A Nannease Nannny: Is legally authorized to work in the U.S, is willing to be paid legally (on the books- no cash jobs), & is willing to undergo a background check in compliance with state law.

open positions:

Job #1

Energetic, organized & outdoorsy nanny needed for 2 toddlers

Location: New Providence, NJ

 

Schedule: 47 hours/week 46 hours/week
Monday: 8-4:30 (8.5 hours) 8-5 (9 hours)
Tuesday: 7:30-5:30 (10 hours) 7:30-5 (9.5 hours)
Wednesday: 7:30-5:30 (10 hours) 7:30-5 (9.5 hours)
Thursday: 7:30-5:30 (10 hours) 8-5 (9 hours)
Friday: 8-4:30 (8.5 hours) 8-5 (9 hours)

Length:  1 year commitment at a minimum (potential for longer term) 

Start date: June 3, 2024 (flexible for the right person)

Pay: $25-$30/hour, depending on experience

Benefits: 

    • 4 weeks of paid vacation (1 week of nanny’s choosing, 3 of family’s)
    • 5 sick/personal days per year
    • 5 federal holidays off & paid

Family Values:
This family values an active, outdoor lifestyle with a strong focus on organization and cleanliness within their home.  

About the children:

  • Child A (4.5 years old): Will be in preschool from 12-3pm M-F. This sweet child is shy and reserved at first, and is a rule follower. Loves to play outside and play with toys (magnatiles, blocks, puzzles). Enjoys having a play mate who is engaging with him, as well as engaging in a structured, school mode activity (writing, practicing letters, etc.).
  • Child B (1.5 years old): A bit more adventurous (a climber) who is a great eater and sleeper. Loves to play outside, play with toys (magnatiles, blocks, puzzles). Loves to play with trucks. Is a good independent player. 

Ideal personality (of Nanny):
This two-parent working household is seeking a self-motivated, organized nanny who loves to stay active. Patience, ability to multitask and maintain balance, boundaries and structure in the day are paramount qualities to this family in a caregiver. You are comfortable giving time-outs (gently) if necessary to the children, and helping them learn to tidy up after themselves. You are comfortable spending time around parents, as they both work part time (remotely) from home. You genuinely enjoy being outside, whether it is in the backyard, on a walk, or at the park.

Requirements:

  • Full time experience caring for toddlers 
  • Should have a valid driver’s license, a clean driving record, and your own vehicle.  *Family can provide a car for nanny work related use 3 days of the week
  • Must be comfortable with one small, friendly, 10 pound dog

Responsibilities:
*Nanny’s primary responsibility will be the children. Only if both children are napping and/or in school, nanny will be asked to help with meal prep for the children and children’s laundry. 

  • Loving and attentive care of children, including the meeting of all basic needs (diapering, pottying, bathing, eating, naps, etc.) 
  • Follow schedules closely for feeding, sleeping, wake windows
  • Plan and participate in age appropriate activities 
  • Engage children in learning and exploration via books, stories, art, songs and play with a focus on developmental milestones
  • Engage eldest child in one school-focused activity (writing, number tracing, etc.) each day – Mom will provide resources for this 
  • Foster confidence via nurturing care
  • Spend time outdoors daily (playing in the yard, going on stroller walks around the neighborhood, walking ½ mile to the nearby park.
  • Maintain organization and cleanliness of spaces you use in the home (essentially: leave the house how you found it) and encourage the children to participate in this effort. 
  • Navigate the balance of providing attention to both children in a loving and patient way 
  • Prepare simple, healthy meals for the children (lunch: sandwiches, scrambled eggs, fruit, etc.; dinner: chicken, pasta, tacos etc.) 
  • Bring children to local activities at the library, play places, etc.

Job #2

Weekend/evening mothers helper/nanny needed for infant twins

Location: Verona, NJ


Schedule:
10 hours/week
Fridays & Saturdays from 1:30-6:30pm (can be flexible on start time for the right person)
*Ability to work later (date nights) on occasion is necessary


Length: 1 year commitment, with the potential to go longer


Start date: ASAP

Pay: $20-$30/hour depending on experience and education

 

Family Values:
These new, proud parents value the happiness and well being of their children above all else. They are routine driven people, and the children thrive off of it; they are also reasonable, grounded individuals who believe in a healthy balance in life  (example: a little tv time is OK sometimes). Mom works in HR and is very familiar with the importance of a positive workplace environment, healthy boundaries, and strong communication among all members of the household. When asked what their hopes are for their children in the future, these parents explained: “As long as they’re happy, healthy, productive members of society when they’re older we will be happy.”

 

About the children:

 

  • Child A (8 months old): Happy, easy to please, growing and ever-changing  baby.
  • Child B (8 months old):  Happy, easy to please, growing and ever-changing  baby.

Ideal personality (of Nanny):
You are an active, driven person who prefers to stay busy and is happy to come up with creative, fun ideas to engage the children while maintaining the overall organization of the household (leaving it how you found it). You are able to closely follow set schedules, and you are comfortable going with the flow as needed. You are a loving, warm person who enjoys spending time around adults as well as children, and you enjoy communicating with the adults in the household throughout the day as they come out of their offices occasionally. This family’s current newborn care specialist has “really become a part of the family, and very obviously adores the babies;” they are looking for a nanny who can also “feel like they are a part of the family.” You should be comfortable oscillating between responsibilities throughout the day, as on occasion a grandparent may take the babies and you will help with laundry or organization within the household instead.

 

Requirements:

  • Must be up to date on TDAP vaccine only (Covid and Flu are NOT required)

Responsibilities:

  • Loving and attentive care of infant twins, including the meeting of all basic needs (diapering, pottying, bathing, feeding, naps, etc.)
  • Foster confidence via nurturing care
  • Follow schedules closely for feeding, sleeping, wake windows
  • Engage children in learning and exploration via books, stories, art, songs and play
  • Plan and participate in age-appropriate activities (crafts, games, etc.), with a focus on developmental milestones
  • Spend time outdoors when weather permits  (playing in the yard, going on stroller walks around the neighborhood)
  • Maintain organization and cleanliness of spaces you use in the home (essentially: leave the house how you found it)
  • Navigate the balance of providing attention to both children in a loving and patient way

Important to note:

  • Family is most concerned about children and nanny’s happiness
  • This family has a friendly, sweet 35-pound golden doodle. Nanny will not be responsible for walking the dog (family has a dog walker) but they need to be comfortable around dogs.
  • Mom works full time from home in her own office on the 3rd floor
  • Grandma (who is super easy going and helpful) is present in the household and so nanny should be comfortable with that
  • Nanny will not be driving the children around; they will be caring for them from the house, backyard, and walks to local library (about 15 mins each way)

Job #3

Part time: Nurturing, positive nanny for 6-month old baby

Location: Waldwick, NJ

Schedule:
Part time, 20 hours/week
Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 am- 4:30 pm. Friday from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm.

Length: 1 year commitment

Start date: Late July 2024

Pay: $25-$30/hour, depending on experience

Benefits:

  • 2 weeks of paid vacation (1 week of family’s choosing, 1 of nanny’s)
  • 3 sick/personal days per year
  • 5 federal holidays off & paid

Family Values:
These loving and new parents describe themselves as organized, outdoorsy individuals. They love activities that promote engagement, and truly treasure the time that they spend together as a family. They explain, “Having a nanny take amazing care of our child brings us joy, and we want our nanny to be just as happy.”

 

About the children:

  • Child A (6 months old): This baby is sweet and happy, and enjoys tummy time and being spoken/read/sung to.

Ideal personality (of Nanny):
You are a positive and optimistic person who truly loves working with children and being active. Though you certainly have experience with babies, you are not set in your ways and are comfortable collaborating with parents and hearing their preferences, in order to provide the most nurturing, enriching care for their child. You understand the importance of structure in a child’s life, and are comfortable implementing the daily schedules that parents have been implementing. While you are able to closely follow set schedules, you are also comfortable going with the flow as needed, and are happy for a day that entails child-centered infant/toddler activities. You are a loving, warm person who enjoys spending time around adults as well as children, as the adults in the household both work from home in a private office space and will be in/out of common areas.

Requirements:

  • Professional demeanor with experience caring full time for an infant/toddler, with references required to coincide with this experience
  • Must be up to date on all childhood vaccines (including TDAP), plus, flu, COVID, and RSV if age-eligible)
  • Driving is NOT a requirement

Responsibilities:

  • Closely follow a developmentally appropriate schedule, which nanny will collaborate with parents to make, that ensures consistency in naps, meals, wake time, etc.
  • Loving and attentive care of baby, including the meeting of all basic needs (diapering, pottying, bathing, eating, naps, etc.)
  • Bottle preparation/sanitation, and eventually light food preparation when baby starts solids
  • Engage baby in learning and exploration via books, stories, art, songs and play
  • Plan and participate in age-appropriate activities, with a focus on developmental milestones
  • Foster confidence via nurturing care
  • Spend time outdoors in neighborhood and weather permitting (sitting in back yard with baby/stroller walks)
  • Maintain organization and cleanliness of spaces you use in the home (essentially: leave the house how you found it)
  • When baby is napping:
    • Laundry for the child
    • Loading/unloading the dishwasher

Job #4

Organized, go-with-the-flow Nanny/Household Manager needed for 3 children 

Location: Sparta, NJ

Schedule: Full time (35-45 hours/week)
*With opportunities for optional additional overtime during particularly busy or school break weeks
Monday: 11am-7pm
Tuesday: 11am-7pm
Wednesday: 11am-7pm
Thursday: 11am-7pm
Friday: 11am-7pm

*Family is seeking the ability to start at 10am one day of the week


Length: Long term, minimum 2 year commitment

Start date:  ASAP

Pay:  $35-$40/hour, depending on experience

Benefits

  • Monthly stipend towards health insurance
  • 2 weeks of paid vacation (1 week of family’s choosing, 1 of nanny’s)
  • 5 sick/personal days per year 
  • 5 federal holidays off & paid

Family Values:
This wonderful family, who Nannease has known for many years, is extremely generous, kind, busy and active. Both parents work very demanding jobs, and they place an extremely high value on both staying organized and having fun. Outdoor play always takes priority over electronics. These kind parents treat their children like full humans (their feelings, ideas and thoughts matter).

From the family: “We’re looking for someone to join us on the journey of raising good human beings 

About the children: 

 

  • Child A (2.5 years old): As mom described this beloved toddler she began fondly, laughing, with: “One of the most mischievous two year olds I’ve ever known; she needs eyes on her at all times.” This little person loves to dance and sing, LOVES music, and is very silly. She always wants to keep up with her older siblings, is very talkative, and enjoys being included with the big kids in the house. She is potty trained. 

 

  • Child B (6 years old): This little boy has a lot of energy, and has been described by his kindergarten teacher as “the wiggliest kid in kindergarten.” He is very smart, likes to stay moving, is very athletic and talented in sports. He tends to get frustrated easily if something is challenging for him. Overall this little person is a”pretty easy going kid most of the time”. 
  • Child C (8 years old): She is the classic oldest child; a leader who likes structure & clear expectations. This bright girl will test limits; is VERY inquisitive; will questions you/your motives, what are you thinking about and saying. She likes to instruct her younger siblings on what to do, and enjoys being in charge. GLUTEN FREE. 

Ideal personality (of Nanny): 

You are a warm, nurturing person who is capable of being playful and silly with the children while maintaining strong boundaries and organization. You would describe yourself as kind and and empathetic, and you are able to apply these qualities to your disciplining of the children when needed. You are comfortable encouraging the kids to do their homework and enforcing rules, while maintaining a sweet and silly attitude. You are someone who doesn’t get rattled by misbehaving, and can redirect/reinforce with a calm demeanor. You are excited about trying new things (gluten free crepes, for example), and are comfortable managing the unexpected things that arise in a busy household. You have a go-with-the-flow attitude

when necessary, and are comfortable with the overall care of three children simultaneously.

 

Requirements:

  • Able to swim, willing to take lifeguard course paid for by family
  • Must be able to tolerate being around a 45 lb dog ie not allergic or afraid. You would not be responsible for care of the dog except on rare occasions, but must be able to oversee that youngest child 
  • Must be technologically savvy, and comfortable using apps, monitoring e-mails related to the children, entering dates into a virtual calendar, and using websites to support children in homework
  • You must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Must be comfortable helping children with their homework (kindergarten and 2nd grade) 

Responsibilities:

Household related (from 11am-2pm, while the children are in school) 

  • Organizing and maintaining toys and arts and crafts including supplies management and rotating of toys
  • Prepare dinner each night for all children
  • Prepare lunches and snacks for the next day for all children
  • Ensure backpacks are ready for the following school day, including 
  • Pack bags for children in advance of (approximately) monthly travel of family
  • Prepare the ski gear and lunches every Friday for weekend ski trips saturday and sunday
  • Help to track household supplies (groceries, cleaning supplies, etc.) and adding to family shopping list as needed-
  • Order groceries from instacart and putting them away as needed (minimal in-person grocery shopping required) 
  • Dishes (loading/unloading dish washer)·
  • Laundry for the children only
  • Keeping children’s rooms, play areas and common areas tidy and organized (kitchen should be kept clean when not in use) 
  • Switching out clothing seasonally for children, donating clothes·
  • Tracking inventory of children and replacing as needed (ex: soccer socks, ballet clothes, swim supplies, drinks for sports, etc.)·
  • Anticipate events (ex: birthday parties) and get supplies needed for them in advance (ex: gifts for friends)·

Child related (from 2:30pm onwards) 

  • Loving, attentive and patient care of children 
  • Comfortable managing children’s schedules
  • Transportation daily to and from classes and/or extracurricular activities·
  • Play outside with children (walks, trips to the playground, soccer, bike rides).
  • Take children to appointments as needed
  • Engage baby in learning and exploration via books, stories, art, songs and play
  • Plan and participate in age-appropriate activities 
  • Foster confidence via nurturing care
  • Spend time outdoors when weather permits  (playing in the yard, going on stroller walks around the neighborhood)
  • Serve children healthy, well rounded meals
  • Ensure that children complete all homework (they get quite a bit each day) 
  • Plan and supervise playdates for the children 

Important to note: 

  • Due to celiac disease in the family, minimal wheat/gluten allowed in the house to be stored and prepared separately from gluten free foods
  • Paid overnights and occasional travel will be a part of the job 

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