Job: Nanny, Los Altos Hills, CA
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Los Altos Hills, CA 94022 United States
-Excellent hourly rate
-Generous benefits package
Seeking a career Nanny to provide care for a four-month-old baby and support a loving and growing family. The ideal candidate will partner with the Care Team Leader to create and provide a safe, caring, nurturing and stimulating environment in which a child can develop. Safety and security of baby are paramount. A rewarding opportunity for someone who loves working with children and building relationships with the family and other child care professionals (nannies and doula)
-Start date: ASAP
-Create a stimulating, nurturing, and safe environment for the child
-Basic Safety and Security training provided (first aid training, child and infant CPR, etc.)
-Supervise the child’s activities at all times: home play and organized play
-Support family during local visits to friends’ homes, restaurants, events and other family activities
-Plan, supervise, and maintain rest, bed and nap times, assist with sleep training
-Assist with bedtime routine including bathing, dressing, reading, and putting the child down when parents are not available
-Ensure proper room temperature and bedding for crib
-Monitor resting hours by watching and listening for the baby monitor and responding to the child as appropriate
-Help soothe child if woken during rest by methods determined by the parents
-Ensure feeding supplies are clean: bottles, bibs, utensils; feeding the child when parents are not available
-Change diapers and facilitate
-Bathe child as necessary or when parents are not available
-Dress child appropriately for activities
-Communicate child’s behaviors to parents and agree on consistent parenting philosophies
-Administer medicine to the children, as necessary and directed
-Organize child’s bedroom and play areas ensuring proper sanitation
-Perform light housework related to child care: clean up after meals, tidy play areas, wash bottles and feeding equipment, laundry
-Maintain an organized diaper bag stocked with items the child frequently uses or needs
-Maintain nightly log sheets that will track feeding times, ounces, diaper changes, etc.
-Informing and teaching the parents where applicable
-Ability to transport child to social events, birthday parties, appointments, sports, outings, and other group lessons
-Help foster childhood learning (i.e. learning to read, walk, talk, etc.)
-Light housework and pet care
-Assist with childcare team recruiting
-Other duties as assigned by the family
-Experience caring for children from infancy to adolescence
-Ability to plan, organize, and multitask with minimal supervision; patience, reliable, self-starter; good communication and judgment
-Able to work a flexible schedule
-Has a Car, current driver’s license, auto insurance, safe driver with an excellent driving history
-CPR & First Aid certified
-Authorization to work in the U.S.
-Flexibility to travel domestically or internationally (with prior travel experience)
-College graduate preferred
-Comfortable with animals/dogs
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience: 5 + years of prior experience required.
Language Skills: Ability to read, write, and verbally communicate effectively and professionally with other business departments, guests, and vendors. Ability to diplomatically deal with difficult situations and people, while exhibiting a consistent level of professionalism.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, or telephone. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10-25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
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