Summer Governess in London, Ref. FG4015

17th May 2022 eed_adminJobs

An international family in central London is looking for a qualified and experienced Early Years governess to work with them over the summer. The family would like the governess to work with their 3-year old daughter and help her prepare for possible entry into the UK school system in the autumn. This role may be extended to a permanent position if the family stays in London long-term.

Time will be spent working with her through the week, plus one weekend day. The girl speaks good English and likes music and dance. She is active and busy during the week and the governess will be expected to oversee and coordinate activities and outings with the current nanny and parents. The candidate should be a good team player.

When the family travel they would like the governess to accompany them, so flexibility and an adventurous nature are key for this role.

The candidate:

The family are ideally seeking a governess who speaks English at a native level and is comfortable with proxy parenting in the position.

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience working in a governess position and will be open to working with the family long-term.

Education to graduate level and teaching qualifications are strongly preferred for this role.

Good references from previous positions are essential, as are good habits and etiquette. Knowledge of a musical instrument would be a bonus.


The offer:

Summer position that could develop into a long-term role

5/2 or 6/1 schedule, negotiable between client and candidate

Salary of £1000-1200/ week

Daytime working hours

Live-out accommodation provided when travelling, candidates currently living in London preferred

Travel with the family when required

Travel expenses to be paid by the family

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