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Private Households - 

Nannies/ Tutors/ Governesses


E/G SPEAKING NANNY FOR FAMILY, BONN, GERMANY                G9436

Seeking candidates now

Key requirements: Fluency in English, 4 years' experience within a family, baby care, flexibility, able to drive in Germany

Job Description: A lovely German family, based near Bonn in Germany, with three children (6m /4y/ 6y) is seeking an experienced nanny, who speaks excellent English and Germany and who has previously worked with babies and young children. A self-contained apartment is provided. Drivers essential.

The family live in a sought after and noble area of Bonn, in a beautiful house within a large estate with various staff (house managers, cleaners, housekeepers, etc.). Two of the children (aged 4 and 6) are going to the local International School from 8.30pm and return at 4.30pm daily. The mother is returning to her career, which is why the family is looking for an experienced nanny. The current nanny has been working with the family for 5 years and leaving to get married.

Shifts would be from approx. 7am - 6pm  for 5 days a week, working 2 weekends a month (with days off during the week). 

The duties include 

- all nanny/ nursery duties

- keeping toys tidy and clean

- preparing snacks and light meals for the children

- changing the bedding, pack for holidays

- arranging play dates, reading, playing, going for walks, etc.) 

- oversee home work

- ensuring the environment is always child safe. 

The nanny should encourage learning and oversee any homework in English and German, if necessary. There are no housekeeping, cooking or laundry duties as other staff carry out those duties.

The nanny would travel with the family during the school holidays – no more than 4 weeks at a time. Private accommodation/ bathroom is provided when travelling. This position is live-in (very nice self-contained apartment within the grounds). Being a competent driver on the Continent/ in Germany and being comfortable to drive in Germany is essential.

We are seeking candidates who have at least 4 years’ experience having working with babies and within a private family (not just nursery experience) and are well presented, confident, well educated, organized, independent and very reliable. A high degree of flexibility and being a great team player is essential as well as good interpersonal skills. Candidate must have experience of having lived in a foreign country and should be fluent in English and German. 

Written references from past private families, a current DBS/ CRB security check as well as a paediatric First Aid certificate will be required. To start as soon as possible.

 

Salary & Benefits:  £700- £800 net a week depending on experience, holidays plus an apartment

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E SPEAKING GOVERNESS, ZUG, SWITZERLAND*                     CH 9437

Candidate on trial.

Key requirements: Fluency in English and German, 5 years experience, independent, drivers only

Job Description: A professional British/ Swiss couple is looking for a Governess for their two children aged 7 and 9. Both are at school and need some coaching and assistance with bettering their grades.

The household is informal, with a f/t housekeeper/ cook. The position is newly created to assist the children who only recently moved to Switzerland. There is one pet dog.

The duties are:

- Picking up children from school daily

- Overse home work and development

- Preparation for exams

- Device a plan for learning and recreational times

- Plan and oversee play dates and activities

- Travel with the family on holiday

Requirements:

- Min. 5 years’ experience plus proven track record of achieving better grades

- Child care education preferred

- Must be a confident driver

- Fluency in English and German 

- First Aid Certificate

The governess should be confident in her abilities, able to communicate well and have a visition on how to set and achieve goals for the childrend's education. The role is envisaged as a 1 year contract that can be extended.

The hours are Mon – Fri 2 - 8pm plus some babysitting twice a week. 

Salary & Benefits:  Competitive salary CHF 800 - CHF 900 net a week, depending on experience, holidays, travel, a large en-suite room is provided. Please note that living standards/ salaries in Switzerland are higher.


^To comply with Swiss law this role is placed through our Swiss partner agency – please see Contact page for details.


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NANNIES/ TUTORS/ GOVERNESSES

If you have previous experience in working in high profile private households, caring for cildren and have excellent references and qualifications, we would love to hear from you.


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