A very warm family in Madison on the East side is seeking a nanny for their two children, ages 11 and 13. The youngest is a girl and the oldest is a boy. The schedule needed is Monday through Thursday 8:30am-3:30pm. The days and hours can be somewhat flexible, but they are generally looking for 7 hours per day, 4 days per week. During the day, the nanny will be home with the 11-year-old. She is home from school due to a health condition. She is currently undergoing rehabilitation and has some communication and physical challenges. Their daughter is also on the autism spectrum, but she is highly functioning. They do not require a nanny with experience caring for special needs children however. They are seeking a nanny that is supportive of their daughter, good at coaching their daughter, has a positive energy, and is consistent, is firm in expectations, and is good at setting boundaries. They are also seeking a nanny that is reliable, patient, responsible, caring, fun, and happy to engage in outdoor activities with the children, such as walks, going to the park, swimming, bike riding, and snowshoeing. The duties of the nanny include helping the 11-year-old maintain a regular routine at home, which would include engaging her in learning and physical activities. The nanny will be needed at times to drive the girl to some medical appointments, and also to make breakfast, lunch and snacks for the children. The nanny will be needed to help clean up the kitchen after meals also. The nanny must have a safe driving record and a safe vehicle. The nanny may also be need to drive the boy to activities or to pick him up from school at times. The family also has a very sweet and friendly 17 pound terrier that will need to be walked during the day. This can be done as an activity with the children. The family is Jewish and believe in holding the children to high behavioral expectations and manners. They provide positive reinforcement, coaching, and feedback to the children through respectful dialog. Usually a discussion is sufficient to make the changes needed. Rarely, a privilege is lost due to behavior but is an option for more serious issues. The pay is negotiable and between $17 and $20/hour depending on experience, qualifications, and the right fit. They are offering paid federal holidays off when the holidays land on a scheduled work day, gas mileage reimbursement, and guaranteed paid hours per week. This position begins asap. The position will continue until the beginning of the next school year. The position may potentially be extended further, but that will be determined at a later date.