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 position
Child care experience and education: Since
1996, Sheri has worked as a nanny caring for
children from infant to school age. Her most recent
three nanny jobs have been with families caring for
infant twins and older sibling. Sheri has excellent
references and still keeps in touch with former
employer families. She is seeking a new full time
job in St Paul or east metro suburbs.
Seeking: Full Time, Live Out position
Child care experience and education: For
the past ten years, Nicole has worked as a long term
and temporary nanny caring for
children from infant to school age. She is seeking a new full time
job in Minneapolis, St Paul or the south metro
suburbs. Nicole has a BA degree in Psychology.
Seeking: Full Time 35-40 hours, Live Out position
Child care experience and education: Sandra
worked as a full time nanny for 15 years.
She has experience with infant to young school
age children and keeps in touch with the
families that she has worked with over the
years. Sandra has also travelled out of state
with families and done overnights when parents
travel. She is an active person who enjoys the
outdoors. Sandra is seeking a 3-4 day per week
job in the western suburbs.
Seeking: Part or Full Time, Live Out position
Child care experience and education: Terri
worked as nanny with the same family for 15+ years.
She has experience caring for children from infants
to teens. Prior to working as a nanny, Terri did
childcare in her own home. She would like a job in
the southern suburbs or Minneapolis and is open to
considering part or full time.
Seeking: Full or Part Time, Live Out position
Child care experience and education: Elizabeth
has worked as a full time nanny since 1992. She was with her
first employer family for 7 years and with the second employer
family for 15 years. Her most recent job of 2 1/2 years ended
when the child started attending full time preschool. Elizabeth
is open to considering either full or part time employment
depending on the ages and number of children and location of the
Seeking: Full Time, 4-5 days per week, Live Out position
Child care experience and education: Reeta is
an experienced nanny and trained Montessori teacher. She
has worked as a nanny for many years and has experience caring
for infant to school age children and with household management.
She has also worked as a temporary nanny through our service.
Reeta would like a job in Edina, nearby suburb or in