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Why work for us?

Work should be the place you want to go!

Work should be a place you want to go!
Finding a job in this economy can be hard for anyone. But becoming a nanny isn't about finding a job, it's about finding the right fit in the right home- a place where you will be happy every day. No one decides to become a nanny without having a love for children.  Like a parent, you will know days that are difficult and days that are glorious. But you will also experience the deep satisfaction of having played a vital role in helping a young person become all they are meant to be!

Why work, when you can inspire children of the next generation to be the best people they can be?  We here at The Nanny Smith will help you find the right fit.

 

Are you Qualified?

All applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be very reliable, mature, honest, and have genuine love for children

  • Have previous childcare experience and valid references (note: references may not come from your relatives or extend family members)    

  • CPR and First Aid training (not required before interview)   

  • Be a positive role model

  • Have the ability to keep up with the physical requirements consistent with children’s age range (able to play interactively indoors or outdoors, flexible enough to get on the floor to engage the child in play and learning activities, etc…)  Some families may ask for swimming skills; however, this is not required of all applicants. 

Please note:  

Extensive background checks will be done in addition to other screenings, such as Motor Vehicle and drug screenings. Fingerprints will be scanned and kept on file.

Job requirements may also include:

  • Providing transportation to and from daily activities
  • Meal preparation
  • Overall maintenance of children’s well-being    
  • Depending on placement, children’s laundry or family's laundry  
  • Homework assistance during school seasons
  • General household assistance

 

 
 

Apply Now

Please fill out the information below, which will serve as the first part of your job application.   The second portion will be given to you once you complete our telephone screening.  Please note: The Nanny Smith charges no placement fees to applicants and will take nothing from your paycheck!

Please complete the form below:

 
Name *
Name
Please fill in your legal (given) name. Any nicknames can be placed in ( ). For examples: Abigail (Abby) Williams
Address *
Address
Please select your current legal status:
Are you over 19 years of age? *
Please check the age groups you prefer to care for: *
Desired Position *
Check all that apply. * After-school nannies should be available from 2:30/3 pm until 7:30 pm (times will vary based on placement). **Newborn Specialists must have experience with infants younger than two months old. Ideal candidates will have experience with premature infants, be C.N.A. certified, and have whooping cough vaccination. At the present time, The Nanny Smith is not accepting applications for Summer Nannies.
Would you be willing to work weekends?
Are you willing to drive while working? *
Please note the make, model, year, and color of your vehicle.
Certifications *
Check all that apply.
Are you open to doing household errands or chores? *
Name of High School and Years attended
 
 

The Nanny Professional Development Seminar will help you to identify and develop your unique skills and abilities and learn how to effectively market yourself to find the best nanny position possible.  We will help you with revising and building your resume and/or profile.  We will review where and how to apply for jobs, including instructions on how to use the latest online job search resources.  We can help you figure out what you might be doing wrong.  We will discuss interview skills and how to answer those “hypothetical situation” questions!  Whether you are new to the field or a mature nanny looking to re-enter the field, we will help you create a personal Game Plan!

Sign up today for one of our seminars.  Space is limited.

Name *
Name
Phone
Phone
Please select: *
If you would like additional one-on-one time with one of our counselors to address a particular area of need, you may sign up for a 30 or 60-minute time slot, either on the day of the seminar or on a separate day. After signing up, one of the counselors will reach out to you in order to review your preferred day and time slot.
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