Position Overview

The main role of an Au Pair or Nanny is to create a secure, loving, nurturing and inspiring environment in which a child can develop emotionally and physically. Common responsibilities of an au pair include caring for children and creating a nurturing environment for them. Every Nanny / Au Pair position may have somewhat different responsibilities depending on the family requirements, the age of the children, and other factors.

When building an Au Pair Resume or a Nanny Resume you may face difficulty in mentioning your duties/ responsibilities and skills in your previous jobs. Following are a number of  skills and responsibilities that might be used in Nanny / Au Pair Resume.

Au Pair / Nanny Duties and Responsibilities

• Bath and dress children suitable to the situation
• Wash and iron children’s clothes
• Prepare bottles for children and clean feeding utensils
• Change diapers for newborns and infants
• Prepare snacks and meal as well as supervise children’s mealtime
• Clean table and space after children’s meals
• Plan outdoor and educational activities of children
• Help children with homework
• Dust and clean children’s bedrooms and play areas
• Plan and supervise rest, bed and sleep times
• Read to children and tell stories
• Run household shopping tasks
• Reinforce suitable discipline for the children
• Implement and oversee every day routines
• Perform light housekeeping
• Schedule and organize children’s activities
• Transport children to and from school and other social activities

Nanny / Au Pair Skills

• Good Communication and judgment skills
• Well-versed in planning and organization of meal
• Great attention to detail
• Adaptable and flexible approach
• Demonstrated ability to multitask
• Emotionally mature
• High level of enthusiasm to work with children and family
• First aid and CPR certified
• Valid driver’s license with safe driving record