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Ryan & Lillian

Filled-Warm Live-in Engaging Nanny Needed in Short Hills, NJ

Live-in Nanny Needed in Short Hills New Jersey

A loving, inclusive family is passionate about creating an environment where their active and curious 3 year old twins can enrich their young minds. The children particularly enjoy reading, building, imaginary play, singing and dancing and hands-on activities (eg digging for rocks, painting). This is a low tech family (no screens).The family is eager to find a take-charge nanny with whom they can partner and collaborate in sustaining the enriching environment they have created.

 The ideal candidate for this position will be proactive, warm, calm, outgoing and enjoys teaching. You must genuinely enjoy spending time with young children. It is important to always promote an environment where the twins are learning through the day.

Your goal is to find creative ways to nurture the children’s emotional, intellectual and educational growth.  A playful personality with a firm and directive approach will be the key to a successful relationship within this family.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Pitch-in attitude regarding general maintenance and cleanliness of children’s spaces

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

  • Feed, bathe, change, and dress children

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

  • Implement regularly and independently children’s educational and developmental activities

  • Facilitate intellectual development (eg. describing, building vocabulary,  numbers, enrichment, etc)

  • Facilitate physical development (eg. running, tracing & finer motor skills, using utensils, etc) in a high-energy, creative and playful way

  • Facilitate social development (eg. naming / understanding emotions, opportunities for decision making, developing self-esteem, manners)

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

  • Meal prep for children and ensuring that they eat healthy meals


This is a full-time, 5/7- day live-in position in Short Hills, NJ. Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-7:30 PM, with flexibility to do occasional evenings due to parent travel. The twins will be in school 8:30am-10:30pm and will be napping 12:30pm - 3:00pm. The family is offering 70k+ in addition to benefits such as PTO and Health Insurance Contribution. You will have a private bedroom and private bathroom.

Requirement & Qualifications

  • Family has cats

  • Ability to create a stimulating, nurturing, and safe environment for the children

  • The family is seeking long term commitment

  • Bring an active, energetic but calm attitude

  • Promote early childhood learning

  • Focus and engage with the children’s specific interests

  • Pitch in attitude

  • Tech savvy- ability to work with PDF & activity print outs

  • Ability to meal prep

  • Strong communication & command of the English language

  • Experience working with toddlers;  experience caring for multiple children at a time is a huge plus

  • Comfort with parents sometimes working from home (presently all the time during Covid)

  • Driver’s license & with clean driving record

  • U.S Work Authorization

  • 4-Years of Recent, Childcare Experience

  • A Minimum of 3 Amazing childcare/teaching references

  • CPR & First Aid Certified

  • Very Covid Conscious

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