Employers and families usually make hiring decision for babysitters on the basis of complete job application package i.e. cover letters, resumes, and recommendation letters. Therefore, these documents should be written wisely in order to be considered for a babysitting job.

Babysitter Cover Letter Tips

● A cover letter for babysitting position is usually your first contact with the prospective employer. Therefore, it should be tailored as per requirements of the prospective employer or family.

● Highlight your personal traits which will enable you to make a significant contribution to the development of children.

● Create an error-free document on high-quality white or cream paper. Do sign it using a blue or black ink.

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

See also: Babysitter Cover Letter Sample 2


Babysitter Cover Letter Example


99 Perth Street
Atlantic City, NJ 01202

September 19, 2017

Ms. Anna Steven
33 South Street
Atlantic City, NJ 06534


Dear Ms. Steven:

After reading your job posting for a Babysitter position on care.com, I would like to be considered as your job description closely complements my babysitting skills and childcare experiences. As an early childhood development expert who has 2 years’ 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 who is currently pursuing her Master’s degree from the University of New Jersey. I have a successful track record of taking full charge of children in the absence of parents. My relevant expertise includes preparing and serving nutritious meals, 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 skills and experiences. Meanwhile, I can be reached at (000) 965-2356.

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



Kathy Wood

Enc. Resume and Recommendation Letters

(See: Babysitter Recommendation Letter Sample)