We have a great new family in Riverdale looking for a new after school sitter. They are saying goodbye to their former sitter who is now a SmartSitter and are now looking for someone as loving, warm, and fun to hang out with their 6-year-old boy. The core schedule is Monday to Thursday, from 3 PM to 8 PM; and Friday, from 2:45 to 8 PM. The family can be flexible with a Tuesday through Friday schedule, if this works better for a candidate. It's $22-25/hour gross, 25.25 hours/week, $555.50-631.25/week gross, plus transportation cost when with the child. Additionally, they will provide a cab for later nights or inclement weather. The position will begin 9/5, with interviews taking place starting immediately.
The Ideal Sitter for this Job
The ideal sitter will be athletic and creative and will stimulate the child's active imagination. Someone who has excellent verbal communication skills, is articulate and fun to be with. The boy has a lot of energy, so someone who can keep up with him or challenge him would also be ideal. Someone who can navigate the subways and is comfortable with the commute. Someone warm, loving, and understanding who can guide him through this big transition in life.
The core schedule is Monday to Thursday, from 3 PM to 8 PM; and Friday, from 2:45 to 8 PM. The family can be flexible with a Tuesday through Friday schedule, if this works better for a candidate. Ideally, the sitter will have some flexibility on nights and weekends.
About the Children
Boy, 6- He loves everything that has to do with space and dreams of building rockets and becoming an astronaut. He is really good at soccer and tennis and math. He loves to sing and dance and has the brightest sense of humor--a very good improv partner in fact. He's very athletic and he's also very artistic as he is learning piano and listens to all kinds of music. He is starting first grade at a new building in his school!
The sitter will pick up the child from the Upper West Side and take the express bus with him home to Riverdale, or if he has an after school activity, take a bus or cab to the activity (in the city) and either take the express bus home to Riverdale or one of his parents will pick him up after work. At home, the sitter will prep dinner, eat with him, and give him a bath, and do bedtime routine. Additionally, helping him with his homework and helping his adjust to the new first grade life.
The position will begin 9/5, with interviews taking place starting immediately.
$22-25/hour ($555.50-631.25/week) gross, plus transportation cost when with the child.
through the 2017-2018 the school year
Total Hours per Week