Live in Montessori Nanny in Geneva, Switzerland
Type of Job
Full time Live in
April 22nd, 2022
Poppy Lane Placements
About the Agency
About the job
Role: Fantastic Nanny for Geneva, Switzerland with Separate Accommodation and Travel. Offering £60k -£75k per year (neg)
Care for: Boy’s of 18 months & 4 years
Days/Hours: Monday -Friday, 9.5 hours a day with a break from 1.30pm-3pm
Location: Central Geneva, Switzerland
Salary: Excellent negotiable salary on skills, qualification and if live in or live out. Separate apartment available if required.
Start: ASAP will wait for the right nanny
A seriously lovely professional family based in the heart of vibrant Geneva are looking for a fabulous nanny to join their family. They would love a developmentally focused, creative and engaging nanny to care for their boy’s of 18 months and 4 years. Experience or qualifications of Montessori approach or other early years training would be desirable. They would love a nanny with an interest in the arts, e.g. music, literature, dancing, art. The elder child will be starting Reception year in Primary School in September 2022, while his younger sibling will be at home. The nanny will be responsible for the little one during the day and both children out of school hours and during school holidays.
The family is looking for someone caring, engaged and diligent who has a warm and friendly disposition. Someone resourceful who thrives on creating fun and stimulating activities for the little ones at home or outdoors with the resources at hand. A genuine love of the outdoors and being active would be ideal. Supporting learning and curiosity is important to the parents, fluency in English is essential, a broad understanding of either the EYFS, or International school early years framework, or Montessori or other early years education framework is highly desired but not essential.
The family home in Geneva includes the support of one housekeeper/cook, one child minder with household duties and they are looking for someone who will fit seamlessly into this team, be happy to share responsibilities with their colleagues.
The nanny will work Monday - Friday, working hours will be 8:00am-1:30pm and from 3:pm to 7:00pm, 5 days per week Monday through Friday. The family is located in Florissant (Geneva) and has a 2nd home in Gstaad. The family travel within Switzerland and on family holidays to London, Oxfordshire (UK) and Southern Europe (Greece, Italy, France) during the school holidays.
Separate accommodation for live in nanny will be provided and they are also happy to consider live out nannies. A fabulous negotiable salary is offered in the range of £60k -£65k per year gross.
For more information or if you would like be considered for this exciting opportunity please do not hesitate to apply.
Full care of the 1,5-year-old during the day (and both children out of school hours and holidays).
Creating and preparing fun activities age appropriate activities to stimulate the children.
Generally helping with development and education of the children.
Taking the child to/from kindergarten/school and to various activities and classes (when they resume).
General Nursery Duties
Keeping a diary and/or notify parents of school activities, medical appointments,
developmental changes when needed.
Traveling with the family as needed
Maintaining professionalism and discretion at all times
children's interests in the arts, e.g. music, literature, dancing, art.
To be considered for this role you must:
Must have an EU or Swiss passport
Have 5+ years’ experience professional childcare experience with young children.
Must be a fluent English speaker, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Greek or Turkish speaker’s an advantage with Fluent English.
Must have a warm, friendly nature with a calm and patient disposition and a ‘can do’ attitude
Energetic, happy to ‘muck in’ and run around with the boys.
Have excellent contactable references
Possess (or be willing to get) an up to date DBS/ Police check
Love and/or an interest in travel.