Nanny resume sample

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Nanny resume sample

To be a successful candidate for nanny jobs, your resume will require a bit of nurturing, says resume expert Kim Isaacs. For pointers on rearing your resume with some TLC, view the sample resume for a nanny that Isaacs created below, or download the nanny resume template in Word. 

Jobs for nannies and other child care workers are projected to grow by 7% (or 84,300 jobs) from 2016 through 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Unsurprisingly, you'll find the highest level of employment for this job in the following populous states: CaliforniaTexasNew YorkFlorida, and Pennsylvania; and in the following metropolitan areas: New York CityLos Angeles, Washington D.C.Atlanta, and Chicago

The median wage for a nanny is $14,29 per hour, according to Monster data.

Additionally, you can search for nanny jobs on Monster.

Nanny resume template

Valerie weber
Sometown, CT 55555 | 555-555-5555 | | LinkedIn URL

Experienced Full-Time Nanny
Available for Daytime, Evening, Overnight, Weekend & Live-In Childcare
~ Able to Make a Long-Term Commitment to Your Family ~


Mature, dependable and high-energy nanny with a passion for childcare excellence. Valued by client families for warmth, professionalism, dedication and excellent judgment. Provide parents with an unwavering commitment to ensuring the safety and welfare of their children. Nanny services include:

  • In-Home Childcare from a nanny who is patient, loving and skilled
  • Activities (e.g., reading, arts and crafts, games, parent-approved excursions, outdoor fun)
  • Meal Preparation (knowledgeable in vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free meal planning and prep)
  • Bathing, Toileting & Potty-Training for infants and toddlers
  • Homework Assistance for school-aged children
  • Light Housework (vacuuming, washing dishes, tidying)


High School Diploma • Sometown High School (CT)
National Honor Society

Relevant Experience

Heinz Family (Sometown, CT)
Full-Time Nanny (Live-In), 2014–Present

Chopra & Kolar Families (Sometown, CT)
Full-Time Nanny (Days and Weekends), 2012–2014

Provide nanny services to families with up to four children. Experience includes both live-in and day/weekend scenarios, as well as participation in extended family vacations in the U.S. and abroad.

  • Excelled at providing in-home care for infants, toddlers and children ranging from newborn to age 11.
  • Accommodated last-minute schedule changes and adhered to parent guidelines and cultural mores governing the care, safety, education and enrichment of their children.
  • Assimilated into households with diverse traditions, routines and religious/dietary practices.
  • Ensured client privacy in handling confidential family matters.
  • Praised for creating safe environments for children in alignment with parent goals and expectations.

Parent Testimonials

“…What would I do without Valerie?…Our sons adore her…she makes learning a fun experience for them…never seems to run out of ideas to keep our boys busy and fully engaged…” — R. Heinz

“…Valerie has my highest recommendation…she is a responsible nanny who is professional, loving, warm and always kind…helped me organize a very busy schedule for 4 active kiddos…” — M. Kolar

Stellar childcare references • Amenable to background and credit checks
Clean driving record • Non-smoker • No drug or alcohol use • Pet-friendly animal lover


Check on your resume

If you're looking to get hired as a nanny, your resume can't look like child's play—you need to take a professional approach if you hope to be seriously considered for the position. Could you use some help with that? Get a free resume evaluation today from the experts at Monster's Resume Writing Service. You'll get detailed feedback in two business days, including a review of your resume's appearance and content, and a prediction of a recruiter's first impression. The experts at Monster will take good care of your resume so that you can get the right job.