Nanny/ PA, Zurich

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Nanny/ PA, Zurich, Switzerland *
CH 2042
10am - 7pm Mon to Fri
Top salary depending on experience

For a single parent with two children (B8/ G6) we are looking for a bilingual English/ Russian speaking live-out Nanny/ PA to be based in Zurich. Must be degree educated and a driver. German language skills a bonus.

The small family live in a large penthouse and own an apartment in Graubünden, which they visit occasionally. The mother heads a corporation and travels a lot. There is a part/time housekeeper who looks after the apartments and she gets the children ready for school in the mornings. There are no pets. Both children are lactose intolerant.

The duties of the Nanny/PA:

  • Pick up children from school
  • Liaise with teachers
  • Prepare children’s snacks or meals (only organic foods)
  • Ready school bags, tidy children’s rooms and toys
  • Order books and update toys
  • Oversee homework
  • Plan outings including regular sports
  • Encourage children’s language skills
  • Proxy parenting when required (2-3 days at a time including some weekends)
  • Report to and update mother & keep a journal
  • Communicate with housekeeper
  • Oversee household bills, online ordering
  • Deal with contractors and repairs
  • Obtain quotes, carry out research and make bookings
  • Organize small parties, help decorate
  • Run errands

Requirements of the Nanny/PA:

  • Fluency in Russian and English (ideally some German)
  • Educated to degree level
  • 5-6 years’ experience as a Private Nanny (including proxy parenting)
  • Good administrative experience
  • Excellent organizational skills and great communication skills
  • Creative and sporty (particularly skiing)
  • Knowledge of Zurich and surrounding area a must
  • Live within a commutable distance
  • Written references from past employer
  • Recent security check

The mother is looking for a supportive Nanny/PA who is reliable and friendly and who can be a role model to the children. Key is someone who can work autonomously and with confidence. During the’ school holidays, the Nanny/PA will not be required (the salary is still all year round). Use of a car.

* To comply with Swiss laws this role is placed through our sister agency, see CONTACT page for details. Please apply through Luxury Assets only. Thank you. 

Hours: 10am - 7pm with an hour for lunch, some flexibility when travelling to Graubünden or proxy parenting including weekends (time in lieu given)

Salary: Top salary depending on experience

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