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Experienced Special Needs Nannies

Auburndale, Massachusetts
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2 years experience

23/hr

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Needle in a Haystack
Special Needs Childcare Agency
275 Grove Street Newton, MA 02466
NiahChildcare.....

Hello Nannies and Childcare Providers,

Working as a mainstream nanny and working as a special needs nanny are two completely different roles--and they require different types of people. We are looking for that special brand of Childcare providers that enjoy the uniqueness of working with children with additional needs. If you fit into this category and are interested we would love to hear from you. Please visit our website at www.....com and register as a nanny, or call us to learn more.

If you would like to know more about any position please email. If you are emailing please provide the job location you are inquiring about in your subject line.

Brookline, MA
Start Date: September --... Full Time Live-out position available

1) Morning Nanny: 6:45 a.m. -- 1:00 p.m. Monday -- Friday
2) Afternoon Nanny: Mon, Fri 11:00 a.m. -- 6:30 p.m., Tues, Wed, Thurs 1:30 p.m. -- 6:30 p.m

* Babysitting in evenings (some optional, some required based on schedule -- arranged in advance)
* Flexibility for weekends, overnights and summer travel

Special needs as well as typical developing Childcare experience is mandatory!

School age boy: (Smith-Magenis Syndrome, can be challenging, emotional and cognitive delays)

Young girl: typical developing child

Candidates need to have experience with behavioral management, and the ability to assist with household management.
Experience and comfort working with children who require some level of physical, emotional and
social support.

Desired Qualifications:

2 to 5 years of experience
Caring for 2 children at a time
College degree
First Aid Training, CPR, Special Needs Care
Cooking/Meal Preparation, Laundry, Errands, Carpooling, Light Housekeeping, Travel
Personal Attributes

Self-motivated
Patient
Professional
Organized, clean (organizes kids ' stuff, especially playroom and rooms)
Good communicator (willing to communicate issues before they become major problems)
Willing to "pitch-in "
Proactive (sees an issue and addresses)
Problem solver
High energy
Ability to set clear limits
Children Skills

Challenges them to grow
Firm, able to offer discipline
Anticipates their needs
Other

Special needs, behavior therapy skills (strong ability to deal with a special needs child).
Also needs to have background working with typical developing children as well.
Important to understand behavior management.
Ability to teach kids (looking for long-term teaching capabilities, help with homework if parents are not at home).
Education background is helpful and ideal.
English as a first language - important to model correct use of language.
Household management skills (ability to cook for the kids and family two times a week, food shopping, buy clothes for the kids, etc.)
Schedule flexibility
Has good driving record, can drive around Boston.
Nanny needs to be excited about working in a team environment - coordinating each day on duties regarding kids and household.
Must be CPR and First Aid certified and have a clean driving record.
**Compensation: $20-25.00 p/h, vacation, holiday and health benefits

Please inquire if you are interested in learning more about either position. . .


Required Experience

You can look after:

2 children

Ages include:

Early School

Early School

4-6 years


Primary School

Primary School

7-11 years


You have advanced experience with:

Special needs

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Services Needed

Nanny

Nanny


Babysitter

Babysitter


Travel

Travel


Your responsibilities will include:

Meal prep

Meal prep

Housekeeping

Housekeeping

Laundry

Laundry

Errands

Errands

Has own vehicle

Has own vehicle

Arts & crafts

Arts & crafts

Pickup & dropoff

Pickup & dropoff


Required Qualifications

CPR

CPR

First Aid

First Aid

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