It is our recommendation that when interviewing nannies, you should provide them with a take-home sheet or simple flier that describes your family and your expectations for the person who fills the position. This is also a great starting point for a profile if you choose to conduct your nanny search via an online service.
Remember, your nanny is interviewing you just as much as you are interviewing him or her! You should do your best to make a good impression and to be organized, honest, and engaging.
(Your Last Name) Family: Nanny Opportunity
Looking for a full-time nanny for our young twins, [Insert Twins’ Names Here], who were born on [Insert Month, Day, Year].
City, State, Zip
Your Full Names
How to reach us:
About the position:
General Description: 40-hour-a-week position, beginning each day around 8:45 a.m. and ending at 4:45 p.m., ensuring the health and well-being of the twins.
Childcare Duties: Required to care for the children, including keeping with their feeding and nap schedule, entertaining them during playtime with a variety of enrichment (examples: reading books, tummy time, walks outside when the weather permits), changing diapers, and giving baths.
Household Duties: Minimal household duties required. We ask that any areas where the babies play or sleep stay clean. The nursery should stay clean, including putting toys away after play periods and vacuuming a few times a week. We ask that the children’s laundry is taken care of and any of their dishes or dishes that are used personally are cleaned.
Vacation Time: 2 weeks’ paid vacation with one of the weeks overlapping with our family’s annual summer vacation. We will notify you of the week overlap date at least 12 weeks prior to departure.
Paid Holidays: 8 of the 10 national holidays are paid days off. The remaining 2 will be regular working days. These will be determined in the contract.
This is just a summary for your reference. We will provide a more detailed contract upon hire. We want to ensure that you, as the nanny, are satisfied with all the terms, so we hope to discuss all of this further in the coming weeks. Thank you so much for your interest!