Alison

Career Nanny Needed for Family in Brooklyn Heights, BK

Brooklyn Heights, BK

A loving, professional family in Brooklyn Heights, BK, is looking for an exceptional, career nanny for their son, who will be six (6) months by the hire date.  This position is open to both live-in or very flexible live-out Nanny. Live-in candidates will have a separate, one-bedroom apartment 5 min walk from the family's home.


A nanny with lots of energy who can create an engaging, happy, and stimulating atmosphere for their newborn—lots of engagement with reading, flashcards, games, and active play will excel in this role. The ideal candidate for this position is outgoing, friendly, responsible/reliable, caring, kind, and organized. The nanny must be proactive, tech-savvy, a self-starter, and know how to troubleshoot issues independently. Lastly, candidates must be passport-ready, college-educated, preferred in relevant fields (i.e., Early Childhood Education), and comfortable around dogs. The family has two (2) cute Morkies.

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

  • The schedule is Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm, or 7:00 am - 7:00 pm. They will likely need 1-2 late nights per week.

Housing Details

  • The live-in candidate will have a separate one-bedroom apartment that is a 5 min walk from the family's apartment.

Travel Details:

  • Must be comfortable with traveling with the family. The family will likely spend one (1) week per month at their home upstate New York (2.5 hrs from NYC; train accessible) and take other weekend or week-long trips from time to time that they likely want the nanny to accompany them on (both domestically and abroad.)

Compensation & Benefits:

  • This position is paid gross with overtime. This position is $35-$45+ (120K-150K+) PTO, including paid federal holidays, five (5) sick days, two weeks of vacation, and a discretionary performance bonus.

  • Health Care Stipend

Start Date:  Mid-to-late October

Position Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Safety first.

  • Pitch-in attitude regarding general maintenance and cleanliness of the infant

  • Comfortable educating (first-time parents) on things such as scheduling, sleep, food (introducing solids), discipline, potty training, etc. – but also respectful of and ability to adhere to our parenting decisions.

  • Ability to handle mother’s milk or prepare formula and sterilize bottles

When older, comfortable preparing solids in addition to bottle feedings.

  • Ability to change diapers and eventually potty train.

  • To ensure they stay stocked, keep track of children’s items (e.g., diapers, wipes, milk, etc.).

  • Planning engaging and age-appropriate activities.

  • Will find activities in the neighborhood to suggest, for example, classes or playgroups.

  • Considerate of others and the family’s home

  • Focused on teaching and encouraging qualities in their son like kindness, curiosity, generosity, etc.,.

  • Desire to become part of the family; care for their son and invest in his happiness and development

  • Outgoing and friendly (i.e., will make friends with other nannies, arrange playdates, etc.)

  • Adhere to the infant schedule, including naps/sleep, bath, and activities

  • Engaged in facilitating intellectual development (e.g., words, numbers, enrichment, reading, flashcards, games and active play, etc.)

  • Engaged in facilitating 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 friends and attending playdates and classes

  • Manage all aspects of the infant's  property with utmost cleanliness and organization, including meals/snacks and clean-up, Laundry, hanging clothes, cleaning toys/books, diaper bags, etc.

  • Huge plus if you can meal prep for the family as well

  • Light housekeeping – picking up, loading/unloading dishwasher

Qualifications:

  • U.S Work Authorization

  • Driver’s License

  • Must be Passport Ready and Willing to Travel

  • Minimum of 5 years of Professional Full-time Experience

  • Minimum of 3 Exceptional References

  • Infant Experience is a must

  • A college education is preferred in relevant fields (i.e., Early Childhood Education & Psychology)

  • Up to date on all vaccinations (e.g., T-dap, flu vaccine, etc.)

  • Covid vaccinated and boosted

  • CPR and First-Aid certifications

  • Able to swim