Nannies from the Heartland
Caring, Supportive, Professional Placements
Serving Families and Nannies since 1990


 

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 years old.

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.


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      Name: Dorothy
    Available: Immediately
    Seeking: Full Time, 4-5 days per week, Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  Dorothy is an experienced nanny who has worked in the profession for the past 25 years. She was with her two most recent  two nanny jobs for 8-9 years each.  Both of these jobs ended because the family outgrew the need for a nanny. She has experience caring for infant to young school age children and as a household manager. Dorothy would like a job in Edina, a nearby suburb or in Minneapolis.

     

    Name: Chelsey
    Available:  April
    Seeking: Full Time, Live Out  position
    Child care experience and education:  Chelsey has worked as full time nanny for 12 years with children from infant to young school age. She has worked as a nanny with twins and with a premature infant. Chelsey  is seeking a position where child-directed play and nature connection are valued. She has completed a Child Care Specialist program and course work in Pop-Up Adventure Play. Chelsey would like to find a job in the western suburbs, close to Hopkins. 
     
      Name: Sarah
    Available: April/May
    Seeking: Full Time,  Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  For the past 10 years, Sarah has worked as a nanny with children from infant to school age. Prior to her career as a nanny, Sarah worked in a child care center after earning a BA degree in Psychology. In her current nanny position, Sarah cares for three young children under the age of five years. This job is ending due to changes in the family and Sarah is seeking a new nanny job in Stillwater, Woodbury, Lake Elmo or western Wisconsin.

     

     
    Name: Kathy
    Available: Immediately
    Seeking: Part Time, 2-3 days, Live Out  position
    Child care experience and education:  Kathy is a licensed Early Childhood teacher with a college degree in Child development. She has worked in the public schools as teacher in early child education for 25 years. Prior to this, she was a teacher and director in a child care center.  Kathy is seeking a job in the northern suburbs.
     
      Name: Cynthia
    Available: April/May
    Seeking: Full or part Time,  Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  Cynthia is an experienced nanny who has worked with children infant to school age and with families of 3-4 young children. Prior to her nanny work, Cynthia worked in school food service and HR management positions.  She would like to find a job in Minneapolis or the western/northwestern suburbs in which she has Thursday mornings off. Her current position with a young infant is ending because the mother has decided to stay home.

     

     Name: Sara
    Available: Two week notice
    Seeking: Full Time,  Live Out  position
    Child care experience and education:  For the past 16 years, Sara has provided full time child care in her home as a licensed provider.  She has experience caring for infant through young adult ages. Sara specialized in the care of children with special needs and the medically fragile. She has a background in nursing and is the mother of three teen and adult children, two who are twins and all three were born prematurely She would like a job the in southern suburbs.

     

    Name: Terri
    Available:  April 2017 or later in spring
    Seeking:  Part Time, 3-4 days per week, Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  For the past 15+ years, Teri worked as a nanny with the same family. As the children grew older, Terri assumed more household management duties. Prior to working as a nanny, Terri was a home daycare provider for many years. She has experience caring for children from infant to teens. Teri is seeking a new job in south Minneapolis or the southern suburbs and her preference is to work with one infant.
     
      Name: Claire
    Available: May
    Seeking: Full Time,  Live Out position
    Child care experience and education:  Claire is an experienced nanny who has had three nanny jobs caring for infant twins. She  has worked in the nanny profession for the past 25 years and was with two families for 10+ years each.   Claire has experience caring for infant to young school age children and as a household manager. She would like a job in  Minneapolis or the western suburbs. 

     

    Name: Reeta
    Available: Immediately
    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 Minneapolis.

     

    Name: Sheryl
    Available: End of May, possibly earlier
    Seeking: Full Time, Live Out  position
    Child care experience and education:  For the past 27 years, Sheryl has worked as a full time nanny with four different families.  Prior to this, Sheryl was a teacher and director of a child care center. She has experience with infant to school age children, infant twins and household management. Sheryl is seeking a job  in the St Cloud area or northwestern/western suburbs of Minneapolis. She enjoys children of all ages but would love to start  new with an infant.

     

    Name: Kay
    Available:  Immediately
    Seeking: Part Time, 1-2 days per week, Live Out  position
    Child care experience and education: Kay has worked as a nanny or household manager with six families. The majority of these jobs have been full time. She was with one family for 5+ years and two other families each for 3 years.  Kay has experience caring for children from infant to school age. Kay is seeking a part time, 16-20 hour, 2-3 day nanny job in the western suburbs. She would love to care for an infant but enjoys all ages and is open to considering all ages.

     

     
     
     
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