On this page you can find information regarding the qualifications usually required for nanny/ childcare candidates living in Newcastle and seeking a professional position. Also included are links to some universities and colleges in Newcastle where candidates can research courses to study for the qualifications they need.
This page also features links to various nanny agencies which operate in Newcastle or close by, as well as the websites of local nurseries and preschools - these may suit candidates interested in full or part-time work as a child carer or nanny.
Further down the page are JIC’s recommendations for parks and days out close to Newcastle, and ideas for how to connect and network with other nannies and childcare workers in the area.
Lastly, you will find details about VIP/ international nanny jobs for candidates currently living in Newcastle who are interested in finding an overseas nanny, governor or governess role.
For information about childcare or nannying qualifications for candidates looking for a job in Newcastle, please visit our page ‘Childcare and Early Years Qualifications’.
There are a number of colleges and universities and other learning institutions offering courses for those wishing to study childcare or early years in Newcastle. We advise you to do your own research in order to find the college or university most suitable for your specific requirements and location.
Some Newcastle-based institutions where you may like to think about studying to be a nanny or child carer may include:
Nanny candidates, child carers, nursery staff and early years specialists in Newcastle have a variety of options. You can find some of the agencies operating in Newcastle listed here:
To see a list of all agencies currently listing vacancies on the Jobs in Childcare site, you can click here. In order to view job vacancies currently listed in Newcastle, please go to the www.jobsinchildcare.com homepage and search for location: Newcastle.
There are also links to various childcare and educational recruitment agencies in the Newcastle area listed here:
For candidates seeking a nanny or child care role in Newcastle, we suggest that you first search the nanny and childcare job vacancies which are already listed on www.jobsinchildcare.com. You may also wish to consider checking job vacancies in preschools and nurseries in the area. You can see a list of potential institutions here:
In order to connect with other nanny candidates or child carers in Newcastle, we would suggest you initially try to meet people through local nurseries, playgroups or after-school activities. Otherwise, you may find that you are able to connect with other Newcastle-based child carers, nannies or au pairs online. You can try the Au Pair in UK Facebook group here.
There are a wide variety of activities, educational days out or similar excursions for your charges in the Newcastle area. You can click here to see Day Out With the Kids' suggestions for days out in the North East, or here for the Chronicle Live family days out in Newcastle.
Alternatively and if the weather permits, your charges may also enjoy the parks and other outdoor spaces in the Newcastle area. Follow this link for the council's list of parks and open spaces, or click here to see Trip Advisor's recommendations for outdoor attractions in the area.
If you are looking for a VIP nanny, governor or governess role with travel, we suggest that you search through the high salary international roles on Jobs in Childcare. High salary positions are generally found by searching by location, often being situated in London, Dubai, Moscow, Monaco, amongst other large cities.
For candidates not wishing to leave Newcastle on a permanent basis but still interested in VIP positions, you may also consider rota roles. Rota nanny, rota governor or rota governess jobs generally include ‘working time’ (usually 50% of the schedule) spent at your employers residence (often Russia, the UAE or France), while the other half of your time is ‘time off’ - to rest or head back to your home country if you wish to. To view rota jobs currently available on JIC, please click here.