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Nanny for Baby Boy

This family is seeking a nanny to care for their sweet 4 month old baby boy. He is very observant and getting more physical and interactive each day. Currently, he follows a 3-3.5 hour schedule once up for the day (wake up, change diaper, feed, play/learn/read, nap, repeat). The parent’s priority is his health, well-being, and safety. They aim to provide a loving, no-drama, supportive learning environment. As he gets older, they look forward to the nanny’s teamwork in helping set boundaries, growth and development needs. Good exposure to the outdoors from a very early age is very important the parents. They currently do daily 1-2 hour walks with him. Someone who is active and wants to get outside daily with the baby is key. This would be a great position for a nanny who loves babies and wants to stay with a family for a long time. They have a very well-lit home with a big yard that overlooks Carkeek Park. An ideal nanny for this family is someone with plenty of experience with infants + toddlers. Favorable traits include: communicative, trustworthy, honest, caring, flexibility, team player, resilient and a sense of humor. Nanny must have full vaccination against COVID-19 as well as adherence to all other public health COVID-19 guidelines (e.g. mask utilization, hand washing, etc.) 

 

Responsibilities include: childcare, child meal prep, children’s laundry, light housekeeping, occasional transportation, and occasional personal assistance.

 

North Seattle (Carkeek Park)// starting May 5th, May 10th - or sooner// 1 child, currently 4 months old// $23-$28/hour// 3 days a week 7am - 5pm (Monday/Tuesday/Thursday); 2 days a week 7am - 12pm (Wednesday/Friday)// Over time (once baby sleeps through the night), these hours would likely shift to a later start time and/or longer days Weds &/or Fri. They need a nanny who is open to this flexibility// guaranteed hours, taxes withheld, paid vacation, paid holidays, paid sick leave, salary review// driving/nanny vehicle required// one cat in home

 

 

Nanny Needed for Twin Toddlers

 

This family is seeking a nanny team to provide loving care for their twins. The boys are happy, active, energetic toddlers who love to play and explore outside. They also love to read books, learn about how things work, and do art projects. They currently nap about 1.5/2 hours per day. In the fall they will start preschool 2 days a week in the mornings. The family is routine-centered and follow a consistent schedule. They typically do one or two outings each week (ex. toddler class, park/playground) and there are great play areas for the kids both inside the house and in the yard. The family is seeking coverage Monday – Sunday and there is flexibility for how this could break down within the nanny team. Mom is an involved stay-at-home mom. She enjoys being active and engaged with the boys while also tending to other things around the house and running errands, so a nanny that excels in a team environment would be the best fit. Their nannies are extremely valued team members in the family, and they want the nanny to feel at-home and comfortable in their house. The best personality fit will be someone who thrives in an organized and clean environment. Their ideal nanny is someone who loves toddlers/preschoolers, loves to help them grow and learn and is passionate about early childhood development. She would enjoy the outdoors and exploring the property with the kids. She would have a pitch-in attitude, would help prepare meals for the kids and would brainstorm new foods for them to try., and would plan fun activities and crafts for the kids. She would know how to provide positive loving discipline to toddlers while setting clear and consistent boundaries for them.

 

Responsibilities include: childcare, child meal prep, children’s laundry, and light housekeeping.

 

Sammamish/Redmond Border (Fall City address)// starting May 24th, or ASAP after that// 2 year old twins// $30-$35/hour for full-time long-term nanny, $25-$30 for short-term summer nanny// Hours would be within 8am – 6pm. For the summer (May 24th - August 31st) it would be 7 days a week Mon – Sun), 8 to 10 hour days, up to 40 hours per week per person. In September it would be 5 days a week (Sun, Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat), 8 to 10 hour days, up to 40 hours per week per person// guaranteed hours, taxes withheld, paid vacation, paid holidays, paid sick leave// driving not required, Mom would typically drive on outings// no pets in the home

 

To apply for this position, send your resume to nicola@wcnannies.com

Mention ‘Fall City Nanny’ in the subject.

Nanny with Education Focus

A family with two young boys is looking for an experienced and professional nanny for 2 boys aged 1 and 3.5 years. Their eldest is in preschool. This position is an excellent opportunity for a person who knows how to balance childcare and education with two children. The family is seeking a Spanish speaking nanny. Someone with 2+ years of experience and education orientated and would be the best fit. Someone with a Psychological or Pedagogical education degree and/or strong general knowledge of history, geography, literature (preference if knowledge is relevant to the worldwide African diaspora) would be a big plus. They seek a nanny with a a strong sense of community, and encourage them to share their cultural experiences. Ideal personal traits are: honest and trustworthy individual with a proactive mindset, discreet, caring, highly-responsible, self-organized, disciplined, and reliable person.

 

Seattle// Start Date: ASAP// 2 boys, 1+ 3 years old// $25-$30/hour DOE// 2 days per week Sunday + Tuesday (eventually adding Fridays as well)// guaranteed hours, taxes withheld, paid vacation, paid holidays, paid sick leave// family can provide vehicle to use on the job// pets in the home: dog

 

To apply for this position, send your resume to nicola@wcnannies.com

Mention ‘Seattle Nanny’ in the subject.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RECENTLY FILLED POSITIONS

 

Part-Time Nanny/Family Assistant

This family of four is seeking a flexible nanny/part-time assistant to join their family. Mom and Dad are both physicians and have busy schedules, including on-call time. They have two children, ages 20 months and 3.5 years old. Both kids are very happy and active. They get along very well and most of the time are best friends. Their older child is very sweet and can be sensitive, and their younger child is very boisterous and confident. They like to paint, build with blocks, play with trains and cars, and play outside. Their younger child takes one afternoon nap, typically from 1-3pm. They both go to bed around 8pm. The parents consider themselves fairly go-with-the-flow and laid back. The days and hours required would vary monthly depending on parents’ call schedule, but would be determined 6-12 weeks in advance. This job would differ day to day. Some days you will help with kids and others doing errands or meal prepping. An evening routine would include: dinner, bath, play time, and bed routine. During the day it could be childcare, errands or meal prepping. On weekend days, they would ideally like help around nap time, or late afternoon. They have a full-time day-time nanny who will be staying on, so assistance would be needed during her off times. Their ideal candidate is someone who is skilled and experienced enough to care for two toddlers independently, but is flexible enough to be in the house with one parent or do errands/meal prep, depending on the day. Physician hospital call is variable, and they need someone who understands that needs can change day to day. They would like a nanny with at least 2-5 years of experience with infants and toddlers, specifically more than one at a time. A degree in early childhood education is a bonus, but not needed.

Seattle (Montlake)// starting March 1st or later// 2 kids, 20 month old girl and 3.5 y/o boy// $25-$30/hour// evening and weekend, occasional weekend or weekday holiday coverage, 40-50 hours/month (predetermined in advance)// 40 hours/month guaranteed// guaranteed hours, taxes withheld, paid vacation, paid holidays, paid sick leave// driving not typically required, but if so – the family will provide vehicle to use on the job (SUV)// cat and puppy in the home

Full-Time Nanny Needed

This North Seattle family of four is seeking a full-time nanny for their baby boy as Mom returns to work after maternity leave. The baby is very calm, likes to observe, and is engaging and chatty when one on one. He loves making eye contact and singing. Their four year old daughter attends full-time preschool/daycare during the week, so care is primarily for the baby. Their daughter is very active and curious. She is always wanting to understand or learn new things. She loves reading, playing pretend, dancing and singing. The family describes themselves as routine centered. They try to encourage positive behavior and staying calm. They have a good sense of humor and value being open and honest. Their ideal nanny is: fun, mature, responsible, engaged, present, safe, detail oriented, reliable, energetic, has a positive attitude and is adaptive. A nanny that is also a self-starter and seeks to find fun activities, outings, or crafts to do with the kids would be great. A typical day would involve walks, floor time with baby, playing in backyard, singing and dancing with children. The family value their children being around people who smile, laugh and enjoy playing with children.

Responsibilities include: childcare, child meal prep, light housekeeping, and children’s laundry.

North Seattle// 5 month old boy + 4 year old girl// $22-$26/hour DOE// 4-5 days/week, 8-9 hours/day (ideal for them is 36 hours/week, but they are flexible for the right candidate)// days between Monday – Friday// guaranteed hours, taxes withheld, paid vacation, paid holidays, paid sick leave// no driving/vehicle required// no pets in the home

 

Full-Time Nanny for Two Girls

This family of four is seeking a full-time nanny for their two girls who are currently 1 and 3 years old. Their oldest takes a bit to warm up to people. After she is comfortable, she likes to sing, dance, read, cook, and clean. Their youngest is more outgoing, and is very curious about everything. She wants to keep up with her big sister and currently loves climbing and walking. There is a neighborhood park a five-minute walk from their home, and space at home to ride bikes and scooters. After Covid, the children may have other activities nearby to attend. Their oldest was attending a Chinese immersion Montessori prior to Covid, which they loved. A nanny with Montessori experience and/or speaks Mandarin would be a big plus. The family encourages a consistent sleep and food schedule, while other activities are more flexible. They like the Montessori method of encouraging independence, curiosity and respect for the child. Their priorities are to raise strong, confident, and empathetic children, so they value social, emotional, and intellectual growth. They encourage positive discipline and talking to the children to understand their perspective and explain rules. Someone that is warm, caring, encourages the children’s creativity and has lots of experience with 2+ children would be the best fit. They see the relationship with a nanny as a partnership, and are open to suggestions. A nanny that views this job as a profession and sees her duty as being a guide to helping their kids learn and grow would thrive in this position. They would love to develop a long-term relationship with their nanny, as they anticipate needing a nanny/household manager when the girls are in full-time school.

Responsibilities include: childcare, child meal prep, transportation, light housekeeping, and children’s laundry.

Bellevue// January 2021// 2 girls, 1+ 3 years old// $25-$30/hour DOE// 8:30AM – 6:30PM (50 hours/week)// Monday – Friday// guaranteed hours, overtime, taxes withheld, paid vacation, paid holidays, paid sick leave// family could provide vehicle to use on the job if needed// no pets in the home

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