Why did you choose to become a nanny?
What do you enjoy most about being a nanny?
Can you tell us a little about your previous experience?
What do you least enjoy about it?
Do you have CPR certification or first aid training?
If we were to hire you as our nanny, what would a typical day look like?
Do you have a dependable vehicle and are you comfortable taking our child to the park, play-dates or other places?
Are you comfortable with us performing a driving and criminal background check?
Are you willing to do occasional overnight stays with the children?
How would you find ways to be helpful when traveling with children? What would you pack in a carry-on for children for a long plane flight?
How many children have you cared for at a time in your previous positions?
What do you find to be the most challenging part of working with children?
How many hours at a time are you used to caring for a child?
What would be the maximum number of hours you could care for a child.
What additional household responsibilities are you comfortable taking on as a nanny,
For example: meal prep, laundry, cleaning, setting up appointments, pet care?
Are there any activities you have done with children in the past that have helped with their development.
Finally, ask if they have any questions for you.. and encourage them.