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  • Des Moines, IA
  • Angela Wilson
  • Phone: 515-254-2240
  • Phone:: 515-225-4035

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Childcare/Nannies

American Professional Nannies • Des Moines, IA

Posted 15 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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We are looking for top notch nannies who care about their work!

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


Updated 9-19-2017 Over 26  years in business by the same owner

FULL TIME FAMILIES



WEST DES MOINES FAMILY WITH 2 CHILDREN LOOKING FOR A LOVING HANDS ON NANNY WITH A SENSE OF FUN
Yara is 18 months old is a loving, inquistive, active and determined little lady, who loves to have fun. She enjoys time outside, climbing, reading, books, music, art, water play and playing (cars, trains and planes)...anything with her big brother. Ken is 4 years old and just started full day preschool at the Science Center. He loves learning, being busy, reading and playing outside. He likes being a big brother and teaching his sister new things. The parents and both professionals who prioritize family, love, respect and communication in their home. The enjoy travel, outdoor activities, good food and spending time with family and friends. The position in Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5 pm. Salary of $550-600 per week. Starts September  18th range, can be a little flexible.



WEST DES MOINES FAMILY WITH 2 CHILDREN - 9 and 6 YEARS OLD LOOKING FOR A TEMPORARY NANNY - WEEKENDS AND 3 DAYS A WEEK AFTERSCHOOL  - ALSO WILLING TO COMMITMENT TO FULL TIME IF NEEDED
Samuel is 6 years old very social and competitive. He loves to read and is a sweet, silly, talkative boy. He is full of life and  likes to entertain. Harrison is 9 years old and is a kind, sensitive smart boy who loves to read and is more introverted. His main struggle is talking/relating to peers his own age but does great with adults.    The father is the owner and cofounder of a successful business in town. He is passionate about his work and loves helping people. He  has always been a bit of a workaholic and had untreated blood pressure which lead to a recent stoke at age 50 on July 26th, which has left his left side of his body having difficulty moving . He is making  slow, but good progress and will be able to come home now. They would like to find a nanny who could work Saturday and Sunday 8am-6pm and then 3 days during the week from 3pm - 8 or 9 pm.  They are willing to commit until right before Christmas and guarantee a weekly wage, but could be longer depending on this recovery.  For the right candidate, they would consider full time, if they would be willing to cover those hours and maybe a little negotiable. Would consider $650-700 per week.               
       


WEST DES MOINES FAMILY LOOKING FOR A PLAYFUL, ENERGETIC AND HANDS ON NANNY
MONDAY - FRIDAY 7:30am - 4:15pm
Eden is 5 months old and is a very sweet baby girl. She is on a good sleep routine and loves being cuddled and talked to.  Gilliam is 3 years old and is their gregarious child and is carefree and open. He enjoys trying new things and playing pretend. He is very good at playing independently and also a great entertainer to the others. He starts preschool 3 afternoons a week from 12:30pm-3pm. Osden is 5 years old and is intelligent and sweet. He enjoys arts and crafts, video games and playing outside. He  loves going to school and will be starting full time this fall. The hours are Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4:15pm.  $500 per week. Starts as soon as possible.
               


GRINNELL FAMILY WITH LITTLE BABY ELEANOR LOOKING FOR 3 1/2 DAYS A WEEK
Eleanor is 8 months old and enjoys long walks by the pond, walking with support, playing with her toys and being talked to.  The parents are pretty causal as far as parenting goes, yet have high expectations of providing a loving, stimulating and nurturing envirnment. 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 per hour. Would also consider full time (40 hours at $500 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.  



DES MOINES FAMILY WITH 2 BOYS AGES 2 1/2   AND  5  YEARS OLD LOOKING FOR PLAYFUL, ENERGETIC NANNY TO WELCOME TO THE FAMILY
Ralph is 2 1/2 years old and loves exploring his world. His is funny, playful and loves balls, cars and trains!  John Henry (J.R.) is almost 5 years old and is active, loving and energetic. He attends school two days a week and will start full time in August. The parents have executive positions and have fairly demanding schedules, so need someone who is dependable, self starter, good on their feet and likes to play and have fun!  Hours are Monday - Friday 40 hours a week.  Ending time would be 5:30 pm,  3 mornings would start at 7:30am,  2 mornings 11:30am.    Position starts mid - end August  ideally as soon as possible.  $500 per week.      

            

              
DES MOINES FAMILY WITH TWO BOYS - 5  YEARS AND 3 YEARS OLD  LOOKING FOR  A  FUN LOVING, HANDS ON  NANNY WITH ABUNDANCE OF PATIENCE  THAT  LIKES TO STAY ORGANIZED BUT CAN GO WITH THE FLOW   :)
Beau is 5 years old who loves playing out side, playing Legos, arts and crafts, music, puzzles and cuddle time.  He loves going to preschool and enjoys being active with his music classes, basketball, and baseball. Phillip is  very outgoing  and loves to talk. He loves everything his brother does of course,  loves outdoor activities. He loves anything to do with balls, like a true sports lover. They play really well together and  are affectionate little guys. The parents have professional  jobs that can be demanding. but the make sure to make family the priority when they leave the office. They value family time and love visit relatives as often as they can.  They live in a great neighborhood with many children in the close by area to play with and have developed many good friendships. The hours are 8am-5:30 pm.   3 plus weeks of paid vacation  $600-$650 per week range. Starts as soon as possible.          



DES MOINES FAMILY  WITH BABY  LITTLE GIRL
Lulu  is 10 months old and is a very easy, happy baby girl. She loves to be held and talked to and exploring her world.   The parents are laid back and easy going. yet ambitious and driven.  They are fairly involved in the community.  They home life is quiet and family tranquil. They do not watch much TV. Their families are very important to them and they are close. They try to be environmentally. and use as many natural products as possible and eat healthy.  They are looking for someone who would be open to several years with the family. The hours are Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm, but would also be open to shorter days as well.  Salary  $550-$600 per week.   

             



PART TIME FAMILIES

AMES FAMILY WITH 2 CHILDREN LOOKING FOR 3 AFTERNOONS A WEEK
Brianna is 5  and Greyden is 7 years old. They are active and love sports, nature, animals, crafts, playing and with friends. They are both very intelligent for their age. They do sports, church activities and art and like to be involved. The family loves spending their free time doing activities together and love to travel and entertain. The parents are both doctors and have busy practices, so having a  reliable care giver is very important.  The schedule is Monday, Wednesday and Friday's 1:30pm - 5:30pm.  Also having someone who would be open to doing a date night once in a while would be a big plus.  $15 per hour. Available as soon as possible.
      

 
ANKENY FAMILY WITH TWO LITTLE GIRLS - 2-3  DAYS A WEEK
Layla is 6 years old and is very sweet, talkative, and intelligent. She likes art, music and  playing pretend. She enjoys playing outside but not "sporty". She is currently in dance and gymnastics. Anna is 4 years old and is very active, outgoing and talkative. She likes to build things, draw, and play with play-doh. Athelitc  and likes to play all kinds of sports. She also takes dance and gymnastics. The father is very close to the girls and loves spending time with them.  Layla will be in school full days while Anna will go Monday, Tuesday and Thursday's from 9-11;15am. The hours are 7:30am - 5:30 pm (could possibly be 4 or 4:30 pm if that would be a plus) , 2 to 3 days a week. $15 per hour range, guaranteed salary.  Starts October first to mid October.  



 

GRINNELL FAMILY WITH LITTLE BABY ELEANOR LOOKING FOR 3 1/2 DAYS A WEEK
Eleanor is 8 months old and enjoys long walks by the pond, walking with support, playing with her toys and being talked to.  The parents are pretty causal as far as parenting goes, yet have high expectations of providing a loving, stimulating and nurturing envirnment. 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 per hour. Would also consider full time (40 hours at $500 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.  


WINTERSET FAMILY WITH   2 LITTLE GIRLS AND A NEW LITTLE BABY GIRL 
Shealey is  4  years old and loves being a big sister. She is outgoing, playful and loves playing pretend, reading and playing outside.  Madelyn is 2 years old and loves exploring her world and
try new things. She is full of energy and excitement. They play very well together. In August,  both of the girls became big sisters when the newest addition of the family arrived!  Both parents work in the medical field and are new to the area. They do not have family in the area so having a very depending caregiver is extra important to make their family schedule work. The mother works a set schedule at the hospital and works 8- 5pm, with half day on Wednesdays. The family works a rotating schedule of 24 hours every 3 rd day, so they would need the actual day he works and then the following full day as well so that he can sleep for 8 hours once he gets home the following morning.   The schedule would be given for the whole year in advance. Basically looking for 3-4 full days a week. They would be willing to commitment to a few more hours if needed and willing to be flexible to make the schedule work for the right person. $12 per hour range. Willing to pay a allowance for gas as well. Starts September.             
   
 

          


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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