Employers or families usually make babysitter’s hiring decisions on the basis of the complete job application package i.e. cover letter, resume, and recommendation letters.

Babysitter Cover Letter Tips

A Cover letter for Babysitting position is usually your contact with the prospective employer or family. Your letter for each employer needs be short and to-the-point, and must be tailored per requirements of family. It is supposed to be an error-free document produced on high-quality paper (white or cream), and signed with blue or black ink. In your letter, highlight your personal traits which would enable you to make a solid contribution to the development and growth of children at host family.

For your convenience, we have designed a very good sample cover letter for a babysitter resume which will assist you getting a successful interview call.

See also: Babysitter Cover Letter Sample 2

Babysitter Cover Letter Example


99 Example Street
Atlantic City, NJ 69999

January 15, 2015

Ms. Anna Steven
33 South Street
Atlantic City, NJ 65555


Dear Ms. Steven:

After reading your job posting for the position of babysitter, I want to submit my resume for this position because your requirements are closely parallel to my skills, interests and experiences. Utilizing my knowledge of early childhood development and 6 months’ hands-on experience as a babysitter with different families of Atlantic City, I would be able to develop and nourish your children effectively.

I am a reliable, disciplined and honest individual currently pursuing my Master’s degree at the University of New Jersey. I have extensive work experience in taking care of children for a few hours when parents are at or away from the home. My relevant expertise includes; preparing and providing nutritious meals to the children, accompanying them on outings and social gatherings, and keeping them amused and engaged while developing them physically and mentally. Moreover, I am also skilled in preparing bottles and changing diapers of infants. Above all, I know how to keep the kids safe and amused in different healthy ways.

My resume and recommendation letters are enclosed herewith for your perusal. I will contact you next week to schedule a meeting time in which I may further discuss my qualifications and skills for the babysitter position. Meanwhile, I can be reached on the contact numbers given on my resume.

Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to hearing from you soon!



Kathy Wood

Enc. Resume and Recommendation Letter (See: Babysitter Recommendation Letter Sample)