Family Assistant Job

Location International, United Arab Emirates
Sector Childcare & Education
Job Role Nanny
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  56795
Created 11 February 2020

Live In Family Assistant


International family based Dubai, are looking to recruit a professional and experienced person who can fill a very interesting and valuable position in their family. You are part nanny, part governess, part PA, part mentor, tutor and family support. The children are 11, 9 and 5 and they are all avid horse riders and they compete on the weekends. This is a position for a total all-rounder with focus and an element of fun and serenity that can cope with the demands of 3 busy children.


The family are looking for a candidate who will be able to follow their children in their studies, help with homework, tutoring and support their scholastic endeavours. The role includes school pickups and involvement of all areas of the children’s lives. Making sure they have the right kit for sport, shopping for the school necessities, but also teaching them to do things for themselves and promoting independence is important. The youngest child will need after school activities and attention while the others are at school.


The candidate will ideally have a teaching background or strong and relevant tutorial experience: knowledge in the international and UK curricula will be a bonus.


This is a fully staffed household therefore the ideal candidate will be able to work in a team and practice discretion at all time.


The role:

  • 5-6 days a week with options for weekends off, flexibility both sides important.

  • Managing and controlling morning and bedtime routine for the youngest

  • Activities orchestrating when needed

  • Teaching through play for the youngest

  • Providing supportive educational back up to the 3 children

  • Flexibility to travel if required


The candidate:

  • English speaking to native level

  • qualifications/ strong and relevant tutorial background

  • Discreet, organised, proactive

  • Able to work in fully staffed household and manage staff if necessary

  • Loving animals important, the family have a cat, dog and 8 horses



Salary: negotiable dependant on candidate and experience


Job ref no: 56795

This position is been managed by International Senior Consultant Nadine Swartz

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