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PART TIME: Energetic, communicative, active, and warm sitter for two boys, 9 and 6.

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Overview

Are you looking or a new after school job with a kind and warm family?! Are you active and energetic?! A lovely returning SmartFamily is looking for a new SmartSitter to join their team this fall for the school year. The schedule is quite flexible and they are happy to guaranteed 25-30 hours/week for the right SmartSitter! They are hoping to have someone as equally fun, communicative, and kind as their current SmartSitter. She really connects with the boys and they adore her, so someone similarly intersted in connecting with them is ideal.

The Ideal Sitter for this Job

Someone really active, engaging, fun, communicative, and kind. They are still working with their SmartSitter of two years and they adore how great she is with the boys and how much she connects with them. She may stick around this fall depending on Covid, so getting along with her (she is the sweetest) and really working together with her to keep the boys happy and healthy is important! Someone really kind and who is a genuine person. Both boys are really well behaved and thrive on structure. Someone athletic and active. Someone even keeled who can flow through the day with the boys. Someone professional and savvy who has great communication. Someone super comfortable with the parents being around from time to time as well since they are in and out working and can be super communicative and mindful of their interactions together. Flexibility to assist additionally outside the regular schedule and flexibility to travel with the family a few times a year would be great when travel is a thing again! Someone comfortable with them joining a pod with other families at the boys' school while communicating what everyone's practice is going to be. There is a high probability that they will do indoor and outdoor playdates or sleepovers, espeically as the days get colder. They want to make sure the boys are staying social and having fun, while maintaining as strict a practice as they can. A background in childhood education would be great, but not required.

Schedule

The core schedule is super flexible depending on school and what their sitter can help with! Flexibility and communication is super appreciated from their sitter, too. They are happy to guarantee 25-30 hours/week and even more to keep their sitter supported and secure with one job.

About the Children

boy, 6- He is quite calm and very rules driven. He is going into Kindergarten this year. He loves structure. He loves music, too, and take piano. he takes painting and reading books. He is so snuggly and will become very attached to his new person. He is super bright and aware of what's going on around him. boy. 9- He is starting 3rd grade and they anticipate he will be in school 5 days/week from 9-3 PM! He loves loves loves sports and is very active. He loves to play chess and games of all kinds. He is the pickiest eater in the world, too. They get a long so well for the most part, and only have the occasional argument or tiff.

Responsibilities

The SmartSitter will be assisting with the boys care throughout the day or afternoons depending on what happens with school. Assisting with remote learning at times. Picking up the kids from their separate schools if applicable, taking them to activities or playdates, helping to occasionally prep dinner, and even more occasionally helping with their laundry. there may be the chance that they are working alongside their current SmartSitter, should she end up staying throughout the fall and beyond.

Additional Information

They were up in Maine for a few months and then the Adirondacks before returning to the city a few weeks ago. They are opening up their circle and potentially joining a pod o trusted school families to keep up with the boy's socialization, though if the boys are in school they would not necessarily do this. They are comfortable letting the boys play with other kids outside at the moment. Everyone wears masks and maintains a 6ft distance from others. The are being cautious and smart about Covid and keeping their people informed is important to them and vice versa.

  • Rate

    $25-30/hour gross + monthly metrocard

    Commitment

    through the 2020-2021 school year

    Total Hours per Week

    25-30 hours/week guaranteed

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