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Working as a nanny, 9 things nannies wish their employers knew. Interestingly, many people outside assume that the nanny job is all about the kids. In reality, it’s equally (or sometimes more) about the parents, the family, the employer. A good employer can make your work life wonderful, a real pleasure. A bad one can make your workplace miserable, even if the children are angels. With this in mind, Jobs in Childcare...
This week we interviewed Roisin Conroy, a VIP nanny/ governess living and working in the Cayman Islands. So if you want to know what it's like working a governess job in paradise, read on! Roisin, your job in the Cayman Islands looks fabulous. But how did you first get interested in working in childcare? I have always had a passion and love for children. I had a somewhat unorthodox hotel upbringing which resulted in my being...
Read on for tips you can use in all childcare and nanny jobs . Also, find out what life is like working as a travel nanny/ governess. Introducing Amy Bryant - The Suitcase Nanny! Hello Amy! First of all - please could you introduce yourself and tell us a little about your background? Hey! I’m Amy Bryant, a travel nanny expert also known as The Suitcase Nanny. I’m 26 years old and have been caring for children...
It’s October and Halloween is fast approaching. You and the children have already began preparing what will be the “best costume of the year.” You also start setting up the home according to the theme for this year’s spooky celebration. Then you realize something’s missing: what will you and the children do at the party? Planning out fun and exciting games that children of all ages would enjoy is, at times,...
Money: Managing a Sensitive Family Subject    As a working or aspiring nanny, you’re in a unique position. You’re a professional—and yet, you’re also exposed to far more personal details of your employers’ lives than other professionals will be. Chances are, you’re going to see your employers in their bathrobes and slippers, with unkempt hair, and before they’ve had their morning...
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...
Working as a celebrity nanny is one of the most sought-after nanny jobs in the childcare industry. Working for a celebrity in these nanny jobs can be particularly challenging. Successful people generally take longer hours at work, which means nannies may face more demands than regular nannies do. Most celebrity nannies spend 10 to 14 hours a day in the celebrity’s household.  Becoming a VIP celebrity nanny...
We all grew up watching nannies movies where they become the second parents and tutoring wards to a diverse group of children. From Mary Poppins to Mrs Doubtfire, each character left a mark and an important life lesson in every viewer.  Nannies, (and sometimes governesses and babysitters), have been the focus of many films across multiple decades. Whether their character is sweet or a little bit in-way-over-their-head,...
Top 10 outdoor activity ideas for families that are easy to set up!   In addition, and most importantly, will keep them busy and having fun! Summer is here! And whilst working in childcare or a nanny job , you'll quickly realise that getting children outside is one of the best ways to help them expel some of the never-ending energy they seem to have. Outdoor time is a wonderful opportunity to encourage them to...
Are you a nanny working in London? Are you looking for some amazing activities to do with your kids? Read on! The capital of the UK is known for being one of the most exciting, vibrant places in the world, full of points of entertainment and opportunity, for adults and children alike. What people probably don’t think about though, is how this makes it an amazing city to work in as a nanny . Below are...
Would you like more job offers? Maybe you’re missing out on this easy way to improve your resume! Adding a photograph to your CV is a good opportunity to provide a first impression of yourself as a professional and presentable member of staff, and a good way to help a recruiter remember your application. In this blog post we have two quick ways to use photos that may improve your job application success rate. Firstly, we will...