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A Nanny/Family Assistant is Needed for Brooklyn Heights Family

Brooklyn Heights, BK

A private family in Brooklyn Heights seeks a college-educated Nanny/Family Assistant to join their parenting team. They have two boys, one who is in school full-time and another who will be in school part-time next fall. Until next fall, the role will focus on the youngest son, house tasks, pick-ups/drop-offs of their oldest, and after-school care of both children. After their youngest son starts school, the nanny will focus more on the Family Assistant tasks during school hours. This role will require you to expertly assist with admin tasks, including calendar management, scheduling and confirming appointments, responding to emails and invitations, planning/coordinating travel and some small event coordination. On-site services include household organization, keeping kid’s rooms tidy, kid’s laundry, running errands and keeping homes stocked with all household and office supplies.

Their oldest son loves books, bike riding, playing outside, cooking, and helping. At the same time, their youngest is sweet and chill and loves just being with people. Both kids are polite and friendly and used to a structured routine. The ideal person for this role is someone who can incorporate all of their favorite things into a productive day. The nanny must be proactive, a self-starter, and know how to troubleshoot issues independently. Their family recently relocated to Brooklyn, so someone familiar with fun activities to do in Brooklyn Heights is a huge plus. The family also spends a month each year at their home in Lake Tahoe and expects other travel requirements. Candidates should be comfortable with dogs as they have a 40lb Golden Retriever mix.

This position is a full-time, live-out position.

  • The schedule is Monday-Friday, from  7:45 AM - 5:30 PM daily. (45-50/hrs work weeks) with flexibility for date nights and overtime as-needed.

Travel Details:

  • The family spends a month each summer at their home in Lake Tahoe and expect there to be other possible travel requirements. Nanny is expected to join for Tahoe.

  • Nanny should have or be ready to have an updated passport, and family can help coordinate TSA Pre and Clear.

Compensation & Benefits

  • This position is paid gross with overtime. This position is $35-45+ hour based upon previous experience, PTO, including paid federal holidays. There are two weeks of vacation and a discretionary performance bonus.

  • Insurance reimbursement/stipend

  • Public transportation pass

Start Date: January 2022

Covid Risk Tolerance: Mask, if mandatory.

Position Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Safety first.

  • Follows parents’ approach to childcare and embraces family parenting style

  • Pitch-in attitude regarding general maintenance and cleanliness of their sons

  • Cooking for children and occasionally for family

  • School drop off and pick ups of oldest son

  • Adhere to both of their son’s’ schedule, including naps/sleep, bath and activities

  • Facilitate intellectual development with the youngest son  (e.g., words, numbers, colors, reading, flash cards, puzzles  and more, etc.)

  • Facilitate physical development (e.g. running, stacking, using utensils, etc.) in a high-energy, creative, and playful way

  • Facilitate social development, helping to make connections with school friends and attending playdates and classes

  • Manage all aspects of their children's property with utmost cleanliness and organization, including meals/snacks and clean-up, doing children's laundry and hanging clothes, cleaning toys/books, bags, etc.

  • Manage and order family groceries and oversee home maintenance visits and deliveries as-need


  • US, Work Authorization

  • Minimum of 5-years of Professional Nanny and Family Assistants

  • Minimum of three amazing references

  • Bachelor’s degree or Higher

  • Basic Tech Savvy

  • Driver’s License

  • Passport, Travel Experience

  • Must know how to swim

  • Up to date on all vaccinations

  • Covid vaccinated and boosted

  • CPR and First-Aid certifications

  • Comfortable around dogs

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