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PART-TIME: UWS with very active, clever, and energetic 7-year-old boy!

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Do you have significant experience with ADD and early school aged kids? Are you patient, understanding, and very active?! A veteran UWS family is looking for a long-term part-time nanny to assist in the mornings with their 7-year-old boy. The nanny will help him with his remote learning and Zoom classes. You'll prepare light meals for him, and introduce him to new & fun activities to keep him engaged when he isn't learning! He is opinionated, energetic, and loves to have fun, so someone who can manage his day and keep him on track while having fun is paramount! It's $25-30/hour gross for 25 hours/week guaranteed. The position will begin asap with FaceTime meetings taking place immediately! Apply if you would be a great fit for this position!

The Ideal Sitter for this Job

Someone who will read with him, cook with him, be a leader and get him interested in other things in a fun way! Someone who can help him focus, who knows how to talk him through a schedule and what he’s going to do. Mom would love someone who can help organize and stay on top of playdates as well! This sitter needs to have experience dealing with children with ADD who can get frustrated easily, who knows how to talk through these issues with a child and help deal with them. He has trouble focusing with his ADD, so someone calm, patient, collected, and really understanding with lots of tricks up their sleeves to keep him occupied, happy, and engaged is most ideal. This experience is paramount.


The core schedule is Monday to Friday, from 9-2 PM. They are happy to guarantee 25 hours/week!

About the Children

Boy, 6 - He is a very smart and tuned kid. He is very independent in terms of knows what he wants and has his own ideas, has his own opinions, does well with people who are fun and up for anything. He also does best with people who have boundaries, don't take things too personally if he acts out, and understand kids with ADD. He needs help staying focused and organized, loves to build things and likes to read! He has really gotten into working out and recently made a gym at their home. He can be a tough kid sometimes and needs a caregiver who is good at setting boundaries and building structure and knows tactics to deal with occasional behavioral outbursts. A side effect of the year at home as a sensory kid means he has started chewing on everything and puts things in his mouth so he needs constant reminders especially now with the virus. He can also be rough with the dog, so he needs to be watched when they are playing.


The nanny will help him with his remote learning and Zoom classes which he has been engaged in since last year. You'll prepare light meals for him, and introduce him to new & fun activities to keep him engaged when he isn't learning! They will be in charge of keeping him active and engaged throughout the morning and afternoon. You will be doing art and crafts and a lot of physical play as he is a pretty physically active kid when he isn't learning. You will prep his meals and tidy up after. If the weather is good, you all can go to the park and maintain social distancing while getting all that energy out! It will be so important to keep him active and engaged as he thrives in these moments.

Additional Information

They were out of the city for a large portion of 2020 and returned this last fall when he started virtual learning. Mom will be working from home, while dad may have to go into his lab at Columbia if it opens back up. They are safe and cautious, wearing masks, and keeping up good hand hygiene.

  • Rate

    $25-30/hour gross


    through June 2020 and ideally longer

    Total Hours per Week

    25 hours/week guaranteed

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