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Two Part-Time Weekend Nannies for Infant: $30+ per hour

Gold Coast • Chicago, IL Part Time

Family living in Gold Coast of Chicago with five month old boy is seeking two educated, professional, reliable and engaging part-time weekend nannies. Schedule is on Friday and Saturday at 6:00pm-12:00am and Sunday at 5:00pm-10:00pm. Flexibility to work longer shifts on weekends scheduled is required. Nannies will receive monthly schedule at least 2-3 months in advance. Nannies will each have at least one or two weekends off per month (two nannies will split weekends monthly). Travel and occasional overnights may be required for position (weekends, holidays, etc.), but only if nanny has flexibility with schedule. Family will provide staff vehicle for transporting child. Candidates must be comfortable with two Yellow Lab dogs. Applicants need to be honest, trustworthy, professional, willing to make at least two+ year commitment, collaborative and experienced working with principals and other domestic employees and capable of maintaining discretion. Start date is ASAP. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

• Nanny experience with children of similar ages (e.g., infants, toddlers, etc.) 

• 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 

• Transport child to and from scheduled activities, sports, play dates, outings, birthday parties, etc. (when age appropriate) 

• Preparing fresh and healthy meals for child

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

• 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)

QUALIFICATIONS: 

• Capable of building rapport with children 

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

• Highly organized, detail oriented, proactive, good 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 

• 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

• Engaging, creative, energetic and positive 

• Nurturing and calm demeanor 

• 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 

• 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 2+ year commitment and ideally longer)

• Live a close proximity to the family’s residence in Gold Coast of Chicago 

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

• Driver’s license and clean driving record 

• CPR certification 

• Vaccinations (MMR, TDap, Flu Shot)

• Comfortable with two Yellow Lab dogs 

COMPENSATION: 

• $30+ per hour gross (taxed) 

• $150 per overnight gross while traveling or working overnights at family’s residence

• 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: Two Part-Time Weekend Nannies for Infant: $30+ per hour

Location: Gold Coast • Chicago, IL

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