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What is a Chiltern nanny? How are they trained at Chiltern College? Hello Sophie! First of all - please could you introduce yourself and tell us a little about your background?   Hi, I'm Sophie ( @spoonful_of_sophie )! I’m 27 years old and I currently live with my partner in our home in a beautiful Cambridgeshire village.  I qualified as a nanny after two years at the Chiltern Nanny College, just two weeks shy...
Au Pair Pros and Cons, Pay and Future Career - Is a Job as an Au Pair Worth It? If you like taking care of the school-aged kids, want to go to another country to learn a new culture and improve your English, being an au pair is totally worth it. However, you have to do light housekeeping and work for 30 hours per week for 'pocket money'. In this blog post, we will explain what an au pair is, what duties are included and the...
Many nannies in all nanny jobs dream of filling top nanny job vacancies, working for celebrity and VIP clients. However, finding nanny jobs in this sector is far from just a walk in the park. While celebrity families are the same as average families, when looking for a full-time nanny for their kids, social status means they have a greater concern for the security and safety of their children.  Being a celebrity or...
Working with twins can be such a rewarding, fun, and memorable experience. Caring for children of the same age generally makes a nanny’s life more comfortable as they can plan activities, meals and routines that are mostly the same for each child. However, the special bond that twins share adds another level of enjoyment to the job, as you witness them connect, interact and form a lifelong relationship.  This being said, working...
Before diving into jobs in the childcare industry, it is incredibly vital that you understand the differences in the job description of different positions, such as the roles and responsibilities when in a governor, tutor, nanny job or governess job . Sometimes the descriptions or requirements between the three jobs can become blurred. Nannies, governesses, and tutors are all tasked with developing the children’s skills and...
Have you ever wondered what is a Governess or what does a Governess do when working? Most parents consider hiring a nanny to meet the care and needs of their children. Nannies are responsible for helping the kids learn and develop skills through safe yet engaging activities. However, as the children grow older, some parents may start to consider hiring a live-in or live-out governess to work with their children.  Governess jobs...
At Jobs in Childcare, we aim to specialise in high paid nanny jobs , VIP childcare jobs - positions working as nannies, governors, governesses or high level tutors across the globe. This post will discuss numerous facets of the childcare and VIP nannying industry and, for those interested in working with children, will address all of the questions that we are most commonly presented with. So without further ado and beginning at...
Do you want to know how to get a rota nanny job? In the childcare industry, the position of a travel or rota nanny is highly coveted. This is because, in these particular nanny jobs , it can mean working with a high net worth family who are able to give you opportunities and tons of financial rewards. Families with very demanding lifestyles often choose rota nannies to provide seamless support and cover for 24...
No, that’s not a typo. Have you ever wondered - How much money can you make being a nanny? Not all childcare jobs are created equal! The best jobs in nannying, childcare and governess work now pay up to £1500 (approx $2000) per WEEK. Yes, the Jobs In Childcare website often features nanny jobs with salaries of £1000 up to £1500/ week - and sometimes more - from a variety of agencies, as families...
Finding the right nanny job  of interest to you can be a challenging task. We wanted to give you some expert tips on your nanny job search.  We spoke to our valued nanny recruitment experts from successful nanny and governess placement agencies and compiled these Top 10 expert tips on job hunting.  Read on to discover what the nanny and governess agencies suggest doing when you see nanny required job vacancies in...
Deciding on your governess, governor, tutor, or  nanny job contract template can be overwhelming. Governess or nanny contract examples are long, packed with information, and may include complex legal terminology or terms you may be unfamiliar with. Sadly, a nanny work agreement is 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...
For those of you considering working within the early years sector of childcare, it is a good idea to know what to expect before you take the leap! And for those already working within the area, you may wish to take a moment to remember why it is such a rewarding role. Yes, the hours can be long, and expectations placed on settings from Ofsted can be take up valuable time spent with the kids, but if you see beyond this, it is...