Mum's intense list of requirements for baby sitter goes viral

omg 06/12/2018

An intense job advert for a baby sitter has gone viral online for all the wrong reasons.

The mum has some very specific requirements which have rubbed a lot of people up the wrong way. Her advert was posted to Reddit by someone who came across it on Facebook...

According to the job ad, she is seeking someone who can meet the following criteria.

  • Have a bachelors degree in childcare OR nine years of relevant babysitting experience.
  • Looking for a babysitter in the area,’ wrote the mum. ‘PM me if you’re interested. Here are my requirements:
  • 3 good references with phone numbers.
  • Have a bachelors degree in childcare OR nine years of relevant babysitting experience.
  • Full-time availability inc. weekends.
  • Your own car and driving licence.
  • Native English speaking and preferred second language to teach my children.
  • NO history of traffic tickets and NO problems with the law (I will be running your name through databases).
  • No tattoos. No drugs. No alcohol. No sketchy social media behaviour AND/OR public pictures.
  • MUST be okay with my two pitbulls.
  • MUST be okay with emergency last minute calls.
  • Perfect Attendance 100% required.
  • Willing to pay for some snacks.
  • Will love to work with an infant, 3 yr old, and 5 yr old.

People were quick to respond to the advert. "I love that this women is ignorant enough to think that a woman with a bachelors degree who is also CPR certified and bi-lingual, is just sitting around waiting to watch her kids for less than a living wage, under the table, with no benefits and 24 hour availability." one person said.

It is not known if she has filled the vacancy...