Live in Governess Tutor Job

Location Other, Other, Qatar
Sector Childcare & Education
Job Role Governess / Governeur
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary See below
Job Number  47869
Created 17 September 2018

Live in Governess Tutor Travelling companion job in Qatar, to start ASAP



Returning client of Greycoat Lumleys are scouting for a top Governess to join their family and care for son who is 11 years old. He is very intelligent, loves reading, international affairs, and plays many sports. He is into martial arts, football, swimming, fencing, all sports in fact. He goes to a British school in Doha and is very aware and embracing of all cultures. He loves museums and always interested in the history of the country he is visiting. He enjoys good food and loves to discover new restaurants and fine eateries. The role is very much a collaboration with Mum who is very involved in his life and pursuits. The role is to start in the next month in Doha with lots of international travel. The Governess will be working within a fully staffed household.


The family (Mum) is looking for someone kind, switched on politically and educationally who can challenged him. Someone who can discuss the world and all the different parts of it with this young man. Definitely someone who can commit to a long term position.


The role:

  • Working 5/6 days a week, 12 hours a day depending on the travel schedule

  • Driver takes you to school with him in the morning, pick him up with a driver at around 2pm and then accompany to activities.

  • When he is at school you have your own free time

  • Organising activities for him especially when in foreign countries, ones that would challenge and interest him

  • Ensure his wellbeing

  • Supervise and assist with homework

  • Worldwide travel

  • Assist with educational and emotional support

The candidate:

  • Speaking English to native level

  • Strong background in education and previous experience as a Governess

  • Flexible and dynamic candidate

  • Sporty whilst developmentally aware

Accommodation: provided. Accommodation is in one of the wings in the grounds of the palace with your own bedroom, bathroom and a kitchenette for you to use. Your laundry is done for you if you so wish. Time off: 3 or 4 good breaks a year. Family will pay for one return ticket to wherever you want to go once a year.



Salary: very negotiable salary but in the area of £1000 net per week dependant on experience

Job ref no. 47869


This position is being managed by International Consultant Nadine Swartz.

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Due to the volumes of applications we are receiving at present, sadly, we can only guarantee a response to successful applicants. We will always endeavor to respond to every applicant where possible.

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