The purpose of a nanny’s cover letter is to persuade an employer to read your enclosed resume and call you for an interview to know more about you. Your goal is to give the reader an adequate amount of information to interest him or her in looking at your resume, but not so much that the employer is overwhelmed.

Writing a good Cover Letter for a Nanny Resume is more complicated than several people think. A poor cover letter is the major reason that many applicants never hear back about a nanny job they have applied for. For your convenience, our experts have created an excellent cover letter for nanny resume which will assist you make your own.


Sample Cover Letter for a Nanny Resume


325 Lincoln Street
San Diego, CA 35258

December 28, 2015

Ms. Julia Andrew
Staffing Manager
AAA Nanny Agency
25 North Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 21410


Dear Ms. Andrew:

I am writing to submit my resume as a job application for the position of nanny at AAA Nanny Agency, as advertised on your website last week. Utilizing my training in early childhood development, CPR Certification and three years’ hands-on experience as a nanny, I will be able to become an important team member of AAA Nanny Agency.

As indicated in the enclosed resume, I possess extensive experience as a child caregiver for preschoolers at ABC Daycare. I have worked both as a live-in and visiting nanny, therefore, able to work effectively on a flexible timetable depending on your needs. After grooming of my two children, I know the worth of quality care for children, and able to offer an extensive range of leisure and educational activities to the children of your clients. Above all, I am a nonsmoker, physically fit, have good work ethics and able to maintain the confidentiality of clients.

My resume and recommendation letters are enclosed for your perusal. I will contact you next week to schedule a time to meet with you where I may further discuss my qualifications and experience for the nanny position. If you need any further information, I can be reached at (000) 121-5632 or via email at [Your Email Address Here].

Thank you for your time and consideration.




Anna Steven

Enc: Resume and Recommendation Letters