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Popular worldwide, governor and governess jobs tend to be focused on the education, behaviour, and general upbringing of the charge(s). However, a new  governess job or international governor position can come in many shapes and sizes. What is the difference between a Governess, Nanny and Tutor ?   Here are some solid tips to keep things moving along through your trial week and beyond. 1. Be smiley and positive...
If you're considering a career in childcare or nannying, you may have come across the term "governess" and wondered what it entails. A governess is a professional caregiver who provides education and guidance to children in a private household. They are often highly educated and responsible for teaching subjects such as language, music, and other skills. Read more about what a governess is here ! In this article, we will explore the world...
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...
What is a Governess: Discover the Private Household Role of a Governess! A governess is a woman employed to teach and train children in a private household. She typically provides education, discipline, and moral guidance to the children under her care. The role of a governess has evolved over time but remains an important part of childcare for some families. A common first step in childcare for parents is hiring a nanny to care for...
Today’s guest post is about nannying and governor/ governess work for those candidates based in Russia. Russian kids, as is perhaps to be expected, have their own nuances. Russian families can be quite different from their European or American counterparts. So, here are 12 ways you know you are in a governess or nanny job in Russia! It’s a special experience, that’s for sure. Let’s kick off with......
Working a governor job? This seems to be one of the more interesting expat jobs! Well, around a year ago, I moved to Russia! I had decided to take a position working as a British governor for a VIP private family in Moscow, teaching English to their two young boys. Typically this role is for a woman but more families are seeing the value in also employing a male governor. A governess is a person who, as well as providing structured...