How To Make A Good Nanny Resume

How To Make A Good Nanny Resume

How To Make A Good Nanny Resume

Have you ever wondered how to make a good nanny resume to help you land your DREAM nanny job?


How To Make A Good Nanny Resume:  

Take a look at some of the KEY WORDS that you might want to include on your Nanny resume!

  1. Committed
  2. Dependable
  3. Reliable
  4. Energetic
  5. Educational Activities
  6. Creative
  7. CPR & 1st Aid Trained and or certified
  8. Career Nanny
  9. Professional Nanny
  10. Detailed
  11. Organized
  12. Prepare healthy meals
  13. Prepare fun and engaging activities
  14. Help with homework
  15. Help with housework
  16. Help with errands
  17. Mentor
  18. Educated
  19. Well-Rounded
  20. Flexible
  21. Quick on my feet
  22. Bilingual
  23. Experienced (List the number of years)
  24. Multiples experience
  25. Elementary age experience
  26. Toddler experience
  27. Infant experience
  28. Mother’s helper

Key words that should NOT be on your Nanny resume:

  1. Fun
  2. Loving
  3. Caring
  4. Sweet
  5. Savvy
  6. Social

Nanny Cover Letter:

A Nanny cover letter or introductory letter is always a GOOD idea to include when applying for a nanny job with Georgia’s Dream Nannies, Inc. A nanny cover letter includes a brief description about yourself that the client would not otherwise know about you from reading your Nanny resume. A nanny cover letter is just 1 – 4 paragraph long!  Your Nanny cover letter should highlight the reasons why the family should pick YOU over someone else!

What Should I include On A Nanny Resume?


In This Order:

  1. Name, address, phone number and email address
  2. Start off with your objective or brief summary about yourself (Yes, you read it right – write a short blurb about yourself here).  This is a household employment position and more than likely moms will be the ones reading your resume. You should write a brief objective or summary about what you are seeking in a position, but keep short, sweet and as broad as possible. In other words, you could say something like this “I am seeking a full-time or part-time nanny position where I can utilize my  Early Childhood degree, 5-years of nanny experience, French-speaking background……and so on” …….You get the point.
  3. List of your qualifications
  4. Professional experience
  5. If you do not have a lot of “paid” nanny experience, then please list ALL work-places where you have volunteered to work with children (babysitting, camps, church, intern childcare places, school, etc.)
  6. Education
  7. Hobbies

Nanny Resume Tips:

  1. Display CONFIDENCE throughout your resume and cover letter that you can get the job done with a family even if you are new to the industry.
  2. Make sure your resume and cover letter are relevant to the position you are seeking out.
  3. Describe your BACKGROUND (skills, education and experience) using household verbage.  In other words, please don’t write a resume or cover letter that makes you look like a fabulous customer service personnel and not a nanny.
  4. ALWAYS have your Nanny resume and cover letter DONE – READY before applying with Georgia’s Dream Nannies agency!
  5. ALWAYS have your list of Nanny references DONE – READY (Make sure the resume and references match up) !
  6. ALWAYS include your work references!  Click here for our work reference form or we can email you a copy.

Misc. Tips:

  1. Social Media  – Always check your profile and make sure that you have an appropriate and professional picture of yourself.
  2. Get a Nanny Portfolio ready – Georgia’s Dream Nannies helps ALL of our nannies with a portfolio before they meet with our family!

Check Out Our Videos: Great Tips Here

  1. How To Write A Good Resume – A Must See   Click Here
  2. Preparing For An Interview   (You must be registered & approved with our agency to view videos)

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    Oh you are SO welcome!

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