Nanny Job

Location Other, Other, Canada
Sector Childcare & Education
Job Role Nanny
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  52477
Created 16 May 2019

Canada, Live in or live out /Governess Nanny Job in Montreal


Lovely returning family based in Montreal are looking for a new Canadian Governess /Nanny to join their family and care their 4-year-old little boy and 2 & a half year old little girl. The family travel a couple of times a year and over the summer and a nanny who is comfortable with this is a requirement.  The family are looking for a kind, bubbly, interesting Nanny who is sporty, nurturing and organized, it would be great if they are a good swimmer, and have a background in early childhood education. Someone who truly loves children.  Someone who is not afraid of winter and will play outside and go on nature walks with the children. Good language and communication skills are essential.

The role:

  • Parents are around so the role involves mixture of shared charge – juggling duties and share with Mum 

  • This is a 8-6pm 40-45 hours per week Monday to Friday with flexibility when travelling

  • Nursery and school duties both are in school 9-3pm in term time

  • Working alongside housekeeper to ensure house is clean and tidy 

  • Running errands during the day for the children or family when they are at school

  • Afterschool activities and bedtime routines shared with Mum

  • Nursery duties, uniforms, clothing (make sure kids clothes are clean, ironed, etc)

  • Meal preparation - fresh simple meals for children and family (manage kitchen/groceries)

  • Help with homework

  • Babysitting twice per week & Sole charge when parents are out of the house 

  • Flexibility to travel with the family when required

The candidate:

  • Positive, discreet team player

  • Be able to get down on the floor and play games & do arts and crafts a must

  • Be able to be firm yet fair, Professional nanny with child centred experience

  • Discreet, tidy, engaging, compassionate and well-organized

  • Previous experience working in a similar role

  • Must have Canadian passport or dual nationality

  • Not necessarily a Canadian passport, but must be eligible to travel internationally 

  • English speaking to fluent level and French, Italian or Russian would be a bonus but not required.

  • Driver –must be confident with car provided

  • Need to swim and ski and be an outdoors person


Accommodation: Option to live in with bedroom and bathroom provided or live out if you are already established and set up.

Salary: Good salary on a par with Canadian salaries for Governesses and Nannies


Job ref no: 52477


This position is being managed by International Consultant Nadine Swartz.

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