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Two Full-Time Nannies with Montessori Teaching Knowledge: $80K+ and Benefits

Landings • Fort Lauderdale, FL Full Time

Family living in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with three year old twin girls is seeking two professional, experienced and educated Full-Time Nannies with Montessori teaching knowledge. Schedule is on four days per week (3 weekdays and 1 weekend day), which are 12 hour shifts. Nannies are required to work additional days occasionally. The positions requires extreme flexibility. Approximately 4-8+ weeks of domestic and international travel per year is required. Candidates must be comfortable working collaboratively with a large domestic team and family office. Candidates bilingual in English and Tagalog, French and/or Italian is appealing, but not required. Fluent English is required for position. Applicants need to be honest, trustworthy, understand the importance of maintaining discretion (confidentiality agreement is required), collaborative and experienced working with other domestic staff and experienced working with Principals that are at residence often (discreet and staying out of the way is important). Staff vehicles are provided for transporting children. Children are home schooled by a team of Montessori Teacher Nannies in a custom built Montessori school. Start date is ASAP, but flexible for the right candidate. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

• Educating children through Montessori teaching philosophy (3-6 year old focus)

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

• Lesson planning for international and domestic travel 

• 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 

• Experienced introducing and encouraging children to eat new foods (private chef will prepare meals) 

• Willing to transport children to and from scheduled activities, play dates, outings, etc.

• Responsible for domestic duties relating to children (e.g., picking up after children, tidying playroom and bedrooms, minimal assistance with children’s laundry, 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 house 

• Experienced working collaboratively with other employees (Family Office, Estate Manager, Assistants, Private Chefs, Housekeepers, Nannies, etc.) 

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

QUALIFICATIONS: 

• Capable of building good rapport with children 

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

• Experienced working with at least two+ children in a nanny position (twin experience is ideal, but not required) 

• 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., planning engaging activities at home, proactively planning activities for travel, etc.) 

• Understand the importance of maintaining 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 domestic employees, family office and 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 

• Montessori teaching knowledge (3-6 year old focus)

• 2-5+ years of full-time consistent and recent nanny experience and/or Montessori teaching experience 

• 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 certification 

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

COMPENSATION: 

• $80K+ gross annual salary (based on background and experience) 

• Health insurance (provided after 90 days) 

• 401K plan (provided after 90 days) 

• Paid vacation days 

• 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, letters of recommendation and professional photo) through our website under job opportunities: www.strollersandstilettos.com/job-opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you! 

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Position: Two Full-Time Nannies with Montessori Teaching Knowledge: $80K+ and Benefits

Location: Landings • Fort Lauderdale, FL

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