Nanny Requirements

All nannies must meet the following requirements:

  • At least 18 years old
  • A high school graduate or equivalent
  • Must be legal to work in the United States
  • Have a valid driver's license AND their own transportation
  • Must provide references that the agency and families may contact
  • A minimum of 2 years childcare experience (not including children related to them)
  • At least one year prior professional experience (prior daycare, nanny, teaching, etc.)
  • CPR certified or willing to renew
  • Must give a 1 year commitment (permanent jobs)


Complete Background Checks Include:

  • Sex Offender Check - verifies that they are not a registered sex offender
  • Driving Record Search - to check for previous tickets and accidents (39 months)
  • Social Security Trace - this helps verify the social security number to the applicants name
  • Past Address History - this will confirm every place the candidate has resided in the past 7 years
  • National Criminal Check - Checks 38 states for criminal history, only updated every 3 months, so we also check by county in addition to this check.
  • Criminal Background Check - every county that the candidate has lived in for the previous 7 years
  • Background checks are completed on every permanently placed nanny.

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