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Hiring: Nanny / Manny

Location: La Jolla, CA. USA

Type: Full-Time

Accommodation: Live-out with occasional overnight stays.

Min. Experience: 6+ Years

Salary: D.O.E.

Family dynamic: Mother, Father and three boys aged 9, 13 & 16

Start Date: June / July 2024


Handgraaf Estates is a privately held luxury staffing and property management firm based in La Jolla, CA. We provide the highest level of Private Household Staffing and Estate Management. Our service is tailored to the exact needs of every client and strive for nothing less but the highest level of excellence.




Family of five is seeking a full-time experienced, dedicated, energetic, organized and dynamic career nanny / manny. This is a non-traditional family structure with a heavy work and travel schedule--both domestic and international.


Candidate must be experienced, dedicated, organized, energetic and dynamic with the ability to manage three boys within a team setting (Ages 9, 13 & 16). This person will play an important role to the family to assist in creating structure, balance, and meaningful values for the kids.


This is a full-time yet occasional on-call position requiring nights, weekends, overnights and travel (domestic and international) as scheduled. The ideal candidate should possess an overall pleasant and patient disposition, have a strong work ethic, able to multi-task, be a forward and critical thinker, and able to work well with team in small settings.


We are seeking a candidate who has a genuine love for this career role.



  • 6+ years of consistent and recent Nanny experience in a private home setting.

  • Teaching and tutoring experience preferred. A background in Education is a plus.

  • Experience with travelling with an employer is important.

  • Outstanding references from current and previous professional positions. References will be verified.

  • Seeking longevity

  • Superb command of the English language, both written and oral, is required. Speaking Spanish is a plus.

  • Understands that the highest levels of confidentiality and discretion are required.

  • Ability to complete extensive background checks, motor vehicle checks, and credit checks.

  • Driver's license and clean driving record.

  • CPR and First Aid certification

  • Legal to work in the United States.



This is a 5-day work week. Schedules can be arranged as overnights, weekends and may include domestic/international travel. Schedules are planned monthly. Schedules are prepared at the discretion of the Principal and subject to change.




  • Handle morning and/or evening shifts with a typical schedule of 30-50 hours per week.

  • Assist with school homework, projects, after-school activities, and weekend activities (as scheduled)

  • Basic meal prep and cooking for kids

  • Responsible for children’s rooms (tidying and organizing toys, books, and clothing)

  • Research stimulating daily/weekly/weekend activities for the kids (local and during travel)

  • Grocery shopping for the household

  • Responsible for children’s laundry

  • Must be available to live-in at the family home during work shifts (these will be

  • scheduled shifts)

  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License and Passport and able to travel (domestic and International.


 Principal’s First

Ability to stay focused on meeting and exceeding the Principal’s needs.

● Learn from mistakes

Able to admit mistakes upfront and seeks the truth. Learns and grows from mistakes. Makes thoughtful choices and provides solutions to avoid future mistakes.

● Conscientious

Finishes duties mindfully, effectively, and promptly.

● Dedication

Shows a deep commitment to the role and people.

● Accountable

Takes ownership of tasks and time for due diligence.

● Independent

Thinks, acts, and finds solutions independently.

● Resilience

Does not complain or shy away from assigned work. Confronts difficulties with a positive outlook.

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