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Full-Time Nanny for Newborn: $90-100K, Benefits, Living Provided

Cow Hollow • San Francisco, CA Full Time

Family living in Cow Hollow of San Francisco with newborn girl is seeking a professional, experienced and educated Full-Time Nanny. Schedule will be 50 hours per week on five out of seven days per week. Nanny will receive two consecutive days off per week. Family will ensure nanny has schedules approximately two months in advance, but flexibility is required with scheduling as last minute trips and events occasionally arise. In the future, schedule will likely be spilt between two full-time nannies to ensure the family has seven day per week coverage. Nannies will work three or four days per week at approximately 6:00/7:00am – 6:00/11:00pm. Nearly all months this schedule will ensure each nanny has two weekends off and travels half of the time with family. Nannies should be comfortable working many days consecutively (e.g., if traveling for two to three weeks at a time, only one nanny will travel with family and the other nanny is off work). The position requires extreme flexibility as family’s schedule changes at various times in the year (e.g., summer, travel, etc.). Approximately four to six weeks of domestic and/or international travel per year is required (approximately four weeks of international travel to Europe annually). Applicants need to be honest, trustworthy, understand the importance of maintaining discretion (confidentiality agreement is required), comfortable with small dog, collaborative and experienced working with other domestic staff (full-time housekeeper, full-time nanny, etc.) and experienced working with Principals that are at residence often (discreet and staying out of the way is important). Family has staff vehicle for transporting children. Full-Time Housekeeper works five days per week. Start date is ASAP, but flexible for the right candidate. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

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

• Experienced with play-based learning and creating educational activities (e.g., planned engaging activities at home, developmentally appropriate games and activities, engaging projects and crafts, themed weeks, scheduled outings, etc.)

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

• Support teaching and reinforcement of manners and other social skills

• Provide developmentally appropriate games and activities, engaging projects and crafts at home and schedule/plan fun outings and events 

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

• Willing to make pureed baby food when age appropriate for infant 

• Experienced with meal planning and preparing fresh and healthy meals for children that introduce them to new foods 

• Willing to pack healthy lunches and prepare school bags for the next day (when age appropriate) 

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

• Responsible for domestic duties relating to children (e.g., washing dishes after meals, assistance with children’s laundry, tidying playroom and bedrooms, etc.)

• Responsible for organizational projects relating to children (e.g., taking toys and clothing to donation, changing clothing seasonally, rotating books and toys quarterly or bi-annually, etc.)

• Responsible for packing children for trips, researching/planning activities at destination and ensuring appropriate gear is available at hotel or vacation homes 

• Experienced working collaboratively with other household staff (full-time housekeeper, full-time nanny, etc.) 

• Diligent team player and comfortable wearing many hats while working alongside Principals 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

• Capable of building good rapport with children 

• Passionate about child development and education

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

• Experienced working with at least two+ children in a nanny position (family will have more children in the future) 

• Ability to travel internationally and domestically whenever necessary 

• Ability to blend into multicultural environments (appreciate varied beliefs and customs, despite that they could be different from your own) 

• 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., planning engaging activities at home, proactively planning activities for travel, 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 effectively with Principals

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

• Excellent communication skills 

• Flexible schedule 

• Professional 

• Active

• Engaging 

• Creative 

• Energetic 

• Positive 

• Nurturing 

• Organized and detail-oriented

• Proactive, resourceful and take initiative to get things done 

• Ability to multi-task 

• 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 

• 10+ years of full-time consistent and recent nanny experience (many years with minimal families is required) 

• Bilingual in English and another language is desirable, but not required

• 3-4 references from professional positions

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

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

• Driver’s license and clean driving record 

• CPR and First Aid certification 

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

• Trustline registration is required by state of California (http://trustline.org) 

• Comfortable with small dog

COMPENSATION: 

• $90-100K gross annual salary 

• $150 gross per overnight (traveling with family and working overnights at residence) 

• Health insurance stipend 

• Two weeks (10 days) paid vacation

• Living provided in separate coach house 

• Discretionary annual bonus and raise (performance evaluation required) 

 

Interested applicants should submit their application materials (e.g., cover letter, resume, references including email address and phone number and letters of recommendation) through our website under job opportunities: www.strollersandstilettos.com/job-opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you! 

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Position: Full-Time Nanny for Newborn: $90-100K, Benefits, Living Provided

Location: Cow Hollow • San Francisco, CA

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