For Nannies & Babysitters
We’re meeting great new families every day, so it’s important to apply, interview, complete the screening process, and be ready to jump right in when the perfect opportunity comes your way. Full time, part time, after school care, and on-call babysitting: this is the place to start.
We have a lovely family in Tribeca looking for a super star nanny to grow with their family! The core schedule is SUPER FLEXIBLE; they are open to having someone part-time OR full-time as it suits the SmartSitter best.
It's $25-30/hour gross for 25-40 hours/week (SmartSitter's choice). The income will be GUARANTEED, plus a monthly metrocard and paid time off. The position will begin as soon as possible, with interviews taking place with their assistant immediately.
A background in special ed or experience working with kids with special needs is a plus! Someone super attentive and engaging who can really bond with the kids and grow with the family. The boy needs a bit more attention at times, so someone really attentive and mindful of their time together.
Someone familiar with the city and getting around with kids via subway, Uber, or taxi is super important. Someone proactive with a can-do attitude who isn't afraid to jump in and take charge. A hard working and dedicated person is also an ideal candidate.
Someone active, healthy, and a really confident swimmer. A second language is a plus!
The core schedule is SUPER FLEXIBLE; they are open to having someone part-time OR full-time as it suits the SmartSitter best.
This 25-40 hours/week is guaranteed!
Potential to travel and assist with weekend care is a plus!
This super lovely Cobble Hill family is looking for a new after school for their three children! You'll mostly be with the eldest daughter, but will definitely be helping out with all three occasionally! They are looking for someone to commit at least through the school year, so please apply if you think you'd be the perfect fit!
A strong-willed, experienced caregiver who can push back with the stubborn little girls! Someone who is good at setting boundaries. Someone who can follow the parent’s line of discipline. They’re looking for someone to take an active role! Someone with a strong, powerful personality. Warm and loving, while still firm. School year commitment, and ideally beyond!
From the Family:
Associates degree or progress towards Bachelor’s degree at an accredited 4 year
college or university.
- Experience working with small children and at least two references from prior childcare
- Strong communication skills and ability to relay any issues or concerns to parents in a
clear and timely manner.
- Team player and ability to work cohesively with other domestic employees.
- Must be flexible and willing to accommodate schedule changes with reasonable advance
- Must be patient, disciplined, and focused.
- Good knowledge of the New York City subway system, especially in Manhattan below
42nd Street, Cobble Hill, Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Downtown Brooklyn, Boerum Hill,
Carroll Gardens, Gowanus, and Park Slope.
- Must be able to think quickly and problem-solve.
- Must speak fluent English, with correct grammar.
- Prefer someone who can speak (in order of preference) Russian, French, or Spanish,
Monday - Friday, 2:50pm- 8:00pm, with the flexibility to stay later (until 10pm)
Family can offer 30 hours/week for the right commitment!
This sweet Sunset Park family is looking for a part-time nanny to help out with their little girl three days a week! The parents' have flexible work schedules, and just need someone to keep her happy and out of the house! Please apply if you think you'd be the perfect fit!
Someone who is going to engage and set a good example of how to participate. Someone who is experienced with Positive discipline and understands that approach. A Montesorri background would be a huge plus!
Someone who can help with language transition!
Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 9:00-6:00pm (flexibility for more days)
In September, the schedule will change to M-F, 3:00-8:00pm
Are you free int he mornings?! A lovely new family in Ditmas Park is looking for 1-2 SmartSitters to assist mornings with their 4-year-old daughter! She has some separation anxiety so a warm, loving, and understanding will be best. They are hoping to have her mornings filled with fun and creative activities in and outdoors while mom gets some work done.
It's $23-25/hour gross for 9-18 hours/week. Schedule is SITTER'S CHOICE! Apply today as it starts asap!
Someone who has experience with Montessori or something similar is a huge plus. A person who is educated about this type of childhood education is great. No screens and big on learning tactily. Someone really arts and crafty and doing activities that are adding something creative to her day. Someone super engaging, proactive, and fun who can connect with her and really do fun activities with her. Someone active who wants to be outdoors with her as well.
Someone comfortable working alongside mom who works from home and has experience with separation anxiety.
The core need is Monday to Friday, 10 1 PM, and Saturdays, 11-2 PM.
The family is FLEXIBLE and open to having tow sitters cover the full need so please note your PREFERRED schedule.
This is a great after school position to work with a creative, artsy, generous 10-year-old girl and sweet, energetic 7-year-old boy for the summer and into the next school year! The core need is Monday through Friday, 2 PM - 7 PM. There are additional opportunities if you'd like to assist for full days during school or camp holidays or if a little one is home sick. The family is super sweet and they've worked with us for the past few years. This will be a great position if you're interested!
It's $25/hour gross for 25 hours/week, $625/week GUARANTEED! The position will start ASAP.
A sympathetic, kind, and warm person. Knowing when to be firm and what battles to pick is paramount, especially with the girl. Someone organized and proactive who doesn't need to be micromanaged and can make their own solid judgement calls to keep order. A real self starter who takes pride in what they are doing and can do this independently following the basic instructions.
Someone who can keep up with the kids and provide intellectual stimulation as well. Someone who will put real effort into helping with their school work and making sure the kids are on top of it. Someone active and energetic who wants to run around with them. The kids aren't over scheduled and only do activities a few times/week that they are super passionate about.
The core schedule is Monday to Friday, from 2-7 PM, with flexibility to stay later and help with full days (school and camp holidays, etc.).Learn more about this job
This sweet new mom in Williamsburg is looking for someone to help out with her little two month old baby boy starting in July! It's three days a week and four hours/day, and mom would love someone to just keep the baby happy and engaged so she can get things done. Please apply if you love babies!
Someone who is really good with babies! Knows how to handle the baby confident. Someone who is going to listen to how mom wants to parent. Mom is open to your ideas and just wants you to be open to hers as well!
Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 10:00am -2:00pmLearn more about this job
This cool Brooklyn family is looking for an afternoon sitter for their spunky 3.5 year old! The core schedule is 20 hours/week with the opportunity for additional hours if you're comfortable coming in early to help out around the house. Please apply if you think you'd be the perfect fit!
girl, 3.5 years: Very sweet and mischievous. Very joyful and loves to laugh a lot. She’s adventurous and funny and quite energetic. She loves other people!
Monday-Friday, 2:50pm - 7:00, flexibility for date nights and covering full days
regular date night!
Monday-Friday, 1:00-7:00 (This option is if you're comfortable doing cooking dinner for the family every night! Someone who is skilled in the kitchen is a must!)
This cool returning SmartFamily is looking for a new SmartSitter to help with their lovely kids, ages 9 and 11!
Hours per week: 25-35 (varies by the week)! The schedule is split with mornings and afternoons:
Monday through Friday, 7 - 8:30 AM
There's a midday break!
Then, Monday through Friday, 2:30 PM - 6 PM, with the flexibility to stay until 7 PM.
If you are available for full days or school holidays, this is a big plus!
The summer schedule is flexible! This position starts in August ideally, so the family would love for you to come out to the Hamptons just for the end of summer!
Approx Schedule- mid June to end of August:
Live in M-F
Mon: take 9am bus from city to Orient (approx.)
Fri: take 9am bus from Orient back to city (approx.)
Someone who can really manage and oversee homework. Driving is important when working in the North Fork in the summer. Someone who is fairly easygoing and can jump in. The parents are looking for someone who can be their third arm. Someone who can make good judgement calls without asking every step of the way. Someone who is comfortable having a parent around (dad is around a lot of the time). It's important you're able to drive during the summer (out east). #yestomannies
Approx Schedule- September to mid June:
Mon: 7am-8:30am & 2:30pm-6pm
Tues: 7am-8:30am & 2:30pm-6pm
Wed: 7am-8:30am & 2:30pm-6pm
Thurs: 7am-8:30am & 2:30pm-6pm
Fri: 7am-8:30am & 2:30pm-6pm
Hours per week: 25-35 (varies by the week)
This lovely Long Island City family is looking for a short term, engaging SmartSitter to work with their son until he goes to daycare in September! The position is 8 hours/week and the boy has a full-time nanny, so you'll just be responsible for staying engaged and having fun! Please apply if you think you'd be the perfect fit!
Someone involved with speech development or another academic environment would be best!
The family is really looking for someone who can engage on a developmental level.
They would love someone with a background in education or child development!
Two Flex Days, 1:00-5:00pmLearn more about this job
$25/hour gross, plus a monthly metrocard
We have a wonderful veteran family in Park Slope looking for a new SmartSitter to assist with the afternoon routine. They are looking for help Monday to Friday, from 2-7 PM, with their two kids, 10 and 8. Their ideal sitter is a creative type who is interested in exploring the kids interests with them and teaching them about their own interests.
It's $25/hour gross, plus reimbursement for travel with the kids, 25 hours/week GUARANTEED. This position will begin 8/19. They are here weeks of 7/8 and 7/15 to trial and will meet with candidate before this!
Ideally, someone who is interested art and/or music, and can share that interest and experience with the kids. Someone comfortable following the kid's interests as well! They would love for the kids to be able to learn Spanish, so fluency in that language and willingness to being the kids along in it would be a huge plus. Someone who shares the family's approach in managing behaviors in a positive way, talking things through with them, and trying never to be negative with them.
Absolute comfortable with meal prep. They do Hello Fresh for the kids and this has been so great!
Reliability, timeliness, and a team player is so important. Someone kind, warm, and understanding will be best for them while they all make the transition together!
The core schedule is Monday to Friday, from 2-7 PM. Flexibility to help with full days and to stay late on occasion, too!
25 hours/week GUARANTEED
Are you looking for a new afterschool job to start in July?! Are you fun, creative, and love imaginative play?!
We have a great new part-time job in Brooklyn Heights with two fun and lovable girls, 3 and 5! The core schedule is Monday to Friday, from 1:30 or 2:30-6/6:30 PM. Flexibility to assist with date nights and full days when school is out, sick days, etc. Flexibility to stay overnights 1-2 times/year is a huge plus!
It's $25/hour gross for 20-25 hours/week guaranteed! Apply today as this job starts in July!!
Someone who is fun and charismatic. Someone who will engage with them in fun and creative ways. Someone who can assist with the older girl's homework and make it fun. She won't respond well if it's rote; you have to make it colorful and exciting!
Someone with an interest in theater and/or music.
Someone reliable and professional who is active and personable, too! Someone who wants to connect with the girls and really bond with them.
The core schedule is Monday to Friday, from 1:30 or 2:30-6/6:30 PM. Flexibility to assist with date nights and full days when school is out, sick days, etc. Flexibility to stay overnights 1-2 times/year is a huge plus!
Guaranteed 20-25 hours/week.
They will be away for two weeks in August.
This lovely UWS family has two girls, 2.5- and 1-year-old. They're looking for help Sundays from 10-5 PM. Some flexibility is apprecaited and a real team player is their ideal new sitter! Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!
It's $25-30/hour for 7-10 hours/week GUARANTEED. The position will start as soon as this coming weekend!
Someone who is a big team player and is comfortable working alongside another parent or caregiver. They are such a lovely family and so supportive of their kids and the people working with them. Someone happy to jump in and pitch in as needed and as the day moves.
Someone really fun and positive who can bring that bright and sunny disposition into their everyday with the girls. Experience with these age groups and multiples.
The core schedule is Sundays, from 10-5 PM, ideally. Flexibility to stay later from time to time is paramount.
They they are flexible to add more hours for the right candidate. There is also opportunity for more hours when one of their others sitters is away or unavailable!
$25-30/hour gross or $300-350/day, plus a monthly metrocard
Are you a sparkly-eyed baby person?! Do you want to grow with a family and potentially even go on big adventures with them!?
A really lovely new family in Williamsburg is looking for a new full-time nanny to join their team. They have an adorable 10-month-old baby girl who is super lovely and pretty easy going. She is a real adventurer and loves being outdoors. They are looking for someone who can explore the world and introduce her to new places and things! Someone easy going who can join them on their journey of new parenthood and support them in all the difficult decisons they have to make is the ultimate ideal new nanny.
It's $25-30/hour gross for 40-45 hours/week GUARANTEED. The position will officially begin in September with some varied travel to Michigan in the summer if interested! They are will to compensate $300-350/day for any travel and provide private accommodations and cover travel expenses.
The schedule is FLEXIBLE dependent on the sitter's and family's mutual needs. Please include what your ideal schedule looks like!
Someone experienced and CPR certified. They like consistency and structure and would love someone who can follow this with them. Someone who is comfortable taking her out and exploring the world together! Someone creative and proactive to make the days fun for her.
Someone who can be understanding of their exploration into parenting and finding out the techniques, approaches, and strategies that they want to implement. Someone who can go on this journey and offer them insight, but allow them to make the ultimate decisions. Someone who can join their family and grow with them. Ideally would be willing to travel with them and go on big adventures.
Someone comfortable making friends with the people in their personal community to have playdates and go out together.
The core schedule is very flexible depending on the nanny's availability.
They are open to a more traditional 9-5 schedule on weekdays, and they are also open to Sunday through Wednesday, for the full guarantee! Nanny's choice.
They are definitely flexible for the right candidate if you have varied availability (please note in your application!) and would ask for some support and flexibility in turn.
Are you looking for SUMMER work with a lovely Australian family?!
They are visiting in July and August with their two kids, 2.5 and 5. They are staying in the UES and looking for a MORNING SmartSitter to assist with their youngest daughter while mom is with the boy downtown! The core schedule is Monday to Friday, 8-1 PM.
It's $25/hour gross for 25 hours/week! The position will begin 7/13 and go through mid to late August! Apply today and speak with the family in June.
Experienced with this age group and comfortable being independent in the city with a visiting family. Someone really active who wants to be outdoors with her and doing fun things. Someone capable of making their own adventures happens. They are visiting NYC. Someone who is stimulating her intellectually and socially while being super responsible and fun.
The core schedule is Monday to Friday, 8-1 PM. Flexibility to assist with date nights is huge as well.
Starting 7/13 through mid August
This sweet European family is moving back to Germany mid-July and would love to have a SmartSitter come by and help mom out with the new baby until then! This is more of a mother's helper position, so please apply if you think you'd be the best fit!
Someone with newborn and toddler experience is a MUST. Someone who will keep the oldest having fun after daycare is a big plus.
Who can help out wherever it’s needed is key for this busy mom.
Responsible and DEPENDABLE as always!
The family speaks Spanish, German, and English so if you speak any of these it would be a big plus (but not required).
Monday-Friday, 3-7pm. with some flexibility if needed
SHORT TERM: May 27th/28th until July 20th
MORNING and WEEKEND JOB ALERT!
A super lovely family in Tribeca is looking for someone to accompany their 9-year-old son to school on the UES weekday mornings and help with both kids on preferrably on weekends, too. They are ideally looking for someone to drive him from Tribeca to the UES and then drop the car off at a convenient locale for mom and dad. On weekends, they would be having fun and keeping the kids happy, healthy, and engaged.
You don't drive you say?! That's ok! If you are free Monday to Friday from about 7:30-9:30 AM, and weekends 9-3 PM, and are smart, city savvy, engaging, and a bright spirited person apply!
It's $50-60/morning gross for 5 mornings/week. GUARANTEED!
REQUIREMENTS: Driver’s license, clean driving record, has extensive experience driving in the city and is comfortable doing so. Is comfortable getting a car in and out of a public garage, as well as driving someone else’s car.
If you don't drive, that's ok! Be an awesome person who can brighten the boy's day and get him to school fed and in a timely manner and it's yours :)
Must be willing to be trained on seizure medication protocol.
Has hands-on experience nannying in the city (PT or FT). Understands the fast paced level of nannying in the city. Knows the ins and outs of public transit and is comfortable using it. Someone who is really on the ball and pays attention to detail and to the kids fully (example: at the playground the boy needs to have 100% attention on him due to his balance issues.) Is level headed in case of emergency and knows how to handle emergency situations with grace.
Key for weekends especially is having someone who can come up with “itineraries” for the day without a lot of guidance. Someone super creative and comfortable with creating kid-friendly plans with lots of flexibility.
PLUSES: A background in special ed or experience working with kids with special needs is a plus! Someone super attentive and engaging who can really bond with the kids and grow with the family. The boy needs a bit more attention at times, so someone really attentive and mindful of their time together.
Someone familiar with the city and getting around with kids via subway, Uber, driving, or taxi is super important. Someone proactive with a can-do attitude who isn't afraid to jump in and take charge. A hard working and dedicated person is also an ideal candidate.
Would love someone who can speak another language (Spanish or French a plus!) and/or can bring new experiences and cultures into the home.
The core schedule is Monday to Friday, from 7:30-930 AM is a must and additional Saturday and Sunday availability, from 9 AM to 3 PM, is a plus!Learn more about this job