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Nanny Job

Location Zurich, Genève, Switzerland
Sector Childcare & Education
Job Role Nanny
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  53762
Created 06 November 2019

Live in Nanny/Governess Job


Wonderful Opportunity for a Montessori trained Nanny.


Valued client of Greycoat Lumleys based in Europe are looking for a Nanny/Governess to join their family and care for their two little girls of almost 3.5 years and 20 months old. The family is looking for a loving Nanny/Governess who is engaging, kind, fun, nurturing and organised. The candidate loves music, dancing and arts, outdoor activities, and has fun teaching educational and creativity-stimulating games and helping the children’s development. Overall the family appreciates a Montessori-based learning approach and emphasizes the value of raising a caring but curious child. Both parents are professionals. Another live-in junior nanny/housekeeper is employed to support you.


The role:

  • This is a Monday to Friday role with some flexibility for weekends as the junior nanny will do most of the nights and weekends

  • Healthy, fresh cooking for the children

  • Joint work with junior nanny with regard to organization of household, family shopping, cooking, and nursery duties

  • Juggling duties and share with Mum and Grandmother

  • Babysitting once per week

  • Sole charge when both parents are away

  • Flexibility to travel with the family if required

  • Supervision of junior nanny/housekeeper

The candidate:

  • Professional nanny with child centred experience preferably with a childcare education preferably Montessori.

  • Experience with children under 5 years

  • Down-to-earth and hands-on personality

  • Native English speaker with basic understanding of German would be great

  • Driver preferred

  • Able to swim and bicycle

  • Experience with busy professional households

  • Positive, discrete team player, yet able to work independently

  • Loves Music and outdoors

  • Envisages long-term working relationship

  • Organizational skills including the organization of playdates, attendance of playgroups, Mandarin tutor, ballet, music classes

Accommodation: A furnished studio which is a 2 minute walk from the main house is available for the Nanny/Tutor. Automatic car is provided


Hours: 60 hours per week 5 days a week Monday to Friday, 1 weekend per month (negotiable)

Salary: £800-£900 net per week, package structure very negotiable, tax and healthcare provided


Job ref no: 53762

This position is being managed by International Consultant Nadine Swartz.

Please submit applications to nadine@greycoatlumleys.co.uk.

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