Position: Part-time Specialized Nanny
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Hours: 20+ hours per week (This includes every other weekend.)
Salary: $15- $25/hr, paid monthly, contingent on experience and credentials
Benefits: Two weeks paid vacation, five personal days, and mileage/gas reimbursement
Family Details: This position is working for a single mom who shares custody of the children and thus is seeking a part-time Specialized Nanny to work with her 8 year old son, who has been diagnosed with Aspergers, ADHD, dyspraxia, OCD/anxiety; he also has sensory and behavioral issues.
The focus of the family's lifestyle is a very healthy one. Meals and snacks consist of fresh, organic, gluten-free foods; sugar and artificial ingredients are avoided. Electronics are limited to one hour per day, outdoor play is encouraged; the children are encouraged to assist the Nanny in planning each day.
Children: There are 2 children in the home: an 8 year old boy and 6 year old girl; the 8 year old is the primary focus of this position.
Special Needs: The 8 year old needs constant supervision and help with structuring his time, engaging in appropriate social interaction with his peers, personal hygiene, and table manners. He also has a medical/educational team, including an IEP that the Nanny will work with in order to maintain the best care plan.
Nanny Qualifications: The Nanny must be energetic, skilled in behavior management and intervention strategies. The Nanny should be able to develop behavior modification plans and address the child's negative behavior while increasing positive behavior. Experience and education in the field of special needs is essential. Ideally, the Nanny will have experience working with children with behavioral challenges and have education in related fields such as special education, child and family development, speech and language, social work, or psychology. The Nanny should have experience providing ABA therapy and/or working directly with children on the autistic spectrum.
The Nanny should have their own car and a clean DMV record as they will be transporting the children to activities before and after school.
Interested Candidates: Interested candidates should submit a Candidate Application through our website at www.professionalfamilyconsultants.com. Selected candidates will be undergo a screening interview with a PFC Placement Specialist prior to meeting with the family. Successful candidates will then be interviewed by the family; PFC will make the arrangements for all interviews. If selected for the position, PFC will assist the candidate with transitioning to the position. If you have any questions, please give us a call at 404-919-6626