• Full Time
  • Live in
  • Overseas / international position
  • Faro, Portugal
  • Reference: Governess Algarve
  • Status agency
  • Area: other jobs
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We are seeking an experienced and dedicated governess to join a family of 3 and provide exceptional care and education for their intellectually advanced 2-year-old daughter. The ideal candidate will be passionate about child development, possess a nurturing and loving nature, and have a keen interest in promoting a healthy and stimulating environment. This is a full-time position with a competitive salary of £1000-£1200 per week.

Responsibilities:

Intellectual Stimulation: Design and implement age-appropriate educational activities and programs to further enhance the intellectual development of our advanced 2-year-old girl. Create a structured and engaging daily routine that promotes learning and creativity.
Healthy Living and Nutrition: Play an active role in implementing healthy living practices, including nutrition, exercise, and overall well-being. Help create and maintain a nutritious diet for the child, free from sugars. Share knowledge and provide guidance on promoting healthy eating habits.
Physical Fitness: Encourage physical activity through play, outdoor exploration, and age-appropriate exercises. Their family has two German Shepherds, so a love for dogs is essential.
Limited Screen Time: Ensure no exposure to electronic devices, television, and tablets. Focus on interactive and educational activities that encourage cognitive, emotional, and physical development.
Loving and Nurturing Care: Provide a warm and loving environment where our daughter feels secure and supported. Offer emotional support and help foster positive relationships and social skills.
Travel: Be open to occasional travel with the family, ensuring the child’s routines and educational activities are maintained even when on the move.
Collaborative Approach: Work in tandem with the family’s cleaner and Portuguese nanny, who may provide additional assistance on some days. Coordinate activities and maintain effective communication to ensure consistency and harmony in the child’s care.
Qualifications:

Extensive Experience: A minimum of 5 years of experience as a governess or nanny, preferably with children who have advanced development.
Education Background: Knowledge or experience in child development and early childhood education is highly desirable. Relevant certifications or degrees are a plus.
Loving and Nurturing Nature: Demonstrate a genuine passion for working with children, with a nurturing and patient approach. Be able to build a strong bond with our child and provide a sense of security and trust.
Excellent Communication: Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Fluency in English is a must, as well-spoken communication is valued.
Healthy Lifestyle: Embrace a fit and healthy lifestyle, demonstrating knowledge of nutrition and its importance in early childhood development.
No Smoking, Drinking, or Substance Use: Must be a non-smoker and non-drinker, providing a clean and safe environment for the child.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced governess to make a significant impact on the life of an advanced 2-year-old girl. If you are dedicated, loving, and passionate about fostering a stimulating and nurturing environment for a child’s growth, we invite you to apply. The position is available immediately, but they are willing to wait for the right candidate.

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