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Growing up, we’ve been told plants needed three things to grow: water, air, and sunlight. While we were also told plants needed soil to grow, that is not always the case. A type of plant called “cress” can flourish even on cotton wool!  Nannies who are taking care of curious charges may benefit from an activity known as “cress head.” This fuss-free experiment would help teach young charges how to grow and...
MINDFULNESS: NANNY’S SUPERPOWER WELLNESS TOOL Being present is a present. Yes, it is a gift that you can give yourself. Working as a nanny can be a very challenging role to take on. It is easy to get caught up in things and get chained into the habit of ruminating about the stress brought about by long work hours, preparing meals, and the hundreds of tasks that need to be juggled each day.  Much of our stress in...
In recent years research has demonstrated the many ways children can benefit enormously from outdoor activities. Letting children experience nature can help promote a well-rounded development and a healthier lifestyle.  Gardening remains one of the best outdoor activities for kids of all ages. Whether the garden is in pots or a big patch right outside their front door, kids who engage themselves in the...
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Latest Nanny, Governess, Tutor and Childcare Jobs

Aug 05, 2020
£12.00 - £15.00 hourly
A lovely family from Haringey is looking to hire an energetic, fun and proactive live out nanny who can help them take good care of their adorable children, a baby and a toddler, in a part time basis. The nanny should be comfortable to have parents around the house while working. Relative childcare experience and a valid first aid qualification are both essential for this position. Working hours:  Monday to Friday, from 2 pm to 6 pm Duties include: preparing milk organising the children’s daily schedule changing nappies cleaning and sterilising bottles setting up nap routine washing and dressing the children playing with the children taking track of the children’s development and updating the parents making sure the children are always safe and happy maintaining a clean environment for the children doing laundry and ironing the children’s clothes The family is looking for a candidate who can drive the...
Little Ones London Haringey, London, UK Part time
Aug 05, 2020
£11.00 - £13.00 hourly
A very wonderful family in St. Albans, Hertfordshire is earnest to hire a French speaking nanny in a full time live out basis and join their family in providing attentive care to their adorable baby and their very active school aged child. The candidate will also be responsible of some household tasks that will help facilitate the overall family life. A nanny who could speak French would be advantageous for this position. The family is specifically looking for a nanny with the following requirements: good communication and multitasking skills reliable, trustworthy and has the ability to discipline the children according to the family's preferred parenting style has experience and interest in children's educational, physical and emotional development has the ability to organise age appropriate activities that will keep the children engaged and help them cultivate their abilities and personality has a first aid qualification The family travels from time to...
Little Ones London St Albans, UK Full time
Aug 05, 2020
£11.00 - £13.00 hourly
A mature and friendly Arabic speaking full time live out nanny is needed by a family based in Croydon, London to provide quality childcare support for their two charming toddlers. A health and safety conscious nanny is essential and they are ideally looking for an OFSTED registered candidate or someone willing to become one. The family needs a nanny who knows how to drive, have a full driver’s license and owns a car. Relative experience of toddler care, as well as a valid first aid qualification, are also important for this position. Working hours:  Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm with the possibility to increase in the future. Duties include: preparing healthy and varied meals for the children organising the children’s daily schedule changing nappies cleaning and sterilising bottles setting up nap routine washing and dressing the children playing with the children taking track of the children’s development and...
Little Ones London Croydon, UK Full time
Aug 05, 2020
£12 - £15 yearly
A lovely family based in Kensington is looking for an Italian speaking nanny to join them and take care of their cute little toddler. The family is expecting a baby due in a few weeks but no childcare will be needed at the beginning. The nanny will also be in charge of light housekeeping duties related to the children. A valid first aid qualification is essential. The family prefers a fun and energetic nanny who can speak Italian but they are also open to either French or Danish speaking candidates who would like to stay with them in a long term. Working hours:  Monday to Thursday, from 9 am to 6 pm, flexibility is needed Duties include: preparing healthy and varied meals for the child organising the child’s daily schedule changing nappies cleaning and sterilising 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...
Little Ones London Kensington, London, UK Full time
Aug 05, 2020
£12.00 - £15.00 hourly
This family located in the Westminster area is in need of a German speaking nanny to work in a full time live out basis and help in looking after their very cheerful toddler. The family prefers a gentle and creative nanny with a child led approach, ideally with Montessori background. Someone who is comfortable to travel with them is also needed. A valid first aid qualification is essential. Working hours:  Monday to Friday, 8 am to 6 pm with babysitting Duties include: preparing healthy and varied meals for the child organising the child’s daily schedule changing nappies cleaning and sterilising 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 organising the child’s clothes doing laundry and ironing the child’s clothes making sure the child’s room is...
Little Ones London Westminster, London, UK Full time
Aug 05, 2020
£450 - £550 weekly
A full time live in housekeeper cook is needed by a lovely family residing in Fulham, London to maintain the cleanliness and order of their beautiful home. The candidate will also be in charge of the daily meal preparation for the family. Someone who could speak french is ideal. Working hours:  Monday to Saturday, 8 hours per day Duties include: loading the dishwasher/doing the dishes dusting furniture freshening the rooms doing the laundry and ironing of the family dusting hoovering the carpets and floors ensuring all bedrooms are always clean polishing floor preparing and cooking simple yet healthy and delicious meals for the family running some errands for the family such as doing grocery shopping for the family’s supplies and paying bills The family is looking for someone to start in mid August.
Little Ones London Fulham, London, UK Full time
Aug 05, 2020
£700 - £1,000 weekly
A professional full time live in nanny is required to join a fully staffed household in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and provide educational care to their two smart school aged children. The family is keen to hire an easy going, flexible and kind candidate who could be able to plan or create a daily educational and fun activities for their little ones. A valid first aid qualification is needed for this position. Working hours:  12 hours per day, 6 days per week Accommodation:  Own bedroom, bathroom, and kitchenette Duties include: ensuring that the children are always safe and happy preparing healthy meals and snacks taking the children to playgroups, classes, playdates, the park etc. playing games and arranging interesting, fun indoor and outdoor activities washing and dressing assist with homework and other academic activities tidying up after the child, ensuring the child’s room is always clean and tidy etc The family travels...
Little Ones London Riyadh Saudi Arabia Full time
Aug 05, 2020
£400 - £450 weekly
A flexible and energetic nanny housekeeper is required in Merton, London to work on a permanent full time live-in role. The family is looking for a conscientious individual to take charge of the household chores and provide care for their school-aged child. Someone who knows how to drive an automatic car would be a perfect fit for the role. The family will happily provide a car if needed. Working hours:  Monday to Friday, 7 am to 7 pm Accommodation:  Own room and shared bathroom Duties include: assisting with bath time routine dressing the child cooking meals for the family cleaning them up after every meal taking the child to activities preparing various age-appropriate activities helping with homework making sure the child is always happy and safe teaching general life skills, such as basic hygiene and manners making sure the toilet and bathroom are clean doing the grocery shopping and errands organising cupboards...
Little Ones London Merton Road, London, UK Full time
Aug 05, 2020
£12.00 - £15.00 hourly
This lovely family in Lambeth, London is keen to hire an after school nanny to look after their adorable little toddler and assist with nursery runs and other academic activities. The candidate will also be responsible of some light housekeeping duties related to the child. A valid first aid qualification essential. Working hours:  Monday to Wednesday from 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm and Friday from 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm Duties include: picking up child from nursery/school organising fun and stimulating age appropriate activities arranging playdates preparing snacks and dinner for the child making sure the child is always happy and safe helping with bath and bedtime routine help with laundry and tidying up after the children It would also be a big bonus if the nanny knows how to drive. A pet friendly candidate is also desired. The family is looking to hire around September.
Little Ones London Lambeth, London, UK Part time
Aug 05, 2020
£11.00 - £13.00 hourly
This happy family residing in the Hillingdon area is searching for a part-time live-in housekeeper cook to help maintain the upkeep of their property. The candidate will also be responsible for preparing healthy cuisines for the family. Working hours:  Monday to Friday, flexible hours during the day Duties include: dusting and mopping the floors doing the laundry and ironing polishing the furniture cleaning the windows organising and maintaining their wardrobes running errands such as grocery shopping preparing a variety of healthy meals, following recipes dry cleaning weekly deep cleans of the kitchen and bathrooms unloading and loading the dishwasher The family is looking for someone to start as soon as possible.
Little Ones London Hillingdon, London, UK Part time
Aug 05, 2020
£500 - £600 weekly
We are looking for a permanent, educationally focussed nanny who is also a good cook. Nanny should be nice and warm, experienced with this age groups. Accommodation offered is a en suite bedroom in loft. Working hours - Mon-fri, 7am-8pm, plus 2 nights baby sitting. Someone that is willing to have monitor overnight/help at night with 1 up (for extra pay) would be welcome. Age of children: Two girls (1 yr. old & 5 mo. old) Start Date: ASAP but mid September latest Must Have: CRB Check, First Aid, Non Smoker, Cooking abilities, Qualifications, Happy to run errands, Light House keeping, Happy to travel, Primary teaching experience  
Royal Nannies North Dulwich, London, UK Full time
Aug 04, 2020
£410 weekly
Warm and welcoming family is looking for their live-in junior nanny to look after their two boys aged 4 and 7 years old. Must have good English (to help with homework) and must be a driver - they have an automatic car. The children are at home full time at the moment. Once the children are back at school the hours would be with them between 7-9am/ 3-6 pm and their youngest has a half days on Wednesdays so hours will be 12-6 pm in the afternoon. The boys are at the same school in North Kensington and they will have sports/activities on some days after school. The eldest is very intelligent and needs a nanny who will be playful and capture his imagination. The youngest is also very playful and bubbly. Duties will involve all standard nanny duties, preparing children meals, and organizing any activities and anything to involve the children. The boys are really interested in swimming, tennis, playdates, playing with their toys, and being outdoors. The standard duties include: Cleaning...
Kinder Nannies & Staff Ltd. Queen's Park, London, UK Full time
Aug 04, 2020
Our lovely, Kensington-based clients are seeking a  Rota Nanny  to join our wonderful Norland nanny to work a 24/7 rota. Current Norland nanny has been with family for four years caring for two children G10 & B7 years. The two nannies will work a weekly rota basis, Nanny will be on call for the duration of their rota. The other household staff all live out and commence at 9.30am in the morning. Nanny prepares the children's breakfast and gets them ready for school. The children are at school in Kensington, the older child is going into final year at her school and the little one into Year 3. Nanny and mother accompany the children to school every day. This is an informal, staffed household, but it's helpful for the nanny to have worked alongside other household staff and also travelled internationally before. The 2 Nannies will share the travel which will be planned in advance. Driver is essential and an automatic car is provided for working week. The family...
Nannies of St James Kensington, London, UK Rota
Aug 04, 2020
Battersea SW11 : Our international client is seeking an  experienced, flexible, English (or French) speaking, Daily Nanny  for her gorgeous,  petit garçon , a toddler of 15 months. Mother is pregnant with her second baby (due in November) and is looking for a flexible nanny with appropriate and relevant experience, to work alongside her, to provide her with extra support and advice when required. A nanny who speaks English (and if the nanny also speaks French that would be a bonus!) . The family is located in a beautiful, leafy area of Battersea, directly opposite Battersea Park, so easy access for walks, classes etc.  And Battersea Park station is a convenient 10/15 minute walk. Exact hours to be confirmed, but working Monday to Friday with a couple of nights babysitting. The family also have a property in Somerset which is currently being renovated, but do sometimes pop down to Somerset and would like the nanny to accompany them on...
Nannies of St James Battersea, London, UK Full time
Aug 04, 2020
September star t: Professional family, relocating from USA to Hampstead are in search of a reliable, detail-orientated and energetic  F amily Assistant/PA/Nanny  to help run their household and perform light nanny duties for their sweet, smart and independent 7-year old daughter.   Working Monday - Friday, regular daily hours - (exact hours to be confirmed in due course when our clients are in-situ in London and know their routine/requirements). The nearest stations will be Hampstead Heath overground & Hampstead, driver required. The position is going to be more of a Family Assistant/House Manager less than a Nanny. This busy family is looking for someone special who can act as the household assistant, performing a wide range of duties from grocery shopping, pick up/drop off dry cleaning, completing in-store and online returns, as well as coordinate vendors, maintain household organization and liaise with housekeeper and other assistants. Light...
Nannies of St James Hampstead, London, UK Full time
Aug 04, 2020
Abu Dhab i; immediate start:   Formal clients are seeking a trained, English MT, Nanny to care for baby boy, who has just turned 12 months, to be part of a team in their staffed household. This is a very formal, staffed households and our clients are seeking a very culturally-respectful, professional nanny to join their current team.  The little boy who has recently turned 1 year, has 3 elder siblings, and the nannies will all be required to work exceptionally well in a team, but the new nanny we are recruiting for will be responsible for the baby.  At our client's request the Nanny will have a UK passport, be fluent, native English and have  excellent,  relevant & recent  baby/toddler experience.  The nanny will have a strong CV with excellent, check-able references. And kindly note a UK passport is essential for UAE visa purposes. Initial interviews are now taking place by video (please note this will  Skype ) and...
Nannies of St James Abu Dhabi, UAE Full time
Aug 04, 2020
New clients in  South Kensington  are seeking a warm, very confident,  P/T, Daily, Nanny  to help them with their 2 children. This is a shared care role as mother will be taking maternity leave for a year. This is a Daily position, 4 days/week, working Monday to Thursday.  Our clients will have 2 children by the time the nanny starts in early September, as their eldest child is 13 months and there is a new baby due in mid-August.  Nearest tube is Gloucester Road, and the working hours will be 09.30/10.00am - 5.30/6.00pm (though our clients could offer a few more hours if the nanny would like). Our clients will accommodate a Danish, English, French or Italian MT Nanny. This is a shared care, as their second baby due any day now (will have arrived by time nanny starts) and Mother is taking a long maternity leave and not going back to work until Sept 2021.  The role will mainly working with eldest little chap who will be able home...
Nannies of St James South Kensington, London, UK Part time
Aug 03, 2020
£11.00 - £12.00 hourly
A family currently residing in the Camden area is looking for a reliable French speaking part time nanny housekeeper to help them supervise their two very energetic school aged children whilst taking in charge of the housekeeping duties. Someone who can speak French is ideal for the role. A valid first aid qualification is essential. Working hours:  Monday to Friday, 25 to 26 hours per week, works starts at 2:30 pm Duties include: ironing laundry caring for important items hoovering mopping floors cleaning windows, cupboards, surface tops, kitchens bedrooms and bathrooms wardrobe management and organisation helping with learning washing and dressing the children school pick ups supervising homework cooking dinner taking them to activities making sure the children are always safe and happy The position is also open to Spanish speaking candidates seeking a part time nanny role. The family is looking to hire as soon...
Little Ones London Camden, London, UK Part time
Aug 03, 2020
£11.00 - £12.00 hourly
A warm and child friendly live out housekeeper is required by a Wandsworth based family to help them maintain the upkeep of their beautiful property. The family would like a housekeeper who will be happy and willing to provide light nanny duties for their little toddler and two school aged children. It is important that the housekeeper could cook healthy meals for the whole family. Travel is a possibility so they ideally need someone who could come along if needed. Working hours:  Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, flexibility is needed Duties include: preparing meals for the family cleaning antiques doing the mopping, hoovering, dusting dry cleaning running errands such as grocery shopping laundry, washing ironing and arranging wardrobes polishing silverware and marble washing windows and mirrors playing with the children taking the children to various activities helping with the bedtime and bath time routine...
Little Ones London Wandsworth, London, UK Full time
Aug 03, 2020
£12.00 - £13.00 hourly
A lovely family from Kensington, London is looking for a reliable after school nanny to provide childcare support for their very smart school aged child on a part time basis. The family would like to hire someone who is a local or lives nearby their home so there will be no need to take public transportation to work. The family would also prefer a nanny who is comfortable around animals since they will require pet care for their cat. Working hours:  Monday to Friday, from 1 or 2 pm to 6:30 or 7 pm Duties include: collecting the child from school helping with homework preparing meals and snacks arranging playdates playing age appropriate games together reading stories to the child tidying away the child's toys after use and asking the child to help helping with the evening routine like helping the child organise bags for the next day light laundry of child’s clothes occasional grocery shopping The ideal start date for...
Little Ones London Kensington, London, UK Part time