Nanny Jobs:

At Nannies from the Heartland, Inc., we're committed to helping experienced nannies find positive opportunities, which match their skills with a family's needs.  Listed below are our current job openings. 

Qualifications for all positions through Nannies from the Heartland, Inc. are based on the requirements and needs of the client families.  Listed below are the minimal requirements in order for a nanny application to be considered. Please see our Nanny Qualifications page for more detailed information.

  • To be considered, an applicant must have a minimum of one year full time nanny employment experience that is current or very recent and other related child care employment or post secondary education. We are primarily referring nannies that have been placed and/or screened through our service previously. But we will consider new applications from nannies who have current and extensive nanny experience.  Most of our positions are with children birth to 5-6 years of age so employment experience with this age group is required unless the job is with school age children. .
  • At least three employment related child care references that are not family members or personal friends.
  • Own a safe, insured vehicle
  • Good driving record
  • Nannies need to be a non-smoker. It is important that they are in good health and must be able to perform the essential physical functions of a nanny job.
  • Because of the requirements for prior nanny employment experience and preference for post secondary education, applicants will typically be at least 24 years old.
  • Ability to work with a family for a minimum of one (1) year. We do not do summer only placements.

Additional qualifiers that are helpful, but not required:

  • CPR/First Aid certified or willingness to obtain certification
  • Post secondary education specific to child care, education or related field

NANNY POSITIONS (full and part time, all are live out unless noted)

Jobs are listed in alphabetical order based on location.



Type of Position: Full Time

Start Date:  September

Location: Edina

Children: 2 month old boy

Compensation:  Up to $970 per week, depending on qualifications 

Benefits: Paid vacation, holidays and sick days and open to discussing a contribution to medical insurance

Schedule: Monday through Friday, start between 7-8:00 am and end between 5-6:00 pm, 47-50 hours

Additional Qualifiers: Minimum of three years of nanny experience and newborn care experience, education in the child development, education or healthcare is a plus. First Aid and CPR certified or willing to obtain, current flu and Tdap vaccination or willing to obtain.

Description: If you enjoy caring for young infants and have related experience, this is a great job to consider.   The primary responsibilities for the nanny will be to provide excellent care for the infant, assist with his laundry and occasionally meal preparation. The dogs just need to be let out in the backyard during the day.  The parents are looking for a nanny who is active, generally leads a healthy lifestyle, is outgoing and likes trying new things. Both parents are working professional who enjoy fitness, being outside, travel and try to maintain a healthy lifestyle,

Pets: Two small  older dogs who are friendly and mild mannered


Type of Position: Full or Part Time, 32 hours in four days or 40 hours in five days, family can consider either

Start Date: Anytime between July to the end of August/early September

Location: Edina

Children: 4 month old and 2 1/2 and 4 year old boys

Compensation:  Minimum of $20 per hour, depending on qualifications

Benefits: Paid vacation

Schedule: Monday through Thursday or Tuesday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm for 32 ours or

Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm for 40 hours

Additional Qualifiers: Previous nanny experience and infant care experience, First Aid and CPR certified or willing to obtain, current flu and Tdap vaccination or willing to obtain

Description:   The primary responsibilities for the nanny will be caring for the infant and 2 1/2 year old in the home. The parents are looking for a nanny who loves to play outside, walking to the park or in the yard. It's important that she supports a learning and caring environment for the children to develop their emotional and developmental skills. The older boy will be starting full time preschool in the fall and the toddler will attend preschool two mornings per week. The parents will do school drop offs and afternoon pick up for the older boy. This is a family that loves to be active playing outdoors as much as possible, spending time at the cabin, reading books, pretend play and games and learning activities.

Pets: None


Type of Position:  Part Time school year Monday  through Thursday,  2:15 to 4:45 pm for at least  10-20 hours per week, and 36 hours per week in the summer,

Start Date: September 3

Location: Edina

Children: 5, 8 and 10 year old boys

Compensation: $22 to $30 per hour, depending on qualifications, duties and number of hours per week

Benefits: Paid holidays and PTO/sick pay

Schedule: Part Time school year Monday  through Thursday,  2:15 to 4:45 pm for at least  10-20 hours per week, and 36 hours per week in the summer,

Additional Qualifiers: Minimum of one year nanny experience with multiple children or background in education, own a safe reliable vehicle that can fit three boosters/car seats

Description:   This energetic family with three boys is looking for a creative , energetic part time nanny during the school year who ideally would want to continue through the summers as well. The ideal candidate will enjoy leading creative play and homework while teaching manners, respect and self care skills. The boys love math/science, legos, card games, pretend play, reading, hiking, downhill skiing and swimming. The family does not do screen time during the week.

Pets: None


Type of Position: Full Time, 35-45 hours per week

Start Date:  ASAP

Location: Minneapolis, near Lake Harriet

Children: 3 1/2 year old boy/girl triplets and an almost 6 year old girl

Compensation:  Up to $21 per hour, depending on qualifications 

Benefits: Paid vacation and holidays and will consider a contribution to medical insurance, the family provides a vehicle for transporting the children

Schedule: Primarily weekdays but possibly some weekend help needed, 35-45 hours per week, typical schedule would be 7:30/8:00 am to 4:30/5:00 pm. 

Additional Qualifiers: Experience caring for multiples and preschoolers, college educated, a background in early childhood education would be nice,

Description: If you enjoy caring for preschoolers, this job will keep you busy and active. The care is primarily for the triplets as the older girl is in full time school. The childcare duties include all care for the children, playing, reading, spending time outside, driving, taking them to activities and parks. The nanny will need to be flexible to accommodate the varying hours of the work. Either the mother or a part time summer nanny may be involved some days, so the nanny must be comfortable working with others, sharing tasks and a need to cooperate, communicate and work together. Household duties are related to the children  and household laundry. The parents want the nanny to be a part of their family.

Pets: None


Type of Position:  Part Time, 70-80 hours per month, family will guarantee minimum monthly hours. The family knows the schedule 1-4 months in advance.

Start Date: Flexible but no later than September 15

Location: Plymouth

Children: infant due mid August, 2 1/2 and 4 1/2 year old boys

Compensation: Up to $25 per hour, depending on qualifications

Benefits: Paid holidays and  vacation

Schedule: Part Time, week days, some shifts would be full days 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, some shifts start between 10-11:00 am and work to 5:00- 6:00 pm

Additional Qualifiers: Significant experience caring for infants,  First Aid and CPR certified or willing to obtain

Description:  This family is seeking a part time nanny who will provide fun active play and great care for the two boys and loving attentive care for the infant. The older boy will be in preschool three days per week so many times the care will just be for the toddler boy and the baby. The boys love to read, spend time outside, play with their toys and active play. They are a fairly laid back family and spend a lot of time at home when not working.

Pets: One younger Chocolate Lab


Type of Position: Full Time,  35-40 hours

Start Date:  ASAP

Location: Wayzata

Children:   2 and 6 year old boys

Compensation: To $25 per hour, depending on qualifications

Benefits: PTO, holidays and contribution to medical insurance. The family provides a vehicle for transporting the children.  

Schedule: 35-40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, daytime and evening hours. Exact schedule to be determined with the candidate, Occasional weekend, overnight and travel care.

Additional Qualifiers: Previous childcare or teaching experience with toddler and school age children. College degree and background in early childhood development is preferred. The candidate should also be comfortable swimming with children and CPR certified or willing to obtain.

Description:  The parents are seeking a long term, dependable nanny to provide excellent care for their two young boys. The ideal candidate would be engaging and fun, warm and nurturing, responsible and organized and flexible with a positive attitude. The candidate would be interested in child development and excited about working with children to foster their intellectual and emotional development. The job duties would also include managing household duties related to childcare. The older child attends kindergarten during the days. The nanny's duties would include taking the children to school/classes and arranging activities and outings. The family has a vehicle for the nanny to use to transport the children. The mother works part-time from a home office.

Pets: None

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