Live-In Nanny Needed for Family on the UES

Upper East Side, Manhattan

A laid-back, busy family on the Upper East Side is looking for a fun, kind, and organized experience nanny for their 14-month-old son. Their son is described as sweet, energetic, and curious about his surroundings. He enjoys doing activities and being engaged with them.

The ideal candidate for this position is proactive, caring, and great with toddlers. The family is looking for a candidate that can encourage all his interests and engages with their son. Someone patient, a self-starter, and knows how to troubleshoot issues independently. This position is live-in (5-7 days) or out. Although driving isn’t a prerequisite, if you are a driver, having a clean driving record is preferred. The family will provide a car for the nanny if needed.

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

This position is a live-in position:

  • The schedule is full-time. Monday - Friday, 40-50 hours a week

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

Traveling Details

  • This position requires traveling. Despite covid, the family still travels a few times a year.

Compensation & Benefits

  • This position is $1650 NET a week, and PTO [7 Paid federal holidays, 2 weeks of vacation, one week overlapping with family, and 3 sick days] and a discretionary performance bonus.

  • Health Insurance

  • Public Transportation Pass

  • Private room and Bathroom

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:

  • Cook and prepare healthy meals and snacks for their son

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

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

  • 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

  • Organize calendar, arrange outings, etc.

  • Embraces family parenting style

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


  • US Work Authorization

  • Driver’s license

  • Light Housekeeping

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

  • Comfortable cooking for their son

  • Excellent communication skills

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

  • Passionate about childcare