Live in Nanny/Governess job, South Kensington

Location London
Sector Childcare & Education
Job Role Governess / Governeur
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £500 nett per week
Job Number  48235
Created 24 April 2018

Live-in Nanny/Governess Job, South Kensington, London, £500-£550 net per week, Starts September


Family based in South Kensington are looking for a live-in Nanny to care for their 8 year old daughter.  The position is sole charge, and the family is looking for someone caring, responsible and diligent who is willing to commit to the role for 3 years until their daughter starts at secondary school. The applicant must have a teaching qualification and/or experience and be capable of assisting with preparing for 11+ exams.




  • The key focus in this role is preparing the child for 11+ exams including assisting with all homework and an element of tutoring (depending on experience)

  • Nursery duties and cooking for the child

  • Some household admin for Mum

  • School runs (walking distance)

  • Proxy parenting once per month for between 2 and 4 days (whilst mum is away for work)


  • Days/Hours – Working after-school hours (4pm-7.30pm) Monday to Friday and before school hours (7am-9am) Tuesday to Saturday. Full-time hours during school holidays when the family are in London

  • Babysitting – 2 evenings per week (on Thursday and Friday evenings)

  • Accommodation – Own bedroom. Bathroom shared

  • Qualifications –Some teaching/tutoring experience would be desirable and experience with 11+ exams

  • Languages – English to native level

  • Driver – n/a

  • Travel –n/a (the family travel for 6-7 weeks per year during school holidays without the Nanny, so the Nanny would take her holiday then

  • Salary – £500-£550 net per week

  • Start date – September 3rd (with a 1-2 week trial in July)

  • Nearest tube stations – South Kensington/Gloucester Road


Consultant – Kerry Dempsey

Greycoat Lumleys job reference – 48235

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