Hiring and interviewing a nanny could be a tough task just like finding a candidate in the first place. This process can feel overwhelming as you will be making someone part of your life and trusting them with your children, possibly for years.
Determining the qualities and competence of a nanny from just one 30-60 minutes interview can seem challenging. But you can still get some insights about the candidate from the answers he/she gives you for your questions. You can get a general idea about the background of your potential employee and also decide if he/she would be a good fit for your family.
To help you out with the interview, we have listed some of the essential questions you could ask your nanny candidates. These have been framed from our 16 years of rich experience of working as a nanny agency.
General Background Questions
Child-care related questions
Medical Emergency related questions
Work schedule and flexibility questions
Specific question according to your family or requirements
How can our agency help you?
Our agency interviews and screens all our nanny clients. Once a family requests for these caregivers, we send them 2-3 pre-screened candidates. In this way, the parents do not have to worry about the professionalism of the candidate.