Governess/nanny Job

Location Other, Other, USA
Sector Childcare & Education
Job Role Governess / Governeur
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  52334
Created 12 August 2019

New York, Governess live out - must have USA passport or Greencard


A lovely family living in NY are looking to hire a Governess to care for their 3 children, 2 boys and a girl aged between 5 and 10 years old.


The family are looking for an enthusiastic candidate able to support the family and assist them with the development of their 3 children. The family are looking for a fun Governess who will take the children for picnics, do arts and craft, take them swimming, be silly and yet still teach them manners. Someone who can support them in their interests and help them with homework. Someone with good common sense and who is collaborative and supportive to Mum and Dad but also to the household staff who have been with the family for many years.


The family are looking for someone loving and caring, honest and straight forward. Someone who could assist the fulltime nanny to make sure they get to all their activities, get their homework done and make sure their screen time is limited.


Nanny role:

  • Monday to Friday 5 days on, 2 days off except when required to travel

  • Hours are flexible but generally during term time 3.30-8pm and negotiable when extra hours are needed.

  • Care of the children and their wellbeing

  • Nursery duties to support other household staff

  • Must be able to cook for the children & just pitch in when needed

  • Travelling with the family when needed

  • Organisation and orchestration of children’s social calendar

  • Planning age-appropriate activities

  • Accompany the children to activities

  • Babysitting when needed

The candidate:

  • Native English speaker

  • Confident driver would be a bonus

  • Committed

  • Flexible

  • Collaborative 


  • This is a live out role.


  • Nanny very negotiable depending on experience, family pays your health insurance and you get paid overtime after 40 hours. When travelling you will get overtime  

Job ref no: 52334


This position is being managed by International Consultant Nadine Swartz.

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