This family is seeking a full-time nanny to care for their 3-year-old and 4-month-old sons. The schedule is Monday – Friday, from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm.
After their relocation to the Bay Area from San Diego last year, they engaged with SPN for their temporary and on-call needs.
Their 3-year-old is quiet and shy when meeting new people, and is especially cautious around other children. They have employed a nanny for two years. He enjoys reading, trucks, cars, balls, and water streams. He likes visiting children’s museums, parks, and activity centers. Mom and Dad love the routine of having breakfast with their kids before they head off to work!
Their idea nanny has experience supporting toddlers with introvert personalities, both to engage as a caregiver and to support them around other children. Dad works from home most days. They will be enrolling their older child in a preschool program this spring, and his schedule is yet to be determined (Likely 3 days/week, increasing to full-time in the fall).
This family is seeking a full-time nanny to care for their daughter, who is due in April! The schedule is Monday – Friday, from 8:30 am – 6:00 pm.
Their eldest child is a 3-year-old boy, who is enrolled in preschool for the majority of the nanny’s day; however, the nanny will be required to pick him up from school in the afternoon. Responsibilities in addition to typical childcare include meal preparation for the child and healthy dinner prep for the family, light tidying of the home, doing the family laundry, and running errands as time permits. Mom will be on maternity leave for the first 4 months. The nanny must take the baby for walks around the neighborhood and to play at the park.
Their ideal nanny is someone responsible, energetic, patient, fun, and loving! Their son loves hiking, biking, reading, music, and eating!
Daryl’s notes: Their current home is a rental while they rebuild their permanent home located ~ 1 mile away. I thoroughly enjoyed my time with these lovely, intelligent parents! I appreciate their European family oriented values, and believe that they will be respectful and fair employers.
This family is seeking a nanny to care for their three sons, ages 6 years old, 4 years old, and 9 months old. The schedule is any five hours per day, Monday – Thursday.
Responsibilities in addition to typical childcare include preparing meals for the children, doing the children’s laundry, and household duties including tidying up the kitchen and the children’s play areas and rooms. Their ideal nanny is someone who is able to engage with the children on their level, take direction, and take initiative to be creative, playful, and helpful!
The boys are very silly and full of energy! They love to bike, skate, and scoot to the park, play kickball in the street, and play t-ball in the backyard. They also love Legos, games, puzzles, and lots of reading. Their current extracurricular activities are basketball, soccer, swimming, and baseball in the spring!
This family is seeking a part-time nanny to care for their 2-year-old and 3-month-old. The schedule is any two full days per week (Monday – Friday).
SPN placed a 3 day/week nanny with them 18 months ago and they are all very happy! Mom and Dad are incredibly warm, kind, intelligent people. Their ideal nanny is a strong communicator who genuinely enjoys caring for children. They are seeking a nanny who has experience, but will be collaborative in her approach. Family also requests a seasonal flu vaccine of nanny.
This single dad is seeking a family assistant and nanny for his sons, who are 8 and 5 years old. The schedule is Monday – Friday, 6:00 am – 6:00 pm every other week. For the weeks that he does not have custody, the nanny will be on-call.
The nanny responsibilities will include morning and end of day routines, such as breakfast and lunch prep. Family helper duties will include running errands, grocery shopping, light household duties, and dinner preparation for the family. The boys attend school in Hillsborough, so there is a fair amount of driving but a car will be provided.
Their ideal nanny is pro-education and outgoing, with good communication skills. The ability to travel is a plus, and would occur two to three times per year. A college degree is preferred. Previous experience in a supporting role for an executive is a plus.
His older son will be entering second grade and loves reading, playing tennis, and playing the piano! His younger son will start preschool in the fall and is eager to learn and has many interests! The family also has a small, indoor Terrier dog.
This family is seeking a nanny to care for their 2-year-old daughter. They are also expecting a son in February 2018! The schedule is Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, from 7:30 am – 5:30 pm.
Responsibilities in addition to typical childcare include meal preparation for the child, doing the child’s laundry, and tidying up after the child.
Their ideal nanny is someone trustworthy, loving, and proactive who has a great work ethic, genuinely enjoys playing with children, and who seeks out and plans activities for the child.
Their daughter enjoys reading, singing, dancing, playing musical instruments! She loves playing outside with push cars and water tables, going to the park, pretend cooking, and going to kid-friendly museums.
These returning clients are a sweet and down-to-earth couple who are looking for a nanny to care for their 2-year-old daughter. The schedule is Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Responsibilities in addition to typical childcare will include preparing snacks and lunch for the child, doing the family’s laundry, taking the child to her activities and classes, and working with their daughter to keep her play areas tidy. The nanny’s duties are expected to increase in the fall when she starts preschool. This will include additional help with meal preparation, grocery shopping, and other errands.
Their ideal nanny is someone with a gentle touch, positive approach to discipline, extensive experience with children, and who can come up with fun activities to engage her with! Experience with early childhood education is ideal! Mom and Dad’s parenting style leans towards attachment parenting as opposed to “crying it out.”
Their daughter is a very sensitive, attached, and strong-willed little girl! She enjoys music, physical activity, reading, building, and exploring outdoors! She also loves drawing and helping to cook and empty the dishwasher! Currently goes to Music Together, Mommy-and-Me, Tiny Treks, and will be starting gymnastics. The grandparents live in Redwood City. The nanny will be asked to drop the child off at their home once or twice a week.
This family is seeking a full-time nanny to care for their 4-month-old son. The schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.
Responsibilities will include feeding him, engaging with him by singing, talking, and reading, doing his laundry and child-related cleaning, and putting him down to sleep in his crib roughly every two hours. As the child develops, Mom and Dad want to set high standards for him in terms of appropriate behavior and emphasize treating others kindly. Their ideal nanny is someone professional, dedicated, warm, loving, kind, organized, attentive and able to make the child feel emotionally safe. They hope to find someone who will be a resource in helping Mom and Dad become strong parents!
Their son is a healthy, sociable, and fairly mellow baby. He is robust and very strong, and has started rolling and putting things in his mouth, so safety is the number one concern! He currently likes music, being read to, and going on walks. The family owns 50 pound German Shorthaired Pointer who goes to doggy-daycare and will not be in the house when the nanny is present.
This family is seeking part-time care of their 2-year-old daughter. The schedule is Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Responsibilities will be providing typical toddler care, including tidying up her play areas and preparing her meals. Their ideal nanny is someone who is bilingual in both English and Spanish. Their daughter is a very curious and easy going baby!
This family owns two live-in cats. Mom’s parents live in the area and visit regularly, but this will have minimal impact on the nanny. The nanny may have some time off due to their visits, but will still be compensated appropriately. Mom has been home caring for their daughter, but plans to return to work part-time.
This family is seeking a morning nanny to care for their 7-year-old twin daughters, 5-year-old daughter, and 3-year-old son. The schedule is Monday through Friday, from 6:30 am – 9:30 am, with the option of a full day on Wednesdays.
In addition to typical childcare, responsibilities will include assisting the children with breakfast preparation, preparing lunch for all four children, getting them ready for school, doing the children’s laundry (6 loads per week, including sheets), and supervising and encouraging the children to tidy their rooms and playroom. All of the children have their own responsibilities, and Mom and Dad want a nanny who will support their efforts rather than doing tasks for them.
The twins enjoy swimming and playing musical instruments! They also enjoy riding their bikes and doing other outdoor activities. Their 5 and 3-year-old are very active but generally well behaved. They love crafting, coloring, reading, and playing games on their iPads! Their 5-year-old is currently seeing a speech therapist for language articulation issues. Dad occasionally takes work calls from home in his office. Dad also travels occasionally, and Mom may need some extra help during those times.
This family is seeking a temporary nanny to care for their 2-month-old daughter from January 3rd through February 28th. The schedule is 3 days per week from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm, including Fridays. There may be some flexibility in this schedule.
In addition to typical childcare, responsibilities will include doing light housework such as laundry and dishes. Running quick errands is appreciated but not required. Their ideal nanny is someone patient, gentle, and soft spoken, but also engaging, and creative! A nanny with a college degree or a background in education is preferred.
Their daughter is peaceful, easy going, and curious! She really enjoys engaging with people by reading books, listening to music, and creative play. She also enjoys independent quiet time. Mom works from home 20 hours per week as a consultant. She typically takes phone calls in the bedroom, but works at her desk in the living room where the nanny will be with the child. It is important that the nanny is comfortable with Mom’s presence. The family often listens to music on low volume, however no television is allowed during the day. The family doesn’t have many large or noisy toys in the apartment. They rely heavily on creative play or reading.
These first-time, working parents are seeking a full-time nanny to care for their 4-month-old son, beginning in February. The schedule is Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Responsibilities in addition to typical infant care will include preparing meals for the him, doing his laundry, and tidying up his nursery and play areas. While it is not required, preparing meals for the family is a plus!
Their ideal nanny is someone who can provide environmental stimulation for the child. The family owns one elderly cat.
This family is seeking a part-time nanny to care for their 4-year-old daughter and 2-year-old son on Fridays from 8:00 am – 6:00 pm. They currently employ a full-time nanny through Stanford Park Nannies, who has had a wonderful relationship with them! They have also used SPN for back-up care on occasional evenings and weekends.
Responsibilities include preparing meals and snacks for the children, tidying up their play areas and rooms, doing the children’s laundry, and engaging with them in age-appropriate activities. Their ideal candidate is someone who will empower their children to develop and experiment in a safe and loving environment. They appreciate a nanny who is collaborative and brings experience partnership, which will help them to become a successful parenting team. A dog-lover is a must, as their family has a lovable 50-lb Husky/American Eskimo mix!
Their daughter is active and independent, and also loves reading and being outdoors! Mom works from home two to three days per week. The children’s grandparents visit every few months, but understand the important authority of the nanny while they are visiting.
These returning clients are seeking an educator/family assistant for their 7-year-old daughter and 9-year-old son. Stanford Park Nannies placed their previous nanny, who was with them for 3 years. She is leaving to pursue a position in her field of study and the family is seeking a replacement. The schedule is Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.
Responsibilities include overseeing homework, arranging activities that stimulate the children’s minds and coordinating after-school activities. Family Assistant duties include managing and scheduling vendors, grocery shopping, organizing projects around the home and running errands.
Their ideal candidate is someone who is nurturing, flexible, and smart. They require a Bachelor’s degree. The nanny should be an educator who can have fun with the children and help them learn manners. They are looking for someone with a focus in kids’ psychology and social skills and will promote healthy social/emotional growth in the children so that they become good citizens. It is important that the candidate can demonstrate good behavior and values. Must be an “ambassador” for the family, while being mindful of their privacy. Regarding the house, they want someone who will take pride in and respect a sophisticated environment.
The children are very active and enjoy the outdoors, arts and crafts, coloring, puzzles, and reading.
This family is seeking a flexible and fun nanny to care for their 3 and 1-year-old sons. The schedule is Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 7:30 am – 1:30 pm.
Responsibilities in addition to typical childcare will include simple meal preparation for the children, tidying up after them, occasionally doing the children’s laundry, and occasionally dropping off or picking up from preschool. Car may be provided.
Their ideal nanny is someone warm, encouraging, patient, reliable, and creative! Someone who enjoys playing outside and reading books, who is fun and energetic but also calm and nurturing. The nanny must limit the children’s screen time to a minimum.
Both children love cars and books. Their older son enjoys imaginary play, while their younger son enjoys playing with balls and following his older brother around! Mom is a consultant and very rarely works from home. Work from home is generally limited to taking phone calls. The children’s grandparents live in the area and see the children every week. Their visits are scheduled and generally won’t be during the time the nanny is working.
This family is seeking a part-time nanny to care for their 6-year-old twins, a girl and a boy, and a 2 1/2-year-old. The parents are busy executives and they currently employ a full-time nanny. The schedule is Saturdays, 1:30 pm to midnight.
Duties of this position include transportation of the children, preparation of meals and snacks for them, light cleaning of children’s areas and the rest of the house, preparation for the following school day, children’s laundry, and running errands for the family as needed. This family will provide a vehicle for the nanny to use while on-the-job.
The ideal nanny for this position will be energetic, intelligent patient, and developmentally-focused. This person will be proactive enough to help around the house and look for things that need to be done, and balance care for the children. The nanny needs to be adaptable to their parenting style, yet strong enough to voice a concern. They rely on open communication. Their current nanny has been with them since the twins were newborn! She teams well with mom and is proactive in creating learning opportunities for the children that work into their daily routines. They have a lovely home with a terrific back yard play space and garden!
This family is seeking a temporary nanny from January to April to care for their three sons, who are 8, 6, and 1 year old. The schedule is Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm, and Friday, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm. There is a possibility of the job going long-term.
Responsibilities in addition to typical childcare will include driving the children to activities, keeping them focused on homework, and reading to them. The family will provide their nanny with a car for use on the job.
Their ideal nanny is someone reliable, outgoing, and energetic who is a good role model! Their oldest is a caring person and a sensitive soul. He loves soccer and swimming! Their middle son is a confident boy who speaks his mind, but he is very lovable. He also enjoys soccer and plays piano. Their youngest is inquisitive and can confidently walk and climb! He loves books, going to the park, and playing ball.
This dual career couple is seeking a nanny to care for their 3-year-old daughter and their son, who is almost 2. The schedule is Tuesday/Thursday, 7:00 am – 7:00 pm, and Monday/Wednesday, half days (morning or afternoon), for a total of 35 hours per week.
Responsibilities include picking up after the children and teaching them to pick up after themselves, doing dishes, maintaining stock of household items, family laundry, and occasional grocery shopping and errands.
The ideal nanny would be very safety conscious, engaging and creative with the children, and have the children follow the schedule/routine. The nanny must also cook healthy, vegetarian, organic meals for the children. They are seeking someone who is very loving and passionate about educating children – early childhood development or teaching experience is a strong plus! They prefer that the children not watch TV and want a nanny that will not turn her attention to her phone while working.
The children love arts and crafts, playing outside, dancing, and singing. Their son has an easygoing temperament and needs someone to take him on walks and visit parks and the library. Mom currently works from home but will start working full-time in early 2018. The maternal grandparents live in Los Angeles and visit once a month for a few days. The nanny will remain in charge when they visit.
This family is seeking a bilingual (English and Spanish speaking) nanny to care for their three daughters starting in April 2018. The girls will be 6 1/2 years old, 4 1/2 years old, and 19 months old. The two older girls go to school, so the youngest will be the nanny’s main charge. The schedule is Monday – Thursday, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm. If you are willing to work a date night, they could offer up to 36 hours per week.
Responsibilities include transporting to activities, preparing tidying up after the children, light cleaning (e.g. wiping down the counters, loading the dishwasher, emptying the trash), and washing, folding, and putting away the children’s laundry. The family would also appreciate occasional assistance with breakfast and dinner preparations. Prep time would only be about 10 minutes.
Their ideal nanny is a warm, patient, and fun-loving caregiver that enjoys engaging with the children! The children are very playful and they love when the nanny plays with them! They also require a nanny that’s responsible, reliable, and very proactive. They would like a nanny to become an extension of the family that loves the children as much as Mom and Dad do! They would love someone who speaks Spanish, as mom and the girls are learning.
The girls absolutely love princesses! Legos are a great activity, as well, and they all love parks, running around, dramatic play, gymnastics, and drawing. Mom is a stay at home mom and Dad is a scientist at Google. The family owns a a 7-year-old Corgi who loves attention! She is great with the children but not great with other dogs. She barks at and jumps up on people who come in the house and must be told “No.” She sheds a lot! The nanny is welcome to walk her, but is not required to.
This family is looking for a nanny/family assistant for their 9-year-old daughter and 6-year-old son. The schedule is Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.
The first part of your day will be engaging in family support duties related to the children, such as calendar management, signing up for activities, and pre-planning. The latter part of the day involves picking the children up from school and taking them to their various activities, preparing snacks and dinner for the children, general tidying up, and doing the children’s laundry. The nanny must also teach the children the importance of cleaning up after themselves.
Their ideal nanny is someone creative, warm, and flexible who will teach the children self reliance and life skills. The children are bright and attend good schools, so the nanny should also value education. The family has a swimming pool so swimming is required. Ability to travel a plus, but not required.
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Daryl’s notes: This is a high profile family who employ other staff in their homes, so the ability to function effectively as part of a team is imperative; as is a layer of discretion. I have personally worked with their Chief of Staff for many years and have faith in her ability to select the person with long-term success in mind.
Though fewer than 15% of our Client families ever need to utilize this benefit, in the event of employment termination, Stanford Park Nannies will gladly apply a prorated portion of your original fee toward your next search.