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BILINGUAL NANNY/MANNY, Central London + frequent travelling to New York
A family is looking for a bilingual nanny, English and French or Spanish speaker, to look after their twins, two girls aged almost 2 February 2019). Typical nanny duties, only children related. They employ regular housekeeper. The family has houses in New York, London, France and Spain. The nanny should be energetic, fit, positive, someone who likes to travel and enjoy healthy life. No driver needed, no pets. This is live in role. 5 working days, 12 h per day. Offered salary £1,000 per week. During travelling nanny will be paid extra. Interviewing now.
Start: beginning of January 2019
LIVE-IN & LIVE-OUT (ROTA), Richmond, London TW9
The family is looking for a nanny 5 days per week including weekends on a rota basis – must be flexible and understanding of the needs of a private household. Working primarily in main residence in Richmond – will be required to travel to other UK residences on a regular basis (some weekends, school holidays) and overseas. Joining a team of nannies working on rotating schedules to allow 2 / 3 nannies to be on duty at all times with 1 living in each day. The nanny must live locally. Looking after 4 children aged 8(G), 5(B), 4(B) and 23 months(G). Salary – in line with previous earnings & experience. Working hours: 8am -7pm (Day Shift) / 8am – 8pm (Live In Shift).
(Rota is agreed in advance with the House Manager as part of a weekly rota).
- Supervising playtime
- Escorting children on trips out
- Planning and leading educational activities and assisting with homework as necessary
- Keeping track of all school related matters – parents evenings, trips, activities
- Maintaining children’s timetables (following routines, planning activities)
- Keeping children’s bedrooms/nursery tidy and ensuring they have clean clothes, school uniforms, any specific hair/skin products/medicines are in stock and ensuring they are well cared for in all respects
- Preparing healthy meals and snacks, feeding and cleaning up after meal times
- Packing suitable clothing/toys and any other personal effects for all travel/visits
- Arranging appointments and keeping up to date records at all times (e.g. Medical appointments and vaccinations, haircuts, extracurricular activities) Ad hoc errands.
- Be a fluent English speaker – it is a key requirement of the role that the candidate must be able to communicate effectively and have an excellent comprehension of the English language
- Have solid previous nanny experience in a similar role with references
- Be flexible
- Be free and willing to travel abroad from 2 weeks – 2 months around school holiday time
- Be punctual, organised and a good team player
- Maintain a professional demeanor whilst being approachable, welcoming, friendly and enthusiastic
- Hold up to date DBS and first aid training
- Be well presented, discreet and articulate
- Be fit, active and able to join in with the children’s games
- Have a strong work ethic
- Pet friendly
- Be able to do light, healthy home cooking
- Be IT literate, able to communicate with the office via email
- Strong educational background
- Tutoring experience
- French speaker (not necessary)
Driver provided, when on duty.
FRENCH NANNY, Dubai, UAE & Bournemouth, UK
A family is looking for a native French speaking nanny for their two girls aged 4 and 9. The family will stay in Dubai until April 2019 and after will move to Bournemouth. They have a house in Méribel, France and they travel there frequently. A maid is responsible for cleaning and cooking so the nanny will have only childcare duties. Driver is a must. The family has a small dog. This is live-in role, accommodation is provided. Working hours are Sunday – Thursday, 2pm-7pm. Offered salary 12,000 AED per month (£2,500 per month). Interviewing now.
NANNY, Doha, Qatar
Qatar Royal Family is looking for a fully qualified Nanny for their three children, boys aged 11, 9, 7. The nanny must be a fully fluent English speaker – experienced, flexible and active – preferably someone who likes swimming, surfing, beach games, skiing. Fourth child is a baby but has its own local nanny. All children are in bed by 19:30h-20:00h. House is fully staffed with chefs, drivers and housemaids. Fully furnished separate apartment is provided off site (5 min drive from a family residence). World wide travel with a family during the school holidays will be requested. When the family is in Qatar 6 full working days a week. When travelling 7 full days a week and free days will be given when they return home. Driver preferred – a car will be provided. Offered salary £1,000-£1,200/week. Top notch package.
NANNY, Dubai, UAE
VIP Family needs fully fluent English speaking nanny, for a one year old child. The other children have their own nannies. Typical nanny duties. They are based in Dubai, with regular international trips, mostly London. Six working days a week, local nannies employed to help. Fully staffed household. Accommodation provided. Interviewing now. Salary offered £800-£900 a week.
NANNY / MATERNITY NANNY, Al Khobar (Saudi Arabia), Los Angeles (USA), London (UK)
VIP Saudi family is looking for an experienced nanny/maternity nurse. They have 8 month old baby boy and are expecting new baby in May 2019. The family would like to hire a nanny experienced with newborns. When the baby is born the nanny should work for the next three months as a maternity nanny – the salary during this period will be amended (maternity nurse salary) and agreed in advance. After 3 months, when routines are established, the role will switch back to nanny duties. The nanny will always have her own Filipino assistant to help her and must be fully fluent in English, experienced with VIP fully staffed (formal) households, educated and up to date. Thy have 3 fully staffed residences in Al Khobar (Saudi Arabia), Los Angeles (USA) and London (UK). The role will start in Al Khobar. This is live-in, 6 days a week role. One year contract with one month paid holiday. Offer salary £900-£1,000 per week. Interviewing now.
Start: December 2018
NIGHT MATERNITY NANNY, Fulham, London SW6
A first time mum is looking for an experienced maternity nanny. The baby is due approximately 11th June 2019. The night nanny will work 8pm – 8am, for four weeks. Room to be shared with the baby. Salary negotiable. Interviewing now.
Start: June 2019, four weeks employment.
ROTA GOVERNESS/GOVERNOR, Belgravia, London SW1
A Russian family needs a qualified governess/governor to look after a 6 year old boy. This is rota system with 3 working days on/ 3 days off to start with later this can be negotiated to 7 days on/7 days off. During working days this is live in role and the governess/governor will share the room with the boy (he is extremely afraid of the dark), separate bed will be provided. When not working the candidate will leave the house. Duties will be to prepare the boy for the school and take him to the school, walking distance from the house. The boy is in the school form 8:30am to 3:45pm. After collecting from the school, the governess/governor will help with the homework and arrange appropriate activities for his age. The boy is in bed at 9pm-9:30pm. There are no housekeeping duties, no cooking, no cleaning as they have fully staffed household, only to manage boy’s room (wardrobe). No driver needed, no pets. Traveling with the family will be required. Salary offered £52,000 gross per year (£750 approx per week). Interviewing now.
LIVE-IN NANNY, Kensington, London SW7
A VIP family is looking for an experienced live-in nanny, fluent in English and IT literate for a boy aged 10. 4 siblings that live at a separate location, but they are all together at weekends/school holidays and the nanny will be required to help out with the other children on these occasions. Fully staffed household.
· Supervising playtime.
· Escorting children on trips out.
· Planning and leading educational activities and assisting with homework as necessary.
· Keeping track of all school related matters – parents evenings, trips, activities.
· Maintaining children’s timetables (following routines, planning activities)
· Keeping children’s bedrooms/nursery tidy and ensuring they have clean clothes, school uniforms, any specific hair/skin products/medicines are in stock and ensuring they are well cared for in all respects.
· Preparing healthy meals and snacks, feeding and cleaning up after meal times
· Packing suitable clothing/toys and any other personal effects for all travel/visits
· Arranging appointments and keeping up to date records at all times (e.g. medical appointments and vaccinations, haircuts, extracurricular activities)
· Ad hoc errands.
· Be a fluent English speaker – it is a key requirement of the role that the candidate must be able to communicate effectively and have an excellent comprehension of the English language.
· Have solid previous nanny experience in a similar role with references to back this up.
· Live locally and be flexible to adjust rota to provide holiday/sickness cover for other nannies.
· Be free and willing to travel abroad from 2 weeks – 2 months around school holiday time.
· Be punctual, flexible, organised and a good team player.
· Maintain a professional demeanour whilst being approachable, welcoming, friendly and enthusiastic
· Hold up to date DBS and first aid training.
· Be well presented, discreet and articulate.
· Be fit, active and able to join in with the children’s games.
· Have a strong work ethic.
· Pet friendly.
· Be able to do light, healthy home cooking.
· Be IT literate, able to communicate with the office via email.
· Strong educational background
· Tutoring experience
· French speaker (not necessary)
Term Time: normal working days are Thursday to Monday (inclusive). During the week, your usual working hours are 4pm – 8pm, and at weekends from 7am – 8pm, and overnight / otherwise as required although you will be expected to provide care and supervision for the child(ren) at any time when it is required on a working day. MUST be flexible and understanding of the needs of a private household.
School holidays: the nanny will be required to work every day, and will have alternate weekends off, unless the Employer otherwise requires (such as if you are required to travel with the child(ren)). Your regular hours during school holidays will be 7am – 8pm/ otherwise as required.
Offered salary £1,000 +
LIVE-OUT GOVERNESS, Mayfair, London
(closest tube station Green Park)
A family is looking for a live out, native English speaking governess for 3 children. Twins aged 5 (a boy and a girl) and a girl aged 4. All three are in school until 3pm. The role includes picking up the children from school, taking care of them, doing homework, keeping them engaged and excited about learning. Responsibilities include ensuring they eat dinner, doing homework with them, organising and coordinating after school and social activities, (birthdays/play dates) and putting them to bed. They are looking for a energetic, proactive, positive yet firm governess able to handle 3 active children. The family employs full time housekeeper and driver. Traveling with the family during the school holidays will be required. Working hours Monday to Friday from 3pm until 8pm. Offered salary £20 net per hour (higher salary will be offered during travel). Long term contract. Interviewing now.
Start: beginning of November 2018
GOVERNESS, Paris, Switzerland, Dubai
Russian family is looking for a native English speaking governess for a 4.5 year old child and speaking English for the other children (1 and 2.5 year old, each child has his/her own nanny). General requirements are: Citizenship of the UK, USA, Canada or Australia, teaching education, work experience at primary school (private schools are preferred) or work experience in the families as a teacher, tutor, governess, great at teaching English with clear pronunciation, accustom with British curriculum for Preschool and Primary school, able to teach British school program Reception class. Fluent in French or ability to teach French would be a plus, but it is not necessary. Working hours 8am – 1pm and 5pm – 7pm daily. From 1pm – 5pm is a free time.
Family will be based in Paris for 6 months, than most probably moving to Switzerland for another 6 months. They are after governess who would be able to travel with them, regular trips to Dubai and London. The travel expenses will be covered. While traveling accommodation provided with a separate room at a hotel or villa. Contract until August 2019, it can be extended further. Salary offered £25/h. Hours could be extended – to be discussed directly with the client.
Start: beginning of November
LIVE-OUT GOVERNESS/NANNY, Mayfair , London W1
(closest tube stations Marble Arch and Hyde Park Corner)
VIP family is looking for a live out governess/nanny to help with their 3 children, 2 boys aged 12 and 6 and a girl aged 10. The governess must be fully fluent in English, educated, reliable, kind. She will pick up children form the school, driver will be provided, and have only childcare duties – help with homework, arrange activities, teach etiquette and manners. Fully staffed household. This is live out role and working hours are Monday – Friday 2pm – 8pm and Saturday 1pm-7pm. Occasional travel with the family. Offered salary £25 per hour. Interviewing now.
LIVE-OUT GOVERNESS, Regent’s Park, London
A Russian family is looking for a live out governess, preferably a native British speaker, to look after their 8 year old girl. The girl attends London school and speaks English. Duties: pick up from school, help with home tasks, prepare for the next school day, do bedtime routine, teach English. They need a candidate full of energy, enthusiasm, adaptable, responsible, loving children, able to work with different apps (iPhone, iPad etc). Schedule: from Monday to Friday 5-6 hours per day.Saturday and Sunday – 8-9 hours per day. 1 day off per week, any day from Monday to Friday. Trialing in October and November. Successful candidate will work 9-10 h per day from 8th December until 18th December 2018. The girl will be on holiday until 3rd January 2019. From then the governess will work normal shifts until end of the mid June. Occasional traveling. No driver needed. Payments will be made per hour according to market rate. Interviewing now.
Start: 8th December 2018
NANNY, Dubai, UAE
VIP Family needs fully fluent English speaking nanny, for their two children aged 2 and 4. They are based in Dubai, with regular international trips, mostly London. Six working days a week, local nannies employed to help. Fully staffed household. Accommodation provided. Interviewing now. Salary offered £800 – £900 a week.
MATERNITY NANNY, Central London
A VIP American family looking for an experienced maternity nanny. The baby is due approximately 25th February 2019. The family will be in London from January, they have driver, cleaner and assistant. Separate accommodation provided. Working 6 days a week 24 hours a day. Travel with the family will be requested. Salary £180+ per day.
Start: 26th February 2019, and will continue to the first week of May
LIVE IN NANNY, Knightsbridge, London SW1
A live in nanny is needed to look after a 8 year old girl. The family is looking for an experienced and creative (arts, crafts) candidate who is fully fluent in English. Working hours are Monday – Friday, 7am – 7pm. The girl is in school from 8:15 until 3:30-4pm and goes to bed at 8pm. Additional babysitting in the evening will be required sometimes and will be extra paid. Typical nanny duties, including food preparation and laundry for the girl. The family travels a lot and the nanny will be requested to accompany them. UK, EU or USA passport is a must. Salary offered £500 net/week. Interviewing now.
Start: Immediate start
GOVERNESS, Fulham, London SW6
(less than 5 min walk from Fulham Broadway tube)
A family is looking for a Live-Out Governess, sole charge position, for their 4 years old boy. The boy is about to start school. The governess should be educated, fully fluent in English, and be able to help with a reading, writing and preparing the boy for a 7+ exam, also to support a busy mum with any school activities (bake sales, costumes). The family employs a full time housekeeper, so the focus would be on boys development and welfare, assisting with homework and getting organised for the next school day, school run, proactive about finding and organising activities, play dates and attending swimming classes. No traveling required. Driver not necessary. Working days Monday to Friday from 3pm – 7pm (could offer 5 morning per week from 7am – 9am, though mornings are not essential, longer working hours during mid term break and holidays). Salary offered £15 net per hour. The contract is for one year. Interviewing now.
ITALIAN GOVERNESS, Moscow, Russia
Russian family needs a bilingual governess, Italian & English. They have two boys aged 5 and 3. In Moscow working days will be 6 days on/1 day off and when the family is on holiday 7 days on 8-10 hours a day (at least 1 hour break on the middle of the day). Rota system, 28 days on and 28 days off. Accommodation provided. Salary depends of qualification, for highly qualified and motivated up to £350 per day.
Typical governess duties:
Assisting in all aspects of the children’s education
Creating weekly plans that schedule lessons and development co-ordinating with any other child carers’ existing schedules
Giving regular feedback to the children’s parents regarding the children’s progress and development
Providing all necessary nursery duties including keeping the children’s bedroom bathroom playroom and toys/equipment tidy and clean
Keeping the children active and stimulated with creative play and activities as age appropriate
Accompanying the family on weekends or vacations as and when required
Organising play dates and activities for the children and their guests as appropriate.
Providing an exemplary model for the children to follow