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Due to popular demand we are now offering Skype courses, for those who wish to attend our courses but who cannot be there in person. The online courses are exactly the same as the face to face courses, you have the opportunity to ask questions and candidates receive certificate following the course. All courses are one day, include practical session and can be arranged at times to suits you.
We are offering the following courses online:
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SUMMER GOVERNOR, Tuscany, Italy
A Russian family is looking for a temporary English speaking governor/teacher/ mentor during summer holidays for two boys aged 4 and 8. The candidate should be experienced with similar jobs plus able to teach, play chess and football player – important! The governor will teach the boys English, accompany them to sport activities – football and swimming pool. Shared care (mother and Russian nanny employed), live in – separate bedroom and separate bathroom will be provided. Interviewing face to face in London. Working days and hours: 6 days/week (extra days off when father is around), job to finish by 7pm. Salary £700 – £900/week, all expenses paid.
Start: beginning of July 2018
End: 30th August 2018
NANNY, Croydon, London
A live out nanny for almost one year old girl needed. The nanny should be fully fluent in English and experienced with the age group. Typical nanny duties – feeding, changing, playing, etc. No driver needed. Monday -Friday, 11am – 6pm. Offered salary £12 net per hour. Interviewing and trialing now.
SUMMER GOVERNOR, Sardinia, Italy
A Russian family will spend summer in Italy and would like to hire a native French speaking governor for their two boys aged 5 and 3. The governor must have minimum basic knowledge of English or Russian or Italian add to love sport, be active and energetic. The role starts on 1st July and will finish at the very end of August. The governor will work non stop two months with one day off per week to rest or will work 3 weeks and have 1 week off. Private accommodation within the villa will be provided. Offered salary 1.000 – 1.200 EUR per week. Interviewing now.
Start: 1st July 2018
End: end of August 2018
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
Start: September 2018
AFTER SCHOOL GOVERNESS, Kingston, London KT2 7JD
An after school governess is needed to help with three children, two boys aged 17 & 7 and a girl aged 12. The governess has to be a native British speaker, fully qualified and experienced. The governess will be fully responsible for the education of the 7 and 12 year olds. The 17 year old boy is home schooled. He has his own team of tutors and the governess will help him only to revise. The rest of the day the governess will work with two younger children. The duties will be to establish discipline and structure, teach etiquette and manners, help with the homework, arrange and accompany to activities. Driving and travelling with the family will not be requested. Monday to Friday, 2/2:30pm – 8pm/pm. Occasionally weekend help will be requested. During mid term brake and school holidays working hours will be longer. This is live out role. Offered salary approx. £1000+ per week – negotiable. Interviewing now.
GOVERNOR/GOVERNESS, Harrow, London HA1
A family is looking for a fully qualified, live out, full time governess/governor to look after and home-school their two boys aged 9 and 10, currently in Year 4 and 6 respectively. The ideal candidate will have an educational background, experience as a governor/ess and checkable references. However, its also important that you are emotionally mature and can create a learning whilst having fun atmosphere. The family believes in ongoing education throughout the day, not just when reading or writing in books but also through conversation and discovering new environments whilst travelling. The children play piano and are working towards grade 2 and 4. A governor/ess who plays and can teach or guide with piano practice is a huge bonus. The candidate will be required to create lesson plans in advance for the children and to keep a record of the children progress and discuss goals to be achieved once per week with us either in person or via Skype. The governor/ess will also be required to liaise with their other tutors and ensure they attend and are prepared for their lessons on time either in the home or outside of the home. They tend travel quite a lot so willingness to travel and continue the regular routine abroad is important, as is planning new adventures and coming up with activity plans whilst away researching the areas that we stay in. The children are very active and enjoy running, swimming, cycling, football and outside games. They also enjoy reading and playing board games. The governor/ess will be expected to take them to some of their activities that lead into the evening at times. It is important that governor/ess i sa good swimmer and willing to swim or watch the boys swim at least once or twice a week in the UK and every day when abroad. This is a sole charge, live out position. Family travel often to USA. Closest tube station: South Harrow. Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm (no evenings). Salary offered £800 – £1,000/week. Interviewing now.
HEAD NANNY/GOVERNESS & JUNIOR NANNY, Doha, Qatar
A VVIP Qatar family is looking for a head nanny/governess and junior nanny to help them with their four children, aged 5, 4, 3 and 18 months. Candidates should be very strong and resilient ladies who are well experienced at formulating a structure to allow sleep. House is fully staffed with chefs, drivers and housemaids. Fully furnished, accommodation is provided in a private apartment off site. 6 days a week and up to 12 hours a day is required. The salary will be in accordance with ongoing market rate. Interviewing now.
Start: 1st June 2018
GOVERNESS / PA, St John’S Wood, London NW8
A VIP family is looking for a full time governess to help them with their 2 children, a boy aged 11 and a girl aged 15. The governess / PA has to be native English speaker, active, energetic and to have educational background – preferably QTS. This is live out role and working hours will be 7:30am-7:30pm, Monday – Friday. The family employs a team of tutors and the governess will need to manage and supervise them. When the children are in school the governess will do typical PA duties. During mid-term brake and holidays the family is traveling worldwide and the governess will be expected to accompany them. During traveling a separate bedroom will be provided. The family has two small dogs. Offered salary £50,000-£55,000 gross/annum, depending on education and experience. Interviewing face to face in London.
GOVERNESS, Dubai, Islamabad & London
Fully fluent English speaking governess required for two girls aged 7 1/2 and 4. Family employs team of nannies. Fully staffed household. They are after an educator and a mentor, governess who is qualified and highly knowledgeable of British curriculum (girls are currently attending British school in Dubai). Both girls love ballet, swimming, netball and drama.
Governess will have her own bedroom and en-suite bathroom provided, all expenses paid for. Five days/week (8h per day) or six days/week (7h per day), negotiable. References are highly important – please apply only if you have minimum three checkable references. One year contract. There is also a four months old baby boy, but he has his own full time nanny.
Interviewing now via whattsapp, successful candidate will travel to Dubai for a trial (three to four days, maximum a week).
Offered salary £1,000 – £1,400/week, depending on education and experience.
START: 1st July 2018
NANNY, Astana, Kazakhstan
Lovely young Kazakh family with one and a half year old girl are after full time, live in Nanny. Nanny must be English native speaker, educated – preferably Early Years or a Teacher – able to develop child’s potential. Separate bedroom and bathroom provided, very spacious residence. Family is into healthy eating (macrobiotics) and sports. Fully staffed household. No pets. Please note that there is also full time Russian nanny, she will work in the evenings, weekends and help daily. Working hours: Monday – Friday 9am – 6pm. Travel with the family. Excellent conditions/superb lifestyle. Salary offered: £3,000/month. Received Pronunciation. Interviewing now via Skype.
Start: June 2018.
NANNY/MATERNITY NURSE, The Palm Jumeirah,Dubai, UAE
UK/Greek family is expecting a baby at the beginning of June and they are seeking for someone to start before baby is due, asap. The nanny should be experienced, fully fluent in English and have strong energy to keep up in a busy working and social environment. During first 6 months, while on duty, the nanny will share the room and bathroom with the child. When not working and when the baby has a regular sleep pattern a separate room and bathroom will be provided. Driver preferred, but not essential. 24 hours a day, preferably 6 days a week. Mother will help and is keen to share responsibilities. Long term contract. Salary £600/week. Excellent accommodation/living conditions,superb part of Dubai. Family employs a housekeeper and a driver. Travel with the family, all August in Greece. Interviewing now.
AFTER SCHOOL GOVERNESS, Chelsea Harbour, London SW10
An after school governess is needed to help with twoRussian girls aged 4 1/2 & 6 1/2. Current governess has been with the family for 3 years. The governess has to be native English speaker, fully qualified, experienced, energetic, active and will have only educational duties. Driver is a must. Working hours Monday – Friday, 3:30pm – 8:30pm, plus Saturday or Sunday full day or half a day (family is flexible). This is live out role. Traveling with the family will not be required. Salary offered £700 – £1,000 per week depending on qualification and experience. Interviewing now.
TEMPORARY GOVERNESS, Abu Dhabi & Madrid
A temporary nanny, fluent in English, is needed to help the family from 16th June until 15th July 2018. The family has three children, aged 8, 12 and 14. First two weeks they will be in Abu Dhabi and second two in Madrid. In both houses there is separate room and bathroom for the nanny. Working hours will be Sunday to Thursday form 8am to 5pm. Travel costs and accommodation are covered. Offered salary 2,000 EUR for 4 weeks. Interviewing now.
Start: 16th June 2018
End: 15th July 2018
GOVERNESS, Dubai, UAE
A governess, fully fluent in English, is needed to work with four boys, aged 1, 5, 8 and 10. Local nanny will help with the baby. The governess should have positive attitude, hardworking and flexible personality, experience in academic and social development of children, be a confident driver and a swimmer. French is a bonus. Traveling with the family will be required. This is a live in role, with accommodation provided. 6 working days per week, free day will mostly be Friday. 8 working hours daily, from 2 pm – 10 pm. Offered salary £1,000+, accommodation provided, 30 days of annual leave, flight tickets paid. Long term contract. Interviewing now.
NANNY/GOVERNESS, Doha, Qatar
A VIP Qatar family is looking for a governess to help them with their four children, aged from 2 until 9. Nanny/governess will work in a team with another nanny.
Fully fluent in English (French or Spanish are beneficial, but not necessary)
Sporty/active ( horse riding experience is a bonus)
Confident enough to teach children a new sport
Well traveled, versatile, can teach children about different topics around the world
Previous experience in a school setting as a teacher or assistant teacher
Can create a programme in various subjects to engage the children and teach them in an informal and formal setting, example:
Science week / create projects experiments,
Art week – learn about different artists.
Can work in a team but also work alone, has a can do attitude, flexible regarding work hours
Has knowledge of certain etiquette how to act in a formal setting
Previous experience working for high profile families.
Tutor the children in specific subjects
Oversee nursery duties (it is a fully staffed household, but they still expect the candidate to know what is going on as she would possibly be packing or assist with packing for travels)
Candidate will also be expected to find age appropriate activities whilst traveling and during school holidays
There is a significant amount of traveling worldwide
Accommodation fully provided (villa shared with the other nanny – own en suite). Top notch conditions, working days – 6 full days per week. Offered salary £1,000+.
Interviewing now via Skype.
TEMPORARY GOVERNESS, central London location
A UAE family will spend July and August in London and would like to hire a temporary governess. They have 6 children, 13, 11, 9, 6 and 3 year old twins. Two of their own nannies (Filipino) will help on daily basis. Typical governess duties – organise activities for the children (mainly in Hyde Park), teach them etiquette and manners. The governess should be fluent in English (additional language is a bonus), active, energetic, patient. Driver beneficial but not necessary. This is a live out role, 5 or 6 full working days per week. Offered salary £120-£150 per day (to be discussed). If everything goes well, the client is willing to offer a long term contract in UAE. Interviewing now via WhattsApp video call.
Start: July 2018
GOVERNESS, Fulham, London SW6
(closest tube is Fulham Broadway)
VIP family from Oman is looking for a native British governess with a experience in preparation for 13+ exam. Two girls aged 8 and 11. The governess will have PA duties while girls are at school. Live out role, Monday – Friday, 2pm – 8:30pm. Traveling with the family during mid-term breaks or school holidays will be required. Offered salary £3,000 net per month. Interviewing now.
ASSISTANT GOVERNESS, Dubai, UAE
An assistant governess is needed to help and work in a team with another British governess. The family has four children, aged 8 to 15.
The key qualities :
- Fairness in dealing with the children,
- Positive attitude towards children in the sense that she enjoys being with children,
- Understanding of children’s developmental needs, academically, health wise, and personalty,
- Good understanding of school requirements and extracurricular activities,
- Good supervisory skills to ensure the safety and well being of the children are maintained at all times,
- Skillful in planning and organising events and activities.
- Care, guidance and management of the children,
- Pro-active role in planning all activities,
- Development of the children’s independence i.e. Helping them manage personal belongings, develop responsibility for money, keep bedrooms and play areas tidy, school work as well as family, personal and leisure time,
- Ensuring, managing and promoting the children’s health, safety and hygiene,
- Education (including tutors) communication with school, progress reporting and assessment.
The ideal candidate:
- Native British speaker,
- Preferably driver,
- Happy to relocate to the United Arab Emirates,
- Appreciate the culture and traditions of the family,
- Engage with the children in developmental activities and events.
5-6 working days, cumulative 48 hours per week. Separate accommodation will be provided. Offered salary approx 20,000 AED per month, (£894/week). Interviewing now.
NANNY, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Saudi family (three girls aged 8, 6 and 3) is looking for an English speaking nanny. They have a team of nannies and fully staffed household. The candidate will be looking after all basic needs of the children, playing with them as well as accompanying to playdate and school occasionally. Working hours approx 1 1/2h – 2h in the morning (preparing girls for school), then off until 13h, girls are back at 14h, work until theuy go to bed, 6 days a week. Travelling during mid term breaks and holidays, mostly Europe, will be required. This is live in position, accommodation and food provided (a separate bedroom). Interviewing now via Skype. Salary offered £650 – £800/week.
GOVERNESS, Amman, Jordan
VIP family is looking for a fully qualified governess, native English speaker, for their boy aged 11 and girl aged 8. Family will send the boy to a Boarding School from age 13 and main duty will be to prepare him for a common entrance exam in the UK. All family speak fluent English and they have a fully staffed household. This is live in position with separate, 4 bedroom apartment provided. Travelling with the family during Mid term and School Holidays will be required. Candidate must be a driver. Salary offered: £700 – £800/week. Long term contract. Interviewing in London face to face .
Start: beginning of September 2018
NANNY, La Celle Saint Cloud, Paris, France
A family is looking for a live in nanny for their three children, aged 8 1/2 (boy), 7 (girl) and 18 months (boy). They would like to hire a native English speaker or Arabic speaker who is fully fluent in English. The nanny should be loving and nurturing with kids and able to help them become bilingual, ideally experienced with young children. Two older children are back from school at 4:30pm and the baby goes twice a week to a day care 8.30am – 5pm. Food preparation might be required. Holidays in South of France. Driver beneficial but not essential. Working days are from Monday until Friday, working hours from 8:30am until 7:30pm. Saturday and Sunday free. The family lives in a big house and they will provide a separate bedroom and bathroom. Offered salary EUR 1,500-2,000 net/month, depending on education & experience. Interviewing now.
Start: September 2018
NANNY/GOVERNESS-Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE
A part time, live out experience Nanny/Governess is needed to look after two children aged 5 and 2, five days a week/ 4 hours a day.
Start: September 2018.
WEEKEND NANNY, Knightsbridge, London SW1
A live out nanny is needed to look after a 7 year old girl during weekends. The family is looking for an experienced and creative (arts, crafts) candidate who is fully fluent in English. Working hours are on Saturday and |Sunday, 7am – 7pm. The girl goes to bed at 8pm. Additional babysitting will be required sometimes in the evening and will be extra paid. Typical nanny duties, including food preparation and laundry for the girl. Salary offered £12-15 net/hour. Interviewing after 16th February 2018.
GOVERNESS/NANNY, Kingston, London SW15
A Saudi family, living in Kingston SW15, with three children, a girl aged 6 and a half, a boy aged 4 and a baby boy 10 months old. They are looking for a native English speaking Governess/Nanny, preferably experienced in teaching British primary curriculum and child psychology. Until June 2018 the candidate will attend the school with the girl and help her with English and Maths primarily. After June the candidate will help sometimes with the baby while the older children are in the school. Main duties will be to help the girl and older boy with school. No housekeeping duties. Working hours will be Monday – Friday, 10 hour per day (7:30am – 7:30pm) with 2 hours break. Offered salary £800 gross/week. This could be alive in or a live out role. If live in, en suite bedroom with bathroom will be provided. Driver preferred. Immediate start! Interviewing now – face to face or Skype.