This relaxed, lovely Midtown East family is looking to work with a full-time SmartSitter full-time 55-60 hours/week. The family has a 3-year-old son and teeny baby 8-week-old baby boy. Interviews and trials are next week. $25/hour, $1375-1500/week, $71,500-$78,000/year (gross). There is flexibility with the rate. Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today! ***Please include your ideal working schedule in your application.***
The Ideal Sitter for this Job
Ideal candidate would be someone who has experience with a special needs child, with taking care of two children, and who can accommodate the working schedule. Someone who can grasp the strategies and help implement everything. Someone who is open to feedback and learning and parents learn more about their eldest son and how to help him. The ideal person is always a little flexible with schedule, 30-60 minutes wiggle room on occasion is always helpful. The family can also be flexible about timing. The family is also happy to work with SmartSitting in a temp capacity if an evening need comes up and you're not able to accommodate.
Option 1 (ideal) Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM Option 2 Monday, 9 AM - 7:30 PM Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM Friday, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM Option 3 Same as Option 2, but Tuesday or Wednesday can have an 8:30 AM start time.
About the Children
Boy (3) - He is curious, bright, energetic, kind, and loving. He was recently diagnosed with autism (high-functioning). The family is looking for someone who will be able to implement some of the therapies that he will be having at school and at home. The family is working on improving his social skills with his peers (he does great interacting with adults). He also has an obsession with clocks and the are looking for someone who can help redirect his focus to other activities like imaginative play, arts and crafts, getting him to be a little bit more flexible etc.. Mondays he has school pick up at 12:30 PM and an in home therapist 1 PM - 3 PM. Other days school is until 3 PM. Boy - 8 weeks old! - He's formula fed. He is a pretty easygoing baby. He is pretty calm and super duper sweet!
Drop off the 3-year-old to school. Watch the baby until school pick up at 3 PM. Mom can also do drop off with the eldest depending on the day. The SmartSitter would be responsible for helping to get the older child ready for school and occasionally dropping him off at school. During the day, the SmartSitter will be in charge of feeding, playing, putting the younger boy down for naps. Playdates and walks encouraged. After school, the SmartSitter will pick up the older child and spend the rest of the day having fun with the kids, taking them on playdates, to the playground, and engaging in interactive play.
Interviews and trials the week of 8/28. The parents are easygoing and reasonable and open to feedback. ***Please include your ideal working schedule in your application.***
$25/hour (gross), 55-60 hours/week - Flexible!
1 year +
Total Hours per Week