Peace of Mind Nannies
This is a current list of families seeking a nanny in the Madison area. Each position is unique just like each family. Peace of Mind Nannies strives to make exceptional matches, so please contact us if you find a family that is just right for you!
All positions require a car, unless noted otherwise!
Nanny Position for an Infant:
A family in Middleton is looking for a part-time nanny (25 to 30 hours), to care for their infant son. They would like to find “Mary Poppins,” a nanny that would truly care for him as they would their own child. Candidates must have one to two years of professional child related experiences including infant care. They seek someone that is nurturing, kind, gentle and child focused. It is important that the nanny be engaging, interactive and educational with the child. The focus of this position will be on promoting age appropriate developmental milestones and being active with him.
The family is laid back, active, straight forward and open communicators. The parents are social, personable and kind. It is their hope to find a nanny that would share their same qualities and would be open to working as a team. Their ideal nanny will be able to consistently follow their wishes but also offer suggestions and be an open communicator.
Daily duties are based around the infant’s needs and general baby related home maintenance (bottles, laundry, etc.) The safety and general well being of the infant are the number one priority. Hours are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 7:30a until 4p. Additional hours maybe available occasionally and nanny will be notified in advance. Hourly wage is $12 an hour, quarterly reviews and possible bonuses based on performance. Position is to start January 20th. The parents would like the nanny to commit to at least one year.
Enthusiastic Part-Time Nanny:
A family on the west side of Madison is looking for a part-time (10 to 20 hours) nanny for their 8 month old daughter. The family is fun-loving, active and happy. They would love to welcome a nanny into their home to become a part of their family. The family enjoys the outdoors (camping, hiking and dog parks). Their daughter is active, smiley, curious and interactive. Her favorite activities are playing with toys, taking walks, reading books and making music. The family would like the nanny to be engaging, active and enthusiastic. They seek someone that is knowledgeable of child development, professional (one to two years of experience with children) and an open communicator. It is the nanny’s responsibility to care for the child’s basic needs and be in-tuned with all wants and interests. The nanny will also be expected to maintain the home through out the day, however, the main focus is to nurture, teach and engage the child. The family has clear expectations and wants to have an open and upfront relationship with the nanny. During any downtime the nanny is welcome to have personal time in the home. Hours will be every Thursday from 6/6:15am until 4pm and every other Wednesday from 6/6:15am until 4pm. The schedule will be planned a few weeks at a time. Occasional nights and weekends will also be available (notified in advance). The family will guarantee 10 hours each week no matter what. Hourly wage is $13 an hour with occasional bonuses offered throughout the year based upon performance. Position is to start by the beginning of January. Interviews starts as soon as possible.
-Must be comfortable with a Dog
-Must be CPR certified or open to being re-certified
-At least a one year commitment
Child-Oriented Full-Time Nanny:
A family is looking for a full-time (40-44 hours) nanny for their three children. They would like to find a nanny to become a part of the family, much like a caring older sibling. They want someone that is professional, fun/loving, active and creative. Their nanny should be someone that will always have the children’s best interest at heart. The nanny must have at least one to two years of professional child related experiences. Knowledge of age appropriate activities and an energetic personality are a must.
The children respond best to a nanny that is mature, nurturing, engaging and child oriented. A nanny that will got on the floor with them, play outside and take them places. The children thrive with clear expectations while still being able to have fun. The family describes themselves as active and welcoming. The children are loving, interactive, and enjoy one-on-one connections. The 9 year old daughter enjoys talking, getting to play outdoors, and needs a balance of independent time and direct engagement. The 5 year old son likes sports, legos, the outdoors and “guys stuff.” The 3 year old daughter loves her babies, crafts, pretend play and being active. Each child goes with the flow, is fun to get to know and eager to meet new people.
The family is looking for a nanny to work together with them as a team. The parents are respectful of the nanny and her authority. They have clear expectations, but are not overbearing with duties, requests and they do not micromanage. They want a nanny to come into their home with experience, initiative and enthusiasm. Daily duties will be to help with breakfast and prepare the children for the day, one-on-one time with the 3 year old, maintain the home and take children to after school activities. Once a week prepare a dinner, occasionally run errands when children are in school and drive the children. Hours will be from 7am until 5:30/6pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday (Thursdays off). Hourly wage is $15 to $16. Benefits include; dental, health, 8 days vacation (4 nannies, 4 family), holiday pay, 2 sick days and quarterly bonuses based upon performance. The family is looking for someone that is reliable, dependable, professional, and a team player. They are accommodating and want to be flexible to work with a nanny long-term.
-Position to start in January
-Must be comfortable with animals
-Seeking a long term commitment
Part-Time Infant Twins Position:
A family in Verona is seeking a part time nanny to care for their 6 month old twins beginning January 6th. They are very open and personable family that loves to get outdoors and have time with family. They are very organized and are seeking a professional nanny candidate. This position will be for 24 hours per week. Monday will be 5 flexible hours, can be am or pm depending on the nanny's preference, Tuesday will be 8 am - 3pm, Wednesday noon - 5 pm, and Thursday from 8 am - 3 pm. They are seeking a 1 year commitment and the potential nanny must be okay with reduced hours during the summer months. (Peace of Mind Nannies will assist in finding additional hours with other families if the nanny requests).
The family will offer a starting wage of $12-$14 depending on experience. Additional benefits will include; quarterly bonuses upon performance, regular raises, and some paid personal days. The family will provide a vehicle for nanny to use with the children.
Duties will be based upon the children's needs. In addition to caring for the twins' needs, the nanny will also be responsible for maintaining the house. This will include cleaning bottles, doing child's laundry, sweeping, etc. The family uses cloth diapers and and twins eat a special formula for specific dietary needs. The parents would like the children to be active both inside and outside the home. The children enjoy music, being outdoors, dancing, and engaging with reading and lots of talking. They respond well to people that are out-going and extraverted.
A potential nanny must have 1-2 years of professional child-related experiences. Their nanny must be mature, reliable and confident. The ideal candidate will be able to follow directions when given them but also be able to take the initiative on their own. Being an open communicator and trustworthy employee are a must. The nanny will be asked to become CPR certified and needs to be comfortable with a family dog.
Part-Time Overnight Infant Nanny:
A young family in Cottage Grove is seeking a nanny to care for their 6 month old son beginning in January. They are an active, fun-loving family that enjoys being outdoors and taking in Badger games. Their little boy is very curious. He loves to explore and play in his exersaucer. The family is warm and welcoming and is seeking the same from a trustworthy nanny.
They are looking to hire the right candidate to work around 90 hours a month at an hourly rate of $10/hour during overnight hours and $12/hour during daytime hours. This position is for overnight and dayshift care, usually 4-5 overnights a month from 9:00pm until 1:00 pm, as both parents work night shifts. Nanny will be responsible for feeding/changing/caring for the child through the night, but will have a bed to sleep in while baby is sleeping. There will also be an additional 2-3 shirts a month that will not be overnights but instead 8:00am - 1:00pm. The family is going to guarantee at least 90 hours of pay each month although the actual hours will range from 80-100 hours monthly. If the nanny worked over 90 hours, they will be paid accordingly. However if the hours are less than 90 in any month, they will still be paid for all 90 hours. The family is also offering quarterly bonuses of $50-$125 based on performance. Schedule will planned a year in advance and requires a 1 year commitment.
This family is seeking a professional nanny that has at least 1 full year of infant experience and is CPR certified. Their ideal match will be with a candidate that is easy-going, flexible, and able to think on their feet. Reliability is extremely important as both parents' careers have little flexibility for "calling in." They want a nanny that will nurture their son while also stimulating him in engaging play. The nanny will need to be a good communicator to keep the parents informed of the child throughout the shift. In addition to caring for the child, the nanny must also be comfortable cleaning bottles and messes, as well as letting out the family dog. Interviews will begin immediately.
Infant Full-Time Nanny:
A family in Cottage Grove is looking for a full-time (30 hrs) nanny for their three month old son. The family is fun/loving, structured and active. They have a strong sense of humor, like to try new foods and travel. They see themselves as honest and open communicators. Their son is the nanny's number one priority. Their ideal nanny is to have a heart of a teacher, someone that is engaging, age appropriate and nurturing. It is also important that the nanny is collaborative, willing to work as a team with the parents. The family would like the nanny to have at least one to two years of professional child related experiences and/or infant experience. It is the family's goal to find a nanny to become a part of the family. Someone that is genuine, structured, dependable and involved.
Daily duties will be to attend to all needs of the child (physical, mental and emotional), teach through play and maintain the home. The nanny is to care for all duties related to the child (bottles, laundry, room and etc.). Further expectations will be to help around the home, run errands and help plan meals.
Hourly wage is $14 to $16. Benefits include, quarterly bonuses, two weeks vacation and 5 personal days. Hours will be Monday through Friday from 9am until 3pm, with additional hours notified in advance. Open to traveling with the family a few times throughout the year. Must be comfortable working with a mother that works from home, nanny is to conduct the day as if she is not there. The family asks for at least a 5 month commitment, with option to continue longer. Position is to start by the middle to end of January. Interviews will start right away.
Must have one to two years of professional child related experiences and references.
- Dog tolerant
- CPR required
Hands on Full-Time Nanny:
A family on the Westside of Madison, with a 3 year old girl and 13 month boy, is looking for a full-time professional nanny (40-45 hours). The family is active, personable and fun. They are accommodating, family oriented, professional and open communicators. Clear expectations, daily communication, and team work are important to the family. The girl is silly, active, creative and determined. She is involved in Karate, ballet and likes princesses. The boy is laid back, interested in what his sister likes and enjoys anything with wheels. When searching for the right nanny, the family hopes to find someone that is passionate about children, professional, mature and educated/experienced. They seek someone that has infant experience, is active/healthy and energetic. Finding a nanny that is a positive role model is also very important. The nanny must take initiative, follow at routine and remain upfront. The children respond to individuals that are creative, hands on and able to teach through play. Daily duties will be to attend to the children’s emotional, physical and mental needs, while maintaining the home. The family would like the children to be active and engaged, in and outside of the home. Household duties will include all child’s laundry, meal preparation, errands and maintaining all areas of the home (kitchen, play areas and bedrooms). Position will start by the first of January. Hours will be 6:45am - 4pm Mon., Tues, and Thursday, 12:30pm - 7pm Wednesday and Friday 8am - 3pm (varies). Hourly wage is $12 to $15 an hour. Benefits will start after 6 months of employment ($1000/year towards dentistry work, insurance, IRA options, 2 weeks vacation and quarterly reviews with potential bonuses based upon performance). Interviews will start immediately.
Must have one to two years of professional child related experiences and references.
-One year commitment
Morning Part-Time Nanny:
A loving, child-centered, and nurturing family on the Westside of Madison is looking for a part time nanny. Hours and days maybe flexible (Mon-Friday 7-10/11am or Mon/Wed/Fri 7-10/11am). The family has three children, a creative and active six year old girl, an active, social 3 year old boy, and a sweet and curious ten-month old girl. The nanny will typically be interacting, encouraging and playing with the 10-month old. The childen love activities, learning through play and engagement. It is important that the nanny works professionally and cooperatively with the family as a whole. The nanny must have at least one to two years of professional childcare experiences and references. As well as being knowledgeable of child development, able to nurture and be in tuned with the childrens needs and interests.
Starting hourly wage is $12 an hour, with incentives.
-Position starts as soon as possible
-A reliable car is required
-CPR and First Aid training, as well as infant experience, is encouraged
Professional and Energetic Full-Time Nanny:
An affectionate, passionate and loving family on the Westside of Madison is looking for an energetic and nurturing full-time nanny. The family is detailed, professional and has clear expectations. The family has a two and half year old son and is expecting their second baby in February. The little boy loves music, trains, cars and being active inside and out. The family is looking for a nanny that is child-oriented, safety conscious and developmentally appropriate. They are seeking someone that will provide their children with 110% of their time, energy and focus. The nanny is to be fun, loving, engaging, safe and trustworthy, someone that is looking to become part of the family and stay long term. In addition, the nanny must have at least one to two years of professional child related experience. It is important that the nanny is motivated, helpful and understanding.
The family needs a nanny Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 12pm-5:30pm, Tuesdays 10am-5:30pm and Thursdays 7:00am-5:30pm. Hours will increase to 40 to 45 hours after May. Job duties are to primarily care for their children. When the son is attending school, the nanny will be asked to conduct light household chores and meal prep during down time. Hourly wage is $12 to $15 an hour based upon experience and duties. A $1 raise after 2 months will be offered. Benefits consist of paid holidays, up to 5 sick days, 2 weeks of paid vacation (5 days being families choice and 5 days being nannies choice). The position is to start as soon as possible, with a one year commitment
-CPR and First Aid trained or open to being certified
-Must have a clean driving record and safe/reliable car
-Family allergic to cats