What qualities are important as a nanny?

We are always looking for 10-star Nannies who have the following qualities:

  1. Multiple, stellar references
  2. Work longevity – they’ve worked for many years with the same family.
  3. A can-do attitude
  4. A friendly, positive, cheerful disposition
  5. A people-person
  6. A flexible outlook
  7. Always one-step ahead
  8. A consistently good communicator
  9. Creates learning opportunities for the children
  10. Acts in terms of “How can I help?” vs. “That’s not my job.”