PRINCETON, NJ- The sweetest couple, both Mathematicians, are looking for a FULL-TIME NANNY 10:15AM-6:15PM M-F for their 22-month-old daughter! Pay is $30-35/hr gross via payroll + PTO.
Dad works out of the home and mom works mostly outside the home. They are looking for someone with at least a Bachelor’s degree who is experienced and knowledgeable in child development and early childhood education preferred; bonus if you have Montessori background. In particular, they’d like someone with recent, applicable experience caring for infants through Pre-K children. Someone bilingual or musically oriented is a plus! They are looking for someone who is creative and proactive in planning and providing enriching, educationally-minded activities and adventures beyond basic care (ideally involving both mind and body). Some qualities / characteristics include being professional, leading a healthy lifestyle, positive and energetic, kind and gentle, warm and patient with children, organized, able to multitask, would be able to communicate well with parents and is a team-player. They are looking for someone who is fully present when with the children, and has their best interests at heart!
You will be responsible for preparing simple, healthy vegetarian meals for their child (and if open to it, for parents); grocery shopping for child’s cooking. Light child-related household tasks (tidying play spaces, organizing toys, dishes). On occasion, evening / weekend care (will be asked in advance) may be needed; must be flexible! Must also be flexible and willing/able to travel with them (i .e.: trips to CA and abroad) on occasion. She attends Montessori daycare M-W 8:30am – 12pm, so you will help assist with other child-related duties during this time (e.g., meal prep, child’s laundry, organizing / tidying playspaces, planning activities), and someone who is open to occasional family-assisting tasks would be great (e.g, the occasional grocery shopping or errand). Their daughter is a very happy, bubbly child, and is rarely upset or crying. She loves meeting new adults / children and is quite social. She is very curious about the world and quite energetic and active. The family lives within walking distance to several nearby parks, schools, and a shopping center. It is a bit further (30 minutes or so) to walk downtown, but it is a quick drive. They live in a residential area with lots of street parking. There are nearby bus stops, which take you within Princeton and another which takes you to NYC. There is a train station 20 minutes drive away, with service throughout New Jersey and to NYC. Must be a super safe driver with a pristine driving record; car provided for you to use while on the job.
They are looking for someone who is the right blend of independence and collaboration for their family — this would be someone who can manage small daily issues on their own without help from the parents, but will work with them and involve them in big things related to their daughter’s development and growth. They are first-time parents, so are looking for someone who can provide crucial insight into all matters early childhood-related, and they will greatly value someone who is open and communicative with them! They are looking for someone who will be completely engaged with their daughter– she loves to read, sing, play outside, and explore her surroundings, so someone who can cultivate these interests and expose her to new experiences would be great. They would love someone with proven experience with toddlers, and educational and / or teaching background. Big pluses for any additional special skills like a foreign language, musical ability, etc that they could expose their child to. Other valuable traits they’re looking for: someone who is loving / kind, patient, organized and professional, and genuinely enthusiastic about spending time with little kids. MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED.