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Seeking an experienced and professional nanny to care for the well-being and safety of an active two-year old boy. The parents are very hands-on with their son. The position is primarily Monday to Friday and approximately from 8am to 6pm, although flexibility is required. Travel is required, primarily to Miami from December to April. When not travelling the position is live-out. Accommodation is provided when the Nanny is travelling with the family.

 

The position comes with a medical benefits plan and three weeks vacation.

 

Applicants must hold current status to legally work in Canada and have a passport that allows them to enter the United States and return to Canada. Sponsorship is not being considered.

 

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  

  • Overall care, safety, and well-being of a two-year old boy

  • Provide a nurturing and safe environment that cultivates interests, manners, and emotional support

  • The daily routine (although changes will occur) begins with breakfast in the morning, dressing, a morning walk (for now a stroller is used), playroom time, outdoor activities-focused afternoons, and handover to the mother when she returns from work

  • Being interested in sports and able to plan safe sports-related activities

  • Keeping a diary of significant daily events

  • There is a nut allergy in the household, which means minimizing physical contact with nuts. Thoroughly clean using soap and water should nut contact occur.

  • There is a Private Chef, so cooking needs are minimal, but simple meals will be required (steaming broccoli or using the panini maker). The nanny does prepare breakfast for the boy.

  • Bathing?

  • Travel with the family to Florida from December to April. This year, the family will be in Florida until July for a family-related matter. If the nanny needs to return home during that period, the need will be accommodated.

  • The boy is very active and sports-minded. The nanny should be fit and able to keep up and engage the boy in sports-related activities.

  • Occasional evening and overnighting work in the parents absence, which will be compensated

  • Housekeeping of children’s play areas, bedrooms, bedding, and laundry

  • When the boy is napping or time permits, assist the housekeepers with their duties

  • The working spirit of the home is one of mutual and collaborative support when needed

  • Confidently and quickly managing any emergencies and reporting to the parents

  • Handling special requests and related duties as required from time to time

  • This job profile is dynamic and will evolve as the family’s needs change

  

Skills and Aptitude Requirements:

  • A minimum of five years childcare experience (not babysitting) caring for toddlers to school-aged children

  • Physically fit and able to keep up with an active two-year old boy

  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Ability to swim, although the nanny will not take the boy swimming

  • Must be able to travel with the family and be away from Toronto for extended periods (typically December to April)

  • Experience working for high-net-worth and/or ultra-high-net-worth families

  • A demonstrable track record of discretion and proven respect for confidentiality agreements

  • Must have a a valid Canadian passport or a passport with a current Visa to enter the United States and re-enter Canada

  • Experience travelling with toddlers

  • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability; must be able to work in a self-directed manner with limited oversight

  • Ability to work successfully and collaboratively with others

  • Discretion, trustworthiness, and reliability are essential

  • Safety, security, and environmental awareness

  • Neatness and presentability in all aspects

  • Must be willing to sign a Confidentiality Agreement and agree to a background and vulnerable sector check

  • Must be punctual and organized

  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: We thank everyone for their application. Unfortunately, only those who qualify for the position will be contacted due to expected volume of responses.

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