Jan 10, 2023

[CP1029] Full-time – Bilingual Governess/House Manager

  • Duke & Duchess International
  • Morzine, France
Full time House Manager

Job Description

Full-time Bilingual Governess/House manager (English/French) required in France for 3 children, £1200 – £1800 per week, Start ASAP.

EU passport holder or French Residency required.

A client located in Morzine, France is seeking a fun, calm, organised and professional English/French-speaking Governess/House Manager to join their family to provide care to the children and support the running of the family home. The children aged are B11, G9, & B6. 

As a Governess/House manager, 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, and ensuring the children are reaching all age-appropriate milestones. 

Additional duties will include collecting the children from school, assisting with homework, preparing the evening meal for the family, and assisting with the bedtime routine. You will ensure all the children’s belongings are in order, help get their school bags ready for the next school day and generally be hands-on to assist the family to ensure all the children’s needs are being met, you will be required to undertake light household duties while the children are at school, running errands, walking the family dog, and assisting the family with the smooth running of the household. 

The ideal candidate will be calm, organsied, and able to step into the position and take charge of the household and children.  You should be independent, proactive, and able to undertake tasks without being managed. You will be required to collect the children from school so being a driver is essential for this role. 

This is a live-out position with a separate apartment provided close to the family home. 

The working schedule will be a 5/2 but flexibility is required to cover Saturdays and or proxy parenting. During the day you are free to enjoy the beautiful surroundings making it a perfect role for avid skiers/boarders. The working schedule will be similar to:

Monday 7:00am – 11.00am (13:00 – 14:00*) and 17:00pm – 20:00pm
Tuesday 7:00am – 11:00am and 17:00pm – 20:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am – 13:00pm and 17:00pm – 20:00pm
Thursday 7:00am – 11.00 am and 16:30pm – 20:00pm
Friday – 7:00am – 11.00pm (13:00 – 15:00*) and 16:00pm – 20:00pm

Being a pet lover along with a driver essential, a family car is provided for work purposes.

This position is only suitable for EU passport holders and will be a self employed role.

Contract to 31st July with potential to continue.

Salary from £1000 – £1800 per week
4 weeks of paid holiday
Accommodation and car provided

Experienced Nanny/Governess
Holding a European passport
Confident driver
Dog lover
Start ASAP.

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