Seeking FULL TIME NANNY for 9-year-old high functioning autistic boy 8-year-old sister, Mt. Vernon, IL.
The ideal candidate must have a flexible schedule, be non smoker (and non vaporer), drug free, has good hygiene and dependable transportation. Must agree to back ground check and drug test if requested.
I am in the professional entertainment industry and need to travel from time to time for work, or I work from home for long hours. I am a single mom. I need a Nanny for my 2 younger children, but I have 3 older children that are also available as a resource in my absence however they have their own "lives".
Typical hours could be: Weekday mornings to assist children to get to school (7-8am), after school most weekdays until bedtime (3-9pm), and most weekends (varied hours). Hours will be no less than 30 hours a week and can be over 40 at times. At least 2 days a week off, varied from week to week. Wages are negotiable depending on experience.
Duties will include but will not be limited to:
-Initiating and encouraging adherence to a daily schedule
-Promoting and teaching good hygiene practices, such as hand washing
-Preparing nutritious meals and snacks
-Doing the children's laundry, and teaching the children these skills
-Keeping the children's areas neat and clean, and teaching the children these skills
-Transporting children to and from activities, the library and appointments-must have insured vehicle
-Providing age-appropriate crafts, technology time and activities
-Hosting and/or attending play groups
-Implementing and/or maintain the child's nightly routine
-Reading to the children
-Creating a safe environment for the children to freely explore
-Creating a nurturing environment
-Disciplining children when appropriate in a manner consistent with parents philosophy
-Fostering independence, as age-appropriate
-Supervising and assisting with homework
-Modeling and teaching good manners and language skills
-Modeling and teaching responsible citizenship, including volunteering in the community
-Provide basic first-aid, as required
-Administer medications, as specially directed
-Ensuring the children spend adequate time outdoors
-Serving as a trusted companion to the children.
If interested in this position, please call for an interview.