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The Watford Family - Hiring in Santa Monica

The Watford Family

Santa Monica, CA
$25/hr
4 kids
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Overview:
Santa Monica, CA - Busy family is seeking a FULL-TIME LIVE-OUT NANNY/MOTHER’S HELPER for their 4 kids; 8-year-old boy, 7-year-old boy, 4-year-old girl and 3-year old girl. The hours are flexible, mainly working afternoons from 3 pm - 8 pm and weekend days with flexibility for potential overnights and weekends. The family will guarantee full-time(40 hrs/wk) pay and 2 days off. Duties include helping with dishes, helping with laundry, driving the children to and from activities, helping the house run smoothly. Cook for the children, organizing kid's clothes, play with them. The family owns a mini-van for nanny to use.

Sample Schedule:
Monday OFF
Tuesday 3 pm - 8 pm
Wednesday Off
Thursday 3 pm - 8 pm
Friday 3 pm - 8 pm
Saturday 10 am - 10 pm
Sunday 10 am - 10pm

The children are in school Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 3 pm and the main focus of the position will be driving and accompanying children to and from after-school activities. Mom is a SAHM dad works close to the home and is around the house regularly. The family has a housekeeper 3 times a week.

The perfect candidate is a self-starter, is comfortable driving children to and from activities, is energetic, will be comfortable helping mom keep the house running smoothly.

Basic vaccines required; Tdap, MMR, etc. No covid or flu vaccine preference at this time. Start date is ASAP. Pay is $25-30/hr.

Qualifications:
BA/BS college degree | AA in related field of study

CPR/First Aid Certification (renew as needed)

Ability to make a one-year commitment unless applying for a temporary position

A passion for working with children

Two+ years childcare experience

Excellent work and personal references

U.S. driver's license (this does not apply to NYC residents)

Fluent in English/Bilingual a plus

Non-smoker

Willing to go through extensive Background Check

Willingness to show proof of immunizations

Must be eligible to work in the U.S.
Number of Hours Per Week: 40

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How much do nannies make in Santa Monica, CA?

On average, a nanny earns $21.25 per hour in Santa Monica, CA. The salary of a nanny can depend on their location, responsibilities, qualifications, and the type of care provided.
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How to Find a Nanny Job in Santa Monica, CA

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Types of Nanny Jobs and Nanny Responsibilities in Santa Monica, CA

Before you start looking for a nanny job, it's essential to learn about the different types of nannies and how they compare to each other so that you make sure you’re looking for the right opportunities.

The different types of nanny jobs have different nanny responsibilities. The boundaries for nannies duties vary from family to family. However, in general, a nanny is responsible for making sure the children's needs are met, including things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active. When tasks go beyond child care, for example, housekeeping or meal preparation, it’s good practice to make sure your expectations are aligned with the family.

There are temporary nanny jobs, even seasonal nanny jobs like summer nanny jobs. Beyond seasonal and temporary nanny positions, there are differences between full-time and part-time nanny jobs. The primary difference being the number of hours you spend at your nanny job every week. For full-time nannies, there are options for live in nanny positions and live-out positions in Santa Monica. Live-out positions are more common, but each family has their own set of needs that require different types of care, and live in nanny positions can be exactly what some families want. If you're looking to explore live in nanny positions , it's even more important to create a shared set of expectations around hours, responsibilities, and what is expected of you when you're not on the clock.

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