Wanted - Nanny for 18 Month Old Twins $18/hour

Fredericton, NB (View Map)
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We are young professional parents who are seeking a friendly, lively, and organized nanny to care for 18 month old twins during the school year from August 19 2019-June 30 2020, Monday- Friday, 8am-4pm. You will play a key role in providing care, intellectual stimulation, discipline, and entertainment in our home in Fredericton South.

Duties and Responsibilities • Tend to the general and basic needs of the children such as changing diapers preparing meals and responding to various needs of the child while providing appropriate supervision to ensure the children’s safety in day-to-day activities • Engage children in age-appropriate activities—including free play, arts and crafts, games, and reading—to encourage the children’s intellectual development • Model appropriate social behaviors to encourage children’s social and emotional development, such as developing empathy and cultivating interpersonal relationships • Teach children safe behavior based on environmental context; for example, seek adult assistance to cross the street • Monitor the children’s behavior for irregularities pertaining to their health and well-being as well as their physical, emotional, and mental development • In case of illness or injury, provide necessary medical attention; for example, transport the child to a doctor or hospital, take the child’s temperature, and administer medications as directed • Instruct the children on proper health and personal care habits, such as hand washing and toilet behavior; provide assistance as needed • Assign chores such as picking up toys to teach the children responsibility, self-control, and self-confidence • Praise the children for targeted behaviors to encourage appropriate conduct • Discipline children for undesired behaviors without the use of bribing, yelling or isolation. • Create a safe environment for the children by removing hazards and enforcing appropriate boundaries • Perform housekeeping tasks related to the children’s care • Ensure the dog is let out a few times a day in the backyard. • Meet with the parents regularly to reflect on and plan for the children’s activities and development

Requirements and Qualifications • Certification or willing to become certified in infant and child first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) • Fluent in English (speaking, reading and writing) • Ability to work 35-40 hours/week • Prior experience in childcare settings (day care center, nursery, babysitting, nanny) • High school diploma required • Comfortable with dogs (7 yr old active Retriever, minimal care) • Recent Criminal Record Check • Physically able to carry 30lbs • Non smoker

Nice to have • Some post secondary education preferred • Fluent in French • Experience working with multiples • Drivers license with 5 years driving experience. • Understanding of child psychology and stages of development

Compensation and job perks • Salary $13-$18/hour based on qualifications and education • Cash bonus after 3, 6 and 10 months • Statutory Holidays off • Two weeks off at Christmas • One week off at March Break • Vacation pay and sick days

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