Loving, happy and energetic full-time nanny/housekeeper sought, live-in or live-out nearby, for the care of 2 little girls aged 4 and 7 years old, and for help running the household in Highgate, London. The younger girl has special educational needs, is very cheerful and in great health.
This position will entail solo and shared care with dad, and the part-time live-in nanny. A cleaning lady also works for the household. The family has 2 very friendly cats.
The family is looking for someone who is going to be very calm and patient with the children and is excited to help with their development. Both girls attend school full time. Some light household help is required (regular cooking, laundry, tidying up, local errands, etc).
Work will include:
– Getting girls ready for school, school pickup by cab and the evening routine as well as some help with household chores
– Work days/time: Mon to Fri and Sat morning for up to 55 of daytime hours per week plus one night of babysitting per week
– Working is on a rota with the part-time nanny, so that all days are covered
– Occasional trips abroad when the family goes on holiday
Previous experience with children, and a good mastery of English are a strict requirement. Also strongly preferable is fluent French and good family cooking skills – this would be a real plus. Experience with children of special educational needs (previous work or an undergraduate/ graduate student in this field) would also be a plus.
The home is 3 minutes walk from Highgate tube station. It is quite large and has a beautiful private garden with a playground, as well as reserved parking. It is also very close to an excellent English language school (www.stgiles-international.com).
Salary £40,000 gross pa for live out and £35,000 gross pa if live-in plus food and accommodation in own separate large bedroom with bathroom. There will be a £10,000 bonus for each 5-year period employed with the family. Interviews now for a January 2019 start.