Live in Governess in Kensington, Londoncc

Type of Job

Full time Live in

Published Date

June 22nd, 2022

Job Location

Kensington, London

Published By

Eden Private Staff

About the Agency

About the job

Reference Number: CF591
Location: Kensington, London
Salary: pw, net, £750
Job Pay Interval: Monthly
Children: 9 year old boy, 12 year old boy, 14 year old boy and 17 year old girl
Contract Length: Permanent
Working Days: Monday to Friday - 6:45am to 10am then 1:30pm to 7:30/8pm
Start Date: ASAP

Fantastic live in opportunity for a Nanny Governess with lots of downtime during the day! Great accommodation on offer as well as travel with the family!

Job Summary:

Our client is looking for a live in Nanny Governess to join their family in Kensington. As the children are in full time school, there will be lots of down time during the day. That can change during the school holidays thought with more hours. Mum and dad live separately so the children will alternately weekly between the two homes. The Nanny Governess will live in a separate 2 bedroom apartment which is a 10 min walk from the homes.

The family also want the Nanny Governess to accompany them on holidays – 1 week in Switzerland in February, 10 days in April to another destination, one month in the summer in France with dad and 10 days with mum, 1 week in October abroad – the family will fly in a weekend nanny so the Nanny Governess can have the weekends off while abroad.

The home is fully staffed with a chef and Housekeeper – no cooking or housekeeping duties are required.

Accommodation: Lovely 2 bedroom apartment which is a 10 min walk from the family homes

General duties:

Get the children ready for school in the mornings
Helping the children get ready and make sure they have had breakfast
School drop and pick up (some take the bus others need to be driven)
Checking any school correspondence and making sure the children have everything they need
Making sure the children's bags are ready for the next day
Take to after school activities
Home work support and supervision
Making sure the children have dinner
Travelling with the family when needed

Candidate requirements:

Experience within a similar role with similar aged children
Pet friendly – dad has a small dog
Strong personality, dynamic and a good sense of humour
Someone organised with a good attention to detail
Flexibility to travel with the family
Driving licence is essential – car for use while on duty (automatic)

DBS check required at offer stage

How to apply:

Applying for this position: Please email your interest in this position to Please ensure you include the reference number for the position you are applying for (found at the top of the advert). For candidates who are not currently registered with Eden Private Staff, please include an up-to-date CV when applying. Applicants for this position should have excellent checkable references and a valid DBS or happy to undertake a DBS check at offer stage. Please note we only register candidates with a minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role.