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Nanny FAQs

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

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

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 web site. 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 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.

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 CNST 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 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.

HOW DO YOU SCREEN YOUR NANNIES?

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

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.

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.

I THINK YOU OFFER GREAT SERVICES AND WANT TO SIGN UP. WHAT ARE THE NEXT STEPS?

Please submit an inquiry on our website. We look forward to meeting you!

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