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Premium,
full-service
nanny solution

College Nannies® is your trusted, full-service nanny solution. Our engaged caregivers provide safe, reliable 1:1 care in the comfort of your home. We are a premium, professional service dedicated to helping busy families do more, learn more and play more. We look forward to bringing the fun and dependable helping hands to your family.

We are proud to offer you an exclusive discount through your Bright Horizons® benefits:

  • $300 or 30% discount on the placement fee (whichever is greater)

Learn more about our nanny services below.

*Offer is valid for new placements of live-out nannies only. Other care solutions may be available based on your individual family needs.

We take the time to get to know you


When it comes to your family, not just any nanny will do. Our personal approach allows us to find great matches for your specific needs, family values and children's personalities.

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Why College Nannies?

Child care is a big decision for your family. You want a nanny who feels like part of the family; someone reliable and organized yet nurturing and fun. We have your perfect match, plus the support you need to make employing your nanny easy.

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    Your children deserve the one-on-one attention only a nanny can provide.
  • green-check FAMILY FIT
    We go beyond computerized profiles to find a nanny with the experience, skills and availability you need.
  • green-check VALUES MATCH
    Shared values set the stage for building lasting relationships. We work hard to ensure your nanny fits right in.
  • green-check COVERAGE GUARANTEED
    In emergencies and life’s little pinches, we take care of finding you the finest sub.
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Why College Nannies Instead of Private Nannies?

College Nannies promises what online portals and job boards don’t: guaranteed reliability, over-the-top service and a professional commitment to your child’s safety and wellbeing.

  • green-check CAREFUL SCREENING
    All our nannies are carefully vetted, with background checks at the city, county, state and federal levels, so you can feel confident they’re trustworthy for your family.
  • green-check PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
    Formal training and ongoing guidance ensure your nanny is top-notch for you and your children.
  • green-check DETAILS DONE
    From payroll to legal compliance to all the paperwork, we make employing a nanny easy.
  • green-check SAFE & RELIABLE
    All of our nannies practice COVID protocols to ensure your care is safe and reliable. We've added a daily health check to our mobile app that requires every employee to respond to health questions every day before providing care. This extra step helps keep your family and our employees safe.
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Our Approach

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Tell Us What You Need

We take the time to listen and understand your family's challenges and wish lists.

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Meet Our Team

We’re all about people, not algorithms, and believe there’s no better way to get to know you than a face-to-face conversation—virtual, or in-person.

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Find Your Ideal Nanny

There are so many awesome nannies to choose from. We'll help you find the right match.

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Enjoy Ongoing Support

We want you to have a great experience—and we go above and beyond to make it happen.

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Frequently Asked Questions

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO FIND A NANNY FOR MY FAMILY?

Using our proven Complete Family Approach®, we work quickly to find you the best nanny. This process usually takes between 2-6 weeks, depending on your family’s unique needs. During this time, your care may be covered with our premium sitter service which offers a reliable, temporary solution for the child care your family needs.

WHAT DOES YOUR NANNY SERVICE COST?

This depends on your family’s unique needs. Our pricing structure includes a placement fee and an hourly wage rate*, which includes the Nanny’s wage, taxes, insurance coverage, ongoing professional guidance from your CNS placement professional and access to our backup Sitter service. Once we’ve learned more about your specific needs, we’ll quote you a detailed rate range.

HOW DO YOU SCREEN YOUR NANNIES?

Our proprietary background screen conducted by an accredited national provider includes an address history report covering residence, work and school history screening county, state, federal criminal history and sexual predator database.

WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR NANNIES?

We’re constantly recruiting from a variety of top-notch sources, including college campuses, established community networks, local public and private school connections, and online resources, including our own website. Many of our quality candidates are referred to us directly by families and Nannies who love working with us. Nannies seek us out because they want to work with a reputable service that offers them professional development and guidance, and legal employment.

ARE ALL OF YOUR NANNIES COLLEGE EDUCATED?

Most of our nannies have completed some type of post-secondary education. Many are either current college students or recent college graduates.

HOW IS THE NANNY PAID? DO YOU BILL US OR DO I PAY THE NANNY DIRECTLY?

We pay your nanny through College Nannies at an hourly rate. This rate is all-inclusive, meaning we handle all the payroll and legal details: state and federal taxes, unemployment, FICA, Medicare, workman’s compensation, general and professional liability insurance and non-owned car insurance. The hourly rate also includes payroll services, ongoing professional guidance and access to our backup sitter service. We bill you for hours worked on a bi-weekly basis. To make sure you’re always in the loop, you can see your family’s detailed timesheets anytime through our secure, online family resource center.

WHAT TYPES OF TRAINING DO YOUR NANNIES RECEIVE?

Our training resources include an initial orientation, access to online training courses on child safety, security and age-appropriate fun, videos, print resources, resource directories, the most up-to-date tools available and the ongoing professional guidance of your local College Nannies team. Starting in 2021, we are providing quarterly national training opportunities with leaders in the child care industry.

WHAT HAPPENS IF OUR NANNY DOESN'T WORK OUT?

We guarantee all nanny placements for 12 weeks. If, for any reason, the placement doesn’t work out during that period, we’ll find you a new nanny as soon as possible. Meanwhile, you’ll have access to awesome child care through our sitter service.

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