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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.
Contracts can be overwhelming. They can be long, packed with information, and may include complex legal terminology or terms you may be unfamiliar with. Sadly, they are a necessary evil. You don’t want to make any mistakes when you’re signing up a year or more of your life working for a family or private employer. A new governess job or an and overseas role as a governor , nanny or full-time tutor can be quite daunting, so it’s always a good thing to have a contractual agreement to revert back to in case any issues arise. You don’t want to make promises you can’t commit to, and equally you don’t want to sign up to an agreement that allows the employer to take advantage of you. So read on to find out which terms in your contract you need to pay attention to! Here is a list of 12 points that we at Jobs in Childcare believe are essential - for your own safety, integrity and for mutual respect and understanding between the signing partners. Bear in mind that if your contract is an international one, it may not be properly legally binding across the separate jurisdictions. Nevertheless, it is helpful to have terms properly defined with your employer just in case you ever need to be able to point back and say hey - this isn’t what we agreed. From that point, it’s your decision whether you choose to continue working for the employer or not. So, without further ado:   1. Duties and kids. OK, so these are the big ones. Who exactly are you supposed to be taking care of at work, and what roles do you have with them? Are cooking for the kids and cleaning the house involved? What about dressing the kids and personal hygiene? Are there other kids that aren’t your responsibility? And on top of this - are there any significant household rules that you need to be aware of? Be sure!   2. Your daily schedule. This is another essential element. Make sure your work days and working hours are clearly defined in your contract. A standard full-time work-week for a nanny governor or governess is 40 hours up to around 50 hours. Bear in mind that over 50 hours per week is already a ‘heavy’ schedule - you don’t want to get burned out or be overtired. Make sure you can handle the schedule and be careful not to get drawn in by a fat salary offer for unrealistic working hours. This is for your employer’s benefit as well as your own; what’s the point in not resting and thus not being able to work to the best of your ability? You should also define whether bank holidays and public holidays are working days or days off in your contract. For international roles bank holidays are generally working days, but this is worth checking.   3. The family holiday schedule. Many families change from their regular schedule when they travel or have extended work periods (such as the school summer holidays). It is important for you to know if your working arrangements are expected to change here. Will you work extra days, and how will these be compensated? With extra money or days off ‘in lieu’? Will the working hours and living arrangements change during work travel? Will extra duties be added for these travel periods, and if so, which? Be sure to get all this defined before you agree to work all the hours under the sun (or moon!).   4. Your personal holiday time. It is equally important to find out when your holidays can they be booked, as some families may have expectations about when a suitable holiday period is, and when is not. Will your holidays be mutually agreed in advance? Some families may expect you to travel home for Christmas, for example. Others may require extra help during festive periods. If you have any dates that you already know you will need off, it may be a good idea to ‘lock’ them in in the contract before you even start. You should also check when your first holiday can be taken. Some employers may suggest that holiday weeks off can only be taken after 3 or even 6 months of work. If this is a factor, make sure you are comfortable with whatever you ultimately agree to. Find out whether or not you'll be working for Christmas   5. Transport. As a general rule, work transport time is not usually paid (both UK and overseas). If you wish to ask for this (perhaps due to exceptional circumstances), tread carefully, and be aware of the fact that some families may feel they are being taken advantage of if you ask for this - after all, most normal jobs do not include paid travel time. However, it is important to establish who pays for your work travel. Travel during work hours is usually provided, and many international childcare or nanny roles may provide a driver or transport if you are working in a country where you are unfamiliar with the native language. In this circumstance, you will need to define whether travel is paid or supplemented, and who organises it. If you are working in a ‘ rota ’ position, be clear about who pays for and books your flights and transfers home. And if it is the family, be aware that there may be a limit on spending; it’s probably a good idea to establish what this is so you don’t end up overspending in their eyes and causing conflict.   6. Food at work. Food at work is generally included during work hours. Ensure this included in your contract. Some families may have strange arrangements such as billing you for food they provide you with at work - this is almost certainly a red flag.   7. Accommodation or accommodation allowance. This generally applies to overseas roles. If your role is live-out you should be sure about what your accommodation will be and who organises it. Will it be you or a family representative calling realtors, viewing flats and making payments? Flats may require deposits putting down or include agency fees. Who pays this? And remember that countries like Russia require registration for foreign contractors. Will this be organised or paid for by your work family? Be wary of this point to avoid disagreements later down the line.   8. Sick days. Make sure you know how many sick days you are entitled to, how much notice (if any) you are expected to give, and how long you can be ill for before your employers have the right to end your contract. Most international contracts work around 10 days’ paid sick leave. For jobs the UK you can find more about the government’s recommendations for sick leave here .   9. Visas and conditions. Again, if you are working in an overseas position there may well be a visa required for your role. It is usual for the family to provide and organise this as well as any related costs (flights, transport, blood tests, photos etc.). Ensure this requirement is included in your agreement.  Visa costs should usually be covered by your employer   10. Health insurance. This may or may not be included according to your employer’s preferences. If it isn’t, you may wish to organise it yourself - we strongly advise against working overseas without sufficient health insurance. You can view Axa’s health insurance packages for overseas work here .   11. Notice period. Be careful with this one, too. Your contract should state how long your initial trial period or ‘probation’ period lasts, and under what terms you can leave the position or the family can dismiss you during this time. How many days notice should each party give? Confirm that you would still be paid for any extra time you work off (except in the case of serious breach of contract, when no payment is likely to be made). When you are working under ‘full employment’ for the family, find out how much notice each party should give to terminate the contract, and ensure this termination period is also paid.   12. Your pay. So, last but not least - ensure that any details to do with your salary are clear. How much are you paid? When is it paid? In which currency? By cash or by bank transfer? It is essential that you define all these terms to avoid misunderstandings later on. Your pay during any trial period should also be clear (if it differs from hour standard pay). Equally, you may wish to include a clause that states you are still paid on retainer if your work family chooses to travel without you. If you are preparing to work a rota position, be clear about whether weeks ‘off’ are paid or not and how your monthly salary is calculated. Bear in mind that extra holiday time for a rota position will not usually be granted beyond the 50% working time already off. You should also make an effort to understand if your salary includes tax. If you are working in the UK, you may wish to use a service such as Nannytax to make sure you are paying tax correctly. If you are working overseas, your family may take care of this. Speak to a family representative and make sure the terms are clear in your contract. So, there you have our 12 things to remember when signing your nanny , governor or governess contract. Be careful. Don’t agree to anything you feel uncomfortable with - it may end up coming back to haunt you. Remember that if you are working overseas your contract may not be ‘court of law proof’. Nonetheless, ensure that your contract is clear and gives you a leg to stand on if your work circumstances change. Any employer family will usually start with smiles and handshakes in the interview , but it’s better to be firm and understand your work position fully for your own security at the end of the day.   Good luck!   Disclaimer: Jobs in Childcare is not a lawyer, nor a law specialist. If you have any queries about your contract you should discuss them with a professional legal representative. 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Nov 21, 2019
£12.00 - £13.00 hourly
Job Type Part Time Housekeeper Location London, Fulham Salary £12 to £13 per Hour (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages English SL Education 1 year Working Days Monday - Friday Working Hours 13:00 - 16:00 A Part-Time Housekeeper is needed by a family in Fulham, London to look after their property and maintain their household. The Part-Time Housekeeper will be required to work 15 hours per week but the family is very flexible with the working days. The Part-Time Housekeeper will be responsible for keeping the kitchen clean at all times, mopping the floor, polishing, dusting, hoovering, cleaning the cupboard, doing laundry and ironing, organising their clothes, washing the dishes, and maintaining a clean and tidy environment for the family. They own two lovely cats so someone pet-friendly would be ideal. The family would need someone to start as soon as possible. 
Little Ones London Fulham, London, UK Part time
Nov 21, 2019
£12.00 - £13.00 hourly
Job Type Part Time Nanny Location London, Chelsea Salary £12 to £13 per Hour (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages English SL, Turkish Education 1 year Working Days Monday - Friday Working Hours 15:30 - 19:30 A family in Chelsea, London is looking for a Turkish speaking Part Time Live out Nanny to help them in looking after their school-aged child. A valid first aid qualification is needed for this position. Someone who speaks Turkish would be advantageous. The working hours for this job would be Monday to Friday, approximately 20 to 25 hours per week. The ideal candidate would be someone trustworthy and caring, that can work on the afterschool basis but also have some flexibility during the weekend. Duties for this position would include meal preparation, help sometimes with homework, help the child with learning, playing age appropriate games together reading stories to the child tidying away child's toys after use helping with the evening routine, eg help the child organise bags for the next day light laundry of child’s clothes occasional grocery shopping The family would like someone to start as soon as possible. 
Little Ones London Chelsea, London, UK Part time
Nov 21, 2019
£150 - £200 weekly
  Job Type Part Time Nanny Housekeeper Location London, Haringey Salary £150 to £200 per Week (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages English SL Education 1 year Working Days Monday - Friday Working Hours 16:00 - 19:00 A family in Haringey, London is looking for a Live Out Part Time Nanny Housekeeper Cook to help them maintain their household, look after their school-aged child and cook healthy meals for the family. The Nanny Housekeeper will be needed from Monday to Friday, approximately 15 hours per week. A valid first aid qualification is needed for this position. The Nanny Housekeeper will be responsible for 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 cooking healthy meals for the family 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 ideally like to hire someone as soon as possible. 
Little Ones London Haringey Park, London, UK Part time
Nov 21, 2019
£11.00 - £13.00 hourly
Job Type Part Time Housekeeper Location Hertfordshire, Hertford Salary £11 to £13 per Hour (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages English SL Education 1 year Working Days Monday, Wednesday, Friday Working Hours 08:00 - 15:00 A Part-Time Housekeeper is required by a family in the area of Hertfordshire to maintain their household and make sure all things are organised in their home. The Part-Time Housekeeper will be required to work approximately 15 hours a week, the family is flexible with the days. The family owns three lovely dogs so someone pet-friendly is ideal. The Part-Time Housekeeper will be responsible for vacuuming and mopping the floors changing the bed linen deep cleans of the kitchen cleaning the bathroom sinks and mirrors folding away freshly ironed clothes doing the laundry and ironing of the family, dusting, hoovering the carpets and floors, ensuring all bedrooms are always clean, preparing simple yet healthy and delicious meals for the family and maintaining a clean and tidy environment for the family. Someone who can drive is a big bonus for this position but not a requirement. The family would need someone to start as soon as possible. 
Little Ones London Hertfordshire, UK Part time
Nov 21, 2019
£11.00 - £13.00 hourly
Job Type Part Time Housekeeper Location Oxfordshire, Oxford Salary £11 to £13 per Hour (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages English SL Education 1 year Working Days Monday - Friday Working Hours 08:00 - 12:00 A family in the Oxfordshire area seeks a Part-Time Housekeeper Cook to help maintain the upkeep of their home as well as cook healthy meals for the family. The Part-Time Housekeeper will be required to work from Monday to Friday, approximately 20 hours a week but the family is very flexible with the working hours. The Part-Time Housekeeper Cook will be responsible for cooking healthy meals and dishes for the family, keeping the kitchen clean at all times, cooking for the family, mopping the floor, polishing, dusting, hoovering, cleaning the cupboard, doing laundry and ironing, organising their clothes, washing the dishes, and maintaining a clean and tidy environment for the family. The candidate must be happy to follow simple recipes, Mediterranean cuisine is preferred. The family has a dog, so the right candidate will be happy to take care of the dog if required. The family would need someone to start as soon as possible. 
Little Ones London Oxfordshire, UK Part time
Nov 20, 2019
£12.00 - £14.00 hourly
Job Type Nanny Location London, Greater London Salary £12 to £14 per Hour (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages Cantonese, English SL Education 1 year Driver Yes Working Days Monday - Friday Working Hours 07:30 - 16:00 A family in London is looking for a Full-Time Live-out Nanny to look after their two school-aged children and their lovely toddler. The working hours for this job would be Monday to Friday, full time with flexibility. This role is a mix of sole charge and shared care. Someone who can drive would be advantageous but not a must. A valid first aid qualification is needed for this position. Someone who speaks Cantonese would be a bonus but not a requirement. The Nanny will responsible for all full nanny duties including picking up children from nursery/school and taking them home, organising fun and stimulating age-appropriate activities, arranging playdates, preparing snacks and dinner for the children, making sure the children are always happy and safe, helping with bath and bedtime routine The Nanny will also be responsible for doing some light childcare housekeeping such as organising the children’s clothes, doing laundry and ironing the children’s clothes, making sure the children’s room is always clean and doing occasional grocery shopping of the children’s supplies. This is an amazing position for a career nanny, with a hands-on approach, who will help this busy family on a daily basis. The family would like someone to start in January.
Little Ones London London, UK Full time
Nov 20, 2019
£150 - £200 weekly
Job Type Au Pair Plus Location London, Lambeth 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 - 18:00 A family in the Lambeth area seeks an Au Pair Plus for a Live In role to look after their two-school aged children and a toddler. The working hours would be Monday to Friday, up to 30 hours per week. Duties will include all general Au Pair duties such as taking the children to school and picking up afterwards, 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, feeding the children and helping with bedtime routine. Some light housekeeping in their rooms, play areas and cleaning kitchen after meals will be implied. The family has a full time housekeeper so only basic duties are needed. The Au Pair will be provided with own room, bathroom, kitchen and living area. The family would need someone to start in January but they are flexible for an earlier start date for the right candidate. 
Little Ones London Lambeth, London, UK Full time
Nov 20, 2019
£450 - £500 weekly
Job Type Live In Nanny Housekeeper Location Hertfordshire, Dacorum Salary £450 to £500 per Week (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages English SL, Romanian Education 1 year Working Days Monday - Friday Working Hours 07:00 - 20:00 A family in Dacorum, Hertfordshire is looking for a Live-in Nanny Housekeeper for a Full Time role to help them with their household and care for their lovely toddler and two school-aged children. The hours for this position would be Monday to Friday, full time and ideally half a day on Saturdays. A valid first aid qualification is needed for this role. The Nanny Housekeeper will be responsible in assisting the children with bath time routine and dressing them, playing with the children, doing school runs, helping the other children with homework, taking them to parks and playgrounds, organising their daily schedules, changing nappies and cleaning bottles for the toddler, and making sure the children are always happy and safe. The Nanny Housekeeper will also be responsible in general housekeeping duties such as cleaning toilets and bathrooms, mopping the floor, changing bedsheets once a week, hoovering carpet, dusting, cleaning the kitchen, and keeping a clean and tidy environment for the family. Someone who speaks Romanian would be ideal. The Nanny Housekeeper will be provided with own bedroom and a shared bathroom. Someone who knows how to drive will also be ideal but not a requirement. The family would need someone to start in January or February.
Little Ones London Hertfordshire, UK Full time
Nov 20, 2019
£10.00 - £12.00 hourly
Job Type Housekeeper Location London, Greater London Salary £10 to £12 per Hour (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages English SL Education 1 year Working Days Monday - Friday Working Hours 12:00 - 20:00 A flexible and passionate Full Time Live-out Housekeeper is needed by a family in London to look after their property and maintain their home to high standards of cleanliness. The Housekeeper will be required to work from Monday to Friday, full time. Flexibility is required for this position. The Live out Housekeeper will be responsible for  keeping the kitchen clean at all times mopping the floor cleaning the cupboard  doing laundry and ironing  organising their clothes washing the dishes cooking meals for the family maintaining a clean and tidy environment for the family. The family has a dog so they need someone who is pet-friendly. The family would need someone to start in as soon as possible but they are willing to wait for the right candidate.
Little Ones London London, UK Full time
Nov 20, 2019
£12.00 - £15.00 hourly
Job Type Afterschool Nanny Location London, Westminster Salary £12 to £15 per Hour (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages English SL Education 1 year Working Days Monday - Friday Working Hours 14:30 - 19:30 A lovely family based in Westminster is looking for an Afterschool Nanny to start as soon as possible. The Nanny will work Monday to Thursday from 2:30 pm to 7:30 pm during term time and full time during school holidays. They have two school-aged children and they are looking for a reliable nanny who can provide high quality care for the children. The Afterschool Nanny will be responsible for picking up the children from school, assist them with homework, helping organise playdates and extra curricular activities, preparing dinner and healthy meals occasionally, going to the park with them, taking the children to museum and exhibits, helping with bedtime routine. The Afterschool Nanny will also be required to do light housekeeping duties such as, dusting, changing bedsheets for the children, maintaining a clean and tidy environment for the children. It is essential to have a valid first aid qualification. It is also ideal if the nanny has a driver's license.
Little Ones London Westminster, London, UK Part time
Nov 20, 2019
Position: NANNY Location of employment: Italy City and the nearest tube or train station: Turin Driver: Yes, we need a confident driver Level of English required: VERY GOOD Live in or live out: Live In Temporary or permanent: Permanent (12 months and longer) Salary: Negotiable Tell us how many children you require care for: 2 Gender and age of your children: Girl- 2years, Girl-9 months Start date: January 2020 Working Hours: Full time hours only Working hours: 5 days a week, 9:30 to 7:30, plus 2 weekends a month Ideal candidate: Non Smoker, Swimmer, Cooking abilities, Light House keeping, Happy to travel Language requirements:  ITALIAN Special requirements (please describe your ideal candidate or tell us more about what you are looking for):  This family based in Turin, Italy are looking for a young and very enthusiast full time Live In babysitter to help mum with her 2 girls. Mum is stay at home mum, so most of the time it will be shared care. They travel every weekend to mountains or seaside. During summer they usually go to Marbella Spain. Nanny will have private room and private bathroom on the second floor of the house with separate kitchen too. She will be required to work 5 days a week, 9:30 to 7:30, plus 2 weekends a month.
Royal Nannies Turin, Italy Full time