Jun 25, 2020

Russian Governess with Spanish or/and English language for a 17 year old girl in Havana, Cuba / Ref: FG 2015

£2,250 - £2,700 monthly
  • EED - Elite Educational Development
  • Havana, Cuba
Full time Governess

Job Description

Russian Governess with Spanish or/and English language for a 17 year old girl in Havana, Cuba. Long term position till May 2021.
Ref: FG 2015

A friendly Russian-Brazilian-Turkish family are looking for an experienced Russian governess with teaching qualifications in Havana, Cuba. 

The family is based in Havana and looking for a diligent and reliable governess for their 17 year old daughter. The girl is currently attending an international school and graduating next year. The family has two younger kids, who start their school in UK in September, and plan for the father to travel to UK with the younger kids to set up their education in Scotland.

The older girl is going to live with the governess while her father is in UK, so this will be a live-in position. The father is going to travel back to Havana every month to visit his daughter.

The governess should look after the girl, be a role model, look after her well-being and safety and help with her education during at school. The governess should be extremely reliable and well-organised, polite, well-mannered and be able to to work with a multi-national family. 
The ideal candidate will set a good rapport with the girl and sustain a trustful, safe environment while the father is away.
The girl is a clever, mild and positive person with good manners. Both the girl and the father speak Russian, English, Spanish and Turkish.

A visa for Cuba is not required for Russian citizens.

THE CANDIDATE
Ideally a Russian governess fluent in Spanish/English language (to be able to communicate with local people)
Teaching qualifications 
Experience - at least 5 years as an international nanny/governess with kids of a similar age group
Experience of living abroad long term without commitments in her home country for the course of the contract

THE ROLE
Live-in governess with 17 year old girl, as a good friend and role model to the girl
Helping the girl with the daily routine (help with cooking meals, house duties if required etc)
Look after the girl’s health and wellbeing and help to support a positive environment
Russian communication with the girl in order to help her to improve her Russian language
Communicate with teachers at her school if required
Communication with the father of the family on a weekly / daily basis about the girl’s current situations, progress at the school etc

THE OFFER
Live-in full time role (a separate room in the family apartment with bathroom)
Start in August 2020, contract until May 2021
Visa, flights, accommodation and other related work expenses to be covered by the family
Salary 2500 - 3000 USD/month, negotiable for the right candidate
Paid annual leave - 2 weeks


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