A French expat family based in Mauritius are looking for an English speaking governess, ideally bilingual in French or with a good knowledge of French.
The family have 8 children, 5 girls aged 12, 10, 8, 2 and 1 year old and 3 boys aged 14, 6 and 5 years old.
Other Staff: The governess will be helped by two Mauritian nannies and a team of house staff, a cook, who has a helper and two housekeepers.
Duties: The governess will be mainly responsible for the two little girls aged 2 and 1. The governess’ focus is on the education of children, particularly focussing on the acquisition and development of their English.
Working hours: The governess will work 6 days a week. Sunday will be her day off. The governess will work 24 hours a day, 2 days/nights a week and 12-14 hours per day 4 days a week. She will sleep at the family home 2 nights per week because the parents will be abroad. On these nights, the governess will be alone with the 8 children but one of the Mauritian nannies will be ready to help her if necessary.
Accommodation: Separate accommodation will be made available to the governess who will be able to use the car to return home. All costs will be the responsibility of the family. Driver’s license is a must.
Remuneration Package: The family will take care of the immigration arrangements for the governess.
+ medical insurance as well as a return flight home per year.
5 weeks of paid holidays.
Salary: up to 10 000 euros gross per month