Nanny Needed In Canada By Sarah Sasso

Nannies care for children who typically range from newborns and infants to preschool age, providing day-to-day care as well as help with everyday tasks such as eating and bathing. Nannies also help support children’s physical, emotional, social, and behavioural development by creating and enforcing rules, teaching children good manners, and showing them how to independently accomplish tasks.

This Nanny job description example includes the list of most important Nanny duties and responsibilities as shown below. It can be modified to fit the specific Nanny profile you’re trying to fill as a recruiter or job seeker.

Nanny Duties and Responsibilities

Nanny job description should contain a variety of functions and roles including:

  • Organize creative activities and educational games (e.g. drawing, crafting and puppet games)
  • Prepare children’s meals and feed them (including bottle-feeding for babies)
  • Change diapers and bathe infants
  • Assist young students with homework
  • Ensure children’s safety during indoors and outdoors activities
  • Take care of children in case of injury or illness
  • Perform housekeeping tasks as needed
  • Help older children wash up and take baths
  • Schedule nap times
  • Teach children appropriate social behaviors, such as being respectful to each other and helping out with chores
  • Transport children to and from school and extracurricular activities
  • Tidy up play areas and children’s rooms
  • Work with parents to ensure children’s growth and social development

Job details

  •  LocationToronto, ON
  •  Salary$$17.00HOUR hourly for 40 hours per week
  •  Terms of employmentTerm or contract
    Full time
  •  Day
  •  Start dateStarts as soon as possible
  •  vacancies1 vacancy
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #2046841

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor’s degree

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

First Aid Certificate; CPR Certificate; Emergency child care first aid and CPR

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Specific Skills
Administer first-aid and other assistance; Tend to emotional well-being of children; Take children to and from school and to appointments; Supervise and care for children; Sterilize bottles, prepare formulas and change diapers for infants; Prepare and serve nutritious meals; Organize, activities such as games and outings for children; Maintain a safe and healthy environment in the home; Keep records of daily activities and health information regarding children; Instruct children in personal hygiene and social development; Discipline children according to the methods requested by the parents; Bathe, dress and feed infants and children; Prepare infants and children for rest periods; Help children with homework
Children’s Ages
Toddler to pre-school (1 – 3 years); Kindergarten age (4 – 5 years)
Additional Skills
Travel with family on trips and assist with child supervision and housekeeping duties; Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties; Assume full responsibility for household in absence of parents
Work Setting
Employer’s home
Target Audience
Supervise and care for multi-aged group of children
Security and Safety
Child abuse registry check; Criminal record check; Reference required; Vulnerable sector check
Work Location Information
Work in employer’s/client’s home
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Excellent oral communication; Judgement; Reliability; Organized
Screening questions
Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?; What is the highest level of study you have completed?; Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?; Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?; Do you have education in this field of employment?

Who can apply to this job?

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How to apply

Online:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc6moXeUD_EeZIp5m9fL-tnJE9IS-DrwC2IlYHK4O2iM9BDpw/viewform?usp=sf_link

Include this reference number in your application

202205

How-to-apply instructions

Here is what you must include when submitting your application:

  • Job reference number
  • Cover letter
  • References attesting experience
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Proof of the requested certifications
  • Highest level of education and name of institution where it was completed

Advertised until

2022-06-09