Dec 23, 2021

Full-time – Governess (live in). Ref:LD221

  • Duke & Duchess International
  • New York, NY, USA
Full time Governess

Job Description

Full-time English-speaking Governess required for three children, twin boys aged 5 and G2, located in New York City, salary $1350 – $1600 gross per week. Live in. Start 17th January.
USA passport holders or green card holders can only apply for this role.

An American/Iranian family residing in New York City is seeking an energetic, caring, and educated Governess to provide full care duties to their young children.
As a Governess, you will be responsible for meeting the daily needs of the children; providing a high standard of care within a nurturing environment, following an already established routine and schedule, ensuring they are reaching all age-appropriate milestones, creating fun, educational games. In addition to this, you will be required to support the children’s academic abilities and assist with light housework.
The twin boys are very active and enjoy swimming, music and sports, the young girl loves animals and dolls. They enjoy visiting the park and exploring all that New York has to offer.
Both the parents are very hands-on and take a lead role within the children’s lives, they return most days for lunch and are keen to find a governess who would become part of the family and remain with them for many years to come.
The ideal candidate will be a qualified teacher holding childcare qualifications, knowledge of early years and child development, being confident, sociable, and having previous experience of working in private households and being committed to providing the children with a positive environment to thrive in. Speaking French and/or Farsi will be beneficial to your application along with holding a driving licence.
The working schedule will be 5/2 or 6/1 depending on the candidate’s preference. The working hours will be up to 10 hours per day.
This is a live in position with a private bedroom provided within the family home.
The salary on offer is $1350 – $1600 gross per week.
Salary $1350 – $1600 gross per week
Live in
Paid holiday
Highly skilled and caring governess
Confident, professional, flexible
Speaking French and/or Farsi is desirable
Able to start 17th January

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