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As children, we grew up watching movies where nannies had superpowers and a sharp instinct that allowed them to take care of children without breaking a sweat. Caregivers like Mary Poppins and Nanny McPhee taught us that a little goes a long way, and took us along on magical adventures full of mystery, dancing, and singing.  However, years later, Robin Williams broke the spell when he played Mrs. Doubtfire, a dad who went undercover...
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 positions are varied and many are based overseas with international travel.    Governess...
So you want to work with children? At Jobs in Childcare we aim to specialise in high paid, 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...
If you’re working in a nanny job and looking for a quick, simple activity to keep your kids busy this afternoon, why not incorporate learning and fun and try this out?  Have you ever heard of Oobleck slime? If not, read on and find out all about how to create a cornflour slime activity your kids will love! If you haven’t heard of ‘ Oobleck ’ before - don’t worry! Neither had we, until we...
Helping a child become an adventurous eater doesn’t only depend on how much you coax them to eat their food. Spending time in the kitchen and learning how to prepare food helps children appreciate and connect to different types of food, including fruits and vegetables.   As a nanny, it is vital to provide your charge with rich sensory experience. Allowing them to touch, taste, feel, and smell the ingredients helps them...
Are you looking for work as a governess, nanny, or tutor? Do you want to get a nanny job overseas? In recent years, companies have transitioned to listing job opportunities online. There are hundreds of websites that make it easy for you to connect with potential clients and charges.  Most childcare job websites now carry a wide variety of childcare jobs, including full-time, part-time, and rota opportunities. These sites streamline...
No, that’s not a typo. 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 jobs with salaries of £1000 up to £1500/ week - and sometimes more - from a variety of agencies, as families with large amounts of capital continue to put their children first. And it’s tough at the top - we occasionally...
  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 work as a nanny or governess in Russia! It’s a special experience, that’s for sure. Let’s kick off with......
Are you planning on travelling with your kids? Whether it's by plane or car, family travel with kids is not easy especially for first-time parents. In fact, most parents become anxious about travelling with kids, even though a vacation is an opportunity to bond and relax. Despite this, research shows that 44% of millennials travel with kids for their vacations. In another study, researchers found that 58% of US millennials who...
Working as a nanny it's always difficult to know what gifts to get for the kids you look after, isn’t it? The children in wealthy families often seem to have everything they need at an early age. So if you’re working as a governess, nanny, tutor or governor this can make birthdays, Christmas and special occasions something of a conundrum. How do I find them something thoughtful that they don’t have already? Something...
Working a governor job? This seems to be one of the more interesting expat jobs in Moscow! 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. As well as providing structured classroom-based lessons for these students, I do a lot of my teaching for the family through interactive play and...
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...