Wonderful Nanny Needed for Infant on the Upper West Side
Upper West Side, Manhattan, NY
A loving family on the Upper West Side is looking for a cheerful, engaging nanny for their newborn son. The ideal candidate for this role is someone who has newborn experience and who can identify and fulfill all the necessary developmental goals for their son as time progresses. In addition, the nanny must be able to create a stimulating and caring environment for their son, such as by reading, talking, and facilitating fun and safe activities. At the same time, the right candidate will avoid over-stimulation and will know when a calm environment is needed.
Household responsibilities are limited to tasks related to the baby and include meal prep, laundry, washing and sterilizing bottle and breast pump parts, washing baby’s dishes, and keeping the baby’s areas and things clean, neat, and organized.
The nanny must be energetic, reliable, communicative, proactive, a self-starter, and know how to troubleshoot issues independently. The parents are looking for someone who engages their son in creative ways and has a deep knowledge of baby development. Paying close attention to details is very important. Lastly, one of the parents works from home. The nanny must feel comfortable working in close partnership with a hands-on, working-from-home parent who occasionally has one-on-one time with the baby during the work week.
This position is a live-out position:
The schedule is Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM. (47.5 hrs. a week.) Additional hours, such as weeknights and weekends, may be required with notice. The ideal candidate is flexible and has availability during these times.
Compensation & Benefits:
This position is paid gross with overtime. This position is $30-$35 per hour, PTO (e.g, paid federal holidays, two weeks of vacation, and sick days).
Discretionary year-end performance bonus
Public Transportation Pass
Covid Risk Tolerance:
The family is strict about Covid. They try to avoid crowds as much as possible. In addition, they have a relative that visits them who is extremely immunocompromised, so the nanny must feel comfortable being open about her potential exposures to Covid or other illnesses, particularly seasonal flus and viruses.
Start Date: Begins as soon as possible, ideally on 04/03/2023. This is a long-term role.
Position Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Always puts safety first
Has a pitch-in attitude regarding general maintenance and cleanliness of their son and his areas in the household
Follows parents’ approach to childcare and embraces family parenting style
Manages daily care and supervision of their son
Adheres to their son’s schedule (e.g., naps, feeding, play/tummy time, exercises, walks, diaper changes, classes, playdates, doctors appointments, and more)
Records meals/bottles, diaper changes, and naps each day
Updates parents on child when they are out of the home
Facilitates intellectual development (e.g., letters/words, numbers, colors, stories, puzzles, music)
Facilitates social development, helping to make connections with friends and attending playdates and classes
Plans fun activities, keeping their son active and engaged
Makes very simple meals for their son
Does laundry for their son
Manages all aspects of their son’s property with utmost cleanliness and organization, including clean-up of meals and snacks, hanging clothes after laundry, cleaning toys/books, diaper bags, etc.
Cleans and sanitizes bottle and breast pump parts
Maintains all supplies for baby and notifies parents when items need replenishing
US, Work Authorization
Minimum of 4 years of professional Nanny experience
Basic Tech Savvy
Up to date on all vaccinations, including flu and TDAP
Covid vaccination and boosted
CPR and First-Aid certifications