$15 – 30/hr
Ocean Springs, MS
Job Title: Full-Time Nanny!
We are a busy family seeking a reliable, nurturing, and experienced nanny to join our household and help us with our four children, all under the age of 10. This is a full-time position requiring outstanding organizational skills, a warm personality, and a genuine love for children.
1. Providing all aspects of childcare for our children while we are at work or away.
2. Creating a safe, stimulating environment for the children.
3. Preparing meals and feeding the children.
4. Bathing and dressing the children, as well as managing their bedtime routines.
5. Planning and leading educational activities, including reading, with the children.
6. Organizing creative activities and experiences, such as arts and crafts, games, and outings to give enjoyment and exercise.
7. Light housekeeping duties related to the children, including cleaning up after meals, tidying play areas, and washing children's clothes.
8. Taking children to and from school, appointments, or other activities.
9. Monitoring children's progress and providing parents with regular updates.
10. Using appropriate strategies to guide the children's behavior.
1. Proven experience as a nanny or a similar role in childcare.
2. Understanding of child development in different age stages.
3. Ability to plan and organize activities in accordance with the children's developmental needs.
4. Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
5. First aid certification and a valid driver's license.
6. A patient, empathetic, and caring personality.
7. Strong problem-solving skills and decision-making ability.
8. Ability to work with minimal supervision.
9. A clean record and strong references.
10. High school diploma or equivalent; relevant additional certification is a plus.
The ideal candidate is a trustworthy, patient individual who has experience caring for children of different ages. You must be proactive, with an excellent ability to multitask and prioritize. We would like someone who can form a strong, nurturing relationship with our children, promoting their physical, emotional, and intellectual development.
We are a smoke-free household and have a friendly pet dog, so you must be comfortable with pets. We offer a competitive salary which will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. We look forward to meeting you soon!