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Full-Time Nanny Needed - pending

 

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// mid January (some flexibility)// 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

 

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

Mention ‘North Seattle Nanny’ in the subject.

 

 

Part-Time 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 Monday/Wednesday: 2:30pm – 10pm or Tuesday/Thursday: 2:30pm – 10pm + option to add Sunday 8:30am – 1:30pm OR 2:30PM – 7PM (employee’s choice), 12-20 hours/week// 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.

Part-Time Nanny Needed for Two Boys - search on hold

 

This Clyde Hill family is looking for a nanny for their two boys, who are 3 and 7 years old. Their older boy is a very sweet, funny and kind child who loves sports.  He is involved in soccer, basketball and baseball.  He loves Minecraft and Roblox.  Their younger boy is a typical head strong 3 year old.  He loves playing pretend:  fireman, landscaper, doctor, construction worker.  He currently naps daily. They’re looking for a nanny that is able to keep up with two very active boys. They will want to play soccer, ride bikes, go swimming, etc. Prior to COVID, the 7 y/o was in school from 8:05am-3:20pm and is now doing full remote learning. The toddler is currently in a preschool program on T, W, Th from 9:15am to 12pm.  When things return to normal he will also be attending a different school program on Monday and Fridays from 8am-12pm. Their ideal nanny is reliable, responsible, can follow their routines, helps out without being asked to, is active and can come up with fun things to do with the kids.  Someone they could bring on trips and trust to leave their boys with while the parents travel would be great. The parent’s priority is to raise happy, respectful, confident children that know their home is always a safe place.  They are very hands on with their kids and have a fun household. The family has enjoyed long term relationships with their past nannies. Their most recently nanny just retired, after being with them for 4 years. They strive to make their nanny feel like part of the family. Dad currently works from home and mom is a homemaker. She has been focusing on assisting the older child with remote learning. The nanny would primarily take care of the toddler but would also be responsible for the older one from time to time, such as date nights and if the parents went out of town.

 

Responsibilities include: childcare, transportation, grocery shopping, child meal prep, children’s laundry, and light housekeeping (cleaners come 1x/week).

 

Bellevue (Clyde Hill)// starting January/February// 2 boys, 3 + 7 years old// $25/hour// M:  6:30am-12:45pm, T: 6:30am-10:30am, W: 6:30am-10:30am + 5pm-8pm, Th: 6:30am-10:30am, Friday 6:30am-12:45pm, plus occasional date night on weekend. These are their current needs but the hours may change slightly in the future, especially if the boys return to school. They are looking for a nanny that can be flexible with her hours// Monday – Friday, 25-30 hours a week, with 1-2 date nights a week and overnights and travel coverage as it comes up (probably several times a year)// Benefits: guaranteed hours, paid holidays, paid sick leave, paid vacation// vehicle provided for on the job use// 1 small older dog in home

 

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

Mention ‘Clyde Hill Nanny' in the subject.

 

RECENTLY FILLED POSITIONS

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

 

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

Mention ‘Bellevue Nanny’ in the subject.

Full-Time Nanny for Two Kids

This lovely repeat West Coast Nannies family is seeking an experienced and loving full-time nanny now that they’re back in town. They have two sweet kids, ages 1 and 3 years old. A nanny that is loving, gentle, intuitive and has experience with these ages would be the best fit. Mom works at home for a non-profit and Dad is a professional athlete. The family is routine orientated and like to have as much stability as possible because they do travel a lot. They enjoy being very hands on, playing with the children and providing learning opportunities for the kids. The family values manners, their faith, sharing, and being kind to others. Their daughter turned 3 in July. She has a very active imagination and is such a great “mommy” to her dollies. She loves to play! She is very observant of everything so it is important to watch what you say and be a good example around her. She has a very kind, caring spirit. But like any other toddler she craves a lot of love and attention. Their son turned 1 in August. He is fearless and requires a close eye! He is so curious and it is so fun to watch him learn constantly. He loves to be outside. He still takes two naps and is a master of playing hard and sleeping hard. When Mom is home, she enjoys being with the kids and would love to have the nanny’s assistance with more of the household tasks (dishes, laundry, cooking). This position could be short-term, or long-term.  

 

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

 

Sammamish// Start Date: in 2 weeks (flexible) // 1 y/o boy + 3 y/o girl// $25/hour// Monday – Friday, 9AM – 3PM// 30 hours/week, but could offer up to 40 hours/week for the right candidate// guaranteed hours, taxes withheld, paid vacation, paid Federal holidays, paid sick leave// driving/vehicle not required// one French bulldog in the home

Full-Time Nanny/Educator Needed

This Bellevue family with four kids is looking for their nanny extraordinaire. The family describes themselves as fairly go with the flow and laid back. The parents try to help the kids manage and be in touch with their feelings, and strive to implement natural consequences. Their 6 y/o likes to observe, is cautious, strong willed, reserved, but warms up to people. He is learning to read, loves stories and video games. Their 4 y/o is energetic, and strong willed. He Likes stories, being read to, video games, rough housing, and tickles. He sometimes gets discouraged when he's not as good at some things as older sibling. Their 2.5 y/o is deliberate, loving, and engaging. He likes tools, stuffed animals, reading, pretend cooking and serving his own food. He’s polite, snuggly, strong willed. Their baby is still young - tracking things very well. Come fall, their 6 y/o will be starting 1st grade with distance learning, so they need someone that will be competent in helping facilitate that. Their 4y/o needs help developing pre-reading skills and math. They would like part of the day to be focused on their learning. The family could get others (parents, housemates, grandparents) to help take care of youngest two children during this education focused time if needed. Their 2.5 y/o naps from 1pm-3:30pm every day. The baby is currently taking about 2 naps, of 1-2 hours in length. For outside time, the kids enjoy hanging in yard and going on walks. If playgrounds in King Country open, the nanny could drive their minivan or walk there with the kids. Their ideal nanny is someone who can engage the kids in learning, help them progress in studies, and develop emotionally. Someone that can help them build resilience, self-reliance, emotional awareness, and educational skills is important to the family. A nanny with a degree in early childhood education (or similar) would be preferred. Someone that has enough experience to be confident in getting the kids to study, be engaged and stay focused is key. Both parents are currently working from home, due to the pandemic. The family shares their home with three other adults and the grandparents come over to help regularly. They are all taking COVID precautions. The family is open to a candidate that brings their child to work.

 

Responsibilities include: childcare, child meal prep, meal planning (lunch + snack), straightening up from daily activities

 

Bellevue// starting as soon as possible// Kids: 6 y/o, 4 y/o, 2.5 y/o, 6 months old// Monday – Friday: 9am-5pm (with flexibility: ex. 8am-4pm or 10am-6pm)// Wage: $25 - $45/hour DOE// Benefits: guaranteed hours, taxes withheld, mileage reimbursement, paid vacation, paid Federal holidays, paid sick leave// Nanny vehicle needed to get to work// one cat in the home

 

 

Nanny Needed in Bellevue Crossroads

This Bellevue family is seeking a long-term nanny for their two children who are 2 and 7 years old. They describe their son as very sweet and articulate. He loves board games, Rubik’s cube, Legos, Minecraft, reading, puzzles and neighborhood walks. They describe their daughter as spunky but sweet. She really loves playing outside, “cooking” on her learning tower, reading, puzzles and doing whatever big brother is. She naps daily for about 1.5/2 hours. Their ideal nanny is reliable, engaging, on-time, genuinely loves working with kids and is a good communicator. Somebody who will actively participate, and say what they think and feel would be the best fit for the family. The parents value positive reinforcement and open communication. Feedback from other caregivers in the children’s life say that the parents are good listeners, proactive and actively involved. They also say the children are sweet, caring and love being with their caregiver. The parents see a nanny as a part of their team and look forward to creating a meaningful relationship. Their needed hours of coverage are: Monday: 9am – 4:30pm, Wednesday: 9am – 4:30pm, Friday: 9am – 4:30pm and every other Tuesday: 8:30am – 4:30pm. They have flexibility in the number of hours to offer a nanny, depending on what the candidate prefers (part-time or full-time) as long as it covers the hours listed previously (example 40 hours per week over Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday). Dad is currently working from home, and their son will be participating in remote learning, so assistance will be needed once school resumes in the fall. Mom is an essential hospital worker (a pharmacist) not involved in direct care (in her own office with own ventilation - very limited exposure risk). The family is very cautious regarding COVID-19 precautions and would like to team with a nanny that shares a similar philosophy. The nanny must be up to date on all vaccines and be willing to get an annual flu shot.

 

Responsibilities include: childcare, child meal prep, children’s dishes, and straightening up from daily play/activities.

 

Bellevue (Crossroads)// starting ASAP// 2 children: 2 + 7 years old// wage: $25-30 per hour// Hours: minimum need is Monday: 9am – 4:30pm, Wednesday: 9am – 4:30pm, Friday: 9am – 4:30pm and every other Tuesday: 8:30am – 4:30pm but family can offer MORE hours, up to 40 per week if desired// benefits: guaranteed hours, taxes withheld, mileage reimbursement, paid vacation, paid Federal holidays, paid sick leave// nanny required to have her own vehicle// no pets in the home

 

 

Short-Term Nanny Needed in Newcastle

This repeat West Coast Nannies family is seeking a short-term nanny for their two young kids who are 4 and 7 years old. The loved their last nanny, who was with them for about a year before the family left town. The parents describe themselves as laid back and go with the flow. The kids love to go to the park, play with blocks + cars, ride their bikes/scooters, play board games, bake and play with Playdoh. Mom is due with their third child in late July, which is a planned home birth. They would like to have the nanny available to care for the older children at this time.  Their ideal nanny is calm, flexible, patient and has some nanny experience. The nanny would mainly be caring for the older children. Mom will be home most of the time, especially after having the baby, so someone who is comfortable interacting with her is a must. Dad is an athlete, so his work situation is a bit unique. He is typically out of the house for most of the day, or coming and going. Mom would like the nanny to come in the morning and leave in the afternoon once Dad is home. The family plans to move out of state in August, so they would appreciate the nanny to be willing to travel with them then, to help with the move and flying with the kids. This is a short-term position (contract will end mid to late August).

 

Responsibilities include: childcare, child meal prep, transportation, and light housekeeping (laundry, dishes, straightening up)

 

Newcastle// 2 kids: 4 y/o boy + 7 y/o girl// $25- $35/hour// full-time, morning - afternoon// guaranteed hours, taxes withheld, mileage reimbursement, 1 day of paid vacation per month, paid Federal holidays, paid sick leave// nanny vehicle/driving required// one dog + one cat in the home

FT Nanny/Household Manager Needed in Bellevue

A busy family of four is seeking a full-time nanny/household manager. Someone that is passionate about what they do and sees herself as a career nanny would be the best fit. Their children are currently 2 and 6 years old. Pre-Covid, their older son was in full day school. He enjoys playing outside on his bike, playing with the dogs, puzzles, games and hanging out with his little brother. Their younger son also did classes (gymnastics, soccer, swim) and is a chill toddler who enjoys eating, playing and cuddles. The family describes themselves as: active, fun, nice, easy-going, relaxed, and a family that enjoy structure or routine. Their ideal nanny is: a career nanny, happy, easy-going, clean, likes to cook, and has experience with toddlers. Someone that can travel with them to their vacation home in Palm Springs (all expenses paid) is required once normal travel activities resume. The family runs their business from their home, so Mom, Dad and their two employees work from separate offices in the home. They are kept very busy, so full autonomy is given to the nanny! They live in a very large house, so there is lots of room for everyone to spread out and go about their own routine. Their current nanny been with them for almost two years and the one before was with them for over four years. They would love to develop another long-term family like relationship with this new nanny.

 

Bellevue (Bridle Trails)// 2 boys, 2+ 6 years old// 7:00AM – 4:30PM (45 hours/week)// Monday – Friday// travel opportunity, guaranteed hours, overtime, taxes withheld, accrued PTO, paid holidays, nanny credit card for expenses, family will provide vehicle to use on the job (SUV)// two dogs in the home

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