A private family with a little 7 month old boy is looking for a full-time professional nanny, based at their home in Islington, N1.
The role will be Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 6pm, with regular babysitting one evening per week.
Their ideal nanny will be caring, nurturing, and positive, and has lots of great experience working with babies and toddlers. The nanny will want a long-term relationship with them and will be familiar with Montessori methods They would like the nanny to use child-led learning and respectful care to encourage independence, and help the little boy to grow and develop and be happy. The family are hoping to have another child in the next few years and so would like a long-term nanny whose role would evolve with our family.
Dad works from home occasionally but mostly at his office and Mum is going back to work in January but will mostly work from home.
The family's values are really important to them and would like a nanny who shares these ideas.
Team work and open relationship
Be calm, positive and kind to everyone
Always Exploring and Learning
Make Everything Fun
The Nanny's Responsibilities:
Maintaining a consistent daily schedule for the baby which the nanny will develop with the family.
Maintaining the baby’s sleep routine using Controlled Comforting and without allowing him to cry it out
Preparing and cooking healthy meals/snacks for the baby per a meal plan which again will be developed together, and clearing up afterwards. Also cleaning/sterilising baby bottles
Organising / preparing a wide range of age-appropriate activities following the Montessori educational philosophy. This is really important to the family and they would love some innovative ideas from their nanny
Maintain Daily Communication with the parents to tell us what happened that day
Looking after his nursery
Making/changing baby's bed and keeping his rooms and cupboards clean and tidy
Doing the baby's laundry
Ensuring the bathroom is clean and tidy after use
Putting away books, clothes, toys after use
Role modelling, engaging and providing a developmentally appropriate environment
Ensuring baby's safety at all times including a safe environment for him
Light housekeeping such as taking in deliveries, sharing with us simple household tasks such as packing and unpacking the dishwasher
Willing to travel occasionally
Willing to occasionally sleep over at our home
Mum is Polish/American, so a Polish speaker would be of interest.
Location: Islington N1
Experience: Qualified Nanny ideally with Montessori knowledge or training
Salary: Dependant on experience
To start: ASAP
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