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Full Time Experienced Nanny Sought for Family of Four in Manhattan, New York - USA

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Ref: 289 Date Posted: Friday 05 Jan 2018
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A family, living in Manhattan, New York are looking for an experienced live in nanny to work with their family, and 6-year-old twin girls. You must have a full driving licence and the legal right to work in the USA.

Family Background 
This is a very busy, fast paced Jewish family, their main home is in Manhattan, New York and they spend the summer in the Hamptons. They travel regularly both within the USA and internationally. The father is Israeli, and you will accompany the family travelling regularly to Israel and Florida. They are flexible and easy going, but like a structured and organised approach to their family lifestyle, routine is very important. The mother takes the children to school each day and like to be involved, so there is a mixture of shared and sole charge. Unfortunately, due to personal circumstances their long-standing nanny of 5 years has had to return home, so they are looking for a committed nanny to join their family. They have a number of staff in their employ, but want someone to be part of the family unit and love the children as much as they do! The family have a full-time housekeeper you will be working alongside the housekeeper to provide full time support for the children and in the city they have a driver.

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.  You should be able to take care of all their physical needs.  You should be willing to be flexible on the schedule to fit in with the needs of the family.  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, a good work ethic and be able to work on your own. A good sense of humour is also important. Common sense is a must!  This is a child focused role, with typical nursery duties. You will be expected to cook for the children and should the parents wish to eat the same as the children be happy to cook extra for them too. You should be familiar with allergies and catering for them as one of the children has a dairy allergy. You may be asked to run errands and should be flexible in your approach. You must be willing to work alongside the other staff and thus be a team player.  A genuine love for children and interest in child development at all stages. The family want a long-term commitment from the ideal candidate.  

Location/Accommodation 
You will be provided with your own bedroom.  The family live in Manhattan, New York, and spend summers in the Hamptons.

Days/Hours
You will be working 5 or 6 days a week ideally, working at least one day at the weekend. 6am-8.00pm when the children go to bed, but you will be expected to babysit in the evening.

Languages 
You must speak a good level of English

Special Skills 
You must have a full driving licence.

Package Offered 
Great salary negotiable dependant on experience the client will pay very well for a super nanny.

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