Nannies of St James

A long-established agency with an enviable reputation for excellence and success.

We are a bespoke consultancy offering high calibre staff for households throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Creating a friendly and professional rapport with our clients and nannies is paramount to ensuring we offer you the finest personal service. We understand that the chemistry between nanny & family is as crucial as the right qualification & experience.

We look forward to working with you.

Dec 03, 2019
Postion SOUTH KEN: P/T, Daily Nanny/Governess (Mon - Fri approx 25 hrs/wk) Location SOUTH KENSINGTON: Jan 2020 start ££££ Description ASAP start for a P/T, Daily Nanny/Governess (Mon - Fri approx 25 hrs/wk). Busy, fun Italian family (well known to the agency) are seeking an experienced P/T Nanny/Governess (shared care) for their three children, B11, B9 & G7 years. Hours will be  3.30pm - 7pm, Monday - Friday.  In the holidays the nanny might be asked to work a few more hours. Family are located just off Gloucester Road, easy access to Gloucester Road underground. Driver would be very useful, but is not essential. Fun, outgoing person.  Nanny preferably with English as first language as mother would love the nanny to assist the boys with their  homework and reading with the younger child. Lovely bright family. Excellent hourly rate salary available. ASAP start.  Call agency for more details or if new to us, please send CV + refs to us at info@nanniesofstjames.com Sole Charge Sole Live In or Daily Daily Accommodation N/A Driver Yes Use of Car Yes
Nannies of St James London, UK Part time
Nov 21, 2019
Postion MOSCOW + WW Travel - ROTA MALE GOVERNOR, Boy 5 years £££££ Location MOSCOW + TRAVEL: Rota Governor. B.5. £££££ - Interviewing now Description ROTA MALE GOVERNOR - RUSSIA   Long standing Russian NSJ clients  based in Moscow looking for professionally qualified and experienced  male nanny/ governor  to work with a 5 year old boy. Our NSJ nanny has recently finished after 2.5 years with the family.  The family home is based in the countryside an hour outside Moscow although the position will involve a lot of travel around the world. The candidate will need to be a native English speaker and experienced in teaching English and have knowledge of how young children learn and develop. This can be through experience teaching within a school, qualified teacher status or a NNEB or CACHE qualification in childcare/education. The candidate will be responsible for continuing to develop the boy’s (fluent) spoken English as well as his reading and writing in English. In addition there would be the usual nanny responsibilities e.g. keeping belongings and bedroom tidy and organized, organizing schedule (meals, sleep etc), managing travel. A love of sport and the outside would be a bonus. The role is a rota position for around 14 days a month (however this could vary by a few days month to month so the candidate will need to be flexible). Extra days to the 14 agreed days will be paid additionally. The role is 24/7 with the candidate mostly having their own room and bathroom but occasionally being asked to share a room with the boy when necessary. It would be a benefit if the candidate loves to travel and is a confident swimmer and doesn’t suffer from sea-sickness as there is a lot of travel by yacht. The travel and care of the candidate is of the highest level with much consideration given. The candidate will be sharing the position with a Russian nanny so needs to be good at working within a team. A top salary is negotiable according to the right candidate. Interviewing to start as soon as possible. Sole Charge Shared Live In or Daily Overseas Accommodation   Driver No Use of Car No
Nannies of St James Moscow, Russia Rota
Nov 21, 2019
Postion OXFORDSHIRE: TEMP, live-in Nanny (for 4 children) Location OXFORDSHIRE: 2nd - 21st December (incl) & driver essential. Description OXFORDSHIRE: Temporary, Live-in Nanny    2nd - 21st December 2019. Clients of ours are seeking a Temporary Nanny to cover their permanent nanny's annual leave.  Our clients have 4 children (14 - 6 years) but care will mainly be the younger 2 children. It is essential that the candidate has good, previous experience working with formal, country households.  The Nanny will be required to keep to the existing routines and then help the children as they finish school for the Christmas holidays. And a driver is essential. Sole Charge Shared Live In or Daily Live-in Accommodation supplied Driver Yes Use of Car Yes
Nannies of St James Oxfordshire, UK Temporary
Nov 21, 2019
Postion MONACO: TOP, Maternity Nurse Location MONACO: June 2020 (4 - 5 month booking) ££££ Description Monaco; June 2020 start for TOP Maternity Nurse .  Our busy international clients are seeking a very experienced, Maternity Nurse for a 4 - 5 month booking commencing June 2020. This is for their second baby.  We are a seeking candidate who are used to extensive travel with babies, is educationally and developmentally focused with previous overseas experience.  Family have homes in Monaco and London and also travel worldwide.    The parents speak French, German & English in the family home.  There are other British nannies for the older child. This is a semi-staffed, semi-formal household so it would be helpful if the Maternity Nurse was used to working alongside other staff. Our clients will provide a nice studio apartment for the Maternity Nurse to use for rest periods.   Excellent salary available for top, top candidates.  June 2020 and interviews now taking place. Sole Charge Shared Live In or Daily Overseas Accommodation supplied Driver Yes Use of Car Yes
Nannies of St James Monaco Temporary
Nov 19, 2019
ostion OXFORDSHIRE: Housekeeper/Nanny (60:40) Location OXFORDSHIRE: ASAP start (private accmd) Description OXFORDSHIRE: Returning clients of our are seeking a new Housekeeper/Nanny (60:40)  Returning clients of our are seeking a new Housekeeper/Nanny (60:40) to work with their 4 children (14 - 6 years) but care will mainly be the younger 2 children. This is a Wednesday - Sunday role, and the Housekeeper/Nanny will work a 60:40 ratio pertaining to the house and the children. A candidate who has experience in formal, VIP households is highly desirable and great, check-able references is essential.  As is a driver as there is a lot of driving. Along with a very good weekly salary, the Housekeeper/Nanny will be supplied with a cottage on the estate and a nanny car.   Sole Charge Shared Live In or Daily Live-in Accommodation cottage supplied Driver Yes Use of Car Yes
Nannies of St James Oxfordshire, UK Full time
Nov 19, 2019
Postion ABU DHABI: Sole charge Nanny (B2y & G6m) Location ABU DHABI: ££££ & sep accmd ASAP start Description We are seeking a TOP, new Career Nanny for our professional clients who are based in Abu Dhabi.  Family have one little boy currently aged 2 years and a baby girl aged 6 months. The little boy is super-bright and very advanced for his age, so our clients are keen to find a qualified career nanny who will enjoy engaging with the little one and aiding his educational and creative development, fuel his imagination and involve him in classes, activities and play dates.  He is in a really great routine and is in bed for 7 pm.  They will work 6 days per week 12 hours per day, there might be the odd occasion when nanny is asked to stay and babysit for the evening.  Family do travel but at this point in time only a couple of times per year. There are also other household staff in the household and a driver, so a good team atmosphere Nanny will be provided with a separate apartment a a top salary is available for a top nanny with similar work experience, who is excited by the idea of working with a super-bright and active boy and his little sister. Sole Charge Sole Live In or Daily Overseas Accommodation separate apartment Driver Yes Use of Car Yes
Nannies of St James Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates Full time
Nov 19, 2019
Postion HACKNEY (LONDON FIELDS): Daily Nanny for Baby Girl 6/12 ££££ Location HACKNEY E8: Feb 2020 start ££££ Description EAST LONDON, FEBRUARY 2020 start :  Our lovely professional clients are seeking their first Nanny (Daily) to join their family at the end of February 2020.  Mother who works in banking will be returning to work at the beginning of March and would like a few days handover with the new nanny.  Baby girl is currently 9 weeks old and will be 6 months old when position starts.  Clients are based in the Borough of Hackney in London Fields a great area for activities, parks, Victoria Park etc. Nanny will be required to work 9.30 - 6.30 Monday to Friday, so great hours, with the occasional later finish with advance notice.  Also parents would love someone who is flexible to proxy parent for the odd weekend, so they can go away.  Baby will be in the middle of weaning when nanny starts, so a good knowledge is required for the nanny to continue the process.  Also nanny should be proactive and happy to research and plan age related activities and classes for the baby and agree with parents.  They are keen to hire someone who will be taking the baby out to the park, arrange play dates and be very organised, but equally  calm, flexible warm and caring.  Nearest stations are: Hackney Central, Haggerston, Dalston Junction & London Fields. Sole Charge Sole Live In or Daily Daily Accommodation N/A Driver No Use of Car No
Nannies of St James Hackney, London, UK Full time
Nov 15, 2019
Postion KENSINGTON W8: Second Rota Nanny (twins, 1 year) Location KENSINGTON W8 + travel: Dec start ££££ Description December 2019 start: Kensington W8 (& California USA) :   Our long standing clients with homes in London, country and California are seeking a  Rota Nanny  to commence December 2019.  Our client's family are US/UK and consist of boys 6 & 2 years who have two rota nannies and twins (B/G) who are 1 year old.   The nanny will work as the second rota nanny with the twins, so previous rota experience and experience with twins, routine and also developmental and educational play important.  This is a fully staffed household and family also have an estate outside London where they spend some time during the holidays.  The older boy is now at full time school in Notting Hill and the little boy at nursery school.  The twins are turning one year in early December, so nanny should be highly organised, proactive and be good at working within a team of nannies, communicating and coordinating with the rota nannies who work with the older boys. Family also will travel to their estate in California, so swimmer and a good driver essential.  This is an informal household, but nanny must be used to working alongside other household staff and cook etc.  Travel experience with little ones also super important.  Excellent salary available for top nanny with a good sense of humour and relevant experience. Sole Charge Sole Live In or Daily Live-in Accommodation   Driver No Use of Car Yes
Nannies of St James Kensington, London, UK Rota
Nov 15, 2019
Postion KENSINGTON + Travel: Daily Nanny. Mon-Fri (53 hours pw) Location KENSINGTON W8 + travel: Jan 2020 start ££££ Description KENSINGTON W8:    Long standing clients of ours are seeking a full-time, confident, fun & sporty,   Daily Nanny  to join them at their home in Kensington W8.  Position will commence January 2020, working: Monday 10am - 7.30pm, Tuesday - Thursday 6.45am - 7.30pm and Friday 6.45am - 12.30pm. There are 4 boys in the household, but this role is primarily to care for the youngest (who is 2.5 years old). The older boys are aged 9, 7 & 5 years  have their own nanny, so the nannies will need to work together as part as a team to cover all the after school activities.. There will be some travel in the school holidays, no more than 1-2 weeks. This is a relaxed, yet busy household, with very active boys off at different places, but the littlest boy is in great routine.  He is at nursery school locally in the mornings and very happy and settled. This would suit someone who is very active, very organised and proactive.  With 3 older brothers, the youngest is very bright and mature for his age with good conversational vocabulary.  Fully staffed household, so no nursery duties. Monday - Friday, hours will be: Monday 10am - 7.30pm, Tuesday - Thursday 6.45am - 7.30pm and Friday 6.45am - 12.30pm. Nearest stations are: Shepherd's Bush, Kensington Olympia & Holland Park.  Excellent daily salary available for outgoing, active and upbeat nanny with excellent toddler experience. Clients are interviewing now.  ££££ Sole Charge Shared Live In or Daily Daily Accommodation supplied Driver No Use of Car No
Nannies of St James Kensington, London, UK Full time
Nov 15, 2019
Postion KNIGHTSBRIDGE: TOP, native English MT, Rota Nanny (2 boys: 5 & 2 years) Location KNIGHTSBRIDGE + travel: immediate start (TOP salary for TOP candidate! ££££) Description TOP Rota Nanny required in Knightsbridge : Returning clients, a busy, international family seek an experienced, trained,  English MT,  Rota Nanny  to care for their two boys aged 5  & 2 years. The nanny rota is 1 week on/off. Handover day is a Wednesday, and it is important both nannies have good communication between them. This is a fully staffed household with chef, housekeepers, driver etc. The older boy is now 5 years and at school full time and his younger brother is 2 years so now doing classes and toddler activities.    Family are located very close to Harrods in Knightsbridge, have full staff, so lots of time for the nanny to plan, organise, research and implement activities for the children and liaise with parents in this regard. Parents are keen to have someone with training and experience of school age children and also educational development, so they can assist with homework and encourage creative development. This is a warm, friendly household where everyone works as a team. To work in a rota with our other superb, NSJ nanny.  The family do travel and Christmas & the New Year will be spent somewhere hot & gorgeous (probably Florida/Caribbean). Excellent  salary package for right candidate. ASAP start. Sole Charge Sole Live In or Daily Live-in Accommodation Bedroom/bathroom ensuite Driver No Use of Car Yes
Nannies of St James Knightsbridge, London, UK Rota
Nov 13, 2019
Postion NOTTING HILL: Trained, "Norland-style" Rota Nanny/Governess (2 boys 4 yrs & 15 mths) Location NOTTING HILL W11 + travel: £££££ Description ASAP start: Trained, "Norland-style" Rota OR Daily Nanny based London with international travel   Our international client is seeking a trained, qualified Rota Nanny, and "Norland-style" is preferred, but the family would consider a top native French Nanny.  And they will also consider a seriously top, Daily Nanny. They have 2 boys: 4 years in Nov and a toddler 15 mths.  The father is German-American and mother is French, and the family live in London W11, based in Notting Hill and frequently travel in Europe, especially to France (Paris & South of France) and Germany (Frankfurt) where they have homes, as well as international travel. The family’s priority is for the two brothers to be safe, secure, confident, happy and thriving, as well as to be very connected together. The nanny should therefore establish a closeness, connection and trust with each of them, but also prioritising and encouraging the siblings being together and enjoying each other as much as possible. When working in pair with another nanny, the nannies will coordinate so the two boys get to play and spend quality time together.  The family practices gentle discipline and lots of communication with the boys. This is a relaxed family who love to see the boys play and enjoy the life little ones should without any pressures. So be ready for lots of playtime!   It is a fully-staffed household, however the nannies are required to carry out all usual nursery duties such as planning healthy meals, organising classes and play-dates, maintaining the playroom and children’s bedrooms, shopping for toys/clothes, packing and unpacking for family holidays, alongside checking homes or hotel rooms so that they are child appropriate/child-proof.  The family travels regularly throughout Europe and the USA, to their other homes. Visas will be organised for the US.  Sole Charge Shared Live In or Daily Live-in Accommodation supplied Driver Yes Use of Car Yes
Nannies of St James Notting Hill, London, UK Rota
Nov 13, 2019
Postion KENSINGTON W8: Exp. Sole charge, Daily Nanny (B7, B5 & G2.5 years) Location KENSINGTON W8: Jan start ££££ (driver essential) Description KENSINGTON W8, TOP DAILY NANNY :  Busy professional household is seeking an  experienced, sole charge Daily Nanny  to care for 3 children (2 at full time school), boys aged nearly 7 &5 years and girl 2.5 years.   This is a Daily position and Nanny should have previous toddler experience as well as experience helping with homework (alongside tutors etc) and attending after school activities.  Hours will be 7.30 - 6.30, 45-50 hours per week.  There are two older boys in the household, aged 7 & 5 (both at school) and a toddler girl aged 2.5 years. We are looking for a nanny with a strong track record, with excellent qualifications an track record, comfortable with basic cooking.   Team player essential and there is a full time household PA in the household as well. Nanny should also be interested in educational development and be able to co-ordinate with tutors who assist with homework for the older children. It would be really helpful if the nanny can be flexible to travel during children holiday weeks (not more than 1-2 weeks at a time). Driver essential. Sole Charge Sole Live In or Daily Daily Accommodation supplied Driver Yes Use of Car Yes
Nannies of St James Kensington, London, UK Full time
Nov 13, 2019
Postion WASHINGTON DC. USA: Live-in, trained Nanny (s/charge for toddler) Location GEORGETOWN, WASHINGTON DC: $$$$ (J1 visa supplied for candidate under 25) Description GEORGETOWN, WASHINGTON DC: for a qualified Nanny. Our clients are happy to provide a J1 visa for a candidate under 25 years old. Or of course would happily engage a candidate who ticks the above boxes and has US passport or someone with US residency who is fully trained as a nanny. We are seeking a  trained, sole charge Nanny  for our international clients based in Georgetown, Washington DC.  Our clients are looking for a trained nanny candidate, degree educated, or privately trained (eg Norland or Chiltern trained) Nanny. And a second language like Spanish or French is highly desirable. Both the parents work in busy careers and will be living centrally in the gorgeous Georgetown area of Washington DC which has a real London feel to it.  Nanny will take full charge of a gorgeous little boy (going on 2 years) for his British/US parents. The position will be sole charge, hours will be Monday to Friday. Driver useful but a candidate who is trained, energetic, eloquent and confident and preferably  French or Spanish speaking.  Consistent with the EY toddler age group, someone who can confidently pick up the baton and run, to assist these professional clients.  Lovely central location near all the fun activities and museums and parks.   NOTE:  Our c lients are happy to provide a J1 visa for a candidate under 25 years old.  Or of course would happily engage a candidate who ticks the above boxes and has US passport or someone with US residency who is fully trained as a nanny.      Excellent weekly salary available, interviews taking place. Sole Charge Sole Live In or Daily Overseas Accommodation supplied Driver No Use of Car No
Nannies of St James Washington, DC, USA Full time