First year
- Toddlers (1 to 3 years)
- Preschooler (3 to 5 years)
- Grade School (6 to 11 years)
6 to 10 years of infant care experience
- Instruction (proper swaddling, feeding, changing, bathing)
- Assist with setting a routine
- Overnight care
- Mother's helper
- Occasional care
Availability & Job Preferences
- Temporary (4 to 12 months)
- Permanent (1 to 2 years)
- Permanent (2 or more years)
- Will consider a part time position
- Start date is flexible
My availability is valid through 4/23/18
- Weekday Early Morning (Before School)
- Day-time Weekdays (M - F)
- Weekday Afternoons (After School)
- Weekday Evenings
- Weekends Daytime
- Weekends Evenings
Skills & Abilities
- Finishing homework
- Checking answers
- Studying for a test
- Basic Math
- Light Housekeeping
- Potty Training
- Willing to run errands as needed
- Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling