For Nannies & Babysitters
We’re meeting great new families every day, so it’s important to apply, interview, complete the screening process, and be ready to jump right in when the perfect opportunity comes your way. Full-time, part-time, after-school care, and on-call babysitting: this is the place to start.
$20/hour gross to start with room to grow!
Are you living on Long Island or looking for a summer away? Do you have experience with school aged kids and are creative, fun, and engaging?
One of our veteran SmartFamilies is out in Sag Harbor looking for summer help as the kids will no longer be at camp! They are open to both a live-in person who will stay with them or someone local who comes each day via their own car. Ultimately, their ideal sitter is responsible, fun, engaging, helpful, and intuitive who doesn't mind pitching in with cooking for the kids in addition to setting up fun activities for them to do!
Both kids, 7 and 9, are super sweet and fun kids. The boy is more full of energy, while his sister is more introverted, so someone who can bounce between the two and meet their energies is best!
It's $20/hour gross to start with room to grow to $22/hour with stellar feedback after the first week. They are happy to guarantee at least 40 hours/week and overtime after 44 hours/week will be at 1.5x the hourly rate!
The position will begin as soon as they find the right fit. Apply today!
They are looking for someone who is either in this area and can drive out to stay with them in Sag Harbor. Someone super engaging and happy to do any sport the kids like. A responsible sitter who has a lot of energy and knows how to really entertain kids. Someone who knows how to swim and likes to be in the water, can drive, and be very creative and active with the children. With regular camps are probably not happening, they need someone who can really be versatile and come up with a variety of activities and things to do with the kids. Someone comfortable hanging out with a select group of their friends and caregivers who have also been social distancing.
Someone able to cook simple things for the kids and clean up after them. Someone engaging and easy going.
Ideally, someone who has had already experience with live in or full time positions.
The core schedule is likely to be Monday to Friday or Tuesday to Saturday, from 9-5 PM, with the potentially for additional hours offered here and there. They are still very much figuring out what they are looking for, though they are open to what works with the sitter as well.
If the sitter has reliable transportation, they can go home son their time off.
$20-22/hour gross to start with room to grow! DOE with literacy.
job code: kPTAR6520
Do you have experience teaching Kindergartners to read?! Do you love to make learning fun?!
A family in Garrison, NY is looking for a sitter to come in the mornings and assist their 5-year-old son with his literacy and writing. His school has provided really wonderful resources and worksheets they can follow and incorporate in a fun way. He really thrives on structure, so the morning sessions has been working out well for them!
They are ideally looking for someone who has previous experience, either formally or informally, with teaching literacy and writing to this age group. They are also looking for someone who has reliable transportation and lives in the area to assist in the mornings. Someone easy going, fun, and engaging will be the best fit for this creative family!
It's $20-22/hour gross to start with room to grow. The start rate is dependent on experience with teaching literacy and writing. The position will begin as soon as they find the right fit!
Someone who has a background in literacy would be ideal. Someone who is easy going and can really make things fun for him. Someone with a more gentle and low key personality.
They are a really creative family.
The core schedule would be 4-5 days/week from 9-1 or 2 PM.
They are willing to guarantee 20 hours/week.
Are you a teacher looking to work with a smaller group of children to make a difference? Do you have experience with Kindergarten and 2nd grade?
A group of families from the same school are looking for a teacher to lead the school's provided curriculum. They will have a group of 6-8 children in both Kindergarten and 2nd grade who have been together in school for a few years now. They are hoping to set up a social learning environment for the kids should school be virtual in the fall again. You would be working alongside another caregiver in a space the families would be renting to create a real classroom like setting.
They are looking for someone who has experience teaching these grades and ideally is familiar with public school curriculum. Someone who is certified in NY, is organized, flexible, adaptable, and cheerful to make the fall a fun time for the kids.
It's $80-100k/year gross for up to 40 hours/week guaranteed. The position would begin in the fall for the at least the first semester and potentially the second depending on what happens in the city. Apply today!
A degree in early childhood education and teaching certification in NY is required. They are ideally looking for an educator who is looking to take on a new venture with a smaller group of kids, obviously is open and flexible to these different age groups.
Overall, someone kind, flexible, and experienced with these age groups is paramount. Someone who doesn't mind bouncing around and is collaborative and open to making it fun for the kids. This collaborative approach will also be applied to interactions with the parents and they all work together to make this a fun and really interactive learning environment where their kids can get as much academically as they are socially.
Someone who is within walking or cycling distance is most ideal.
The core schedule is on weekdays for up to 40 hours/week guaranteed. They are still figuring this piece out!Learn more about this job
$30-35/hour, plus overtime over 44 hours/week and a 2-week quarantine period to be compensated for ahead of the start.
job code: kFTKL52920
Are you looking for a fun live in job with a really sweet and kind family? Do you have a background in education?
We have a wonderful veteran SmartFamily looking for a great SmartSitter to join their kids at their for the summer with their learning, executive functioning, and overall fun. They are looking for someone with a background in childhood education or special ed to spend the summer in Brooklyn and doing a bit of traveling together.
Their ideal person not only has experience with these age groups and a background in education, but is creative and education focused! They really want to make the most of their summer while they quarantine by incorporating fun and educational activities and games that can create structure for the kids.
They are a super sweet, kind, and thoughtful family looking for someone who shares their strict approach to quarantining during the pandemic! Their kids have previously been involved with PT and OT and experienced behavioral issues, though they makes more and more strides every day, week, and year.
It;s $30-35/hour gross for up to 44 hours/week, plus 1.5 x the hourly rate for overtime. The position will be for two months to start in June! Apply today!
They are seeking someone with a background in education -- a student teacher, counselor, or paraprofessional. Both kids are at grade level going into 2nd grade, but the boy needs more of a professional approach to structuring time as he really thrives on structure.
Someone understanding, patient, and calm. Someone who can help make transitions easier for the girl, and who can keep the boy structured and focused throughout his day. The kids really respond to people who are kind and fun, yet also know when to be serious and get things done. They respond best to outgoing, but not overwhelming personalities.
Someone who has been strictly quarantining and is comfortable continuing to do so, with the exception of the visit to relatives who are also strictly quarantining.
The core schedule would be a clearly defined 40-50 hours/week depending on what works best for both family and sitter.
Hours would be very clearly defined with no expectation at all beyond what is agreed to, and regular communication would be baked in.
$18/hour gross to start, with room to grow!
job code: kPTKA52920
Do you live near Bloomfield, have experience with toddlers, and have a car for reliable transportation?!
A newly transplanted family in Bloomfield, NJ is looking for a part-time sitter to assist in the afternoons 4-5 days/week with their adorable 1.5-year-old son. He is super sweet, loving, and gentle. He loves to play in their new backyard and is adjusting to suburban life well!
Their ideal sitter is CPR trained or certified and enjoys being outdoors. Someone super communicative who loves to play with kids and really engage them actively is ideal!
it's $18/hour gross to start with room to grow to $20/hour gross with stellar feedback after the first week. The position will begin as soon they find the right fit! Apply today :)
Someone energetic and fun who can keep up with him. Someone who will come with ideas for activities and distractions if he gets grumpy. They don't particularly discipline him, but stick to distractions. He will go to his mom if he is bored, so someone who can keep him entertained is best. They also have a yard that he loves. Someone who can help him more independent play. Someone who is happy to read to him as he loves this!
CPR training required!
The core schedule is Monday to Thursday or Friday, fro 1-5 or 6 PM.
They are flexible for the right fit to have them over 4 or 5 afternoons/week. Please note your availability in your application.
$25-30/hour gross for up to 44 hours/week, and $37.50-45/hour for overtime
Job code: kFTSB52620
Here is another live in opportunity with a veteran SmartFamily. They are looking for someone to come out 4-5 days/week to live in with them in Bridgehampton during the summer and help care for their almost-5-year-old son. They are pretty flexible with the days and happy to have you out for 4-5 days/week, with a working schedule from 7 AM to 8 PM. You could go home on days off or stay there if you'd like. Ultimately, someone who is practicing strict social distancing is paramount as the grandparents are staying there as well.
Their son is super active and very curious. Their most ideal sitter is fun, creative, and easy going. Open and strong communication is important and this is very much a collaborative role with mom who likes to plan fun activities for the boy. Both parents will be working so the sitter will have full charge of him, but likely working together at times.
It's $25-30/hour gross for up to 44 hours/week guaranteed with overtime if applicable! The position will begin as soon as they find the right fit. Apply today!
The candidate must be comfortable driving, swimming and with dogs, although they do not need to have their own car.
Mom is happy to sit down and talk about what he's been leading towards that week or what types of activities and crafts they can try. It's a real collaboration with mom to set up these activities. Someone super engaging and creative who can really use their time constructively and mindfully. Someone easy going who can match their family style is best, too!
The core schedule is quite flexible. The family is happy to have a sitter live in with the 4-5 days/week and return home when they are off if they'd prefer. The family has a second car that the sitter could even use!
The daily schedule would be a full day, from 7-8 PM.
Staten Island, 1yo girl needing care from 6/1 through 6/7, 8 AM to 5 PM each day. $18/hr, payroll. Opportunity to add additional dates!
Someone who is Staten Island local or who has a car!
6/1 through 6/7, 8 AM to 5 PM each day. Opportunity to add additional dates!Learn more about this job
$25/hour gross with benefits
We have a wonderful returning family in Prospect Heights looking for a few new caregivers to join their team. They are looking for either a morning and afternoon sitter to help manage the days with their two adorable girls, 4 and 8.
Their ideal candidate is warm, fun, creative, proactive, super organized and really on top of their day-to-day, yet also easy going and can go with the flow of the family. Someone who can jump in and assist with the afternoons to ensure they go smoothly is paramount! Household management experience is a plus, too!
It's $25/hour gross for 35-40 hours/week guaranteed, plus benefits (PTO, healthcare stipend, potentially travel reimbursement). The position will begin as soon as possible in June or July, with interviews taking place immediately.
Someone warm, loving, proactive, fun, and experienced with these two ages groups is ideal. They are looking for someone who can keep the weeks running smoothly, and tackle any challenges head on and in an organized way. That said, organization, team work, communication, and an open and bright attitude is a must!
For meals, the family is more than happy to share their staples which are all really simple and easy to prepare. Someone overall flexible and easy going is best. They can be flexible with their person as well to make it a truly successful relationship.
Finally, someone who is generally really happy and willing to jump in to help as needed and truly be a second hand to the parents who are busy and working FT is paramount!
The schedule is Monday through Friday, from 7 AM to 6 PM, with a break in between. Flexibility to assist additionally is a plus, but not required!
They are happy to guarantee 35-40 hours/week!
Job code: kFTMK5420- $20/hour for 40+ hours/week, plus overtime!
Are you looking for a full-time position with an energetic and exciting toddler? Do you live in or near Park Slope?
A lovely veteran SmartFamily is looking for a new full-time nanny to join their team. They recently lost their full-time nanny who is immunocompromised and they are very sad to be parting ways with her, though they have to keep her safe. They are looking for a new equally loving and active nanny who is practicing strict social distancing (as are those with whom they live). Their ideal sitter is open and direct with their communication, speaking with them whenever something important comes up with the boy.
It will begin in June or July, when they find the right fit. It's $20/hour gross. Apply today!
Someone who is super active and can move around with him and keep him engaged at all times. He needs full attention at all times. They are looking for someone who can follow his lead and bring lots of activities with them for each day. They are only taking one walk a day very early in the morning, so this creativity is super important.
Someone with good judgement who can set limits and boundaries. Someone who will treat him like a person and not a baby, but also being mindful of how old he is and what he can do in reality. Someone who is a direct communicator and is comfortable talking with the parents if things are going as planned in an areas with him.
Ideally someone who lives within walking distance or has a car and can drive.
The core schedule is Monday to Friday, from 9-6 PM.Learn more about this job
Job code: kFTTH51120 - $25/hour gross for 40-50 hours/week, plus overtime!
Do you have experience with school aged kids and infants? Are you looking for a new and exciting full-time position?!
A really sweet family in the East Village is looking for a full-time nanny for their newly growing family! They are adopting their 4-year-old niece this summer and welcoming their baby girl in August! It's a big time for them, so they are looking for someone who is professional, experienced, fun, loving, warm, and a true team player.
The 4-year-old has some physical delays, though she has therapies and they work on these all together as well. Someone organized who has attention to detail will be a real asset in this position.
It's $25/hour gross for 40-50 hours/week, plus overtime (1.5x hourly rate over 40 hours/week worked). They are looking for someone to begin in June or July to create a relationship with the girl before the baby comes. They will then work alongside both parents on leave for a few months and take on full charge of the baby in the early winter!
Someone who has experience with early school aged and infants. Someone who is super kind and loving and can be sensitive to the fact that the girl's whole life has changed and she is still adjusting to her new life. Someone who can help teach her through modeling their behaviors and being very kind and sweet with her. Someone super active and can play with her. Someone who is super communicative and open.
Someone with a special education background and can utilize those approaches is a big help, though not required.
Monday to Friday, 8-5 or 6 PM, with flexibility to stay later on occasion if mom and dad has a meeting later.Learn more about this job
$20-25/hour gross DOE with Montessori methods
Job Code: kSTHK41720 - $20-25/hour for 20 hours/week guaranteed, ideally a Montessori experienced teacher!
Do you have experience in a Montessori setting? Are you structured, engaging, and fun?
A family staying out in Syoseet family is looking for a Montessori-experienced teacher to create a structured and engaging environment for their 2-year-old daughter who has been in a school setting sine she was 9 months. They are looking for someone to focus on keeping her engaged and active in the same style and environment that she had at school so a background in Montessori or a school setting is paramount.
It's $20-25/hour gross DOE for 20 hours/week guaranteed! The position will begin as soon as they find the right fit and last for a few weeks to a month or longer if it's successful! Apply now :)
Someone who is educated and used to teach, preferably in the Montessori methodology if possible. Someone who can be fun loving as well and make things entertaining for her while maintaining the structure.
The core schedule is Monday to Friday, from 8:30/9 AM to 1 PM.Learn more about this job