Full Time Child Educator/Nanny Manager

Busy Christian family of 7 in Palatine seeks kind Child Educator/Nanny Manager with years of childcare experience and a big heart for children. During the school year, 3 older children will attend a home-school drop off program from 8:30am-3:30pm and 4 year old will attend half day program. Primary care will be for baby and after-school care for all children. Nanny will be responsible for picking up children from school and some drop offs when needed. Nanny will provide one day of light teaching per week with curriculum and schedule provided and will plan and execute child interest driven outings and enrichment activities. During the summer months, the nanny will be responsible for organizing activities and crafts and oversee the day to day schedules. This will include meal prep, adhering to nap schedule, making sure that all children are engaged with at some point throughout the day, and making sure home is tidy before the she leaves. Some of the job duties will also include cleaning up from meals, putting away toys/crafts, maintaining a clean and organized playroom, washing/folding/putting away of all children’s laundry. On some days, the family may need the nanny to take ownership of evening meal (putting something already prepared in the oven or cooking a very basic meal).  Although extremely verbal, one son does have an Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis and receives 20 hours of ABA therapy per week and the family would like to find a candidate with experience incorporating the skills he builds in his day to day activities. Ideal candidate will value building strong, lasting relationships with all family members and have a gentle spirit and desire to help children grow and develop. In addition to generous hourly pay, family will also offer health insurance stipend. Schedule with be M-F 10am-6pm, with some flexibility in start and end time.