Part-Time Nanny Needed for a Family in Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights, BK

A loving family is looking for a proactive, part-time nanny for their two children, a 2.5-year-old daughter and a one-year-old son. Both children are in daycare, so the family is looking for someone to work the afternoon into the evenings. An ideal candidate would arrive at the family home to do light cleaning, meal prep, and other child-related tasks (e.g., laundry) before picking up the children from daycare by 4:30 PM.  Following pick-up, the candidate will engage in fun activities with the children, serve dinner and assist with clean-up.  Their daughter has peanut allergies, so someone knowledgeable about food allergies is essential.  The ideal candidate for this position is someone who can be fun and adventurous while maintaining a safe and supportive environment for the children to learn and grow. They should be punctual, consistent, and great with multiple children under 3.

Job Detail (Position detail can change as family works out their needs)

This position is a live out position:

  • From Monday thru Fridays, 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm with a minimum of one late night per week. Family can guarantee 25 hours, so some date nights (e.g., at least one day will be 3:00pm – 11:00pm).

  • Must be covid vaccinated, and already boosted or with plans to be boosted.

  • Start ASAP

Traveling Details

  • This position requires little travel due to covid, however, family travels a few times a year.

Compensation & Benefits

  • All positions are paid gross with overtime. This position is $25-$35 hour, and PTO, Paid federal holidays, 2 weeks of vacation one week overlapping with family, and 3 sick days and a discretionary performance bonus.

  • Monthly Metrocard

Start Date: This is a long-term role, and the position starts as soon as the family can find the right candidate.

Position Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate intellectual development (e.g. reading, spelling, numbers, arts and crafts, enrichment, etc.)

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

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

  • Embraces family parenting style

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

  • Assist with light cleaning of kitchen and dining areas (e.g., wiping down table and high chair and kitchen counters, loading and unloading dishwasher, taking out garbage/recycling) and laundering and folding of children’s clothes

  • Cook and prepare healthy meals and snacks for their children

  • Adhere to their children’s schedule, including naps/sleep and activities

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


  • US Work Authorization

  • Valid State ID or Driver’s license

  • At least 3 years of professional full-time or part-time childcare experience

  • Associate degree or higher a huge plus

  • Comfortable cooking for the family, when applicable

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Comfortable getting Covid-19 tested, vaccinated, and willing to get the booster

  • Passionate about childcare