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Nanny/Family Assistant – Austin, TX


Location: Austin, Texas *Family will assist with relocation, however this is NOT a live in position
Schedule: Schedule varies – MUST be completely flexible to work any day of the week (50-60 hours). You will be given at least 2 days off every week, but flexibility is paramount for this family. Schedule will include sleepovers, weekends and holidays upon request. This role does require international and domestic travel.

Compensation: $40/hour plus OT after 40 hours/week, vacation, sick days, holidays, health insurance provided 

An amazingly KIND and busy family in Austin, Texas is seeking a rockstar Nanny/Family Manager! In this dynamic role, the candidate will be overseeing three wonderful children (ages 3, 5 and 9) while leading a collaborative team (co-nanny and housekeeper), creating a synergistic and efficient household. This is a LIVE OUT position, and the family is seeking someone who is interested in a long term role.

The ideal candidate is a professional with a proactive and self-starting attitude. They embody qualities such as flexibility, innate helpfulness, an active and healthy lifestyle, and a genuine passion for nurturing children and supporting family well-being. The successful candidate will be a detail-oriented, initiative-taking, and excellent communicator who thrives both as a team player and leader, aspiring to become an integral part of the family. Given the busy careers of both parents and the children’s school schedule, the candidate should be adept at seamlessly transitioning between childcare and family assistant responsibilities. The ability to intuitively discern and proactively address the family’s needs is crucial.

If you love to binge “The Home Edit”, feel at peace in the Container Store, and you find joy in creating systems/lists – this is the job for you! Responsibilities include managing family calendars, meal planning, grocery shopping, light housework (dishwashing), maintaining children’s spaces, managing wardrobes, kids laundry, and providing general household assistance. Afternoons will primarily involve childcare duties, including school pickups, extracurricular coordination, playdate supervision, homework assistance, outdoor activities, and evening routines.

Effective communication, warmth, and a “no task too big or small” outlook are vital qualities for this role. The candidate should be comfortable providing support wherever needed. Additionally, candidates with an outgoing and positive demeanor, a can-do attitude, high energy to keep up with three active kids, and a proactive, detail-oriented, and organized approach will thrive in this role. The family desires a long-term commitment and seeks a candidate with qualities such as love, care, intuition, self-awareness, self-sufficiency, reliability, loyalty, experience, wisdom, and great energy. This role is not for those unsure about their career path; rather, it is for someone eager to support the family’s growth and changes over the years. 

The family travels often, including to their home in Jackson Hole, for winter and summer breaks, and will love for you to join them! In the summer time, the schedule switches to a ROTA schedule (7 days on/off), while the family stays at their Jackson Hole residence. Incredible opportunity to join a great family for your next long term role!

Skills:

  • Amazing communication skills 
  • Detail oriented 
  • Can take direction easily
  • Knowledge of skiing is a plus but not a requirement
  • Superb time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills
  • Flexibility + Adaptability are KEY! Must be up for changing circumstances, priorities, and schedules as required

Character & Personality Traits:

  • Thrives working on a team with NO ego
  • Lifestyle savvy
  • Patient with a calm presence
  • Can stay grounded amongst chaos and travel
  • Warm and open-hearted
  • Likes wearing many hats and can stay ahead of the game in a fast paced environment 
  • Anything, anytime type of attitude 
  • Non-toxic lifestyle — Knowing holistic health care is a major plus for this family (they use homeopathics and natural remedies mostly) 
  • Service oriented
  • A great role model 
  • Adaptive, flexible, and open to family’s lifestyle and way of doing things
  • Happy, engaging and innately helpful
  • Loving, friendly, honest, trustworthy, energetic, active
  • Having a sense of style with kids clothing is a plus (ordering, and putting together outfits with same color schemes that can also be mixed and matched) 

Family Management/Household Duties:

  • Will work along side mom managing all other aspects to assist her
  • Managing the household team
  • Administrative duties – scheduling the nanny team and overseeing the children’s schedule
  • Giving direction to other nanny (assigning projects, making sure she is keeping things organized)
  • Picking up dry cleaning
  • Running errands
  • Ordering groceries – keeping inventory of children’s needs/food
  • Managing vendors
  • Manage both households and travel coordination
  • Keeping track of household supplies, children’s supplies, and clothing
  • Staying ahead of the game and always thinking ahead
  • Super highly organized attention to detail (especially with ingredients of food and self care items – family lives a non toxic lifestyle)
  • Light housekeeping: laundry, help with dishes, cleaning fruits and veggies 
  • Packing for travel (plan ahead and make sure they have everything they need before a trip. Must be experienced with packing and unpacking in an organized way)
  • Manage family schedule
  • Researching educational apps
  • Researching healthy options for snacks and educational toys 

Childcare Duties:

  • Keeping up with kids daily activities- after school activities, vitamins, daily exercises, bed time routine, meals etc
  • Overseeing inventory of children – related items
  • Planning daily activities
  • Participation in age appropriate educational and developmental activities for the child
  • Mental stimulation for the child
  • Helping with pick ups, after school routines, homework, etc
  • Meal prep – make healthy meals and snacks 
  • Picking up after the kids, play areas clean and tidy, cleaning up after meals, kids laundry (a lot of stain treating as well as folding clothes a certain way and open to learning this and maintaining the organized drawers)

Requirements:

  • Clean driving record and a very good driver
  • Strong swimmer
  • CPR & First aid certified
  • Can cook and follow recipes — The family deeply values healthy and active lifestyles, placing emphasis on fresh, healthy meals (no sugar and limited dairy and gluten)
  • Open to traveling and have a valid passport 
  • Must be a dedicated career nanny who loves taking care and serving for the greatest good of the family. “Anytime, whatever you need” attitude
  • Flexible to work 50-60 hours/week

To apply for this job email your details to Ariana@TheGrapevineLA.com