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Include These Nanny Skills
- Patience and a caring personality
- First aid and infant CPR training
- English proficiency
- Previous experience caring for children
- Physical fitness and the ability to lift weights
- Reliability and trustworthiness
- Multitasking and decision making
- The ability to work without supervision
Similar qualities can be seen in the cover letter sample for Nanny available below.
Dear Mr. and Mrs. Ortega:
I am sending my resume in response to your posting seeking a nanny; I am looking to leverage my skills and background to make a positive impact on your children’s lives. With an impressive background in providing outstanding care to children from infancy through middle school—coupled with my resourcefulness, kindness, and caring demeanor—I am confident that I can provide excellent childcare and overall household support in this role.
With more than 12 years of experience in various intensive childcare positions, I possess expertise in nurturing, guiding, teaching, disciplining, and providing loving care to children of all ages. I excel at remaining calm and composed in challenging situations while demonstrating superb active listening, organization, and communication talents. Additionally, I have complementary experience providing overarching support with various household responsibilities, including cooking, cleaning, errand-running, and transportation.
My skills in childcare provision, along with my positive attitude and friendly nature, position me to excel in this role. I am eager to accept a new opportunity and make a positive difference in your children’s lives. The chance to offer more insight into my qualifications would be most welcome.
Thank you for your consideration; I look forward to speaking with you soon.