10 Ways To Take Your Nanny Resume To The Next Level

 

 

 

 

We’ve all been there: you keep applying for jobs that sound like the perfect fit, but for whatever reason, you’re not getting selected for the position. There are a variety of factors that dictate hiring decisions, but one of the main things is a lack of relevant professional experience. Keep reading to learn how to change things up and gain the skills you need to land that dream job!

 

 

Most nanny and childcare agencies have a minimum experience requirement. Here at Adventure Nannies, our ideal candidate has a minimum of 2 years of full-time professional childcare experience, complete with verifiable, raving references.

 

You may be wondering how you can get more professional childcare experience if you aren’t able to land a full-time nanny job, but we’ve got some good news for you! In addition to making sure the nuts and bolts of your resume are up to snuff, and improving your general hirability, there are several straightforward steps that you can take to increase your experience, round out your resume, and ultimately prepare you for that dream job.

 

Continuing education and experience are incredibly important in the development of a professional caregiver. There are so many phenomenal learning opportunities that provide not only education but often real-world experience as well. Here are some examples of professional development opportunities that will sharpen your skill set and set you up for excelling at that dream job, just click each link to learn more!

 

 

 

1. Become RIE certified

 

 

2.Become a Montessori teacher

 

 

3.Familiarize yourself with best feeding/eating practices

 

 

4.Get certified in Positive Discipline

 

 

5.Train to become a Waldorf teacher

 

 

6.Become a Wilderness First Responder

 

 

7.Take a Defensive Driving course

 

 

8.Become a children’s yoga instructor

 

 

9.Take some healthy cooking courses

 

 

10.Learn a second (or third… or fourth!) language

 

 


 

 

We’d love to hear about the ways that you’ve improved your resume and focused on continued education – reach out to us on Facebook, Instagram, and check out the other posts on the blog!

If you are looking for an exceptionally skilled nanny or private educator for your child, we’d love to hear from you!

If you feel that you have what it takes to become an Adventure Nanny or private educator, reach out to us.