Baby Sitter Required Competencies

Required Competencies Through education, nannies can acquire the competencies needed to provide quality child care and a nurturing environment for all children. The International Nanny Association speci´Čücally recommends that a nanny demonstrate the ability to perform competently in the following areas:

• Observe and assess the behavior of children

• Plan and implement consistent daily routines

• Create an environment to foster trust, self-esteem, and independence in children

• Use age-appropriate behavior management techniques in interaction with children

• Plan and implement developmentally appropriate play/learning activities for children

• Choose and care for developmentally appropriate play materials and equipment 77 Working as a Nanny