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In today’s interconnected world, one of the main causes for concern for many parents, nannies , governess and childcare workers is keeping their kids or charges safe when online . It is an indisputable fact that tablets, smartphones and social media are now totally integrated into the lives of parents and more and more children. It is also undeniable that we are only beginning to understand the positive and negative impacts of this new technology for children and adults alike. If fact the World Health Organisation reports that: 'Infants younger than 1 should never be in front of screens'. And kids ages 2 to 4, the international health agency said,  'should have no more than an hour each day of sedentary screen time'. In addition, recent research into cyberbullying points to a massive increase over the last decade. Instances have doubled from 2007 with: '87% of young people having experienced cyberbullying occurring online'. So let's look at some of the tools available to parents and nannies to help them ensure that the children in their care are protected, beginning with search engines.   How often do we now hear the phrase, “Just Google it”? The search engine giant has become a huge part of everyday life, with many simply searching the website name on Google rather than typing the full URL into the address bar! But how can you make sure that results that come up are child-friendly? Well - Google has its own privacy setting in SafeSearch which works well. This can be set up for each user individually. However, a much simpler child-friendly option would be to use Kiddle . The Kiddle child-friendly search algorithm is divided into 3 sections: Safe sites and pages are written specifically for kids. These are handpicked and checked by Kiddle editors. Typically, results 1-3. Safe, trusted sites that are not written specifically for kids, but have content written in a simple way and is easy for kids to understand. These are also handpicked and checked by Kiddle editors. Typically, results 4-7. Safe, famous sites that are written for adults and providing expert content, but are harder for kids to understand. These are filtered by Google safe search. Typically, results 8 onwards. The results that Kiddle returns are also posted with thumbnails to help make it easier for kids to pick the results they want to see. Overall we feel that Kiddle is an excellent, kid-friendly search engine that is well designed and safe for kids researching as part of their homework or projects online. For more of an ‘all-in-one’ solution you may wish to consider Kaspersky Online . Available for PC, Mac and most smartphones. Kaspersky provides an all-encompassing solution to help monitor your kids’ internet activity. It uses similar filters to those Kiddle integrates, whilst additionally giving you the option to monitor total screen time and app usage. The paid versions also give you information on the device’s GPS location data and social media use. We particularly like the simple and straightforward interface that Kaspersky offers the user and that fact that GPS tracking lets you know where your kids are at all times- providing excellent peace of mind. The app also alerts you when the battery on your child’s device is running low; so you can give them a quick call or message to reminding them to charge their device. This is something we know a few adults could find useful too! As general rules, if you are working as a nanny , governess or tutor it is probably also a sensible idea to write down some daily ‘best practices’ you can discuss with your charges and then implement to make keeping them safe online easier. It may also be advisable to involve the parents in this discussion, so everyone is in agreement about the internet usage plan moving forward. You can find some examples of some sensible rules for technology below: Have computers placed in a common area of the house Check your children’s browsing history regularly and make sure you know their passwords Advocate time spent together, helping with homework or simply researching topics for discussion together Set out the ground rules (such as ‘no talking to strangers online’, ‘no sharing personal information or addresses) etc. No downloading or uploading of data, photos, music etc. without permission Finally, and most importantly, speak to your children and begin an ongoing conversation about what they need to be careful about online, and any particular ‘dos and donts’.   As technology moves forward and globalisation increases human connection, of course, it remains essential to safeguard and protect those in our care; both in home-life or work-life for those working in childcare. So please let us know your thoughts! How do you make sure your charges are safe online? What works well for you? Do you use any software or applications that you can recommend? Do you speak to your charges about their online computer and social network use? Let us know in the comments below!
Are you trying to decide between a Nanny or an Aupair ? Or do you think they are the same thing? The terms nanny and au pair are often used interchangeably however there are several differences between the two and it's worth taking a moment to differentiate.   The Au Pair   An au pair is usually between the ages of 18 and 24 and will typically come from overseas in the form of a cultural exchange. They live with a family for a temporary period with the aim of learning a new language and immersing themselves in a foreign culture.    With an average age of 20, au pairs are unlikely to have had any formal training in childcare and usually have only minor experience – perhaps in babysitting or minding younger relatives. Indeed, they are unlikely to be pursuing a permanent career in childcare. As such, you should allow an au pair a little time to get up to speed with their duties.   Au pairs will settle into the host family as a temporary family member and will be paid pocket money to allow them to explore their host country. The time they are performing their duties will be shorter and more flexible to allow them to attend college. Those duties will be centred on looking after children and light domestic duties such as hoovering, tidying up and cooking meals. An Au Pair should not be expected to work more than 20-24 hours in a week and should never be left with sole care of under 2s. They can be expected to play with the children, babysit and possibly supervise homework – but Au Pairs are not trained in education, so it wouldn’t be typical for them to engage the children in learning or structured activities.    The Nanny   Credentialed and experienced, a Nanny offers a much broader service in childcare. They will know how to communicate with schools, day care centres, doctors, etc. Most nannies are confident cooking healthy meals for the children, will not only supervise homework but support it with their own knowledge and teaching techniques and will frequently engage the children in creative , educational activities . They are more independent, need far less supervision and can live at or away from the premises.    A professional nanny is committed to their chosen vocation, whilst they will enjoy their own lives outside of their working hours, they are not in the country for a cultural exchange or learning experience. Having plenty of experience, and in some cases even formal training , a Nanny is more likely to be able to cope with those little emergencies that crop up from time to time. You will enjoy more peace of mind leaving an older, wiser head in charge of your children.   Of course, higher professionalism comes at a price. Nannies wages start at £400 net per week for live-in, UK based roles . This increases substantially for international roles, where the average British Nanny will enjoy a salary of at least £800npw, rising up to £1500npw. They will be subject to employment law, including taxes and statutory contributions in the country of employment.  As an employer, you may be subject to paying pension contributions too, as well as supplying a payslip. Nannies will be entitled to holiday pay and will work a statutory number of working hours per week.   Conclusion   The differences between a nanny and an au pair are largely cultural. An au pair is typically a young language student from overseas. The employment is more casual, the au pair embedding into the host family on a temporary basis. It can be a working contract mutually beneficial to both parties, not least because of the ease of availability and low cost. With a nanny you get the reassurance of training, experience and professionalism; but expect to pay a little more.   Jennifer Heald is Managing Director of Diamond Private Staff, an elite staffing agency placing domestic staff all over the world.  www.diamondprivatestaff.com
This isn’t a blog post for all. Rather, I want to speak directly to good, passionate teachers around the world who are feeling, for whatever reason, a bit disillusioned with the job and classroom life and are considering leaving the profession, perhaps very soon or maybe at some point in the next few years. I’m especially keen to address newly- or recently-qualified teachers, though what I have to say may equally interest experienced teachers with many years of service under their belts. Whether it’s the volume of marking, the excessive number of pupils in your class, the sheer diversity of their learning needs, the unrealistic expectations of senior management or the absence of a satisfying work/life balance that is driving you to consider a way out, I want to share my “exit” story with you and, whilst it’s written from the perspective of a U.K. national’s experience of teaching in the U.K. state system, I hope that it will resonate in some way with teachers everywhere and perhaps offer a way out for you should you be seeking one. I will not just speak about what I ‘escaped’ to. I want to reflect on the process of leaving also, because it doesn’t just happen. There is, of course, no right way to leave a place of work, particularly in a vocational setting such as a school where deep bonds and attachments form, but it is both interesting and helpful to consider how the departure can be negotiated and managed.  Let’s go back a few years. In the middle of 2013, I came to the understanding that I needed to leave primary school teaching in the U.K. after twelve years in the classroom. I was a class teacher with several curriculum responsibilities and so paid on the Upper Pay Scale (U.P.S.), though I always refused to pursue middle- and senior-management roles and towards the end didn't even bother to apply for progression on the U.P.S., such was the package of artificial ‘evidence’ I had to compile to even be considered worthy of that extra £80 a month.  I enjoyed teaching and learning – I always had been captivated by the dynamics that drive the two – but the workload was crazy (so much pointless, ineffective marking!) and the various and competing demands from the numerous audiences I was expected to satisfy (children, parents, senior management, governors, the Local Authority, Ofsted , etc.) was proving too much. For many months, I noted, as did my family and friends, that the job was making me feel stressed and deeply unhappy. I thought that I would have to leave teaching altogether – a truly clean break. I couldn't at the time even conceive that there could be opportunities out there for me to continue to teach and enjoy all of the unquestionable positives of the job and also largely rid myself of the negatives that had driven me to such despair.   “How can I escape?” I asked myself, many times, without reply. I mean, what else can teachers do, apart from teaching, in order to make a living? Where does a teacher go, career-wise, when there’s even just a modest lifestyle to maintain and bills to pay? There are, in reality, perhaps many possibilities, but I’d argue that few are obvious or easy and certainly none presented themselves immediately to me. I understood that any career change - I quite fancied subtitling and captioning for television, as it happens – would likely involve the need to retrain and a period of not earning (“No. Can’t do it. I’ve no savings and I’ve got a mortgage to pay, not to mention loans and credit card debts.”). I also recognised that leaving the profession could well mean a lower salary (“Where else am I gonna earn £36k a year?”). Moreover, any new career would almost certainly offer substantially fewer holidays (“I can’t be without those lovely long breaks every six to eight weeks!”). For many, there’s just enough in a teacher’s pay and conditions to keep her/him in the classroom, no matter the desire or desperation to walk away, and that was the case for me too for too long. In my favour, I was single, without children, so I had no relationship or family of my own to consider in any decision-making and this gave me some mobility but all I knew was teaching and learning. The aforementioned obstacles haunted me for many months and compelled me to stick with my miserable life as a teacher. I see now, however, that these were only perceived obstacles. During the Christmas period of 2013, I met an old school friend of mine who was having a great time teaching privately in Moscow . He was working for a wealthy family for just a few hours a day (late afternoon to early evening – after the children had returned home from school), five days a week. His salary was much higher than that of a class teacher in the UK. The family rented an apartment for him to live in. There was also some exciting international travel involved. His social life in Moscow was fantastic. Crucially, from my point-of-view, it was “easy”, “no stress” teaching - something I could and wanted to do. My friend was enormously encouraging when I expressed an interest. These jobs were out there: “Governor” (I’d never heard of one of those before!) or “Private Tutor” needed. He highlighted the fact that I was a qualified teacher with substantial teaching experience as a great advantage because many people who did (and still do) these jobs don’t have these highly-valued qualifications and the time served on their C.V.. “You’ll get a job,” he said. “Easily, mate.” I subsequently took some time to weigh up the pros, cons and feasibility of going for it. I reviewed the obstacles and ties that I had thought could make such a move complicated but, with such great possibilities on the other side, I eventually concluded that there was probably nothing to stop me: I could easily rent my house (and even make some money in so doing); I could borrow a little money from my family as a kind of bridging loan to ensure all of my bills would be paid back home whilst I set myself up in another country; I could use my school holidays as a time to make myself available for interviews with potential new employers; I could always return to teaching in the U.K. if things didn’t work out abroad (there are always vacancies!). Crucially, these conclusions came about because I spoke openly about the hurdles to family, friends and even my employer. I’m a great believer that the more you speak about your problems, the more likely it is that solutions will present themselves or be presented to you. One particular problem was the requirement in the U.K. to give a full term’s notice ahead of leaving a post. It’s often the case that families that employ governors/governesses and private tutors advertise their posts through agencies just a month or so before the desired start date which makes serving a full term’s notice in a U.K. school very difficult. I decided that I would simply be as honest, earnest and fair with my school as possible in pursuing any new opportunities, and hope that my twelve years of loyalty and hard work would give me some credit in the bank. I found it helpful to initially share my interest in this potential new venture by simply discussing what my friend had told me about his life in Moscow (“I met with a friend of mine over Christmas and he mentioned… It was really interesting.”) in an informal lunchtime chat. I asked members of the senior management team for their thoughts in other conversations in the staffroom – again very informal. Subsequent conversations made it clear I was seriously thinking about it, emphasising the many rewards whilst also acknowledging (giving advanced notice of) the potential complications. These conversations also emphasised the differences between these new opportunities and classroom teaching anywhere in the U.K.. I was not comparing my existing state school employer to the potential new private one and highlighting the former’s deficiencies. This was completely different. I was comparing apples to oranges, to minimise any offence. As a result, when the time came for me to say, “Here’s a specific post, and I want to go for it”, there was empathy, understanding and support even. Above all, there was no shock.  As the ‘laying-the-groundwork’ staffroom conversations continued, I registered with the agency  that found my friend his post in Moscow and, sure enough, roles came up and it put me forward for them. Indeed, I secured the first post that I applied for – a private teaching job in India. I was able to negotiate two days’ unpaid leave in order to fly over to Mumbai for interview just a few weeks into a new academic year. On being offered the post, the employing family made it clear they wanted me to start immediately. Fortunately, my headteacher was supportive, recognised the uniqueness of the opportunity (this truth had already been established in those earlier conversations) and allowed me to leave without requiring me to work any notice period. The terms and conditions in Mumbai were as good, if not better, than those my friend was enjoying in Moscow: working with one family (a boy, 11) for just a few hours a day, five days per week; my own apartment provided; all travel expenses covered; a massive salary increase compared to my U.K. teaching job; during the boy’s school holidays, I could travel with the family or I could do as I wished. I had found my way out of classroom life and went on to enjoy four fantastic years in India, enjoying all that is good about being a teacher and shedding pretty much all of the negatives. It was the happiest and highest of times from which I took great memories and made wonderful friends. About a year ago, I moved to Moscow, to fill a new private teaching post. I’m working a few more hours per week than I was in Mumbai – around 6-7 hours per day, five days per week – but a salary increase reflects the fact. The rest of the terms and conditions are broadly the same and I’m living in another vibrant, exciting city and tasting a whole other culture again. The stresses and strains of the last few years of my time in the U.K. are a thing of the past. I’m infinitely happier. My main motivation for writing this blog entry and sharing my experience is that I sometimes rue the fact that I didn’t pursue this alternative teaching career much sooner in my life. After just a couple of years of teaching experience in the U.K., I could have moved to another country and enjoyed a private teaching job in a largely stress-free environment. I could have saved substantial sums of money to perhaps later invest in a house in the U.K. or wherever I may have wanted to make my home further down the line, without the need for a mortgage at all. I could have seen even more of the world and made many more friends from all over the world. The classroom jobs would still be available to me if I felt the need or desire to return to the world of education in the U.K. and I’d be a better teacher because of my time served in other countries and cultures. It’s that tinge of personal regret that compels me to appeal to you, the reader, especially if you are a newly- or recently-qualified teacher now, and currently feeling the same levels of unhappiness in your work as I was five years ago. I would definitely recommend exploring the very real option of becoming a governess / governor or private tutor abroad or even in the U.K. ; the opportunities are out there. I’m reluctant to say that you have nothing to lose because, of course, I don’t know your personal circumstances, but I would hazard a guess that few if any of those personal circumstances are big enough obstacles to prevent you from making the move. I would add that there is so much to gain but that’s for another blog post, perhaps. Start making lists of pros and cons against such a move. Speak to your family and friends and see what they think. Use this website and look at the jobs available. Speak to the agencies advertising them and get a feel for what’s involved (exchange some emails or call them up – it doesn't matter). The more you talk to people about the idea, the more feasible and exciting it becomes. Then you look at the perceived obstacles, if there are any, and look at ways to overcome them.  I can’t stress enough, either, the desire to fill these roles with qualified teachers from the U.K. with a young, energetic disposition. Please don’t think, “Who’d be interested in me?”. If you’re a good, passionate teacher, there’s maybe a better place for you.   A former UK schoolteacher.
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Feb 17, 2020
A large property in near Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 are looking for an experienced housekeeper to join the property. This is either a live in or live out role.  You should have a full driving licence in order to apply for this job.   Package Offered £30,000 - £35,000 gross per year  Full contract and 20 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays Additional hours paid in overtime/time off in lieu Family Background The property is based near Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9. A single gentleman lives at the property.  His partner and his grown children visit regularly.  He travels regularly with work. The property is a large, contemporary property with three main bedrooms and a suite on the top floor. It has an indoor swimming pool and gym. The owner has six adult children, who do not reside in the property but do come to stay periodically.   Duties Ensure the house is always clean, neat, tidy and welcoming Dusting and polishing furniture and fixtures Cleaning and sanitising toilets, showers/bathtubs, countertops, and sinks Vacuuming and cleaning carpets and rug Sweeping/vacuuming, polishing, and mopping hard floors Sorting, washing, loading, and unloading laundry Ironing clothing items Arranging dry- cleaning Keeping bathrooms stocked with clean linens, toiletries, and other supplies Cleaning mirrors and other glass surfaces Monitoring cleaning supplies and ordering more as needed Reporting any necessary repairs or replacements Maintaining gardens, mowing, watering plants, cleaning windows, paths and steps Raking leaves, jet spraying exterior walls, sills and outdoor furniture Keeping patios, pathways and steps clean and tidy Watering household plants and flower arranging Valeting cars, driving client when required, shopping, running errands, airport runs Looking after swimming pool, sauna and gym Keeping refrigerator clean and discarding out-of-date items Cleaning the oven Tidying and cleaning bathrooms, bedrooms and living areas Cleaning windows inside Taking care of pets, feeding and exercising on a daily basis - you must be a pet and animal lover! Carrying out weekly grocery shopping Dealing regularly with tradesmen, suppliers and contractors Managing security alarms Assisting with cooking Carrying out any other duties that the principal requests around the property and daily routine. Location/Accommodation The property is near Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9.  You will be provided a private, 2 bedroom annex accommodation with a separate entrance on the property grounds.  You can also live out if you are in commutable distance to the property.   Days/Hours Monday – Friday 45 hour working week. Paid overtime/time off in lieu - flexibility to do overtime when the family are in residence  Languages You must speak a good level of English.     Special Skills You should have a driving licence in order to either commute to the property or complete the duties as needed in the job.   Interview/Start date ASAP
Polo & Tweed United Kingdom
Feb 17, 2020
A large property in near Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 are looking for an experienced domestic couple to join the property.  One of you must be a confident driver with a full driving licence in order to apply for this job.  You can also live out if you are in commutable distance to the property.   Package Offered £55,000 - 65,000 gross per year (Combined salary) Full contract and 20 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays Additional hours paid in overtime/time off in lieu Family Background The property is based near Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9. A single gentleman lives at the property.  His partner and his grown children visit regularly.  He travels regularly with work. The property is a large, contemporary property with three main bedrooms and a suite on the top floor. It has an indoor swimming pool and gym. The owner has six adult children, who do not reside in the property but do come to stay periodically.   Duties Ensure the house is always clean, neat, tidy and welcoming Dusting and polishing furniture and fixtures Cleaning and sanitising toilets, showers/bathtubs, countertops, and sinks Vacuuming and cleaning carpets and rug Sweeping/vacuuming, polishing, and mopping hard floors Sorting, washing, loading, and unloading laundry Ironing clothing items Arranging dry- cleaning Keeping bathrooms stocked with clean linens, toiletries, and other supplies Cleaning mirrors and other glass surfaces Monitoring cleaning supplies and ordering more as needed Reporting any necessary repairs or replacements Maintaining gardens, mowing, watering plants, cleaning windows, paths and steps Raking leaves, jet spraying exterior walls, sills and outdoor furniture Keeping patios, pathways and steps clean and tidy Watering household plants and flower arranging Valeting cars, driving client when required, shopping, running errands, airport runs Looking after swimming pool, sauna and gym Keeping refrigerator clean and discarding out-of-date items Cleaning the oven Tidying and cleaning bathrooms, bedrooms and living areas Cleaning windows inside Taking care of pets, feeding and exercising on a daily basis - you must be a pet and animal lover! Carrying out weekly grocery shopping Dealing regularly with tradesmen, suppliers and contractors Managing security alarms Assisting with cooking Carrying out any other duties that the principal requests around the property and daily routine. Location/Accommodation The property is near Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9.  You will be provided a private, 2 bedroom annex accommodation with a separate entrance on the property grounds.  You can also live out if you are in commutable distance to the property.   Days/Hours Monday – Friday 45 hour working week. Paid overtime/time off in lieu - flexibility to do overtime when the family are in residence  Languages You must speak a good level of English.     Special Skills At least one of the couple must hold a full driving licence and be a confident driver.   Interview/Start date ASAP
Polo & Tweed United Kingdom
Feb 17, 2020
£12.00 - £15.00 hourly
  Job Type Part Time Nanny Location Camden, London Salary £12 to £15 per Hour (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages English SL, French Education 1 year Working Days Tuesday - Thursday Working Hours 13:00 - 19:00 
A reliable part time live out nanny is required by a lovely family in Camden, London to look after their lovely baby. The nanny must have a valid first aid qualification. Speaking French would be a nice bonus but the family is happily open to other languages. Working hours:  Tuesday to Thursday, approximately 15 hours a week Duties include: ensure the baby is safe at all times sterilise milk bottles and feed the baby milk arrange the laundry and ironing sing nursery rhymes to the child establish a sleep and feeding routine make the beds organise and maintain their wardrobes take the baby on walks for fresh air help with bath time give weekly updates on the child's development They would need someone to start as soon as possible. To learn more about this role, please apply and a consultant will contact you with more information. Job Type:  Part Time, Permanent Salary:  £12 to £15 per hour Location:  Camden PTNID
Little Ones London Camden Town, London, UK Part time
Feb 17, 2020
£450 - £500 weekly
  Job Type Live In Nanny Location London, Chelsea Salary £450 to £500 per Week (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages French, Greek, Spanish Education 1 year Working Days Tuesday - Saturday Working Hours 07:00 - 19:00 Chelsea, London has a family looking for a full time French speaking live in nanny who will be responsible for taking care of their three school aged children. The nanny needs to be super organized and must have a valid first aid qualification. The family is looking for someone who speaks French but they are also open for Greek or Spanish speakers. Working hours:  Tuesday to Saturday, full time Accommodation  double bedroom and ensuite bathroom Duties include: arranging appropriate activities for the children pick the children up from school meals preparations school runs helping out with homework going to the park planning other fun activities while the parents are working preparing and escorting the children on play dates and doing extracurricular activities such as sports They would need someone to start as soon as possible. To learn more about this role, please apply and a consultant will contact you with more information. Job Type:  Full Time, Permanent Salary:  £450 to £500 per week Location:  Chelsea LINID
Little Ones London Chelsea, London, UK Full time
Feb 17, 2020
£12.00 - £15.00 hourly
  Job Type Afterschool Nanny Location London, Merton Salary £12 to £15 per Hour (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages English SL Education 1 year Driver Yes Working Days Monday - Thursday Working Hours 16:00 - 19:00 A family in Merton, London needs a live out after school nanny to look after their school aged child. They are ideally looking for someone who knows how to drive and have a valid first aid qualification Working hours:  15 hours, Monday to Thursday, from 4 pm to 7 pm and additional hours during the school holidays Duties include: Helping the child with afterschool activities like homework Providing healthy meals and snacks for the child Providing supervision and constant care to the child Being disciplined with the child when required Tidying up child's bedrooms and play areas Playing with the child and taking to the park Planning and organizing age related activities Stimulating the child to read and be active Reading to and with the child Implementing daily routines Cleaning up after the meals Ensuring toys are organized and play areas are tidy The family would like someone to start as soon as possible. To learn more about this role, please apply and a consultant will contact you with more information. Job Type:  Part Time, Permanent Salary:  £12 to £15 per hour Location:  Merton AFSID
Little Ones London Merton, London, UK Part time
Feb 17, 2020
£550 - £600 weekly
  Job Type Live In Nanny Location London, Westminster Salary £550 to £600 per Week (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages Tagalog Education 1 year Working Days Monday - Friday Working Hours 07:00 - 19:30 A lovely family in Westminster is looking for a full time live in nanny to help take care of their baby. The family is ideally looking for someone who speaks Tagalog. A valid first aid qualification is needed for this position. Working hours:  Full time cover from Monday to Saturday. The family would need the Nanny to start as soon as possible. Accommodation:  On days off, the nanny will be provided with own bedroom and a shared bedroom with the baby on working days. Duties include: preparing milk organizing the child’s daily schedule changing nappies cleaning and sterilizing bottles setting up nap routine washing and dressing the child playing with the child taking track of the child’s development and updating the parents making sure the child is always safe and happy taking to the doctor’s appointment and helping the child with a bedtime routine. The Nanny will also be responsible for doing some light childcare housekeeping such as organizing the child’s clothes doing laundry and ironing the child’s clothes making sure the child’s room is always clean and doing occasional grocery shopping of the child’s supplies To learn more about this role, please apply and a consultant will contact you with more information. Job Type:  Full Time, Permanent Salary:  £550 to £600 per week Location:  Westminster LINID
Little Ones London Westminster, London, UK Full time
Feb 17, 2020
£11.00 - £13.00 hourly
  Job Type Part Time Nanny Housekeeper Location Cobham, Surrey Salary £11 to £13 per Hour (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages English SL, Spanish Education 1 year Working Days Monday - Friday Working Hours 07:30 - 13:30 A lovely family in Cobham, Surrey is looking for a part time Spanish speaking nanny housekeeper to look after their toddler and two school aged children whilst maintaining their home to a high standard of cleanliness. Working hours:  Monday to Friday, from 7:30 am to 1:30 pm Duties include: collecting the children from school helping with homework preparing meals for the children wiping down the kitchen surfaces and cooking utensils after use organizing the laundry and ironing changing the bedsheets taking the children to activities and playdates The family is ideally looking for someone who speaks Spanish. The candidate must have a valid first aid qualification and must be willing to start as soon as possible. To learn more about this role, please send your CV to nhkteam@littleoneslondon.co.uk and a consultant will contact you with more information. Job Type:  Part Time, Permanent Salary:  £11 to £13 per hour Location:  Cobham
Little Ones London Cobham, UK Part time
Feb 17, 2020
£400 - £500 weekly
  Job Type Live In Nanny Housekeeper Location Chelsea, London Salary £400 to £500 per Week (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages English SL Education 1 year Working Days Monday - Friday Working Hours 07:30 - 19:00 

A family in Chelsea, London is looking for a full time live in nanny housekeeper to look after their toddler and two school aged children as well as maintain their property clean and organised. A valid first aid qualification is needed for this position. Working hours:  Monday to Friday, from 7:30 am to 7 pm Accommodation:  Own bedroom and bathroom with own entrance Duties include: assisting with bath time routine dressing the children feeding them cleaning them up after every meal taking them to playdates preparing various age-appropriate activities playing with them helping the other children with homework making sure they are always happy and safe changing nappies and helping the little one with potty/toilet training teaching general life skills, such as basic hygiene and manners take care of the household cooking for the children making sure the toilet and bathroom are clean doing the grocery shopping and errands organising cupboards and changing bedsheets The nanny housekeeper needs to be pet friendly. The duties will focus more on housekeeping from November onwards when the youngest child goes to nursery. The family is looking for someone to start in March. To learn more about this role, please send your CV to nhkteam@littleoneslondon.co.uk and a consultant will contact you with more information. Job Type:  Full Time, Permanent Salary:  £400 to £500 per week Location:  Chelsea
Little Ones London Chelsea, London, UK Full time
Feb 17, 2020
£150 - £200 weekly
  Job Type Au Pair Location Westminster, London Salary £150 to £200 per Week (negotiable depending on experience) Experience none required Languages English SL Education 1 year Working Days Monday - Friday Working Hours 07:00 - 19:00 

A responsible, proactive and hardworking au pair is needed by a lovely family in Westminster, London to help them look after their toddler and school aged child. Working hours:  Monday to Friday, ideally 35 hours per week Accommodation:  Own room and shared bathroom with the child Duties include: school drop offs and pickups helping with homework doing after school activities with the children preparing recreational activities messy play with the children maintaining a clean and tidy environment for the children doing arts and crafts taking to parks and playgrounds helping with the bedtime routines The family travels to Russia during the winter period and the au pair can go home for a full month for Christmas and New Years and then return back to work at after that time. They are looking to hire in September. To learn more about this role, please send your CV to aupairs@littleoneslondon.co.uk and a consultant will contact you with more information. Job Type:  Part Time, Permanent Salary:  £150 to £200 per week Location:  Westminster
Little Ones London Westminster, London, UK Full time
Feb 17, 2020
£10.00 - £12.00 hourly
  Job Type Nanny-housekeeper Location London, Chelsea Salary £10 to £12 per Hour (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages English SL, Turkish Education 1 year Working Days Monday - Friday Working Hours 11:00 - 19:30 A family in Chelsea is in need of a Turkish speaking nanny to help them look after their school aged child as well as keeping their household clean. The family ideally wants someone who speaks Turkish to help the child communicate well using the language. The Nanny must be loving and friendly and must have a valid first aid qualification. Working hours:  Full time from Monday to Friday, with occasional babysitting. Duties will include preparing recreational activities that will boost the child’s physical and mental development messy play with the child maintaining a clean and tidy environment for the child doing arts and crafts taking to parks and playgrounds feeding the child and helping with the bedtime routine keeping bedroom and play area neat and tidy loading the dishwasher changing the bed linen deep cleans of the kitchen cleaning the bathroom sinks and mirrors folding away freshly ironed clothes keeping the kitchen cupboards tidy The family would like someone to start as soon as possible. To learn more about this role, please apply and a consultant will contact you with more information. Job Type:  Full Time, Permanent Salary:  £10 to £12 per hour Location:  Chelsea NHKID
Little Ones London Chelsea, London, UK Full time
Feb 17, 2020
£300 - £400 weekly
  Job Type Live In Nanny Location Richmond, London Salary £300 to £400 per Week (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages English SL Education 1 year Working Days Monday - Friday Working Hours 07:00 - 19:00 
A family in the beautiful area in Richmond is looking for a full time live in nanny to help in looking after their two school aged children. A valid first aid qualification is needed for this position. Working hours:  Monday to Friday, full time Accommodation:  separate basement flat with bedroom and bathroom Duties include: making sure the children are up early in the morning preparing healthy breakfast and snacks washing and dressing them helping with homework doing after school activities with the children preparing recreational activities that will boost the children’s physical and mental development, messy play with the children maintaining a clean and tidy environment for the children doing arts and crafts taking them to parks and playgrounds feeding the children and helping with the bedtime routine Someone who can drive would be ideal but not a must. They are seeking a flexible nanny who is keen to start in March. To learn more about this role, please send your CV to livein@littleoneslondon.co.uk and a consultant will contact you with more information. Job Type:  Full Time, Permanent Salary:  £300 to £400 per week Location:  Richmond
Little Ones London Richmond, UK Full time
Feb 17, 2020
£12.00 - £13.00 hourly
  Job Type Afterschool Nanny Location Sutton, London Salary £12 to £13 per Hour (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages English SL Education 1 year Working Days Monday, Wednesday, Thursday Working Hours 15:00 - 18:30 
A family in Sutton, London is looking for a proactive after school nanny to look after their two school aged children. A valid first aid qualification is a must for this position. Working hours:  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, around 10 to 15 hours a week Duties include: helping children with their school homework creating a safe, fun, secure and loving environment for children keeping the bedrooms, equipment and toys clean, well maintained and sterilised making healthy and appetising meals for the children ensuring that the personal needs of children are met on the daily basis collecting and then washing and ironing the children’s clothes preparing children for bed The ideal start date for this position would be on the 1st week of March. To learn more about this role, please send your CV to afs@littleoneslondon.co.uk and a consultant will contact you with more information. Job Type:  Part Time, Permanent Salary:  £12 to £13 per hour Location:  Sutton
Little Ones London Sutton, UK Part time
Feb 17, 2020
£11.00 - £12.00 hourly
  Job Type Afterschool Nanny Location Camden, London Salary £11 to £12 per Hour (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages English SL Education 1 year Working Days Monday - Friday Working Hours 15:00 - 18:00 An after school nanny is needed by a family in Camden for their two school aged children. The nanny needs to have a valid first aid qualification and must be willing to start immediately. Working hours:  Monday to Friday, from 3 pm to 6 pm and extra hours to get to 22.5 hours per week Duties include: school pick ups washing and dressing them preparing healthy meals and snacks feeding them helping them with homework doing after school activities, arranging age appropriate activities playing with them taking them to various playdates preparing them for bed and reading them stories To learn more about this role, please apply and a consultant will contact you with more information. Job Type:  Part Time, Permanent Salary:  £11 to £12 per hour Location:  Camden AFSID
Little Ones London Camden Town, London, UK Part time
Feb 17, 2020
£300 - £350 weekly
  Job Type Part Time Nanny Location London, Camden Salary £300 to £348 per Week (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages English SL, Mandarin Education 1 year Working Days Saturday, Sunday Working Hours 09:00 - 21:00 A family in the Camden area is in need of a live in part time weekend nanny to take care of their toddler and two school aged children. The nanny must have a valid first aid qualification. Working hours:  Saturday and Sunday, approximately 22 hours per week Accommodation:  Own bedroom and bathroom Duties include: cooking healthy meals for the children, changing nappies and helping with potty/toilet training, helping the older children with homework, teaching general life skills, such as basic hygiene and manners, creating activities and playdates, preparing and administering healthy food for the children, preparing and assisting with bath time and bedtime, cleaning and washing up after children’s meals, The family is ideally looking for someone who speaks Mandarin and someone who's willing to start immediately. To learn more about this role, please send your CV to ptn@littleoneslondon.co.uk and a consultant will contact you with more information. Job Type:  Part Time, Permanent Salary:  £300 to £350 per week Location:  Camden
Little Ones London Camden Town, London, UK Part time
Feb 17, 2020
£900 weekly
German or French speaking Emergency/temp nanny needed to start immediately in Belsize Park. You will be covering their full-time nanny who needed to go abroad for 4 weeks on a family emergency. Starting immediately you will care for their 1 child, a girl aged 2yrs and 2 months. She only speaks/ understands German and French. 6am til 6pm Monday to Friday £15 p/h. £900 per week (for 4 weeks) All normal nursery duties. No housekeeping - only child-related, tidying up after you and the little girl, preparing meals, doing her laundry. (they have a cleaner 1 full day per week) No driving required.  The family has no pets. Parents both work full time. Little girl sleeps until at least 7.30 (sometimes 9 am) so your first part of the day is very easy! Requirements Start immediately relevant experience, and checkable references up to date enhanced DBS pediatric first aid, up to date right to work in the UK this is a non-smoking position available for the next month Benefits Great pay, full time for 4 weeks. Just 1 little girl.
Kinder Nannies & Staff Ltd. London NW3, UK Temporary
Feb 14, 2020
£500 - £800 weekly
  Job Type International Nanny Location New York, USA Salary £500 to £800 per Week (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages French Education 1 year Working Days Tuesday - Saturday Working Hours 07:00 - 19:00 A French speaking full time live in nanny is needed by a family in USA to help them care for their three children, a baby (taking over from maternity nurse), and two primary school aged children who attend full time school daily. A valid first aid qualification is essential for this position. 

  Working hours:  12 hours a day, 5 days per week schedule or 24/5 Accommodation:  bedroom and bathroom Duties include: changing nappies, cleaning and sterilising bottles, taking the baby to music groups and baby activities, walk the children in the park, following sleep and feeding schedules for the baby, preparing healthy meals and snacks for the children, doing school drop offs and pick ups, helping the older child with homework and doing after school activities, helping with bath and bedtime routine, laundry, cleaning up after the meals, ensuring toys are organised and play areas are tidy. Someone who speaks French is a must. They would need someone to start as soon as possible. If you are interested in this position please apply and a consultant will contact you with more information. Job Type:  Full Time, Permanent Salary:  £500 to £800 per week Location:  USA
Little Ones London New York, NY, USA Full time
Feb 14, 2020
£12.00 - £14.00 hourly
    Job Type Part Time Nanny Housekeeper Location Hammersmith, London Salary £12 to £14 per Hour (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages English SL Education 1 year Working Days Monday - Friday Working Hours 18:00 - 21:00 A family in Hammersmith, London is seeking a part time live out nanny housekeeper to help them maintain their household and care for their lovely baby and toddler. A valid first aid qualification is needed. Working hours:  Monday to Friday evenings, approximately 15 hours per week with flexibility for occasional babysitting Duties include: taking the toddler to nursery classes sterilising milk bottles and feeding the baby milk helping with potty training playing age appropriate games taking them for walks to the park resettling the baby after feeding doing arts and crafts together supporting all aspects of their development maintaining and cleaning their home vacuuming, mopping, dusting, polishing, doing the laundry and ironing running errands and doing groceries The family would like the nanny housekeeper to start as soon as possible. If you are interested in this position please apply and a consultant will contact you with more information. Job Type:  Part time, Permanent Salary:  £12 to £14 per hour Location:  Hammersmith NHKID
Little Ones London Hammersmith, London, UK Part time
Feb 14, 2020
£12.00 - £13.00 hourly
  Job Type Nanny Location Fulham, London Salary £12 to £13 per Hour Experience 2 years Languages English SL Education 1 year Working Days Monday - Thursday Working Hours 08:00 - 16:00 A family situated in Fulham requires an experienced nanny to work on a live out full time basis taking care of their baby. The family is also open for someone looking for a part time position. The nanny needs to be caring, friendly and proactive with valid first aid qualification. Working hours:  8 hours a day from Monday to Thursday, family is flexible Duties include: preparing milk organizing the child’s daily schedule changing nappies cleaning and sterilizing bottles setting up nap routine washing and dressing the child playing with the child taking track of the child’s development and updating the parents making sure the child is always safe and happy The family is also looking for someone who can start immediately. To learn more about this role, please apply and a consultant will contact you with more information. Job Type:  Full Time, Permanent Salary:  £12 to £13 per hour Location:  Fulham NLOID
Little Ones London Fulham, London, UK Full time
Feb 14, 2020
£11.00 - £12.00 hourly
  Job Type Nanny Location Camden, London Salary £11 to £12 per Hour (negotiable depending on experience) Experience more than 3 years Languages English MT Education 1 year Working Days Monday - Friday Working Hours 08:00 - 18:00 A lovely family in Camden is particularly looking for a live out nanny in Camden that will take care of their toddlers. They are looking for someone who could add extra hours of babysitting per week. The nanny must also have a valid first aid qualification and must be willing to start as soon as possible. Working hours:  Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 6 or 7 pm, family is flexible Duties include: preparing healthy meals for the children nursery runs planning and supervising playdates taking them to the park and playgrounds playing active games with them arts and crafts getting the children ready for bed by helping them brush their teeth and change into their pajamas reading to them To learn more about this role, please apply and a consultant will contact you with more information. Job Type:  Full Time, Permanent Salary:  £11 to £12 per hour Location:  Camden NLOID
Little Ones London Camden Town, London, UK Full time