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Part-Time Weekend Nanny: $20-25+ per hour

Lincoln Park • Chicago, IL Part Time

Family living in Lincoln Park of Chicago with 1 year old boy and 3 year old girl is seeking a professional, experienced and educated Part-Time Weekend Nanny. The schedule is guaranteed 20+ hours per month (majority of months will be between 20-40 hours). Nanny is required to work approximately three to four weekends per month. Hours are generally on Saturdays at 4:00pm – 10:00/11:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm – 5:00/6:00pm. If ideal candidate would like to work additional hours on weekday evenings and/or weekends, the family is open to guaranteeing additional monthly hours. Flexibility with scheduling is required. Travel and occasional overnights may be required for position (weekends, holidays, school breaks, etc.), but only if nanny has flexibility with schedule. Safe vehicle for transportation is not required, as family will provide vehicle. Applicants need to be honest, trustworthy, professional, willing to make at least one+ year commitment (ideal candidate would be interested in longer), collaborative and experienced working with Principals and other domestic employees. Family has Full-Time Nanny/House Manager and Full-Time Housekeeper that work more normal hours on Monday through Friday. Start date is flexible for the right candidate, but position needs to be filled by October 2018. 


• Nanny experience with at least two+ children of similar ages (e.g., toddlers, preschool, school aged, etc.) 

• Experienced working with infants and toddlers with knowledge of setting routines, sleep training, physical and cognitive development 

• 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, scheduled outings, etc.)

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

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

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

• Willing to assist with household tasks when Principals are spending time with children 

• Diligent team player and willing to work collaboratively with Principals 

• Experienced and willing to be an extension of the parents collaborating and communicating frequently (previous experience working with Principals that are around residence is ideal)

• Excellent communication skills 

• Flexible schedule 

• Professional 

• Active

• Engaging 

• Creative 

• Energetic 

• Positive 

• Nurturing 

• Calm 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 


• Capable of building good rapport with children 

• Ability to travel domestically and internationally (only if nanny has flexibility with schedule and full-time nanny is using vacation days) 

• 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 

• 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 domestic staff and Principals

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

• Active and fit

• Non-Smoker 


• 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 

• Passionate about education, child development, etc.

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

• 2-3 references from professional positions

• Seeking longevity (e.g., at least 1+ year commitment and ideally longer)

• Live a close proximity to the family’s residence in Lincoln Park 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 


• $20-25+ per hour net (guaranteed payment for 20+ hours per month)

• $100 per overnight net while traveling or working overnights at family’s residences

• 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 We look forward to hearing from you! 

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Position: Part-Time Weekend Nanny: $20-25+ per hour

Location: Lincoln Park • Chicago, IL

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