Nanny / Family Assistant in Circle C, Austin, Texas

Type of Job

Full time Live out

Published Date

June 24th, 2022

Job Location

Austin, TX

Published By

The Nanny League

About the Agency

About the job

AUSTIN, TX (LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY)- Down to earth business owners in Circle C seek a FULL-TIME NANNY/HOUSEHOLD MANAGER for their two boys, ages 5 and almost 3. They are sweet, kind-hearted, active, and funny. They both generally want to please and do well with figures of authority. They enjoy music, dancing, playing outside, playing games (especially card games), puzzles, building things together. The boys are in daycare full-time during the week.

The boys are in school full time. They are looking for the nanny to help with household management duties while the children are in school such as grocery shopping, running errands, making school lunches, children’s laundry, general tidying (putting away toys, wiping counters, etc.), picking up items for parties/class events, and helping parents schedule appointments and activities for the boys. Nanny will be responsible for picking the boys up from school on occasion. Family car is usually available for the nanny to use while on the job. Must have a clean driving record and DL. They have a friendly mutt in the home. Must love dogs!

Hours are from 9am-5pm Monday/Wednesday/Friday and from 2-10pm Tuesdays and Thursdays. They are flexible with the schedule (both parents work from home), but also appreciate flexibility in return for occasional schedule changes, evenings and overnights. Flexibility is key! They travel on average 4-6 times per year. Much of this travel is to their second home in Breckenridge for up to a month in duration. Between trips to CO, they also travel to other domestic and international locations for both work and pleasure. Must have a valid passport and be able to easily pick up and travel for extended periods!

They seek a nanny who is punctual, responsible and reliable. The ideal candidate is respectful, flexible, caring and nurturing by nature. Must be proactive and a problem solver; Active and imaginative; Detail-oriented and tech savvy. Someone who takes initiative and respects their role and the family’s parenting approaches and authority, but who actively engages to help. The seek a nanny who recognizes where help is needed and proactively jumps in without being asked to do so. Must be two steps ahead! A positive, optimistic personality will go far in this role. Must be fully vaccinated for COVID, + booster, tdap, flu.

Ultimately, they are looking for someone who wants to be a part of the family. They treat their nanny as a partner -- they want to take care of them and make them feel supported, and in turn they want someone who appreciates and who respects them and their parenting styles. They are liberal household and would like someone who is aligned with their core values (LGBTQ+ supporters, believe in prochoice, etc.) and who can leave the religion conversations for the parents to have with their children directly. Someone who is excited to travel and to get to spend some time in Colorado, especially in the summer. They recognize great work, especially when going above and beyond with bonuses, thank you notes and gifts, etc.

Pay is $25-28/hour depending on experience. Benefits include paid sick days, holidays, vacation and health insurance (health, dental and vision) as well as a 401K with a company match. Start date is flexible for the right candidate!