Close-knit family is looking for their next FULL-TIME LIVE-IN NANNY (someone local but willing to live in or who has ties to CT area and moving back) to join their loving, busy, fully-staffed household in February 2020! They have two precocious, sweet, energetic boys ages 4 and 6 years old. They are open to hiring a candidate looking to relocate from another state as they are looking for the absolute best fit for their family! They are also open to candidates who live in NYC but who will commute to CT and live in with them during the week but go back to the city on the weekends. Ideal candidate is someone who is extremely patient, nurturing, loving and able to get the boys through the day with grace and patience. Candidate must be able to keep up with two active boys! Candidate must have a driver's license and pristine driving record; they will provide a car for you to use while on the job.
Typical schedule includes a 6:30AM start time- cooking breakfast and navigating/directing the boys (getting dressed, brushing teeth, packing backpacks, etc). Older son is in school full-time (until 3PM) and the youngest until 12PM. You will help assist with wrangling them after school to various activities, helping with homework projects, iniaiting a craft/ game/ activity, so on and so forth. Someone who is thinking ahead, keeping inventory on what is needed, ability to order things online (tech savvy), resourceful & creative are all important to this role!
The nanny will have down time throughout the day in which you can utilize to help tidy, make the beds, organize, plan activities, make orders, etc.
You will have your own private bedroom and bath (on same floor as the children and parents). TV and wifi provided.
They have a three-month-old puppy and would love someone who is comfortable with dogs and willing to take on walks
Ideal candidate is a TEAM PLAYER; has a great attitude and personality. Must be flexible, professional in the sense of knowing boundaries (when to step in and when to step out/ how to continue to do your job when other family members - i.e.: grandparents or aunts/uncles also are around and hands-on. Family is everything to them so someone who fits in nicely is essential!
They travel a few times a year - Turks & Caicos, Cape Cod, etc and would love for you to join them! Must have a passport.
Your day typically will end around 6/7PM. You are able to use their home gym. Must be a competent swimmer and they swim year round!
Ideal candidate LOVES the outdoors; they have a garden and love to be in nature! Someone with a background in Early Childhood Education, Child Development is also a plus! Must be a great multi-tasker, firm but fun and able to keep the boys on task!