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Jeannette S. Nanny in Downers Grove, IL 60515.

Looking for full-time work as a nanny.

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Downers Grove, IL

  • Age 30
  • 7 years paid experience
  • Female

Last signed in: More than 6 months

Preferred Rate $700-$1000 per week

Jeannette’s Bio

I'm a college graduate with a degree in Theater and additional coursework in Education and Theater for Young Audiences. In addition to seven years' experience as a full time nanny specializing in premature and developmentally disabled children, I have another four year's experience as a weekly babysitter, volunteer and intern for Wonder Works Children's Museum, and Triton College's kids days and later as a substitute teacher and counselor for the Brookline Public School's summer and after-school programs (Brookline, MA) and as a volunteer at the Boston Charter Schools (Boston, MA). 

I am very energetic and geared toward creating a fun, stimulating, and educational environment for kids. I've worked with infants and preschool-aged children, always putting an emphasis on growth and development. With my younger kids, I work on tummy time and sign language as well as basic first year goals. For infants, I work long-term to develop their fine motor coordination, speech and communication skills, shape, color, number, and letter recognition! We also sing and dance to create a strong foundation in music and rhythm. With older kids, I put an emphasis on developing reading, writing, and language skills. I always try to keep our time educational and fun: baking is a great way to teach math and science!  Of course, no matter what age a kid is, everyone loves trips to the zoo or museum!

My goal is always to create a safe, loving, and stimulating environment for the children in my care. I encourage an active lifestyle, taking the children to the park, library, museums, the botanical gardens, and even rock climbing! However, I also try to prioritize education and security by concentrating on at-home activities like baking, cooking, reading, and age appropriate play. Over all, I am an active, curious person, and I try to encourage those traits in the kids I work with. 


Age Specific Experience

7 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)
  • Pre-teen/Teenagers (12 years and over)

Special Needs Experience

Special Needs Conditional Experience

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Hearing Loss
  • Visual Impairment

Availability & Job Preferences

Availability Duration

  • Permanent (1 to 2 years)
  • Permanent (2 or more years)

Job Duration

  • Will consider a full time position
  • Start date is flexible


My availability is valid through 5/23/16

  • Open availability on weekdays (M-F)

Skills & Abilities

Languages Spoken:

  • Sign Language

Additional Services:

  • Potty Training
  • Meal Preparation
  • Laundry
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling
  • Homework Help


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Jeannette S.
Jeannette S.
Downers Grove, IL 60515

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years experience

Preferred Rate $700-$1000 per week

  • First Aid Training

  • CPR Training

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