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Two Full-Time Nannies Bilingual in Spanish and English with Heavy Travel: $100K+, Benefits, Living Provided

Palm Beach, FL Full Time

Family with main residence in Palm Beach, Florida with three year old daughter and baby boy due in July is seeking two experienced, professional, active, and engaging full-time nannies bilingual in Spanish and English. Schedule will be spilt between two full-time nannies to ensure the family has seven day per week coverage (nanny lives in and stays overnight with monitor on days scheduled). When working at main residence in Florida, Nanny should expect to work on three to five days per week. This schedule will ensure that each nanny works half the time, receives approximately two weekends off per month and travel is split annually. Nannies will receive monthly schedules at least one to two months in advance. Nanny should be comfortable working many days consecutively (e.g., if traveling for one or two weeks at a time, only one nanny will travel with family and the other nanny is off work). Family has other residences in Wellington, Florida; Cape Cod, Massachusetts and New York City. The position requires extreme flexibility as family’s schedule changes at various times in the year (e.g., school holidays, summer, travel, etc.). Approximately 15-20+ weeks of domestic and international travel per year is required. Applicants need to be honest, trustworthy, understand the importance of maintaining discretion, collaborative and experienced working with family office and domestic staff (estate manager, house manager, private chef, personal assistant, housekeepers, nannies, baby nurse, etc.), experienced working with principals that are at residence often (discreet and staying out of the way is important) and comfortable with animals (family has estate with horses, dogs, birds, rabbits, etc.). Staff vehicle is provided for transporting children. Older child is enrolled in half day school (full days will begin in fall 2019), which is driving distance from the family’s residence. These are newly created positions. Family is open to local candidates in Florida and domestic relocations. Start date is highly flexible for the right candidate. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

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

• Experienced working with at least two children in a nanny position 

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

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

• Experienced with preparing fresh and healthy meals for children that introduce them to new foods and pureeing baby food for infant (communicating with private chef regarding food relating to children) 

• Willing to pack healthy lunches and prepare school bags for the next day 

• 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.)

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

• 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 

• Domestic duties relating to children (e.g., washing dishes after meals, tidying playroom and bedroom, packing and unpacking children for trips/travel, etc.)

• Organizational projects relating to children (e.g., taking toys and clothing to donation, rotating children’s clothes seasonally, rotating books and toys quarterly or bi-annually, etc.)

• Packing children for trips, researching/planning activities at destination and ensuring appropriate gear is available other residence, hotel or resort 

• Diligent team player and willing to work collaboratively with other domestic staff, family office and 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 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

• Capable of building good 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 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 effectively with family office, domestic staff and principals

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

• Active and fit

• Non-Smoker 

REQUIREMENTS:

• Bilingual in Spanish and English 

• Bachelor’s degree is desirable, but not required 

• Passionate about education, child development, etc.

• 5-10+ 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 the family’s residences in Palm Beach, Florida (if choosing to live in own apartment or home) 

• Ability to swim and snow ski

• Eligible to work in the United States

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

• Driver’s license and clean driving record 

• CPR Certification 

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

• Comfortable with animals (family has estate with horses, dogs, birds, rabbits, etc.) 

COMPENSATION:

• $100K+ gross annual salary (based on experience and qualifications)

• Health insurance (including dental and vision) 

• 401K plan (3% match – Safe Harbor)

• Paid vacation

• Discretionary annual bonus and raise (performance evaluation required) 

• Living provided in separate home on property (if desirable to candidate)

 

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: Two Full-Time Nannies Bilingual in Spanish and English with Heavy Travel: $100K+, Benefits, Living Provided

Location: Palm Beach, FL

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