Your CV is the very first introduction of who you are as a potential employee and it’s from this that employers will decide on whether to invite you along for an interview. So, it’s important to make sure that your CV is well written and includes all the key information that employers will need. This blog post provides a sample nanny CV template and should be read in conjunction with the blog ‘How to write a good CV’
Nanny McPhee North West London 07869 firstname.lastname@example.org
I am a qualified Ofsted registered Nanny who has completed highly accredited childcare training courses provided by the London School of Childcare Studies. I have ten years combined experience of working with families with babies and children aged between 0-8, including twins. I am very passionate about my work, and am always seeking opportunities to provide added value, so that I can play an active role in supporting babies and children’s development and meeting the different needs of families.
To note: as per the guidance provided in the blog ‘How to write a good CV’, this section provides two layout options to choose from (a) listing longer-term roles and (b) providing a summary where you have a high number of similar short-term work experience placements.
Option A – layout option to use when you have several distinct (including longer-term) roles.
March 2015 – Aug 2018 Brown Family Nanny
General Duties. I looked after a boy and girl set of twins from six months until they started pre-school. Duties have included: general care such as the preparation of healthy meals and snacks, bathing and dressing children, and changing nappies; providing development opportunities such as taking children out on trips to broaden their experiences, encouraging children to learn through play, and providing opportunities for the twins to mix with other children through play dates; doing nursery and school runs and taking children to appointments; tidying up and cleaning rooms used by the children; and record keeping.
Jan 2014 – Feb 2015 Cedar Family Live-in Nanny
General Duties. I looked after two siblings from the ages one and three. Duties included: xxx; xxx; and xxx.
August 2011 – Dec 2013 McLeod Family Live-in Nanny
General Duties. I looked after xxx
Option B – layout summary option to use when you have multiple similar short-term roles.
Sept 2016 – Feb 2018 Night Nanny working for various families
General Duties. I have worked with various families as a Night Nanny with babies and children ranging from six months to five years old. The length of roles have ranged from one night through to several weeks, depending on the needs of individual families. Duties have included: overnight care for babies and children; night feeding by either bringing the baby to the parents for feeding, or feeding the baby with a bottle; changing nannies, clothing and bed-linen; helping babies and children to get dressed in the morning; and keeping a detailed log to help parents keep track of their baby’s routines, feeding times and sleeping patterns.
Education and qualifications
March 2018 Common Core Skills and Knowledge Course – Ofsted voluntary registration, London School of Childcare Studies.
Jan 2017 – Oct 2017 – CACHE Level 3 Diploma for Early Years Workforce, London School of Childcare Studies.
June 2007, Ofsted compliant paediatric first aid certificate, London School of Childcare Studies.
Sept 1997 – July 1999: G.C.S.E’s in Maths (c), English (c), Biology (b) and Sociology (b).
Additional relevant information
I am Ofsted registered; hold a UK Driver’s Licence (Clean Record); have an up-to-date DBS check; and hold relevant insurance.
Interests and Hobbies
Reading, knitting, baking, and sports.
References available on request