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  • Angela Wilson
  • Phone: 515-254-2240
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Childcare / Nannies

American Professional Nannies • Des Moines, IA

Posted 16 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time/Part-Time
Experience - At least 1 year(s)
Degree - High School
$9.00 - $15.00 /Hour
Bonus and Incentives Vary Per Position
Education - Teaching - Administration, Other Great Industries, Employment - Recruiting - Staffing
General Business, Professional Services, Entry Level

Job Description

Make a Difference in a child"s life - be a Nanny*

Altoona, Ankeny, Clive, Grimes, Des Moines, Johnston, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines

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FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO FILL OUT OUR APPLICATION GO TO

WWW.AMERICANPROFESSIONALNANNIES.COM

We are looking for top notch nannies who care about their work!

One year commitment required. (Excluding temporary and summer jobs)


Updated 11-11-2018 Over 27  years in business by the same owner

FULL TIME FAMILIES

WEST DES MOINES FAMILY LOOKING FORWARD TO WELCOMING SOMEONE IN LIKE FAMILY

Estella and Camila are 3 1/2 years old and 2 years old. They are proud big sisters to their baby little sister who is 5 weeks old and love to "help take care of her" by bringing her toys or watching over her. They love Barbies, gymnastics, love going to Valley Community Center Monkey Joe's, the zoo and Science Center.  The parents are pretty laid back but also with discipline. They love family time, sports (the Dad played for Drake University "back in the day" and they enjoy entertaining friends and family. They have a pool, so someone having basic swimming ability would be nice (for shallow end play for next summer). The hours are Monday - Friday 8am - 5:15pm. The Doctor's office that the Mother practices in, is thinking of changing her work schedule a bit, so there may be the possibility of working a half day Friday every other week. $600-650 per week. Starts as soon as possible.

ANKENY FAMILY WITH TWO CHILDREN LOOKING FOR RESPONSIBLE, FUN LOVING RELIABLE NANNY TO JOIN THEIR FAMILY!

Thomas is 2 months old and is a happy baby who loves to be cuddled and can go with the flow. Jack is 5 years old and is social, but can be shy when doing new things. He loves reading, art projects and outside activities (golf, fishing, riding his bike etc.) The family loves going to the park together. They are laid back, enjoy spending time together and try to stay active when possible. They had a wonderful relationship with their last nanny and are really looking forward to welcoming someone into their home. The hours are Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5:30pm, $600-$650 per week. Starts in December or January, can be flexible. 

WEST DES MOINES FAMILY WITH TWIN 3 YEAR OLDS LOOKING FOR NURTURING, LOVING CARE GIVER 

Carli and Cooper are 3 1/2 years old and are fun loving and active. They like to go to the park, play outside, love swimming, take naps everyday and are not picky eaters. They play very well together with only a occasional disagreement on what activity to do next or which Disney movie to pick. They just started to attend preschool two morning a week at Des Moines Christian School and love it. They also really love the kids program they attend on Sundays at Lutheran Church of Hope. The parents really value their home time so they have really appreciated that their current nanny help with keeping the house tidy ... children's laundry, keeping kitchen picked up after meals, a quick sweep with the Swiffer mop to kitchen floor at the end of the day, reinforcing having the twins pick up their toys, organizing/snap back of play area, etc.  Duties would also include planning fun outings like trip to the Science Center, zoo, parks etc., reinforce manners and educational topics they are teaching. Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm with some flexibility. $500-$540 per week.               

ANKENY FAMILY WITH ONE LITTLE GIRL LOOKING FOR NURTURING CARING NANNY WHO ENJOYS SPENDING HER DAYS WITH A BABY

Maya is 10 months old and is a very content little girl. She loves to be held and talked to and is on a good routine. Takes regular naps. The parents are professionals and have set schedules. They are a easy going family and value open communication. The hours are 7:30am - 5:30pm, Monday thru Friday. $500-$575 a week. Negotiable depending on experience and background. 

URBANDALE FAMILY WITH TWO BOYS - 6 & 10 YEARS OLD ... LOOKING FOR A

NANNY/HOUSEMANAGER TO HELP KEEP THEIR BUSY FAMILY ON TRACK    

Time flies! The boys were so little when we first started to work with this family. Not only have the boys blossomed, now the parents own two growing business's. So although the boys are in school and doing great, they continue to need a full time nanny to be part of their team. The hours are Monday - Friday 8 - 6pm. The nanny would be in charge of getting boys to school and picking up. Taking to activities (Finn and Sam are outgoing and love playing hockey, golf, soccer and swimming, so usually in one sport at a time/seasonal.) Keeping up with their laundry, some light housekeeping (they have a housekeeper, but tidying up and doing some of the daily stuff) running errands, and cooking for the boys. They are great employers and very personal. Totally devoted to the family, so they try to give a 110% to each of their businesses, then be able to focus on family time when 6 pm rolls around and have a couple of hours of quality time together. They love to travel a couple of times a year around kids school schedule, so someone willing to travel occasionally and be part of the family would be a big plus. (But not a deal breaker.) $13-16 per hour ($650-$800 per week), guaranteed salary, open to health insurance. 

          

PART TIME FAMILIES

URBANDALE FAMILY WITH TWO FUNNY LITTLE GIRLS LOOKING FOR THEIR NEW NANNY

Piper and Lucy are 4 years and 2 years old and are very fun loving, sweet, and a bit sassy. They love going out on adventures (outdoor and indoor) as well as just having fun at home reading books, playing pretend, doing crafts or singing songs. They are super funny and pretty easy going kids. They are super excited about the arrival of the newest member of the family, due in June. They describe themselves as a pretty easy going bunch and love to plan fun things with the kids as well as spend time having family and friends over to stay in touch. Their last nanny we placed with them recently married and moved, but it was a great relationship and the loved their 4 years with her!  They are open to a couple of things for a schedule for their new nanny. For sure they are looking for Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30am - 5pm, or 25 1/2 hours a week. But for the right person they are willing to go to 40 hours a week and then add in Tuesday and Thursday's from maybe 12-7pm for 1/2 of the year and then for the other half of the year, maybe 12-5pm  with then a date night once a week for about 4 hours....  They want to keep it open for discussion because they know how important it is to find the right fit for the best possible match.  $12-$15 per hour. Open for a November or December start date, but have to have first part of January start date for sure.           
 

URBANDALE FAMILY LOOKING FOR PART TIME CARE UNTIL END OF SCHOOL YEAR FOR THEIR 4 YEAR OLD LITTLE BOY

Lincoln is 4 years old and a sweet little boy. He loves building legos and playing sports. He appreciates positive and calm demeanors. He is active with a big personality and a good sense of humor! The hours needed are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday's 7:00 am - until 12:45 pm and Wednesday's 7am - 4:30 pm. Lincoln attends preschool 4 days a week, so the nanny would drop him off to school around 12:45 pm. The mother is a school teacher for Waukee schools so they would only need care thru the end of May time frame. They are in quick need for finding a loving stable person the can trust. (Lincoln was abused in a previous daycare setting, so having someone who is kind hearted, loving and who would commit to stay until school gets out is very important so Lincoln has stability.) Position begins as soon as possible. $10-12 per hour.

URBANDALE FAMILY WITH TWO LITTLE BOYS LOOKING FOR 2 DAYS A WEEK 

Rex is 2 years old and  energetic and loves to play. He is loving and inquistive and loves going outside for a walk, playing in the sandbox or just exploring his world. Jack is 6 months old and is a very happy baby. He is changing every day and is a very easy little guy. The father works full time and is required to travel occasionally. The mother is a manager in a office and works part time. They love spending quality time with the boys and having been making some great memories camping with the boys this summer. They live in a quiet neighborhood with several families with young children as well. They have 2 dogs so they are looking for someone who would be comfortable letting the doggie out occasionally in their fenced in back yard. The current schedule is Thursday's 10am - 5pm and Friday's 8am-3pm. They could also potentially be flexible on the days depending on the nannies schedule. They are looking for as soon as possible (their current nanny moved to start college recently). $10-$15 per hour range. 

AFTER SCHOOL - URBANDALE FAMILY WITH 3 CHILDREN LOOKING FOR A ENERGETIC, FUN LOVING NANNY  - 2:30PM UNTIL 7PM  (CAN BE EARLIER IF NEEDED) 

Regan is 11 years old, Aidan 14 years and Kieran 15 years old. Although their ages are different, their personalities are similar. They love movies, music (singing), going to the park, playing with each other (generally).  :)    The parents describe the family as very, very busy - especially during the school year. However, during the summer, the kids schedule is a lot lighter. They try to keep things less scheduled except for a couple of day camps.    The hours are about 2:30pm - 7pm.  (Could be earlier ending time if needed.) $13-$15 per hour or $292.50 - $337.50 per week.  Third car provided for driving the kids.    

DES MOINES FAMILY LOOKING FOR 2 DAYS A WEEK FOR THEIR FIRST LITTLE ONE - APRIL 2019

The parents are both professionals and high school sweethearts who  met at 16 years old and marrying at 22 years old. The mother continued working towards her law degree and feels blessed to have found a position with a great firm that allows her to work 3 days a week. They are so excited for the arrival of their first little one and are looking forward to welcoming a nanny into their home and lives. The baby is due mid December. The start date is tentatively April 15, 2019, but they could be flexible for a early start date if needed. The Grandmother is planning on caring for the little one on Wednesday's (her day off of work), but if the nanny needed 3 full days to make it work on her end, they can be flexible. Monday and Tuesday's 7:30 am - 4:30 pm.    

GRINNELL FAMILY WITH A 22 MONTH OLD LITTLE GIRL LOOKING FOR 3 1/2 DAYS A WEEK (COULD POSSIBLY DO 3 DAYS ONLY OR WOULD CONSIDER 4 DAYS/40 HOURS FOR THE RIGHT PERSON)

Eleanor is 2 years old and enjoys walks by the pond, dolls, drawing/coloring,and can spot a playground from a half a mile away! Lol  The parents are pretty causal as far as parenting goes, yet have high expectations of providing a loving, stimulating and nurturing environment. The try to be active and outdoors when the can. They rarely watch TV and prefer that screen time be limited in favor of books, puzzles, music, dancing and other fun things. They are fun, cohesive and entergic and are looking forward to welcoming someone special into their family! Because the parents are both Doctors and do not have family who live in the area, they will be relying on someone being reliable and on time. The schedule is 7:30am-5:30pm  Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, likely half a day Thursday (could be flexible).   $12 - $15 per hour. Would also consider full time (40 hours per week with four 10 hour days (M-Th) or could be M-W full days and Th and F being half days.) Starts as soon as possible. 

 

AFTER SCHOOL DES MOINES FAMILY WITH 3 BOYS LOOKING FOR KIND, ORGANIZED NANNY TO JOIN THEIR BUSY FAMILY  NANNY/HOUSE MANAGER

Hunter and Cole  are twins and will just be turning 14 years old and Sam is 12 years old. They are three great boys and are generally well mannered, have a great love for life and adventure and are in the process of learning how to balance their studies (starting G/T programs and Central Academy) and their sports and friends. It's not easy!  The parents have demanding jobs with one owning a successful business and the other a CEO of a large corporation. (Plus one running for office - so they have become very good with planning things in advance, working as a team and having lists/calendars.  The hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 2:30pm,-6:30pm. On Wednesday's, 2pm-7pm.  Ideally looking for someone who would stay 2 hours later one day a week for work related events. (They would know the schedule well in advance.)  Duties would be transportation (they provide a car for the nanny), occasional errands or grocery shopping (if the like doing that), keeping kids on track with their lists of tasks, preparing a healthy dinner (can be made in advance so they can heat up..nothing fancy... putting a roast in the crocker pot with potatoes and carrots, pork roast for pulled pork sandwiches,  spaghetti and meatballs, tacos, grilled chicken and veggies...)  They would welcome the nanny to eat with them or take a portion home for themselves each night.  $15-18 per hour - $345-$414 per week. 

         

NORWALK FAMILY WITH TWO TODDLERS LOOKING FOR LOVING, CALM NATURED NANNY WHO LOVES SPENDING TIME WITH CHILDREN

Stella is 3 years old and is  a very sweet and shy. She is cautious about people, except other kids, where she gets really excited! She loves to play ball and read a lot of books. She is very smart and remembers everything and talks to much. (Lol) Eva is 1 year old and a very adventurous baby. She loves to explore and play with other kids. She is very calm in nature, but into everything. Eva Loves her sister so much and loves to be around her. The parents come from a large family and they are a big part of their lives. They love being outside, spending time together and are pretty laid back. They are looking for about 15-20 hours a week and can be flexible on the combination for days and hours. It could be 3 days a week for 7 hours for example, 4 days a week for 5 hours each or possibly 2 days a week for 9 hours each. Open to discussing what could work best for the right candidate. $12-$14 per hour. Starts as soon as possible.

Job Requirements


Must have one of the following:
1) One year nanny experience (non-family) as a full-time job
2) One year experience in daycare type setting
3) Degree or pursuing a degree in a child related field (Child Development, Child and Family Services, Teaching, Childhood Education, etc.)
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