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WHY WORK WITH SOUTHERN STANDARD NANNIES?

At Southern Standard Nannies we make it easy to find your next role. We have worked with hundreds of candidates, who like you, look for professional, competitive jobs with awesome employers. Our clients are typically word of mouth, which means happy clients entrust us with their friends, family members and colleagues. We bridge the gap between employers looking for professionally qualified applicants and job seekers looking to build lasting relationships with realistic expectations while being respected, appreciated, and trusted. 

 

It is our job to be on the cutting edge of industry knowledge including local and national laws and standards, without ever compromising our ethics, and remaining true to our core values. We stay informed, so we can present exclusive local nanny and household staffing jobs that uphold our high standards. Bottom line, we really care about what we do and would be honored to help you find your dream job, unicorn family, or whatever you may call it!

 

Standards aren't just in our name, it's a big part of how we operate, and we have a candidate vetting process that is built with high standards in mind. If you're a Southern Standard Nanny, you're in the top tier of candidates in your field.  

READY TO GAIN ACCESS TO SOME OF NASHVILLE'S MOST EXCLUSIVE POSITIONS?

PHASE I

APPLICATION + PHONE INTERVIEW

PHASE II

PROFILE BUILDER + IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW

PHASE III

REFERENCE CHECKS + PROFESSIONAL EVALUATION

PHASE IV

REPRESENTATION APPROVAL + BACKGROUND CHECK

WHAT TO EXPECT ONCE YOU APPLY:

Phase I:

To be eligible to apply for jobs through SSN, all candidates must carry the status of "represented candidate".  All candidates will first complete an Application.  Our team will review your application and may reach out to schedule a phone interview if your application meets the minimum requirements.

Phase II:

Next, Applicants who qualify will be asked to complete a more in-depth application that covers their past experiences, caregiving or work style, as well as preferences in future roles too. We'll collect an updated resume and any letters of recommendation at this step too. Applicants in this phase will also schedule a virtual interview with our Candidate Specialist at this time.

Phase III:

Once applicants have completed a successful interview, our team will begin contacting their professional references. During this phase, candidates are also assessed on their professionalism and communication so far.  Representation status will be evaluated after this step. 

Phase IV:

Candidates will be evaluated by the SSN team for consideration of representation. For those that make it through the vetting process and become represented candidates, they will now be eligible to apply for positions through SSN.   SSN coordinates all interviews, trial days and conversations leading up to potential job offers. All job offers are contingent upon running and receiving a clear background check which is run during the trial/offer phase.

Southern Standard Nannies is a referral agency and does not directly employ nannies through our company or guarantee a job placement. Southern Standard Nannies follows an equal opportunity representation policy and does not discriminate on age, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, disability, or religion.   

Nanny Application

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

ALL CANDIDATES MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING TO BE CONSIDERED:

 

  • A minimum of  3 years of paid childcare-related work experience from age 18 and on (i.e.nanny, teacher, preschool/daycare professional) Work performed for a family member does not count towards this total.

  • Current or Immediate *certification in CPR & First Aid *we only accept AHA or Red Cross 

  • Outstanding professional work references within the past 8 years, we require 3 as a minimum but may ask for more. No family members

  • Current, professional resume including all relevant childcare/household experience in pdf or word format (resumes are not accepted in the body of an email.)

  • Legally able to accept employment in the United States

  • At least 21 years of age

  • Clear criminal background check  + safe MVR check

  • Professional communication at all times 

APPLICATION ENHANCERS:

  • 1+ year of consecutive experience working with the same family

  • Letters of recommendation from former positions (these may be required for specific positions.

  • A degree in a related field 

  • Unique skills or talents that translate well to working with children

  • Completion of the INA Basic Skills Assessment  

  • Travel experience with a family & current passport

  • Membership in a professional nanny or educational association

 

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