Interview Questions

  1. What made you decide to become a Nanny?
  2. Why do you prefer to be a live out Nanny as opposed to a Live in Nanny?
  3. What previous experience do you have working with children?
  4. What “Special Qualifications” do you have, for example, do you have a CPR certification?
  5. What level of education do you have?
  6. Can you provide a minimum of 3 references that I can verify?
  7. Because we are looking for a live out nanny, how far away do you live?
  8. Do you have reliable transportation or do you take public transportation?
  9. Are you willing to use your personal vehicle to drive my children to appointments or play dates? 
  10. Would you be willing to show me your driving record?
  11. Do you have any children of your own and what ages are they?
  12. Could you give me some examples of activities that you would arrange for the children?
  13. Could you give me some examples of meals and snacks that you would prepare?
  14. Tell me about a typical day for the last family that you worked for. 
  15. We are looking for a nanny to work from ___A.M. to ____ P.M.; on the following days____________ do these hours work for you?
  16. What wage/salary are you looking for?
  17. Can you provide a Criminal Record Check?
  18. When you are at the end of your interview, bring your children in and see how the nanny and your children interact?  This often will help you make your final decision.

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