W3, Acton. Live in, Sole charge -10 month old and a 3 ½ year old. #4893

W3, Acton. Live in nanny required to look after 2 children - 10 months (B) and a 3 1/2 (G) year old on a sole charge basis. Monday - Friday 8.00-7.00pm.

Duties to include: 

  • all childcare, 

  • all nursery duties, 

  • tidying up at the end of the day 

  • cooking healthy and nutritious food for the children from scratch 

  • Collecting the oldest from nursery each day 

  • provide entertaining and stimulating activities for the children either at home or out and about

  • arranging playdates for both children.

The little girl goes to nursery each morning until 11.30 am,  the nanny will collect her (the mother usually takes her but you may be required to do this occasionally). There are local activities and classes that the nanny could go to with the little boy during this time. The family do not need a nanny who can drive. They would like the nanny to have fluent English. Both children enjoy swimming (so a confident swimmer would be advantageous), and the little girl goes to ballet classes.

Salary £350-400 net per week. The position is to start February 25th (Interviews ASAP). (REF#4893)

W2 German nanny required; Live out or live in full time ref# 4892

W2, Notting Hill.  Family are seeking a live out or live in nanny to care for their two children aged 3 and 1 on a sole charge basis. The successful candidate will speak fluent German (this is a must as the children will be spoken to in German when at home).  Typical nursery duties including cooking for the children, hand cleaning bottles for 1 year old, tidying the children’s room and play room, laundry and ironing for the children. Must be warm, loving and genuinely enjoy working with children, with a professional and organised approach.  Must be kind and empathetic but also be able to create strong boundaries and be able to liaise with the parents.  Must be an excellent communicator.  A background working in a nursery or kindergarten helpful but not essential as long as the nanny can show a good knowledge of early years development.  Must be happy to help create weekly menus that are nutritious and healthy.  The children attend various local classes so must be happy to take to these and give the parents feedback on how they are going. Suggestions about new or different activities are welcome, as is proactively finding German play groups and organizing play dates with other nannies. Must be able to provide stimulating and educational activities within the home and outside it, limiting screen time etc.  If the nanny was happy to accompany the family on holidays (mainly to Germany, Austria and USA) that would be a plus.  Must be willing to occasionally babysit on an ad hoc basis. Start March 1st with a few months shared care before the mother returns to work in June. Hours 8am-6pm or 9am-7pm (about 10 hours per day, Monday to Friday, must be flexible)

Salary £12-14 net  per hour for  live out and c. £450 net per week for live in (ref# 4892)

SE6, Live out. 4 days per week. Twins of 9 months plus a 3 year old. #4890

SE6, Live out, sole charge nanny.  4 days per week and 10 or 11 hours per day. Family require an experienced and confident nanny to take care of three children (twins of 9 months).  Please note that the family do have a three year old but he will be at nursery most of the time.  Duties include preparing breakfast and taking oldest to nursery.  Providing a warm, stimulating and safe environment for the twins during the day, including playtime, educational activities, arts and crafts, reading and singing, walks and possibly appropriate local activities.   If the nanny collects the three year old from nursery in afternoon then must also provide them with evening playtime activities, however most of the time the parents will do the collection.   Must be able to provide fresh and balanced meals, offering twins breakfast, lunch, merienda (light tea) and dinner. Also prepare toddlers breakfast and dinner. Responsible for children’s bedding, laundry, dishes, bottles etc.  The family are seeking someone who takes the children’s welfare and education as the foremost priority, is respectful and encouraging towards all three children and is  able to design educational and fun activities.  The ability to speak fluent Spanish a plus. Salary circa £12 net per hour. Start April 1st.  (REF#4890)

W13, Ealing. Live out and full time. Sole charge. #4889

W13, Ealing.  Live out, sole charge.   Twins of 4 years old.  Family are seeking an energetic, organised and experienced nanny to take care of the children.  Nursery duties including the children’s laundry and cooking.  Hours 7.30am – 6.30pm Monday to Friday.  Occasional babysitting by separate arrangement.  Additional household PA duties such as errands etc during school hours. The successful candidate will be very energetic and able to provide an environment that is both safe and educational and have a strong knowledge and interest in early years development and learning.  Must enjoy being outdoors and also be confident supervising homework etc.  Ideally the family are seeking a career nanny.  They are based in Ealing W13 (within 10 mins walk of West Ealing station / 20 mins walk of Ealing Broadway station / good bus routes).  It is essential that the nanny is a confident driver (automatic car provided during working hours).  Salary £12/13 net per hour.  Start TBA (within the next two months depending on successful candidate) (REF#4889)

W2, Bayswater, Live out full time plus travel. Start Jan-March. #4879

W2, Bayswater. Live out and full time nanny required for a 14 month old little girl, there is also a baby due at the end of March. Monday - Friday 10-12 hours per day (flexible at this stage). The position is on a shared care basis with some sole charge from time to time.  The family travel for approx 5 months of the year and the nanny MUST be happy to accompany them. In an ideal world the suitable candidate will be able to speak either Italian or German but this is not essential. The family are looking for someone who is happy to “muck in” with family life and be happy to help the full time house keeper if the mother is with the children OR perhaps help prepare a simple lunch for the parents, a good knowledge of cooking would be advantageous. The candidate could also be a career nanny who is happy to work with the parents and to be able to offer support as and when needed. The nanny MUST have baby experience (there will be a maternity nurse for the baby when born) as well as experience with toddlers and be able to suggest suitable activities for the different age groups. The family do have dogs. When travelling the nanny would live in with the family. Excellent salary for the right person. Start date between mid January- beginning of March. (REF# 4879)