Nanny in Chicago, IL 60657.
Looking for part-time work as a nanny.
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First Aid Training
First Aid Training
- Age 27
- 5 years paid experience
Last signed in: More than 6 months
Rating (1 review)
Preferred Rate $12-$16 per hour
Hi I'm Amber! I have 5 years of nannying experience and 2 years as a child swim instructor. I love my job and take pride in making it fun, encouraging, and educational. I have worked with ages ranging from new born to 9 years. I enjoy outings, science and art projects, and sports with the kids. I am bubbly, creative, and easy to talk to for both children and parents. If I sound like a good match for your family shoot me an email :)
Age Specific Experience
5 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)
4 to 5 years of infant care experience
- Instruction (proper swaddling, feeding, changing, bathing)
- Assist with setting a routine
- Overnight care
- Mother's helper
- Occasional care
Special Needs Experience
Special Needs Care Experience
- Medical/Special Healthcare Needs
Special Needs Conditional Experience
- Asperger's Syndrome
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
- Delayed Speech
- Premature Newborn
Special Needs Services Experience
- Administering Medication
- Positive Behavioral Support
- Recreational Music or Art Therapy
- Specific Meal Preparation (foods to avoid, etc.)
Availability & Job Preferences
- Permanent (1 to 2 years)
- Permanent (2 or more years)
- Will consider a part time position
- Available to start on 12/3/2013
My availability is valid through 2/10/14
- Weekday Early Morning (Before School)
- Day-time Weekdays (M - F)
- Weekends Daytime
- Weekends Evenings
Skills & Abilities
- Meal Preparation
- Light Housekeeping
- Potty Training
- Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling
- Finishing homework
- Checking answers
- Studying for a test
- Basic Math
- Elementary Science
- Earth Science
- Essay Writing
- Social Studies
I just can't say enough about how wonderful Amber is with kids. We have a rambunctious 4 year old and the first week she found a board game that incorporates running around - he learns sit still skills but gets to be energetic. Our 15 month old is pretty stubborn and Amber handles him with grace and patience.
Amber kept the kids busy with outdoor and museum play dates as well as promptly drove them to classes.
She is flexible and receptive to changes in routine/care style.
Unfortunately we live too far away to justify the part time position vs. travel. My kids don't want anyone else to come stay with them because Amber forms genuine bonds based on respect and time spent playing.
I cannot recommend Amber enough and know she can help your family flourish.
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