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Educationally-Minded And Outdoorsy Nanny Needed For Collaborative Palo Alto, CA Family

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A caring and collaborative family of four in Palo Alto, CA seeks a nurturing, engaging, and outdoorsy nanny to join them in caring for their children!

 

  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Ages of children: 6 and 4 years old.
  • Start date: As soon as they find the perfect fit!
  • Schedule: Full-time, guaranteeing 40-45 hours per week with the general schedule falling on Mondays through Thursdays between the hours of 8am and 6pm and Fridays between the hours of 12pm and 6pm.
  • Compensation: The family is offering $55-60/hour based on the 40-45 hour/week schedule, which equates to an annualized base compensation of $114-148k/year range dependent on experience and the agreed-upon schedule. The family may be open to candidates who are seeking a higher compensation package commensurate with experience.
  • Benefits: The family is open to providing benefits including paid time off, paid holidays, a health insurance stipend, and relocation assistance based on candidate need and the full benefits package.
  • Live-in/Live-out: Live-out. A housing stipend may be available for the perfect applicant.

Household dynamic:

  • This kind, collaborative return Adventure Nannies family is seeking a passionate and engaging nanny to join their team. The family describes their home as a comfortable space filled with love and fun, where their two boys can continue to develop intellectually and emotionally. Their sons are curious, interested in exploring, and project-oriented. Both children attend a Montessori school during the week!
  • Overall, the family deeply values togetherness and spending as much time as possible with one another, from cooking meals together to hiking to exploring the city. Travel is a fun part of their lives, so they would love to meet someone excited about the opportunity to join them for 6-8 weeks each year. They are open to discussing travel with their ideal candidate!
  • Day to day, both parents work outside of the home. The family values fostering an environment of communication and collaboration in their household, and they are excited to find a nanny who exhibits these attributes and feels like a part of their family unit, setting their children up to grow and thrive!

Ideal candidate:

  • This position is ideal for a candidate with an excitement to share their interests with the children while encouraging them to pursue and develop their own passions. The boys have a penchant for exploration and learning, and the family will love working alongside a candidate who values nurturing curiosity. Someone who goes out of their way to plan engaging experiences will be an ideal fit! Their family recently planned an outing to meet a beekeeper, had a chef over for a family cooking class, and explored caves in Oregon with a local naturalist. Someone who shares curiosity about the world and is eager to find fun and educational ways to enrich the family’s life will go far in this role.
  • Comfortability managing both children at the same time will be key in this role. A candidate who can contribute to keeping the household running smoothly and be a wonderful childcare provider is essential! Alongside time with the children, responsibilities include sourcing and planning educational activities for their children, supporting household management duties, child-related tidying and organization, and light meal preparation. The family has a dog at home, and pitching in with pet care is appreciated.

Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of professional, full-time childcare or teaching experience
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge and experience with age-appropriate developmental milestones
  • Fully vaccinated and boosted (when eligible) against COVID-19 prior to start date in accordance with applicable laws
  • Educationally-minded and able to bring an educational bend to each day; background in Montessori or other child development/education is a big plus
  • Dog-friendly! Willing to assist with pet care

This position is open to all Adventure Nannies candidates who are legally able to work in the US. Out of respect for the privacy of the families we work with, we cannot provide any additional information about this position other than what has already been provided in the job description. If you are interested in learning more about the position, please apply!

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