We have a new TriBeCa family looking for a part-time after school SmartSitter. The schedule is Tuesday to Thursday, from 2:50 PM to 6 PM. Occasional help on Mondays and Fridays is a plus with advanced notice. The position is primarily with their chatty and active 5-year-old boy, and fun and active 3-year-old boy. From time to time the sitter would be working alongside their FT nanny and the 1-year-old girl. They are looking for someone super engaging and fun who can make his afternoons exciting. It's $20-25/hour, $180-225/week, with a commitment through December and ideally longer. This position would begin asap, with a FaceTime or Skype interview taking place next week followed by a paid trial!
The Ideal Sitter for this Job
Ideally someone who has a lot of energy and is very engaging while being encouraging with the boys to get them motivated to participate. Both the kids love to talk and ask questions, so someone who communicates with them, explains things as well as encourages them. They are looking for someone who is very outgoing and active. Someone who can take initiative to plan activities for the boys both indoors and outdoors depending on the weather. Someone who is very communicative and a real team player. Someone comfortable working in tandem wth their full-time nanny and occasionally the parents. Someone who is city savvy, who can take initiative and is comfortable being in the city with the boy. They really want someone to make the most of his afternoons and have fun with the boys.
The core schedule is Tuesday to Thursday, from 2:50 PM to 6 PM. Occasional help on Mondays and Fridays is a plus with advanced notice.
About the Children
boy, 5- He is very inquisitive, imaginative, and wants/loves to learn. He likes reading, telling stories and games; he love to talk and be engaged all the time. He likes to run around and be at the park. He loves the subway! He is cerebral. boy, 4- He is a really fun loving kid and super social. He is very athletic. He also likes playing games and reading books. girl, 1- She has a nanny and the position does not involve care for her. She is fun and loves dancing!
Sitter will be responsible for picking boys up from school and then taking them to after school activities. Pick ups are at 2:50 and 3 PM. Activities can include playdates, taking them to classes or even a museum, or bringing them and doing things with them at home (games, arts and crafts, working on his reading/writing/math skills). The SmartSitter would only be with the older boys and on occasion the girl as well. Typically, the SmartSitter will work in tandem with another nanny who is primarily responsible for the girl.
This position would begin asap, with a FaceTime or Skype interview taking place next week followed by a paid trial!
$25/hour ($225/week) gross
Through December 2017, ideally longer
Total Hours per Week