Adventure Nannies

  • Lead nanny needed in Los Gatos, CA! Top salary! M-F Schedule!

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Gatos
    # of Openings
    Perm Placement
  • Overview

    A career nanny opportunity awaits you as part of a professional, dynamic, supportive home and staff in Los Gatos, CA! This position offers top salary, full benefits, and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join an established team as a career nanny!


    A wonderful family in Los Gatos, CA is looking for a professional, caring, and good-natured lead nanny to join their staff. The family of four has an 9-year-old daughter and 7-year-old son and they are seeking an experienced nanny to join their fully-staffed home and become part of their team! The successful candidate will be a career nanny who is dedicated to the role they play in their charge’s lives, a wonderful multi-tasker, tech-savvy, and a self-starter.


    A nanny with the ability to work as an effective member of a busy in-home staff and be a team player will excel in this role for years to come. The ideal candidate can look forward to spending time with two fun and active children as they grow into bright, engaged, and kind individuals. This fast-paced family relies strongly on household communication and organization between members of staff and have built 2-3 hours at the beginning of each work week for getting organized, planning activities, and communicating any scheduling updates or changes with the rest of the team.


    This candidate will be responsible for managing the kids’ busy daily schedules, light meal preparation, making play dates and finding ways to create fun and dynamic activities both at home and on the road. This is a dream position for candidates that truly thrive in highly organized environments while they can support and be supported by a tight-knit and professional household staff.


    This family loves to travel and the lead nanny will be invited on both domestic and international throughout the year. After a few transitional weeks of learning the family’s routines and structure, the lead nanny will be expected to jump in and use the existing scheduling infrastructure to assist the family and the rest of the household staff stay organized and updated on daily activities. A keen eye for ways to go above and beyond in your role is key!


    Compensation is $30-38/hour and commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, 10 days of PTO, 6 paid holidays and an annual bonus. The schedule will be Monday-Friday 12-8pm with opportunity for travel and overnights with advanced notice. Flexibility in schedule will be appreciated and a general willingness to go above and beyond to support the family and team is required!


    This position is open to all Adventure Nannies who are legally permitted to work in the US. Preference will be given to candidates who live in a commutable distance of Los Gatos, CA. Candidate must possess their own vehicle. Start date: as soon as they find the perfect fit!


    • Basic childcare duties including but not limited to: feeding, bathing, dressing, meal prep, driving to and from activities, and bedtime routines
    • Create a stimulating, nurturing, and safe environment for the children
    • Act in a firm-loving, warm way towards children when setting boundaries and expectations
    • Bring a tranquil, even-keeled attitude to the daily routine of the children
    • Provide positive role-modeling, especially in the areas of activity and health
    • Supervise children’s activities at all times – engage with and be present physically and mentally 
    • Engage the children in creative, educational outings and at-home activities including homework assistance 
    • Flexibility and excitement to travel with the family multiple times per year 
    • Basic meal prep and encouraging healthy eating habits 
    • Schedule management with the intention of owning all scheduling activities at a future point 


    • Minimum of 3 years experience as a childcare professional 
    • A career nanny with a drive to commit to this position long-term 
    • Driver's license, clean driving record, and own vehicle 
    • Current passport
    • Experience as a travel nanny
    • Ability to manage two kids in a busy and formal household
    • Tech-savvy and a team player  


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