Nanny / Family Assistant Needed on the UWS

June 15th, 2022

Nanny / Family Assistant Needed on the UWS

A tight-knit and welcoming family on the Upper West Side is seeking an experienced, organized, and engaging Nanny / Family Assistant for their two sons ages 9 and 11.

This position starts at the beginning of September. 

The general schedule is Monday through Friday from 11 am or 12 pm to 6 pm. 

There is some flexibility with the start and end times. The family can guarantee up to 40 hours a week to a candidate seeking FT hours. 

Job responsibilities include everything related to keeping the children safe and engaged and helping the household run smoothly;

  • Engaging the boys in fun and creative activities.

  • Pick up from school.

  • Taking the children to activities, parks, and playdates.

  • Restocking household items.

  • Keeping the family’s schedule organized, making sure the boys have items needed for sports and school.

  • While the children are in school; running errands, getting groceries, and meal preparation for the family.

  • Keeping the boys off the screen and making sure they are doing their homework and cleaning up after themselves.

  • Keeping the main spaces clean and tidy, and pick up/ drop off from school and activities

  • Family laundry.

  • Cooking dinner.

The ideal candidate will be organized, resourceful, engaging, firm but loving, and genuinely interested in children’s well-being and development as being kind, aware, respectful, tolerant, able to verbalize their feelings productively, and will be seeking a long term position with a family.

The family is Spanish-speaking. A Spanish-speaking nanny is a major plus but not a requirement for the job. Familiarity with ADHD and celiac disease is also a plus but not a requirement.

This position starts at the beginning of September, however, they are starting their search now for candidates seeking employment in the Fall.



5+ years of relevant nanny experience.

Legally permitted to work in the U.S. 

Clean background check.

Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.

2-3 relevant references. 

Covid Vaccinated.


Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Benefits: 10 days of paid vacation, 5 sick/personal days, 10 paid holidays, and full healthcare benefits.