GSTAAD, late summer start: Our very long-standing, European clients are returning to live in Europe after several years in Dubai. They are looking for a Manny to join their household to work with the 3 school-age children , two boys and their big sister who is now 11 years old.
Family have had a Male Nanny/tutor for the past year which has been a great success, so are now recruiting for a new person for late this summer. (perhaps just out of University and looking for an overseas opportunity with travel).
The person is required to work a mixture of shared and sole charge care, but will be responsible for all school runs, sporting activities and will travel with the family to their homes in South France and other locations.
The Manny will be working with 3 young, energetic and charming children. The eldest is a girl, aged 11, and then two boys 8.5 & 7 years old who is term time are all at school full time. Candidate will work with mother to do school runs etc and will ensure that children do their homework after their post school activities, also cover when mother is travelling away from home for a couple of days.
It is a busy, fully staffed household with a team comprising of a Senior Assistant to Mother/Nanny and also housekeepers and a chef. It is a happy household with lots of energy and many well-established routines. The children are incredibly articulate and all speak English as their first language whilst also possessing an excellent bilingual use of French as their parental mother tongue.
Candidate must be trustworthy and adaptable. With other qualities: including being consistent, honest, confident, fit & energetic, creative, innovative, computer literate, well-presented and ideally British.
Manny must be able to positively manage the children, particularly when parents are both travelling away from home;; organise, activities with the children when travelling, teaching skills to support and develop children's learning, organise and facilitate regular social activities and extra curricular. A person who is sporty, active, outgoing and fun and will be a mentor and companion to the children. A good skier would benefit the candidate and enable them to ski with the children. And fundamentally able to work as part of a team and co-operate with other household members/staff.
The clients are very very well known to us at the agency and will provide a superb remuneration package for skilled, first-rate candidates with an excellent portfolio including check-able references. Initial interviews by FaceTime. Driver important, automatic.