Travel-ready, Kind Nanny Needed For Holistic Family In Mill Valley, CA
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A progressive, holistic wellness-oriented family based in Mill Valley, CA is seeking a worldly, travel-ready, and flexible nanny with an appreciation for attachment parenting and love for plant-based cooking to care for their two children!
This kind-hearted, eclectic family are global citizens and are working hard to raise their children, aged 5.5 and 2 years old, to be eco and globally conscious, providing them with as much educational, nature-based adventure and life experience as they can. Their oldest will be entering a nature-based kindergarten this fall! They prioritize the attachment-based developmental approach, maintaining emotional connection with the children and applying evidence-based, positive techniques for discipline. They deeply value a healthy, active lifestyle, and adhere to a principally whole-foods/plant-based diet. Their children are loving and active and enjoy spending time outdoors, being included in the kitchen for cooking time, and doing arts and crafts! The family loves and appreciates art and enjoys outdoor sports all four seasons of the year. The whole family is eager to welcome a nanny who feels aligned with their active, healthy lifestyle, who is ready for exciting travel, and to be a part of the growth of two bright, growing children!
This position is ideal for a candidate who loves to turn everyday experiences into developmental opportunities, and who is excited to play an integral role in ensuring the children grow up to be global citizens. A candidate who considers themselves a lifelong learner with a deep interest in child psychology will be key. A love for cooking is also essential in order to prep healthy meals for the children, and including them in the cooking process! The family hopes to find a nanny who also aligns with and values a healthy lifestyle, and is committed to clear, conscious, and effective communication. A can-do spirit will be appreciated in this collaborative home, such as jumping in with light household tidying in addition to kid-related organization and laundry. Flexibility to travel will be important, including for extended periods of time, with exciting opportunities for international destinations ahead. A nanny who enjoys staying active, has a true passion for childcare, and who can effortlessly strike a balance between structure and a go-with-the-flow mentality will thrive in this role for years to come!
Hours/Schedule: Full-time, guaranteeing a minimum of 40hrs per week with opportunities to earn more should the qualified candidate so wish with the general schedule falling on Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm. Flexibility for evenings, weekends, and extended travel will be asked in advance and appreciated.
Live-in/Live-out: Live-out. A housing stipend or adjustment to annualized compensation may be offered in accordance with the cost of living. Short-term housing or a landing pad may be offered for the perfect relocation candidate.
Compensation and Benefits: The family is offering $40-$45+/hr in addition to benefits including assistance with healthcare, relocation assistance, and PTO.
Start Date: The position will begin as soon as the family finds the perfect fit!
Other Notes: Driving is required for this role and a vehicle will be provided while on duty.
Provide a safe, nurturing, and stimulating environment for the children to grow and thrive
Provide developmentally-minded activities, outings, and adventures being basic care with an emphasis on the great outdoors and arts and crafts
Create a balance between structure and go-with-the-flow in the children’s routines
Prep healthy, plant-based meals for the children utilizing whole foods
Travel with the family and provide support while on the road, assisting with travel prep and providing safe, fun-filled childcare
Pitch in with various child-related household tasks such as tidying, running errands, grocery shopping, and closet organization
At least 3 years of professional, full-time childcare experience
Valid driver’s license and passport
Able to pass an extensive background check upon conditional hire, within applicable law
Recent, applicable experience caring for preschool and early elementary-aged children
Familiarity with attachment-based developmental approach or willingness to get training through books and courses provided by the family
Comfortable with cooking plant-based meals using whole foods and a have a love for cooking
Flexible and ready for travel, sometimes for extended periods of time. Candidates with previous travel experience, either personally or professionally, will be preferred
Desire for longevity highly preferred
This position is open to all Adventure Nannies candidates who are legally able to work in the US, possess a valid driver’s license and passport, and are comfortable with preparing healthy, plant-based meals using whole foods. This family is happy to consider relocation candidates for this position. Out of respect for the privacy of the families we work with, we cannot provide any additional information about this position other than what has already been provided in the job description. If you are interested in learning more about the position, please apply!
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