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Full-Time Nanny: $60K+ and PTO

Lakeview • Chicago, IL Full Time

Family living in Lakeview of Chicago with 9 months and 16 months old boys is seeking an educated, experienced and professional full-time nanny. The schedule is on Monday – Friday at 7:15am – 6:00pm. Nanny is required to work approximately one or two later evenings per month for date nights. Nanny is required to work overnights while parents are traveling, which is approximately five to six overnights per year. Approximately two to four weeks of international and domestic travel is required for the position. Part-Time housekeeper works one day per week. Safe vehicle for transportation is not required for the position. Candidates must be comfortable with small dog (Mini Yorkie). Start date is ASAP, but flexible for the right candidate. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

• Experienced working with similar aged children (toddlers, school aged, etc.) 

• Comfortable and experienced with at least two+ children in domestic position

• Infant experience and knowledgeable about routines, sleep training, reading and communicating to baby as often as possible, etc. 

• Willing to work collaboratively with parents and assist them with developmental milestones, what to expect, etc. 

• Willing to find age appropriate activities and resources in the city and register children 

• Willing to transport child to and from scheduled activities, play dates, outings, etc. (when age appropriate) 

• Experienced with play-based learning and creating educational activities, lesson planning, etc. (e.g., engaging activities at home, scheduled outings, themed weeks, scheduling play dates, etc.)

• Willing to assist child with homework and school projects (when age appropriate)

• Knowledgeable about child development (e.g., firm when necessary and capable of teaching children manners and etiquette, but also capable of being laid back and fun) 

• Willing to prepare fresh and healthy meals that introduce children to new foods 

• Comfortable assisting with small dog (e.g., letting outside, feeding, etc.)

• Excellent communication skills 

• Flexible schedule 

• Professional 

• Active

• Engaging 

• Creative 

• Energetic 

• Positive 

• Happy 

• Nurturing 

• Calming demeanor 

• Organized and detail-oriented

• Proactive, resourceful and take initiative to get things done 

• Ability to multi-task 

• Willing to assist with day-to-day functioning of a busy family and household 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

• Capable of building rapport with children 

• Ability to travel internationally and domestically whenever necessary 

• Highly organized, detail oriented, proactive, excellent time management, efficient and service focused

• Attentive to Principals’ preferences and style (intuitive to their needs)

• Observant to the needs of family and home to anticipate their needs (e.g., finding and registering children for activities that are age appropriate, planning engaging activities at home, etc.). 

• Ability to maintain discretion (confidentiality agreement is required)

• Ability to be discreet with respect for employer’s privacy

• Professional presentation of self and great personality 

• Ability to easily take direction 

• Strong ability to communicate and collaborate efficiently with Principals and household staff

• Positive attitude and ability to handle position with ease and calm demeanor

• Active and fit

• Non-Smoker 

REQUIREMENTS:

• Bachelor’s degree and/or Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or Early Childhood Development is most ideal, but bachelor’s degree is required 

• 2-5+ years of full-time consistent and recent nanny experience 

• 3-4 references from professional positions

• Seeking longevity (e.g., 2-5+ year commitment)

• Live a close proximity to family’s residence in Lakeview of Chicago 

• Ability to complete extensive background checks, motor vehicle checks and drug tests 

• Driver’s license and clean driving record 

• CPR and First Aid certification 

• Immunizations (e.g., TDap, MMR, Flu shot) 

COMPENSATION:

• $60K+ gross salary (based on experience and qualifications)

• $20 per hour net for overtime hours over 55 hours per week

• $100 per overnight net while traveling with family 

• Two weeks (10 days) paid vacation

• Seven government holidays paid: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, day after Thanksgiving, Christmas 

• Midtown Athletic Club membership 

• Discretionary annual bonus and raise (performance evaluation required) 

 

Please read the job description carefully and kindly apply with your cover letter, resume, references (email address and phone number), letter(s) of recommendation and professional photo if you meet all of the requirements. Submit through our website at www.strollersandstilettos.com/job-opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you! 

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Position: Full-Time Nanny: $60K+ and PTO

Location: Lakeview • Chicago, IL

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