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As parents or educators our mission is to help little people grow up. Part of this means trying our best to help children learn and develop properly.  Of course, the development of social, emotional and cognitive skills is an essential aspect of human life. Well-developed social and emotional skills are equivalent to good mental health in early years; a symbol of the ability to form and maintain positive relationships and to...
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...
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...
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Latest Childcare Jobs

May 21, 2020
An active family of 2 (soon to be 3) are looking to hire a part-time Nanny/Housekeeper to look after their baby and property in Westbourne Park, London W2.  You must have baby experience to apply for this role.   Package Offered £20 gross per hour Monday-Friday, 9:30am-2:30pm - 25 hours per week. Annual gross salary of £26,000 for a 25 hour week (the equivalent of £52,000 gross per year full time salary) Family Background The family live in a lovely apartment in Westbourne Park, London W2. The couple are due their first baby in August and will have a maternity nurse to help mum with the baby for the first couple of months. They are looking for a part-time child-friendly housekeeper to take care of the housekeeping of the property and also to assist with the baby once the maternity nurses contract ends. The family have a small puppy, so you must be happy to be around pets.   Duties Your schedule would include childcare mixed with housework.  You...
Polo & Tweed United Kingdom
May 21, 2020
An active family of 2 (soon to be 3) are looking to hire a part-time Child-friendly Housekeeper to look after their property in Westbourne Park, London W2.  You must have baby experience to apply for this role.   Package Offered £20 gross per hour Monday-Friday, 9:30am-2:30pm - 25 hours per week. Annual gross salary of £26,000 for a 25 hour week (the equivalent of £52,000 gross per year full time salary) Family Background The family live in a lovely apartment in Westbourne Park, London W2. The couple are due their first baby in August and will have a maternity nurse to help mum with the baby for the first couple of months. They are looking for a part-time child-friendly housekeeper to take care of the housekeeping of the property and also to assist with the baby once the maternity nurses contract ends. The family have a small puppy, so you must be happy to be around pets.   Duties Your schedule would include housework, washing, ironing, and daily...
Polo & Tweed United Kingdom
May 21, 2020
An active family of 2 (soon to be 3) are looking to hire a part-time Child-friendly Housekeeper to look after their property in Westbourne Park, London W2.  You should speak Tagalog to apply for this role and be confident working with babies.   Package Offered £20 gross per hour Monday-Friday, 9:30am-2:30pm - 25 hours per week. Annual gross salary of £26,000 for a 25 hour week (the equivalent of £52,000 gross per year full time salary) Family Background The family live in a lovely apartment in Westbourne Park, London W2. The couple are due their first baby in August and will have a maternity nurse to help mum with the baby for the first couple of months. They are looking for a part-time child-friendly housekeeper to take care of the housekeeping of the property and also to assist with the baby once the maternity nurses contract ends. The family have a small puppy, so you must be happy to be around pets.   Duties Your schedule would include...
Polo & Tweed United Kingdom
May 21, 2020
A lovely down-to-earth British family of 4 in St Johns Wood, London NW8, are looking for a full time Nanny for their 4 year old son and 6 month old daughter.  You must have a full driving license for this role. Package Offered  £35,000 - £45,000 gross per year (depending on experience) An automatic car will be provided for work purposes Monday-Friday, 8am-8pm Family Background  Both parents work full time, the mum works from home so this role will be a mixture of shared care and sole charge. Their little boy is 4 years old and their baby girl is 6 months old. Their son is usually at school during the day and when he is at school you will be focused on the 6-month-old. They currently have a maternity nanny, who will stay with them until their new nanny is settled in and knows the family’s routine. Their current full-time nanny will be leaving, and they are looking for a new nanny who wants a long-term role. They also have a housekeeper who comes to the...
Polo & Tweed United Kingdom
May 21, 2020
A professional principal living in Chelsea, London SW10, is looking for a part-time housekeeper to help him manage his lovely 2-bedroom apartment. Package Offered £14 -18 gross per hour 3-5 days per week (3 hours each day - 9 - 15 hours each week).  Flexible on actual working hours. Background The professional principal lives in a lovely apartment in Chelsea, the apartment has 2 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The principal is keen to find a long-term housekeeper who has great attention to detail and works to 5 star standards. He lives on his own and has no pets. Duties Your role will be focused on the daily and deep cleaning of the household, including: Hoovering, dusting, cleaning of the whole house. Cleaning bathrooms, kitchen and bedroom areas and ensuring the apartment is kept to high standards.  You will also be responsible for the laundry and ironing and should confident in your ironing skills.  You should be professional, discreet and have...
Polo & Tweed United Kingdom
May 21, 2020
£1,000 - £1,200 weekly
Location:  Singapore Type:  Permanent Salary:  £1,000 - £1,200 Per Week Full-time native English speaking Governess required in Singapore for a G3 & G6, salary £1000 - £1200 per week, start ASAP. A British/Swedish family residing in Singapore is seeking a Native English speaking Governess to assist in the care, development and education of their two daughters.  As a Governess, you will be responsible for well being of the children - collecting them from school, helping with school homework, assisting with mealtimes and bedtime routines (when required).  You will be required to develop the children’s learning and education through games, structured play and excursions.  Both children attend an International school daily. You will be required to collect them from school, attend extra curriculum activities and clubs and plan playdates and activities. The children's native language is English and the...
Duke & Duchess Singapore Full time
May 21, 2020
£1,000 - £1,200 weekly
Location:  Hong Kong Type:  Permanent Salary:  £1,000 - £1,200 Per Week Full-time Native English-speaking Governess required for G4 & B2, located in Hong Kong, £1000 - £1300 per week. Live in or out, start ASAP. A Chinese family who resides in Hong Kong are seeking a wonderful Governess to join them to assist with the care and education for their two young children aged 2 & 4. As a Governess you will be responsible for the shared care of the children, meeting all their daily needs, assisting daily routines with the focus on promoting their development. In addition, you will be required to provide day-to-day activities and fun and games in English to promote their language.  The family has a Nanny who will assist with the daily care needed.  The children will be entering into an International school therefore, requires a candidate able to enhance their language abilities.  The ideal candidates will be...
Duke & Duchess Hong Kong Full time
May 21, 2020
£3,100 - £3,500 monthly
Location:  Lyon, France Type:  Permanent Salary:  €3,500 - €4,000 Per Month Full-time French-speaking Nanny required in Lyon, France for G1, salary €3500 - €4000 per month, start ASAP A French family residing in Lyon is seeking an experienced Nanny to provide daily care, support and guidance to their young daughter. As a Nanny you will be required to meet the daily needs of the child; this will include getting her up each morning and putting her to bed each night. You will be required to provide the young girl with interactive games, activities and play and help her reach their developmental milestones. The young girl is very intelligent and the parents would like a mature Nanny to guide and encourage her at every opportunity. The ideal candidate will be a positive, active, engaging and creative. Hold childcare qualifications and have an understanding of Montessori. Previous experience of working in private households is desirable. The...
Duke & Duchess Lyon, France Full time
May 21, 2020
£850 - £1,000 weekly
Location:  Moscow, Russia Type:  Permanent Salary:  £850 - £1,000 Per Week Full-time Native English Nanny/Governess required for G2, located in Moscow, £850 - £1000 per week. Start ASAP Role to commence at earliest opportunity depending on the location of candidate, health and safety requirements, and country status due to Covid-19. A Russian family is seeking an energetic, professional, caring and experienced Nanny/Governess for their 2-year old daughter to assist in her care, learning, and development. As a Nanny/Governess, you will be responsible for meeting the daily needs of the young girl; providing a high standard of care, meeting all daily needs and routines (feeding, cleanliness, dressing), ensuring she is reaching all age-appropriate milestones and promoting all areas of development. You will be required to create engaging play, games, and activities to further development and language abilities. The ideal candidate will...
Duke & Duchess Moscow, Russia Full time
May 20, 2020
A professional family with a six-month-old baby boy, living in Newmarket (near Cambridge), CB8 are looking for a full time, kind and flexible nanny to join their family home. You must hold a driving licence to apply for this role (automatic car will be provided). Package Offered  £32,000 - £38,000 gross per year depending on experience Beautiful Accommodation if you wish to live in (or flexi-live in) Automatic car provided  Family Background  The family are a professional family, with the parents working full time.  The father works locally and the mother commutes to the city.  She is currently on maternity leave but will be going back to work in October, although she is unclear if she will be working remotely or commuting in (due to the current COVID situation).  They both normally travel regularly for work.  They have a beautiful six-month-old son, and a cute little dog in the house.  Both parents are outdoorsy, and love horses (they own many).  They have a...
Polo & Tweed United Kingdom
May 20, 2020
Looking for a French speaking nanny that uses child-led learning with freedom to learn for themselves, using positive guidance and role modelling. Someone who looks at WHY a behaviour is happening. A mindful nanny that has a gentle, respectful approach. Montessori trained nanny ideal or someone willing to be trained, For 5 year old twin girls and a 3 year old girl, Monday to Friday, 8AM-6PM (Live-out), 7/7.30AM-6.30PM (Live-in), Mix of sole charge and shared charge with another nanny, Accomodation for live-in is own bedroom, shower room, kitchenette and sitting area attached to the house, Temporary during COVID-19 but open to leading on to a permanent position, Located in Hampstead, N2. Duties Getting in touch with nature and getting outdoors, Spending the day at school with one of the twins as she has down syndrome and needs one on one assistance throughout the school day, Working with other support people like speech and language therapists to help her thrive, All...
Peaceful Learning Hampstead, London, UK Temporary
May 20, 2020
Looking for a gentle, respectful nanny who supports attachment parenting and is open-minded towards the idea of unschooling, For 3 year old girl and 6 month old girl, Monday-Tuesday 8AM-10AM & 5PM-9PM, Wednesday-Friday 7AM-10AM & 5PM-9PM, Plus babysitting, Starting post-COVID19 lockdown, if interested, please let us know, interviews will commence post-lockdown. Shared-charge. Live-in with seperate mezzanine flat that is accessed via the same door as their house. It comes with kitchenette, lounge, bathroom and bedroom with great views of London. Located in Shepherd's Bush, W12 Duties Playing with the children, Cook for the little one, the family use baby-led weaning so familiarity with this is great, All nursery duties, general tidy-up and childrens laundry. They have one small dog, May go away with the family on holiday, £26,580 per annum,
Peaceful Learning Shepherd's Bush, London, UK Full time
May 20, 2020
£40,000 - £45,000 yearly
Looking for a nurturing and creative governess/ nanny, a team player and a positive role model with initiative who has strong literacy skills both for PA work and to support dyslexia. SENCO experience a must, For a 14-year-old girl who is being homeschooled, Starting post-COVID19 lockdown, if interested, please let us know, in-person interviews starting in July. Monday-Friday, Normally around 8 hours a day 12 PM-8PMish however, some days will be longer and some shorter but would like 24/5 on-call and flexibility to work on weekends taking two days off during the week instead and available to travel with the family at short notice, Share charge except when parents are away, 2-3 times a year proxy parenting for 3 weeks at a time, Live-in accommodation: a one-person self-contained, furnished contemporary new build apt. above the garage, Located in RH19, Forest Row. Duties Develop an engaging and creative day, the girl is an aspiring actress! Help the girl to be inspired to...
Peaceful Learning Forest Row, UK Full time
May 20, 2020
£15.90 hourly
Looking for an emotionally aware/sensitive nanny or governess/mentor who builds relationships with their charges on trust and respect, using child-led learning to guide a child through their work and daily routine and who can be active and engaging in various sports, For a 11 year old boy, Monday-Thursday, 8AM - 6/6.30PM, Starting September for approx.12 months, Located in Highgate, N6 Duties Create a structured day that promotes the boys overall well-being, taking it day by day, Cook meals for the boy and clean up after yourself, Take him to his friends house when possible, Take the dog for a walk with the boy or when he's at his friends house, Take the boy to and from school and provide support with his homework and any lessons at home, Working with Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) to help the boy on the right path. The boy's father died two years ago and gets quite anxious about leaving the house, hence why someone who is emotionally sensitive or aware...
Peaceful Learning Highgate, London, UK Full time
May 20, 2020
£4,000 - £6,000 monthly
Native French speaking Nanny is needed for a girl 18 month living in Saint Tropez, France. You will work in team with a Russian Speaking Nanny and a French Speaking Night Nanny. This is a Russian family which lives in France and often travels to Russia. The ideal candidate is a young and active Native French speaking female with teaching and/or childcare qualification, flexible, open and ready to work as a part of the team. Experience working in a similar role with children of this age and good checkable references are required.    Responsibilities Teaching French in an interactive manner General upbringing Playing with the girls indoors and outdoors Performing some caring duties – feeding, bathing   Conditions Location: The French Riviera Schedule: rota 30 days on / 30 days off, 14 days on/ 14 days off Only France based candidates are considered for this role Accommodation: separate room in a guest’s...
the Very Important Personnel Saint Tropez Rota
May 20, 2020
£225 weekly
Working family in Belsize Park is looking for a very part-time German-speaking nanny. The nanny can start as soon as possible for  1 to 3 days per week, mornings, 8 am to 12 pm or less within that bracket. I would pay £15/hour, and given the hours are short, I will pay an extra hour per day to compensate for travel time. (Therefore £75 per 4 hour morning) I am looking for someone to start as soon as this week until mid-August.  (This is live out.) I would like someone that is an absolutely fluent /native German speaker, and preferably with a focus on teaching language, although that’s not a must.   Obviously they should have some childcare experience, but I’m also open to someone that has children of their own, without professional child-caring experience.  daughter aged 2.5yrs. Playing, reading, arts and crafts, talking to in German Ideal Candidate Ideal would be a nanny who is originally from Germany has experience with this age of the child and is interested...
Kinder Nannies & Staff Ltd. Belsize Park, London, UK Part time
May 20, 2020
£595 weekly
Lovely family in Shepherd's Bush are looking for a nanny who speaks German fluently, either a native German speaker or who speaks German very well as a 2nd language. Nanny should speak German to their children, whilst carrying out normal nanny duties. Mum and Dad work hard, from home (separate office) and their son will restart nursery on 1st June, before going to school in September. Their 2-year-old daughter is home and needs a nanny so that mum and dad can work. They are very flexible about days and hours to fit around the nanny's schedule. Their preferred days would be full days on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday and pm only on Thurs and Friday, but they can also have fewer days or hours if that is better for the nanny. Hours will be agreed with a nanny, but around 35 hrs p/w. Pays up to £17/18 gross per hour for an experienced nanny who speaks fluent German. The family would prefer a local nanny but understands that the German-speaking nanny may need to use public transport to...
Kinder Nannies & Staff Ltd. Shepherd's Bush, London, UK Part time
May 19, 2020
£13.00 - £14.00 hourly
Job Type Afterschool Nanny Location Islington, London Salary £13 to £14 per Hour (negotiable depending on experience) Experience 2 years Languages English SL, Italian Education 1 year Working Days Monday - Thursday Working Hours 15:30 - 19:00 A family living in a great location in Islington is looking for a professional Italian speaking after school nanny to take care of their school aged child. Italian speaker is a must, as they want their child to learn Italian in a daily and fun way. Working hours:  4 days per week, from 3:30 pm to 7 pm Duties include: collecting the child from school helping with homework preparing healthy balanced meals and snacks arranging playdates taking the child to after school activities tidying away their toys after use helping with the evening routine A valid first aid qualification is a must for this role. The...
Little Ones London Islington, London, UK Part time