Live-in or live-out Nanny/Governess Job

Location London, Greater London, UK
Sector Childcare & Education
Job Role Nanny
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  51631
Created 15 February 2019

Live-in or live-out Nanny/Governess Job, South Kensington, London, Salary Negotiable, Starts ASAP


Family based in South Kensington are looking for a Nanny/Governess to care for their 9 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 2½ years until their daughter starts at secondary school in September 2021. The applicant must be educationally focused have a teaching qualification and/or experience and be capable of assisting with preparing for 11+ exams. A cleaner is also employed.




  • The key focus in this role is preparing the girl for 11+ exams for entrance to top senior schools, boarding and London day schools including all homework supervision

  • Looking after the girl’s day to day needs including her meals, clothes and school uniform

  • Managing household admin tasks including food ordering, basic purchases and errands

  • 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 Monday to Friday (4/5pm-7.30pm) and before school hours Tuesday to Saturday (7am-8.30am Tue-Fri and 7am-10am on a Sat). Full-time hours during school holidays (8/8.30am-4/5pm) when the family are in London (the family travel for 8-9 weeks per year during school holidays and do not take the Nanny with them so the Nanny would take her holiday during these periods)

  • Babysitting – 2 evenings per week

  • Accommodation – Own bedroom. Bathroom shared

  • Qualifications –Some teaching/tutoring experience would be desirable and the candidate must have experience with 11+ exams and preparation

  • Languages – English to native level

  • Driver – n/a

  • Travel –n/a

  • Salary – Negotiable depending on experience and whether live-in or live-out

  • Start date – ASAP

  • Nearest tube stations – South Kensington/Gloucester Road


Consultant – Kerry Dempsey

Greycoat Lumleys job reference – 51631

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