Pimlico (close to Sloane Square)
One of our long standing clients is looking for a live in Nanny/Governess for their nearly 8 year old twin boys. This is a sole charge position for someone who is on the ball and possesses strong communication and organisational skills. Initially, during term time you will be required to work Monday to Friday, 12.5 hours a day with 3 hours down time (maybe longer depending on how you manage your day) rising to 13 hours per day with a 4-5 hour break from September. Hours are shorter in the holidays. Up to 2 nights babysitting in the week to be included.
You will be required to cover all nursery duties which will include cooking healthy and balanced meals for the children, walking to and from school each day, arranging & participating in activities (social, sporting, cultural) and attending school events. The parents are looking for someone educated who is able to assist with extracurricular studies & activities aimed at entrance exams for future schools. Ideally you will have a second language, preferably Spanish (second choice is French). It is essential that you have worked with children of the same age and have an enthusiastic and proactive manner along with a good work ethic.
Checkable references, DBS and Ofsted registration required. In return you will be offered a good salary dependent on your education and experience along with your own bedroom and bathroom within the family home. Once the probationary period is complete there may be the option of separate accommodation close to the family home.