Your nanny cover letter should immediately convince the reader that you have the suitable skills and attitude to efficiently carry out the required child care duties and household tasks.
Highlight those skills that relate directly to the job posting. Looking after children is a highly responsible job and your child care cover letter should focus on your proven track record in successfully caring for children.
Most employers ask for references. You can include these with your resume and refer to them in your cover letter. Verifiable experience is key to getting the nanny job you want. Include details of any relevant certifications you have.
Nanny Cover Letter
Your Contact details (phone and email)
John and Louise Mansell
87 Stony Lane
Dover, PA 17315
Dear Mr and Mrs Mansell
I am responding with enthusiasm to your job posting for a live-out nanny. I am convinced that my verifiable experience and abilities make me an excellent candidate for this position. My references show me to be responsible and reliable, caring and calm and always willing to help out wherever needed. With this in mind, I have attached my resume for your review.
Some key points that you may find relevant to this job opportunity include:
I believe these are the type of skills and competencies you are looking for in a nanny and I would appreciate a personal meeting to discuss this further. I will call you next week to schedule a meeting, in the meantime you can contact me on the above numbers. Thank you in advance for your time and consideration.
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