Amazing Opportunity in BEAUTIFUL Rancho Santa Fe (Orange County, CA) for a Live-In Career Nanny to care for a very precocious and playful toddler girl who loves art and ballet! These busy, but hands-on parents both come from creative backgrounds (mom was a professional dancer in NY and dad is a writer!) so they are looking for the BEST, quality child care! Their ideal nanny is kind, educated, cultured (appreciates the arts, music and literature) and has seasoned childcare experience. They’d love this person to be an extension of their family; someone who will help raise their little ray of sunshine and keep her actively engaged by providing enriching experiences! This amazing family enjoys getting lost in books (they have an impressive home library!), being active outdoors (playing golf and tennis), staying involved in the community, playing piano, and more!


LOCATION: Rancho Santa Fe, CA

SCHEDULE: The general schedule is Monday through Friday; minimum of 40 hours/week, but they’re open to offering 50+ hrs (if desired, for the right person); flexible on the actual working hours, some days may be early morning and some may be later evenings or occasional weekend help

COMPENSATION: $35-40/hr based on experience + FREE Housing in beautiful Orange County; their home is only a MINUTE walk to the beach!

LIVING ACCOMMODATIONS (free): You will have your own private bedroom and bathroom (a 1 minute walk to the beach!) + all of your travel expenses covered. Your “off” time will be fully respected, allowing you time to unplug and recharge.


  • Strong working knowledge of early childhood + developmental milestones; background in education and/or child development highly preferred!
  • Valid Passport + Ability to Travel for extended periods of time (could be 2-3 months at a time, domestic an international trips.
  • Strong swimmer and is comfortable swimming with their daughter in their pool
  • Safe Driver with a solid driving record
  • Bilingual in French + English preferred, but not required!
  • Dog friendly – no allergies please! They have a small maltese papillon
  • Primary vaccinations preferred (Flu/Tdap/MMR/Covid), but not required!
  • 1-Year Commitment Required (Please do not apply if unable to)

Your duties will involve everything related to caring for their toddler; keeping her on a routine schedule, planning fun + age-appropriate activities that foster her growth and development in a safe environment, preparing her meals and snacks, washing and folding her laundry, tidying up her room and play areas, and keeping living spaces clean and organized. If you describe yourself as intuitive and proactive (ability to anticipate the needs of a busy family) enthusiastic, experienced, loving, patient, organized and looking to settle down and make a long-term commitment as a career nanny, then this is your unicorn family! APPLY TODAY! Job can begin ASAP!

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