Oct 15, 2019
Russian family residing in Helsinki, Finland is looking for a native English speaking governess for Girl 5,5 and Boy 7,5. They had English governesses before, and they both speak English at near native level and Finnish at a lower level as well. Both children attend kindergarten and school 5 days a week. Responsibilities will include teaching English in an interactive manner, teaching the girl alphabet and reading, assisting the boy with school homework, taking the children out for walks and playgrounds, leisure organization and planning activities for weekends; as well as some caring duties like feed the children (no cooking needed), tidy up the children’s room together with the kids, look after the children’s clothes. Ideal candidate will be a native English speaking female aged 24-35, originally from the UK, USA or Canada, who has experience working in families as a nanny or governess and can provide good checkable references. Teaching qualifications are not essential. You should be a confident driver with a clean driving record.Schedule is 5 days a week Wed-Sun, days off Mon & Tue. Work hours: Wednesday-Friday from 4 to 8pm (3-7pm in the winter time), Saturday-Sunday from 11am to 7pm with some flexibility both ways. Total of 28 hours per week. Governess will be provided with a car (BMW 5 with an automatic transmission) + petrol and a one bedroom apartment which is located within a 15 min drive from the family’s house. They live in a detached house by the sea. The salary is 4000 Euros per month. Flights expenses covered by the client. 30 days paid holiday once a year. Start ASAP.
Gouverneur International Helsinki, Finland Part time