Employers and families usually make hiring decision for babysitter position on the basis of complete job application package i.e. cover letter, resume, and recommendation letters. Therefore, these documents should be written wisely if you want to be considered for babysitting job.

Babysitter Cover Letter Tips

A cover letter for babysitting position is usually your first contact with the prospective employer or family. Your letter needs be short and to-the-point and must be tailored per requirements of the prospective employer. 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 of children at host family.

The following cover letter for a babysitter resume which will assist you making a job-winning cover letter.

See also: Babysitter Cover Letter Sample 2

Babysitter Cover Letter Example


99 Example Street
Atlantic City, NJ 69999

May 19, 2015

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


Dear Ms. Steven:

After reading your job posting for a babysitter, I want to submit my resume for this position because your job description closely complements babysitting skills and child care 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 from the University of New Jersey. I am well-versed in taking care of children in the absence of parents. My relevant expertise includes; preparing and serving nutritious meals to the children, changing diapers, preparing bottles, transporting children to and from school, and keeping them engaged while developing them physically and mentally. Above all, I know how to keep the kids safe and amused in different healthy ways.

My resume and recommendation letters are enclosed for your perusal. I will contact you next week to schedule a meeting time in which I may further discuss my babysitting qualifications. 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)