Live-in or live-out Nanny Needed in Short Hills, NJ

October 1st, 2021

Live-in or live-out Nanny Needed in Short Hills, NJ

A tight-knit family is seeking a loving and responsible full-time nanny for their son, age 5, and daughter, 3 years old, in Short Hills, NJ. 

This position can be live-in or live-out. 

The general schedule is Monday through Friday, 8am - 6:30 pm. Fridays can be until 5:30 pm. 

The older child is in full-day kindergarten.  The younger child is in a morning preschool program. During school hours, the nanny will have the flexibility to run personal errands or otherwise take a break, as long as children's laundry/meal prep is taken care of.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to;

  • Engaging and stimulating the children with age-appropriate activities, including indoor and outdoor play, reading books, imaginative play, playing games, etc. 

  • Arranging playdates and finding fun local activities. 

  • Meal preparation for the children; lunch as needed, snacks, dinner. 

  • Child-related chores, including dishes & laundry, and keeping the child’s room and the main spaces clean and tidy. 

  • Drop-off and pickup of the younger child from preschool (walking distance).

  • Making the parents aware when child-related items are running low. 

The ideal candidate will be active, engaging, loving, fun, warm, responsible, safe, reliable, flexible, communicative, genuine, open, honest, and proactive.

This is a long-term position, and the family is hoping to find a nanny that will be with them for many years to come.

Must be able to safely drive the children to and from school and activities using the family car. 



3+ years of relevant nanny experience.

2-3 valid references.

Legally permitted to work in the U.S.

Ability to drive and a clean driving record.

Clean background check. 


Salary: + / - $25.00 an hour. 

Benefits (PTO): 2 weeks vacation, major holidays, 5 sick days