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Caring Nanny Needed for Infant in Midtown, Manhattan

Midtown East, Manhattan, NY

A friendly family in Midtown, Manhattan, is looking for a reliable, proactive nanny for their 8-month-old baby. The ideal candidate for this role is someone with experience working with both newborns and special needs children, specifically Torticollis. Someone familiar with baby-led-weaning and can safely create a loving and fun atmosphere for their child. (E,g, reading to the child, lightly playing with them, planning activities, coordinating the family calendar, keeping the child happy, keeping the child's things organized, and more.) Fluency in German or Mandarin would be a plus.


The nanny must be professional, creative, proactive, a self-starter, and know how to troubleshoot issues independently. In addition, their child will need to go to physical therapy once per week and perform daily exercises accordingly. It is expected of the nanny to learn about these exercises to assist in these exercises when instructed. Lastly, both parents have flexible enough schedules to work from home. The nanny must be comfortable working in close partnership with both parents.

This position is a live-out position:

  • The schedule is Monday through Friday, from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (or 6:00 PM). (40-50 hrs. a week.) Additional hours may be required with notice. So, an ideal candidate who is flexible.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • This position is paid gross with overtime. This position is $30-$45 per hour, PTO (e.g., paid federal holidays, two weeks of vacation, and sick days.)

  • A discretionary performance bonus.

Covid Risk Tolerance:

  • The family is lenient about Covid.

Start Date: Begins on 01/11/2023. This is a long-term role.

Position Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Safety first.

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

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

  • Manage daily care and supervision of the infant

  • Adhere to the infant’s schedule (e.g., School drop-off and pick-ups, and any planned playdates and after-school activities.)

  • Facilitate intellectual development (e.g., words, numbers, stories, puzzles, overlooking any school work, etc.)

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

  • Ability to plan fun activities, keeping the infant active and engage

  • Ability to make very simple meals for the infant.

  • Laundry for the infant.

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

Qualifications:

  • US, Work Authorization

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional Nanny experience

  • Newborn experience

  • Special Needs Children experience

  • Up to date on all vaccinations

  • Covid vaccination and boosted

  • CPR and First-Aid certifications

  • Willingness to travel

  • Experience with baby-led weaning

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