This cool UES family is looking for a new Full Time nanny to help out with their two children, ages 5 and 3. Someone warm and loving with the kids, who is willing to help out around the house while they're at school! One of the boys has some behavioral issues that the parents are working on and are happy to work in tandem with the sitter to help figure things out as they go along. Someone who has experience with these issues and is comfortable dealing with them and redirecting attention in frustrating situations will be best. Someone who can be active outside with them will be great. Please apply if you think you'll be the perfect fit!
The Ideal Sitter for this Job
MUSTS: Be loving and nurturing – have a warm and patient demeanor. Must be safety conscious. Must be able to work closely as a team with highly involved parents – be a team player. Have knowledge and experience with allergies and be able and comfortable administering epipen and/or Benadryl in the event of nut exposure. Someone who is creative and likes to plan activities, keep children entertained. Be engaging, light-hearted, positive, playful. Be punctual and reliable. Be communicative and honest with parents. Have a strong sense of intuition and knowledge of ages of children. Be mature and not distracted. Be able to handle behavioral issues as they come up and be willing to work with the parents to help solve problems and redirect the child's attention. He is great with positive reinforcement. The sitter must be patient!
Monday - Friday, 11:00am-7:00pm during the school year and 8:00am-6:00pm on school holidays
About the Children
boy, 5 year old: who loves books, balls, and rocket ships. He is allergic to peanuts and tree nuts. boy, 3 year old: who loves to cuddle, cook, and be active!
You'll be responsible for the daily care of children! You'll drop off the children in the morning for school and pick them up from school and activities. (Parents might take children to school. This is TBD and will be worked out directly between nanny/ family.) You'll help keep children’s rooms neat and clean and also clean up after children. (Example - put toys away, clean up kitchen after children's meals). You'll prepare healthy snacks and meals for the children and ensure children are in a safe environment at all times. Oversee activities (playdates, park, walks, outdoor activities, etc.) and be active with the children and plan age appropriate activities. Boys are both very active and love to be outside! Run errands for the children (grocery store, pharmacy, etc). Willingness to help out running the household. (Ordering groceries online is very helpful.)
Flexibility to take on additional hours during the week is a plus. Driver’s license with clean record is a huge plus! (Driving will only be in summer at lake house.) Nanny will be driving family car. Knowledge of how to swim is a huge plus! Starts ASAP
At least 1 year
Total Hours per Week