Riggs & McQueen:  This busy family with 2 boys (9 yrs old & 6 yrs old) are seeking a nanny 2 days/weeks, typically Mondays & Wednesdays, for a split shift schedule from 5:30am-8:30am and 2:30pm-7PM. They have a casual atmosphere in their home and no adults are home during the day so the nanny is welcome to go back to their home and study or utilize their home for personal use instead of returning to the nanny’s home if desired.  The family is desiring a nanny who is kind and patient but also knows how to hold boundaries and be the adult. It is VERY important to help children get schoolwork done each day and stick to home/school/meal routine. Education level isn’t as important as maturity/responsibility level. Ideal nanny is punctual, consistent, and warm with children. Their 9 year old son has an anxiety disorder (well managed, just needs someone kind and patient).  He is very much a rule follower, a very literal black and white type child, sees things 100% right or 100% wrong, tends to be relatively quiet and introverted, is incredibly bright and does better with someone who is kind and compassionate and patient with him.  Their kids are described as very different kids and Mom says that is the tricky part when caring for them. Their 6 year old boy is more of an extrovert, doesn’t see things in black and white, needs more boundaries, needs supervision to get homework done, is phenomenally well-behaved in school, a class leader, and is the kind of child where he doesn’t have the emotional maturity. He  just says it how it is, and it would be a power struggle with someone who is not soft yet firm. They are wonderful kids, incredibly sweet, kind, good, and because it’s just the 3 of them with Mom being a single Mom, they strive to stay on routine.  The boys do well with structure and there’s a schedule written out.  Mom is very organized and wants to set up the nanny for success in the home. The boys need to know what their expectations are, and they need a nanny to not be a dictator.  They are easy with no violent outbursts. They were struggling with online schooling and really need a nanny who has the desire to focus on schooling and homework with them. They have both returned to in-person school, therefore the before and after school schedule is needed.  The nanny’s schedule is 7 1/2 hrs for 2 days a week (Mondays and Wednesdays) with the split shift schedule of 5:30-8:30AM and 2:30PM-7PM for a total of 15 hrs a week. Typically the days will remain the same, Mondays and Wednesdays, and it’s pretty rare if there will be a changing of days (if Monday was a holiday, for example), but Mom knows her schedule 4 weeks in advance.   The 9 year old is in the 4th grade gifted program and has 5th grade math and reading. The 6 year old is in 1st grade, and has a tutor for reading once a week.  The nanny would arrive at 5:30AM to get them up, dressed, fed, and ready for school and they are dropped off by 8:25AM when the bell rings.  The Chandler Unified School District is phasing the grades back in.  They anticipate them staying in school. Their extra curricular activities are on hold right now. The 6 year old used to do gymnastics, and he may or may not go back. The 9 year old is in football and it will start in mid-October, however he injured his thumb and is in a cast so it is still unknown if he is able to play football.  If so it will be football practice, from 5-6 on Wed afternoons from less than a mile from the house.  They are both involved in Cub Scouts right now and are virtual on the computer.  Cub Scouts may return to in-person in late November to early Dec. The oldest son has asthma. They are more of a shelter in place type family. Mom works in healthcare,  and takes extreme caution with full garb and is completely covered.  Nanny must take precautions to keep herself healthy and social distancing. The kids are doing a phenomenal job about wearing masks and washing hands.  The oldest is very nervous/ anxious about getting sick. Mom is needing an extension of herself. The number 1 priority is making sure they get their homework done.  After school, they need to be given a snack, have downtime and then complete their homework. Sticking to a schedule is crucial, as well as being punctual, and always on time with day to day activities. In regards to light household duties: helping the kids make the beds in the am, taking their clothes to the hamper, tidying up the boys’ bathroom, the house is relatively tidy so just keep everything tidy and in its place, dishes in dishwasher, lunch boxes out of backpacks at the end of the school day, freezer packs in the freezer, etc. The boys are picked up after school at 3PM but with Covid, they want everyone picking up the students in the pick up line so Mom would prefer that the nanny get in line at 2:30 and be in the beginning of the line. The family will also need a nanny who is comfortable taking children to after-school activities. Driving to school, to home, and to extracurricular activities, (if scheduled), is needed. No car is provided but mileage is reimbursed. Average mileage is less than 10 miles/day, sometimes 20 miles with activities. A nanny who is attentive and will kick the soccer ball around in the green belt with the boys would be a great fit for this family. Position starts mid-October.  Compensation:  $18-$22/hr.  15 hrs/week.  Interviewing now. (REF#MWEV)


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part time nanny


Greenway & 60th St: A wonderful returning family of ours with an adorable, happy, active and inquisitive 4 year old boy and a sweet happy and healthy 2 year old toddler girl is needing a nanny to care for them 3 days a week.  They are flexible on the 3 days and can do  Monday, Tuesday, and Friday, or Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7AM – 5PM for a guaranteed 30 hours per week.  If the 3 days a week does not work, they are even open to just Mondays and Tuesdays. They have a current nanny  whom they love and she is staying with the family and working 2 days a week. Preschool and toddler experience is desired, as well as experience caring for multiple children close in age. Both parents are in sales with variable schedules so flexibility is important. The position includes total and complete childcare duties with the pre-schooler and toddler and also child-related light housework including children’s laundry, making kids’ lunches, preparing simple kid-friendly meals, and cleaning up the play areas. No errands are needed. Their 4 year old son is currently attending preschool 3 days a week, MWF from 8:30 – 12;30 so drop off and pick up will be needed for him. He is super energetic toddler, likes to go outside and play at the park and loves to read books,  puts his plate away, is polite and has great manners,  has a lot of energy, and is always on the go. He also has speech therapy on Tuesdays and that is done online at home.  Both kids have swimming lessons on Tuesdays. Their 2 year  old daughter is a very easy-going toddler who loves to see people , and is playful and happy and is not currently attending preschool.  Her brother is really good with her and she is a good sleeper and on a great napping and eating schedule. No pets. No travel. They have a casual atmosphere in their home and they are seeking a longterm commitment of 3-5 years. Their most recent nanny was there for the past 4 years. College degree preferred. Fun and energetic. Mom and Dad may be in and out sometimes during the day but they do not have home offices. Compensation: $18/hr. Interviewing now! Starts ASAP. (REF#JCPHX)


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Phoenix Nanny

FLEXIBLE FULL-TIME NANNY OPPORTUNITY IN PHX, $18-$20/hr, ASAP     Glendale and 12th St:  This wonderful busy professional family in PHX has 3 children (9 year old daughter, 7 year old son, and 3 year old son) and they are seeking a hands-on, proactive, energetic stellar nanny to join their household and grow longterm with their family for the next several years. Dad is an entrepreneur with a very busy schedule  running his business.  Mom is a stay at home Mom. Their oldest daughter will be 10 in Sept and she’s very much a first born girl, very bright and gifted, extremely empathetic and mature for her age.  She’s a really good girl, started to play club soccer this year and guitar.  She’s in the 4th grade and is a wonderful big sister and she’s really taken her 7 year old brother’s autism diagnosis with stride.  Quarantine has been really hard for her and it has not been easy being locked up with her brothers all day every day.  Her parents are hoping a nanny will be a mentor and friend for her.  The 7 year old son is in 1st grade and was diagnosed with autism at the age of 4. He has been in therapy since he was 2 and he’s affected by it but does really well in a regular education classroom with occupational and speech therapy. He is an absolute love and is very sweet, communicative, fun, engaging and is really concentrated.  He has interest in movies and music and loves the moon and recycle trucks.  With online schooling due to school closures, Mom must devote all 0f her attention to her 7 year old son. Mom has a background as a school psychologist. They had an incredible support team at school for her son and everyone is trying to support him at home as much as possible but it has been challenging.  He needs someone to sit with him at all times and therefore Mom needs an extra set of hands to tend to the other 2 children while she works with him.  Mom loves being hands-on and the creative Pinterest Mom who does it all so having a team player with a nanny will enable her to have that quality time and also allow her to drive her son to therapy appointments, run errands, take self-care days, and so forth. Their 3 year old son is described as the easiest, easy going boy! He’s starting to miss preschool and he’s had a lot of screen time since quarantine started which is why a creative, interactive nanny is needed.  He needs 3 year old attention, loves trucks, adores his big sister, and plays so well independently with toys. The family has had a few nannies in the past and what has worked out is someone who can just roll up her sleeves, jump in and be proactive to help. They desire a nanny who is happy, takes great initiative and just comes in with a desire to learn. There’s a learning curve with their autistic son and therapists will be around all the time to learn from so being communicative is vital as well as flexibility. Due to Covid, therapists are not coming in the home at this time but when they do there has to be another adult present with therapists, which is another big reason why a nanny is needed. The ideal nanny is energetic enough for rough and tumble kids, loving enough to see the special parts of each of them and also has grace, and can be adaptable with their ever changing therapies/activities/schedules.  Must be honest and a strong communicator to join their team. Experience with children with learning disabilities would be helpful but not a requirement as long as there is a willingness to learn. The nanny will need to take a brief online habilitation and respite training (paid) to be their autistic son’s direct care worker. It is minimal and only takes a couple hours and their previous nannies did not have prior special needs’ experience and were able to learn just fine. They ideally want the candidate to be with their family long term (3-5 years). Right now, the most important thing is that the nanny must be following very strict social distancing guidelines as their son is very immunocompromised and the family is taking no risks.  Mom is home full time but taking care of therapies, errands, and all that it entails to keep a busy household with 3 children running smoothly and efficiently.  Nanny will be a team player with Mom and will divide and conquer to help out in any capacity that is needed.  They have a casual yet fast-paced atmosphere in their home.  Their goldendoodle recently passed but they are considering a new one soon so nanny must be dog friendly.  The schedule is a flexible full-time schedule with a guaranteed 35 hrs per week and up to 40 hours, mostly M-F 8AM-4PM. Once in person school starts for the children, they can be flexible about a 4 day work schedule and still provide full-time hours (35-40 hrs/week). Flexibility and availability to work an evening or weekend shift is a huge bonus but not mandatory and priority is the weekly M-F schedule. The weekend shift is optional.  Travel is not a requirement, however it would be nice to occasionally take the nanny on a family trip for an extra set of hands. No driving is required at this time since the care is primarily in their home and Mom does any driving needed.  Compensation:  $18-$20/hr.  Interviewing starts immediately and position starts ASAP.  Amazing family who truly values quality care and an excellent opportunity for growth and advancement.  (REF#JKPHX)


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