The Columbus Nanny Agency will act as your partner in finding the right nanny for your family. We meet each nanny candidate and conduct a thorough interview. We also contact each candidate’s references. By the end of this interview, we will have assessed the nanny’s ability to care for your children as well as her personality and care giving style.
Our nannies are educated and experienced child caregivers that meet the following criteria:
18 years of age or older
Completed high school or the equivalent
Eligible to work in the United States
Minimum 3 years of child care experience
2 + child care references from non-family members
In good health and up-to-date on basic immunizations
Certified in Pediatric CPR
Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, good driving record and auto insurance
Satisfactory background check results including fingerprinting and drug test
If you decide at this point to proceed with the search and placement process, an employee referral agreement will be signed and a $300 deposit/retainer will be paid to the agency
We will speak to you on the phone or schedule a meeting to further assess the type of personality and qualifications that will best serve your family.
You will receive a full profile of each nanny candidate. Let us know nannies you would like to interview and we will assist you in scheduling interviews, either in your home or at a location of your choosing. We will provide you with a list of interview tips and sample interview questions.
We will share the number of prospective nannies available that meet your family’s needs and preferences. These nannies will have been through our nanny interview process and initial background screening before they are presented to you
When you have identified the nanny you would like to hire, we will provide a sample employment agreement, payroll and tax information and other helpful resources for a successful relationship. You will also receive copies of the nanny’s background checks upon hire. Within one week of your nanny’s start date, the placement fee will be due to the agency.
Once the Columbus Nanny Agency and your family have decided to proceed with the search and placement process, you will complete an Employee Referral Agreement and submit the non-refundable administrative deposit of $300.00.
The Columbus Nanny Agency will collect the Placement Fee (less the deposit) within one week of your nanny’s start date. The Placement Fees are as follows:
$1800* for a permanent nanny (full-time or part-time)
$900* for a temporary nanny (4 months or fewer)
*fees above DO NOT include state sales/use tax
While the Columbus Nanny Agency holds the utmost confidence in successful relationships and work environments for placed nannies and their families, there may be situations that simply cannot be resolved.
If a new nanny must be assigned in the first 3 months of a placement, the Columbus Nanny Agency will assist you in finding a new nanny at no additional charge.
If a new nanny must be assigned during the 3-6 month time frame, we will assist you in finding a new nanny and apply 75% of your original placement fee to the new placement.
If a new nanny must be assigned during the 6-12 month time frame, we will assist you in finding a new nanny and apply 50% of your original placement fee to the new placement.
The Refund and Replacement Schedule will not apply if subsequent nannies must be replaced. Other restrictions may apply.