We are searching for an all-rounder, a Governor / Governess and mentor happy to be responsible for the 12 year old boy, living with him in an apartment and ensuring he helps to keep the space clean, tidy etc as well as helping prepare simple healthy meals. He will be moving to Liechtenstein to live with his father (who travels extensively during the week) and attend school there, so will need to learn/improve his German – he already speaks excellent English and Russian, as well as some Portuguese and French. He is very interested in sports, especially cricket and skiing, and this is also very much a mentor role, as well as ensuring he is happy, and doing well with his education. Weekends will generally be free as either Mum or Dad will be there, or he may visit his siblings in Spain.
Location: Liechtenstein plus travel
Role: Experienced Governor / Governess – German language
Ages of Children: 12
Days/Hours of work: 5 days per week
Salary Range: Neg
Accommodation: Separate room in 3 bed apartment shared with the child.
Start date: Sept for 1 year+
Essential: EU passport, 3+ years sole charge, experience with 12+ year old, active and energetic, excellent references, Fluent-level German, police check/DBS.
Preferred: Formal Teaching qualifications, sporty, happy to keep living space clean and tidy.
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We supply qualified and experienced professional nannies, governesses, home-school teachers and tutors who work to give children a great start in life. We understand that many clients in locations including London, Moscow, Dubai, Switzerland, Bermuda and Monaco are seeking English or French-speaking nannies and private staff, who can assist in developing their children’s language and social skills from a young age. As a result, we go out of our way to place only the best and most experienced candidates in your home.
We also recruit and place highly trained private household staff with experience of working in VIP and HNW households across the globe. The majority of our candidates speak English or French as their first language, but we also supply candidates who speak Mandarin, Spanish, German, Italian, Arabic, Japanese or other languages as requested.