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Nanny Needed for a Family of Two Children in Manhattan

Greenwich Village Manhattan Nanny

Mother Helper Needed for a Family of Two Children in Manhattan 

A loving family in Manhattan is looking for a developmentally focused nanny for their two sons ages 3.5, and 18 months old. A nanny who has a background or exposure to the RIE philosophy would excel in this role. The oldest child has autism. So, the ideal candidate for this position must be nurturing, engaging, communicative, and having experience with children with autism is a huge plus, in addition to caring for more than one child. The candidate must also be mindful of allergies; the youngest is allergic to peanuts.

The ideal candidate for this position is loving. The oldest child is categorized as gifted, so he’ll excel in mathematics and reading. But sensory experience and social anxiety are difficulties that are present that are balanced out with nurturing. The youngest is more outgoing, active, and social; always making new friends and reaching out. The candidate should be punctual, consistent, and great with children. Feedback with the parents about any concerns with the kids is mandatory. Someone who is organized, patient, and a self-starter and knows how to troubleshoot issues on their own. A background in early childhood education is always great.

The family has a small dog, so the candidate must be pet friendly.

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

This position is a live-out position:

  • Most weeks it’s between 8:30/9:30 am – 5:00/5:30 pm

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

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 an annualized salary of 90k+, and PTO, sick days, and a discretionary performance bonus.

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 attend playdates

  • Organize a calendar, arrange outings, etc.

  • Active engagement and clear communication with work-at-home parents

  • Embraces family parenting style

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

  • Cook and prepare healthy meals and snacks for the children

  • Adhere to the kid’s schedule, including naps/sleep and activities

  • Manage all aspects of the kid’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 5 years of professional full-time or part-time childcare experience

  • Comfortable cooking for a toddler

  • Excellent communication skills

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

  • Passionate about childcare

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