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Experienced Nanny Sought for Family of Five near Washington DC - USA

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Ref: 290 Date Posted: Monday 08 Jan 2018
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A family living in, Arlington Virginia, close to Washington DC are looking for an experienced live in or live out nanny to work with their family, and 3 children (ages 5yr (b), 3yr (b) and 2yr (g)). You must have a full driving licence and the legal right to work in the USA.

Family Background 

This is a lovely family with their main home in Arlington Virginia close to Washington DC, their second home is in Miami, Florida, you should be happy to move and work between the two. You will be mainly based in Arlington Virginia as this is where the children go to school. The 5 year old and 3 year old boys both attend preschool full time. The little girl who is 2 at the moment is at home and will start preschool in the next fall when she is 3 years old. Both parents work so you will be sole charge of the children whilst they are working. Unfortunately, their current live in assistance will be leaving at the end of March. They are looking for a committed nanny to join their family long term, someone who will care of the children and participate in the family.

Duties 

You must be practical, flexible and a hands-on nanny, to take care of the children, willing to educate and stimulate through play and fun activities. In particular the family are looking for help to transition the children from preschool to elementary school. Education is important, you should be able to assist with homework, help with mathematics and reading. You should be willing to be flexible on the schedule to fit in with the needs of the family. You should be able to work on your own initiative, take owner ship of the position, anticipate and participate in the education of the children. You will have sole charge and shared charge with the parents. You must be fully committed to a professional nanny career with a professional nanny background.  The ideal candidate is caring, loving and kind, with the children’s best interests at heart. Both confident and responsible, lively with a positive approach, well organised and open. Have a proactive approach and a good work ethic. This is a child focused role, you will be expected to keep the children’s areas tidy, make their beds and do the children’s laundry. You will also cook for the children, getting breakfast ready and lunches. You will be responsible for getting them all to school and picking them up from school each day. During the holidays you will have all three children, all day at home, although activities will be arranged such as camps. A genuine love for children and interest in child development at all stages. The family want a long-term commitment from the ideal candidate. As this is a long-term position and the youngest will soon be in full time school you should be flexible to running errands etc. in particular in the future when all the children are at school.

Location/Accommodation

Should you choose to live in you will be provided with your own suite on a separate floor (4th floor), consisting of full bath, bedroom and closet space, small living area, own washer and drier, in Arlington, Virginia.  The family is mainly based in Arlington, Virginia, and spend time in Miami, Florida.

Days/Hours

Mon- Fri  7am - 4pm, 5 days about 8 hours a day, up to 45 hrs a week, with flexible to do 2 or 3 nights a week extra evening babysitting and to travel with the family.

Languages 

You must speak a good level of English

Special Skills 

You must have a full driving licence.

Package Offered 

$50k -$150k per annum.  The family are very flexible and keen to find the right person.

Interview/Start date 
The family are interviewing now, looking to hire the ideal Nanny to start end of March.