Kensington Crown

Careful Screening

The Most Thorough 5-Step Investigation Process

Only a select few nanny applicants earn the privilege of becoming a Kensington Nanny. Candidates undergo a 5-step selection procedure and certification before you even meet them. Our high standards are unwavering, you only meet candidates that have passed our selection and screening and have great experience caring for children.

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Behavior-based Interview

Our in-person, behavior-based interview is designed to uncover how a candidate reacts under certain stressful conditions and determines for what age the candidate is suited.



Testing & Certification

Childcare Skills Test - Must earn 80% or higher to qualify for placement

Infant/Adult CPR & First Aid - must obtain within 10 days of hire


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Seven-Level Background Investigation

Level I National & Country of Origin Criminal History Check

National Court Records Inspection

U.S. Work Authorization Verification (if applicable)

Driving Report

Social Security Verification

National Aliases screening

National Sexual Offenders/Predators screening



Reference & Employment Gap Verification

  • All childcare references

  • Work history references

  • Personal references

  • Employment gap verification

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Other Screening Options

Fingerprinting w/ National Identity Verification

TB & HIV Testing

Physical Exam

Additional Countries Law Enforcement Reports

Credit Reports

Education / Professional License Verification