At Nannies from the Heartland, Inc., we're committed to helping families find the best nanny to meet each family's unique needs and requirements.
Listed below are profiles of some of the nanny candidates currently seeking a position through Nannies from the Heartland, Inc. This list
does not reflect all the excellent candidates available.
Nannies from the Heartland, Inc. screens all nanny candidates for your particular needs. The requirements listed are our minimal qualifications. Be assured that all
the nannies profiled below meet and exceed these minimum qualifications.
- Previous nanny employment; a minimum of one (1) year full
time nanny experience that is current or very recent. We are
primarily referring nannies that have been placed and/or
screened through our service previously. Many candidates have
also a 2 year or 4 year college degree in Child Development,
Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education.
- At least three employment related child care references that are not family members or personal friends.
- Own a safe, insured vehicle
- Good driving record, clear criminal background check
- Non-smoker, good health, ability to perform the essential
physical functions of a nanny job
- Ability to work with a family for a minimum of one (1) year. We do not do summer only placements.
- Because of the requirements for work experience and for post
secondary education related to child development (or extensive
child care experience), applicants will typically be at least 24
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
Indicates nannies we have placed with client families previously.
You might be interested to know: Over 50% of the
nannies placed with our service have a two or four year degree in a
child specific field. The average placement longevity through our
service is over three years. The average age of the nannies placed
through our service is 41 years old.
FYI - The International Nanny Association provides
these child care definitions:
Nanny - Employed by the family on either a
live in or live out, part time or full time basis, to undertake
all tasks related to the care of children. Duties are generally
restricted to child care and the domestic tasks related to the
children. May or may not have had formal training, though often
have extensive child care experience and a background in early
childhood education. Typically, full time employed nannies will
work 40 - 60 hours per week. Usually works unsupervised.
Babysitter - Provides supervisory, custodial
care of children on a full time or part time basis with no
special training or experience required.
Seeking: Full Time, Live Out
experience and education:
Nancy has worked as a nanny for over
30 years caring for children from birth to
school age. She says that she loves what she
does and can't imagine doing anything else
that is fulfilling. Nancy also works as a
temporary nanny through our service and
would like to work three to four longer days
per week. She is seeking a full time job in
Minneapolis or the western suburbs.
or Full Time,
25-40 hours, Live Out position
Child care experience and education:
Patty has been associated with
and worked with our service since 1996.
She is seeking a long term
nanny job, 25-40 hours per week. Patty has also done temporary nanny work
through our service and has experience with
toddler and preschool age children. She
would like to work in Minneapolis, a close
in west or north suburb.
Seeking: Full Time, Live Out position
Child care experience and education:
Clare has worked as a nanny for
almost 30 years. She was with one family for
10 years, another for 12 years and three
others for 1-4 years. Clare has worked with
two families with infant twins. She has
experience caring for infant to school age
children and in jobs that involve household
management. She is seeking a job
in Minneapolis or western suburbs.