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  • PART-TIME: TriBeCa, $375-450/week guaranteed, MTWR, with boy, 7! kPTTM21617

    $25/hour ($375-450/week) guaranteed

    Overview

    We have a great part-time after school opportunity in TriBeCa with a 6-year-old boy. The family is looking for someone fun, engaging, reliable, and organized to spend Monday to Thursday, from 2:45 PM to 6:30 PM. Flexibility to help Fridays as well. Flexibility to help in the evenings and with drop offs in the mornings on occasion at 7:30 AM, is a plus, too! He love Legos, board and card games, reading, music, and writing.

    It's $25/hour, $375-250/week guaranteed, 15-18 hours/week! The position will begin asap. First, there will be a phone meeting with the dad, followed by a FaceTime with the mom and boy. Pending a successful virtual meeting, they sitter will have a paid trial with the family the week of 2/27.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone reliable who can ensure he remains on schedule, and someone with experience with a 6-year-old. They are looking for someone overall who is fun and engaging to spend those afternoons with him.

    Schedule

    Monday to Thursday, from 2:45 PM to 6:30 PM, with flexibility to help Fridays as well. Flexibility to help in the evenings and with drop offs in the mornings on occasion at 7:30 AM, is a plus, too!

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  • MORNINGS: $500-550/wk M-F 8/9am - 1/2pm girl, age 3, and baby-to-be! (dMTC21717)

    $20-22/hour

    Overview

    This returning SmartFamily is super lovely and wonderful and they are looking to hire a morning SmartSitter, Mondays through Fridays, 8/9 AM - 1/2 PM. They have a super adorable 3-year-old girl, and mom is due with a baby within the next month! Mom is a SAHM, and typically she'll bring the 3-year-old to school in the morning and you'll be with the teeny one during the day. Yay? Yes? If so, please apply today!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    From mom, "My biggest priority is someone absolutely loving and compassionate. I want the SmartSitter to feel involved in the family. Conscientious and responsible with proper newborn experience and training is also key."

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 8/9 AM - 1/2 PM

    Depending on the day, it will be 8 AM - 1 PM or 9 AM - 2 PM, and the family can guarantee 25 hours/week.

    If you have a bit of flexibility as well as the occasional date night or afternoon, this is a plus but not a requirement!

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  • PART-TIME: UES, $20/hour, MW, 7 hours/week, with boy, 4! kPTSP21517

    $20/hour ($140/week)

    Overview

    We have a part-time Monday and Wednesday afternoon position with a 4-year-old boy. The sitter will be responsible for picking him up from school, taking him to activities, doing fun and artistic activities with him at home, helping giving him meals, cleaning up before leaving, and having a good ole time with him. He has a younger sister, however she has a full-time nanny and the sitter will be working in tandem with the nanny.

    It's $20/hour, $140/week, 7 hours/week. They are looking for someone to begin the first week of March and stay for at least 2-3 months, however ideally through the remainder of the school year. This position will begin the first week of March, with a phone or FaceTime meeting Friday, 2/17. Pending a successful initial meeting, the family will have a paid trial with the candidate.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone super engaging who can help him with reading and writing on occasion. No cooking is required, but providing him meals and tidying up after meals is necessary. Someone able to discipline when needed, but is soft, easy going, and sweet. Someone open to communication with the parents, other caregiver, and the children, while being organized and proactive is ideal.

    Schedule

    Monday, 2:30-530 PM, Wednesday 1:30-5:30 PM

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  • PART-TIME: $20-25/hr M-R 2-5, boy, age 4! #yestomannies (dPTEU2917)

    $20-25/hour

    Overview

    How would you like to spend quality after school time with a charming 4 1/2-year-old boy in the West Village Monday through Thursday, 2 PM - 5 PM? The family will be flex to tack on additional hours here and there by the way! Please apply today if this sounds like a good fit!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The family is looking for an engaged, responsible and bright caregiver. Someone who is outgoing to facilitate setting up playdates with friends at school, asking where other children are going (playground/library nearby) or initiating games/play with the little boy would be great! Education in early childhood is ideal but not required. Knowledge of sensory processing disorder is a plus but also not a requirement. #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Monday, 2 PM - 5 PM
    Tuesday, 2 PM - 5 PM
    Wednesday, 2 PM - 5 PM
    Thursday, 2 PM - 5 PM

    There's room to add hours here and there!

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: TriBeCa, $25-30/hour, 20-25 hours/week, with 4 kids, FT nanny, and WAHM! kASLS2217

    $25-30/hour ($500-750/week) gross

    Overview

    We have an amazing after school opportunity in TriBeCa with 4 active kids, their FT nanny, and WAHM (work at home mom). They are looking for help Monday to Friday, from 2 or 3 PM to 7 PM, and flexibility to help on the occasional morning, 1-2 later nights a week, and/or the occasional weekend is a huge plus. An outgoing and go with the flow sitter with multiples experience will be the best fit!

    It's $25-30/hour, 20-25 hours/week, $500-750/week gross. The family is willing to guarantee the hours on the lower ended hourly rates. The position will begin 2/13, with interviews beginning immediately. Please note how many hours you are looking for in your application.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Smart, engaging, neat, and organized, comfortable with multiple children of different ages and different personalities. Someone fun but firm, willing to be a second set of hands around the house and proactive to step in and engage the kids or even to throw a load of their laundry in if they are occupied with the nanny and/or mom. Someone also willing to follow directions who is flexible and ok with daily changes as they are a large family with many moving parts. Someone who is outgoing, easy-going, and ok with a “go with the flow” approach will be best. You will be working as a team, so someone super communicative and flexible is required.
    With the kids, they can be shy at first, so someone willing to break down those shy barriers through fun and positivity, while balancing boundaries and safety is best.
    As an aside, if the person speaks Mandarin that is a plus!

    Schedule

    Monday to Friday, from 2 or 3 PM to 7 PM, flexibility to help on the occasional morning, 1-2 later nights a week, and/or the occasional weekend is a huge plus.

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  • WEEKEND: $80-100/day, Saturday afternoons, mother’s helper with girl 2, and boy 4 months! kWPL2717

    $20/hour ($80-100/day)

    Overview

    We have a new Saturday afternoon opportunity available with a family in midtown East. They have a very active 2-year-old girl and a sweet 4-month-old boy. This will be a mother's helper position and primarily with the older girl.

    It's $20/hour, 3-4 hours/week, with the potential to add Sunday mornings! It's an ongoing commitment beginning with a trial 3/4, from 12-3 or 4 PM.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone patient and communicative who can engage their daughter. Experience with multiples and CPR certification is a plus!

    Schedule

    Saturday, for 3-4 each after. Potentially adding Sunday mornings.

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  • PART-TIME: UES, $20-21/hour, 12 hours/week, with 2 girls, 5 and 6! kPTSH12717

    $20-21/hour ($240-252/week)

    Overview

    We have a great family that is looking for their new SmartSitter part-time in the UES. They have two sweet girls, 5 and 6, who love to play games and make up imaginary lands. The schedule is Tuesday through Friday, from 3-6 PM, with two flex nights until 9 PM. They are looking for someone to join their team working in tandem with SAHM to tackle the after school routine and evening routine.

    It's $20-21/hour, 12 hours/week, and $240-252/week. The start date is flexible and will begin as soon as they find the right fit, with phone interviews taking place immediately. Please note your availability to meet with the family and when you can begin.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Someone reliable, confident, organized, punctual, and fun. Someone sweet, kind, and energetic to keep up with the girls. Someone who can easily move from one activity to another if they are bored or restless, and who also has strategies to help with meltdowns is a plus. Experience with multiples is a plus.

    Schedule

    Tuesday through Thursday, from 3-6 PM, with one flex nights until 9 PM.

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  • PART-TIME: $500-900/wk flex! SoHo boy, age 4! (dPTJS11717)

    $20-25/hour ($25-30/hour is okay if you have been a teacher for a minimum of a year)

    Overview

    This SoHo family is looking for someone smart and creative to spend quality teachable moment time with their intelligent, independent, delightful 4-year-old boy. The schedule has some flexibility to it and the family is happy to offer a guaranteed weekly income. The rate is $20-25 hour and if you have experience working as a teacher for a minimum of one year or longer, they are comfortable in the $25-30/hour range. The family describe themselves as progressive, equal rights activists, and feminists, and they also don't have any sugar in the household. Please apply today if you're interested!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    Mature, responsible, educated, thoughtful, learning-oriented, a good listener, creative and full of ideas. Able to plan meals, outings, and other activities. Someone who can set up teachable moments. "Today we're going to research dinosaurs." The family is looking for someone who will engage with him in an adult way.

    Schedule

    Mondays, 3:30 PM - 6:30/7 PM
    Tuesdays, 5 PM - 8 PM (optional if you can't make it)
    Wednesday, 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 6/7 (optional if you can't make it)
    Friday, 2:30 PM - 7 PM

    The family will also need help 1-2 evenings/week until 9 or 10 PM (this is flexible) and 2-4 weekends/month, Saturdays or Sundays, typically 12 PM - 6 PM (this is flexible, approx. every weekend or every other weekend)

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  • AFTER SCHOOL &/or TUTOR : $500-900/wk M-F 3-7 flex, Union Square, girl, 9, boy, 6! #yestomannies (dASOU1617)

    $20-25/hour for sitting, $50-90/hour for tutoring!

    Overview

    We've been working with this family for a little over a year now, and they are very bright and lovely people! They are looking to hire a SmartSitter with the core hours of Monday through Friday, 3 PM - 7 PM, and they can offer additional hours (5-10 additional hours/week) if you are interested in assisting with household duties and cooking OR if you would like to include 5 additional tutoring focused hours in addition to the regular schedule. If the tutoring piece is included, the family is looking specifically for tutoring help in math, Spanish, or German. Please include you ideal number of working hours per week and responsibilities within your application.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    mature, trustworthy, someone who can challenge the kids intellectually, someone who possesses a natural curiosity, plays piano is a plus but not a requirement, if you like food and enjoy cooking with children this is a huge plus, confident, good experience, well-rounded individual, Spanish-speaking is a plus but not a requirement, If you have a driver’s license would be a plus. There will be time in East Hampton in the summer. Ideally someone who can swim, someone who is organized, and who can give the kids structure. #yestomannies

    Schedule

    The regular schedule is Monday through Friday, 3 PM - 7 PM.

    If you are interested in helping more seriously with cooking and if you are fantastically organized and can help to run the household, the family can offer 25 to 30 hours per week.

    If you have a background in tutoring (specifically in math, Spanish, or German) and would like to have 5 tutoring focused hours per week, the family can offer these hours at a $50-90/hour rate depending on your experience.

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  • AFTER SCHOOL: $25-30/hr, $600-900/wk, M-R, 3-8, F, 3-6, Park Slope, girls, 4 & 1 1/2, baby-to-be, & 2nd nanny! (dASDD1617)

    $25-30/hr, $600-900/wk gross, 24-30 hours/week

    Overview

    This is a warm and respectful family who is looking to hire a SmartSitter to work in conjunction with their full-time nanny, 4-year-old girl, 1 1/2-year-old girl, and baby girl-to-be (arriving in April!). The base schedule is Monday through Thursday, 3 PM - 8 PM (one night until 9), and Friday, 3 PM - 6 PM (24 hours/week), and the family can offer up to 30 hours/week guaranteed if this is helpful for you! They are looking for a year+ commitment. $25-30/hour gross ($600-900/week). In your application, please include if you prefer 24 hours/week, 30 hours/week, or something in between. Thanks!

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    From the parents, "We are looking for someone who is caring, diligent, and energetic. as there will mostly be overlap with our nanny, I would expect this person to spend more time with our older daughters than the baby. however, during the initial adjustment period I would expect a bit of everything as the older girls are more aware of new faces. down the road i would love some help with school work or workbook time with our school aged kids, maybe 30 or 45 minutes helping out through dinner, bath and bedtime. I would expect some light cleaning up of kids' dishes after dinner or perhaps folding of laundry, but not housework broadly speaking. We would want someone who communicates well and proactively, who helps us be the eyes and ears around children's friendships, school experiences, what is on their mind, etc."

    Schedule

    The core schedule is:
    Monday through Thursday, 3 PM - 8 PM (one night until 9)
    Friday, 3 PM - 6 PM

    This is 24 core hours/week. The family can offer up to 30 hours/week guaranteed if you're interested, in which case the additional 6 hours will come by staying a little later on Fridays and/or coming by on the weekend for a few hours (flex timing on the weekend, during the day or evening Saturday or Sunday).

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  • MORNINGS: M-F 8/8:30-1/1:30, $20-25/hr, Murray Hill, boy, age 2 1/2, girl 6 mo! (dMMH12716)

    $25/hour (gross)

    Overview

    This is a lovely family we've known and worked with previously. They have a 2 1/2-year-old little boy and a 6-month-old girl.

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    experienced with both ages, warm, loving, reliable, proactive, creative, kind, caring, attentive, likes to read and interact

    Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 8 or 8:30 AM to 1 or 1:30 PM (The family has some flexibility here.)

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  • PART-TIME: $25-30/hr Mon OR Tues & W-F 2:30-7, Gramercy, boys, 6&4, girl, 1 1/2, full-time nanny! #yestomannies (dPTDM1617)

    $25-30/hour (gross)

    Overview

    This is a super lovely, professional, respectful Gramercy family. They are also hiring a full-time SmartSitter who will be mostly with their 1 1/2-year-old girl (see post dFTDM1617 if you're interested in that position!) and they are looking for help Mondays or Tuesdays (SmartSitter's choice!) and Wednesday through Friday, 2:30 PM - 7 PM, mostly with their boys, ages 4 and 6. The family is also open to some weekend hours here and there if you are interested in additional hours (Saturday afternoon and/or evenings). Please apply today if you're interested and please include if you prefer to work Mondays or Tuesdays along with Wednesday through Friday. Thanks!

    #yestomannies

    The Ideal Sitter for this Job

    The ideal SmartSitter loves kids, loves to play, knows the city, and can confidently manage two young boys. Fhe family is looking for someone fun, smart, engaging, has lots of energy, is responsible, has creative ideas, knows how to navigate the city, and communicate well with kids and adults, is familiar with sibling communication, and has experience with caring for two kids at the same time. #yestomannies

    Schedule

    Monday or Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 7 PM (SmartSitter's choice!)
    Wednesday, 2:30 PM - 7 PM
    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 7 PM
    Friday, 2:30 PM - 7 PM

    The family is open to some weekend hours here and there if you are interested. Saturday afternoon plus evenings.

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