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Governess Job

Location Bahamas
Sector Childcare & Education
Job Role Governess / Governor
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary negotiable
Job Number  87983
Created 07 July 2020

Bahamas, Live in Governess Job

Wonderful returning family to Greycoat Lumleys are looking for a native English speaking Governess.  You will be engaged and active with 2 children. boy of 4 and girl of 6  Based in the Bahamas, there is opportunity for a trial in August in the South of France with the position starting in September in the Bahamas. The family are looking for a person with high energy levels, able to maintain disciple but with a loving and caring attitude.  A creative spirit and someone who will do arts and crafts and lessons with them. The island life is not for everyone, so you must know that it has a different pace.

The role:

  • Monday to Friday, 9-5pm with flexibility.
  • When the children go back to school, supporting them getting ready for school etc until then to help them with their studies based on the British curriculum.
  • If the youngest does not go back to school for any reason then he will need more support and tutoring
  • After school activities and bedtime routines, although Mum likes to do the bath and bedtime routing, so you can leave at around 5pm
  •  Meal preparation - fresh simple meals cooked from scratch if needed when travelling.
  • Cooking with the children, learning through play and shopping for food.
  • Support the 1-3pm quiet time in the house daily for the children as their downtime to recharge, read etc
  • Juggling duties and share with Mum if Mum is able
  • Flexibility to travel with the family if required

The candidate:

  • English speaking to native level
  • Teaching degree in the British curriculum.
  • Confident swimmer
  • Driver–car provided when you have time off you can use it to drive around the Bahamas 
  • Positive, discreet team player 

Accommodation: live in position with bedroom and bathroom in the house or there is a possibility for a separate cottage in time.

Salary: £900-£1000 per week net

This position is being managed by International Senior Consultant Nadine Swartz.

Please submit applications to nadine@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

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