Frequently Asked Questions
Where do I begin, and what is required of me to register with your agency?
FOR FAMILIES, here's how to find your perfect Nanny:
Step 1. Review our nanny services and nanny agency fees provided by your nearest service area. Feel free to contact the local office with any questions.
Step 2. Complete a Family Application. One of our placement counselors will contact you to review the specific requirements for your family and provide you with an agency agreement and a credit card form. These forms can be faxed or scanned and emailed to your local office. You could even take a picture of the completed and signed forms and email them to us for fastest service.
Step 3. After we review your application, we begin interviewing and screening nannies specifically for your position.
Step 4. When we have located Nannies that fit your requirements, we provide detailed information and help you to arrange a face-to-face interview with the candidate(s) of your choosing. This process continues until you have selected the perfect caregiver for your family.
FOR NANNIES, here's how we match you to your family:
Step 1. Complete a Nanny Application and submit all supporting documents including CPR/First Aid cards, copies of all childcare certifications, letters of recommendations from former families as well as a recent picture.
Step 2. After we review your application, we look for available positions in your area for which you are qualified. If we have a position, we will contact you to set up an agency interview and to complete the background checks. We will also post your profile on our “Meet our Nannies” page.
Step 3. If you are a match for a family, we forward your information to the family and help them to arrange a face-to-face interview.
In what areas of the country do you refer nannies?
A Nanny On The Net has 37 offices from coast to coast. If you are unsure if we service your local area, give corporate office a call 888.436.0222
What are the fees associated with using your agency?
Each A Nanny On The Net office is owned and operated separately. Thus fee structures vary from location to location. Please visit the homepage of the office nearest you to understand the fee structure. Alternatively, you may contact your local office via email or telephone to speak with a childcare coordinator/counselor.
What is your guarantee?
A Nanny On The Net is pleased to offer a 90 days placement guarantee. If for any reason your current Nanny is not working out, we will find her replacement free of charge.
How does your agency screen nannies?
Only candidates who have a minimum of three years of childcare experience are allowed to register with our agency. We conduct a thorough interview with all nannies. We verify all childcare references. We conduct a background screening which includes a statewide criminal background check, department of motor vehicles record, and employment history verification. All nannies must be CPR and First Aid certified or must be willing to become certified prior to commencement of employment.
What is the average wage of a nanny?
Salaries vary from location to location, and are based on a number of factors. Factors to consider are the age and number of children requiring care, the nanny's years of experience and formal education, additional household duties required, number of hours required per week, and the type of hours required (e.g., traditional, overnight, evenings, weekends, etc). Contact your local A Nanny On The Net office to determine the wages applicable in your area.
What other benefits will I need to offer a nanny?
Benefits are not mandated by our agency or by law. Additional benefits to consider are health and dental insurance, use of a family car or transportation allowance, paid vacation, paid sick leave, 401K, the opportunity for paid-travel and expenses on family vacations, and a continuing education allowance for childcare related education. Families often pay for CPR and First Aid recertification.
Live-in nannies are also offered housing, to include a separate bedroom, separate bathroom, and use of the common spaces within the home. If the nanny is relocating to accept a position with your family, your family may want to consider paying for one-way airline, train or bus fare and other travel-related expenses.
To attract the best nannies, you should offer a comprehensive benefits package.
Can you provide references from families who have used your agency?
Absolutely we will be glad to provide you with many of our family references. Contact your local office.
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