Rebecca Lewis

Adventurous Nanny/Personal Assistant

Upper East Side Manhattan Nanny


Amazing & busy Family with two children, 5 & 2 years old, in NYC, seeks a Nanny/family assistant to join their team. This role will be 80% childcare and 20% Family Assistant. This position is ideal for a naturally organized candidate—a planner, adventurous, outdoorsy, active, and genuine love of working with children.


Job Details (may change as Family works out their needs):

Live-out

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

  • Monday-Thursday; 7 am-7 pm. 48 hours a week.

  • Additional hours may be required with advance notice. An ideal candidate is someone with some flexibility.

Traveling Details

  • Ideal nanny would be interested in and willing to spend time with the Family at their 2nd home in Pennsylvania. The home has lots of opportunities to plan fun outdoor adventures in all seasons with the kids; in addition, they would like the nanny to be interested in and willing to travel domestically and internationally with the Family (after covid is in better control and the kids are vaccinated)

  • Nanny will have a private room/bathroom in the second home.

Compensation & Benefits

  • $28+/hr plus overtime after 40 hours. $75,000+ Annual Salary.  Paid Travel with Family, Health Insurance Contribution, Major Holidays Off; Paid sick/vacation time; Annual bonus

Start Date: The position will begin as soon as the Family finds the right fit for their parenting team. This is a long-term role.

Position Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Safety first—always.

  • Manage daily care and supervision of children in an engaging and fun way

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

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

  • Potty training; planning engaging and age-appropriate activities; preparing healthy meals and snacks for the children; children’s baths and grooming; children’s laundry; helping to care for children if they are ill

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

  • Facilitate intellectual development (eg. age-appropriate literacy, math, science enrichment activities)

  • Facilitate physical development (eg. 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

  • Manage all aspects of children’s property with utmost cleanliness and organization – including, meals/snacks and clean-up, cleaning toys/books, maintaining organization and tidiness of childrens’ rooms/common areas, maintaining organization of daily bags (diaper bag and school backpack), etc. Engaging children to help with the clean-up process.

  • Family Assistant/House Manager role: Top priority is caring for the children, but when both kids are at school or when children are napping, the family would like the nanny to have a family assistant role. Example responsibilities include keeping homes organized;  errands;  tracking inventory of household supplies and creating shopping lists; travel planning (e.g. researching hotels/restaurants/activities); event planning (e.g. helping to plan kids' birthday parties or a family dinner party); online research (e.g. best options for child or household supplies, age-appropriate/covid safe classes, birthday gifts); Administrative responsibilities include family calendar management (booking appointments, children’s activity sign-ups), organizing/arranging travel.

Qualifications

  • US Work Authorization

  • Outstanding written & oral communication skills and very responsive

  • Attention to detail, organized, professional, proactive

  • Ability to wear multiple hats and provide an all-hands-on-deck spirit

  • Able to swim

  • A desire for longevity is strongly preferred

  • Willingness to mirror the Family’s COVID-19 safety protocols

Up to date on vaccinations, including fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before start date in accordance with applicable laws