Interested in being considered for placement opportunities?
Nanny Stella is a parent and nanny coach, and matching families with the perfect nanny is a natural extension of those services.
We know that success is ultimately about human behavior, it is the blend of personalities and timing, finding the right candidate for the right family at the right time. We take the necessary time to understand the unique needs of each family and care provider ensuring great outcomes with matchmaking.
Stella knows the factors that make finding the perfect match possible and always makes sure that placement enhances both the lives of the family and the nanny.
Nannies must meet the following minimum requirements:
- 23+ and legally authorized to work in the US
- 5+ years of recent childcare experience
- Clean driving record
- Clean criminal record
- Complete work history, accounting for gaps in employment
- Committed to the profession of childcare
- Current CPR & First Aid Certificates
- Educated to college level
- Excellent references
- Great knowledge of childcare
- History of childcare
- Registered with TrustLine (or willing to do so)
Nannies must be willing to authorize the following checks:
- Auto Insurance Check
- County Criminal Search
- Credit Score Check
- Education Verification
- Federal Criminal Search
- Global Watchlist Search
- Motor Vehicle Search
- National Alias Search
- National Criminal Search
- Sex Offenders Registry Search
- Social Security Number Verification
- Social Media Check
The Opportunity Blast
Online Learning Courses
CACHE is a UK based organization that was established in 1945 by the Ministry of Health under the name of the National Nursery Examination Board (NNEB). The board set the syllabus for the first national examination which took place in 1947. In 1994, the NNEB merged with the Council for Early Years Awards to form CACHE. In 2001 they incorporated the National Association for Maternal and Child Welfare and in 2015 they became part of NCFE.
A CACHE Endorsed Customised Qualification is designed to give formal recognition to an organization’s courses, such as programs designed to enable professional development. On completion of this Endorsed Customised Qualification, learners will receive a certificate of achievement from CACHE, as well as a joint certificate of completion from NannyTraining.com and Nanny Stella, Inc.
Foundation Practice for Nannies consists of one course with 13 lessons. Each lesson is lead by award-winning nanny and recognized industry expert Michelle LaRowe, and has an introductory video, course content, resources and a quiz. Once all lesson quizzes are completed, students can access the final exam.
The cost of this CACHE Endorsed Customised Qualification includes registration with CACHE, access to all coursework, resources, quizzes and exams, and upon successful course completion, certificates from Nanny Stella, Inc., and CACHE. All learners will registered with and managed by Nanny Stella., Inc as the CACHE-Approved Learning Centre. Any complaints or appeals will be handled directly by Nanny Stella, Inc., as the CACHE-Approved Learning Centre.
Throughout the course and in the resources section of each lesson, text that appears pink indicates a link to an outside website where content was referenced from. These resources are provided for you to further your learning experience.
When progressing through the course, you must mark each lesson complete to continue to the next lesson. Lessons must be completed in order. Upon completing each lesson, you will return to the lesson overview page. You will find the link to the lesson quiz at bottom of the page.
You can retake quizzes until you have mastered the content in each lesson, however you may only take the final exam one time. A passing score of at least 75% on the final exam is required to earn your certificate.
Once you have registered with Nanny Stella, Inc., you will receive a coupon code that you will use to access this course in your confirmation email. You will need this coupon code to purchase this course at no cost on NannyTraining.com. During the check out process, simply enter your unique coupon code to reduce the course cost to zero. Once you have purchased the course, simply log back into the site and visit the course page to access the content and begin the Foundation Practice for Nannies course.
Basic Child Safety
Learn the basic safety information all in-home childcare providers need to know to reduce the risk of accidents, injuries and safety incidents to the children in their care.
Gain a better understanding of children’s health to help keep the children healthy, prevent the spread of illness and effectively care for mildly ill children.
Nutrition and the Young Child
Discover how you can best meet the nutritional needs of the children in your care through appropriate food choices and preparation.
Prepare for a variety of emergencies that can occur when caring for children. This course is designed to supplement your formal first aid and CPR training.
The Physical Development of Children
Learn about the typical physical development of children and how you can help to ensure that the children in your care reach their full developmental potential.
The Cognitive Development of Children
Gain a deeper understanding of cognitive development and how you can best support the cognitive growth of the children in your care.
Social and Emotional Development in Children
Learn the fundamentals of social and emotional development and strategies you can use to develop a positive and influential relationship with the children in your care.
Language and Literacy Development in Children
Discover the important role you play in the language and literacy development of the children you care for and the tools and resources you can use to foster positive language and literacy development.
Creating Environments That Encourage Learning
Learn the practical steps you can take to create an environment conducive to learning while caring for children in private homes.
The Importance of Routines in Childhood
Discover why routines are important and how you can develop meaningful daily routines that will benefit the children in your care.
Discipline in Nanny Care
Learn how to set age and developmentally appropriate behavioral expectations and discover strategies you can use to help the children in your care live up to them.
Special Situations and Professionalism
Prepare to encounter some of the special situations you may face as a nanny and learn how to successfully navigate them when working in your employer’s home.
You must complete your course within 1 year of the date of purchase.
Career Coaching with Nanny Stella
During this virtual or telephone consultation, Nanny Stella will share some of her wealth of knowledge from a storied career in the childcare industry. The goal of these sessions is to help empower up-and-coming nannies to transform into experts in childcare and give advice on how to conduct themselves in a business-savvy manner.