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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