VIP Royal family based in Doha, UAE are looking for an experienced, loving, top-notch career Governess/Head Nanny who is warm, knowledgeable of child development & committed to look after four boys aged 12, 10, 8, 4 years.
Salary – up to £1200 per week net is offered to the right candidate (dependent on experience & qualifications)
Location – Doha, Qatar
Position – Full-Time / Permanent
Starting – ASAP
12h a day / 6 days a week
Children – Boys 12yo / 10yo / 8yo / 4yo
Driving licence - Not Essential
Live-in - Separate bedroom and bathroom in the staff’s accommodation inside the Palace
Experience within a similar environment essential
Duties will be focusing on the children's education and stimulating all areas of their development within a fully staffed royal household. (no cleaning, cooking or children's laundry etc. only childcare duties)
The family are looking for someone who is genuine, professional, flexible, loving with a cheerful and easy-going, adaptable personality. Being a team player is also essential.
The ideal candidate must have Strong Checkable references (minimum of 2 will be required) and a Valid DBS – to be checked
· The Governess/Head Nanny must have an impeccable English and French, Arabic is a plus but not mandatory
The ideal candidate will have experience living in and traveling with VIP families. They want someone who truly is a professional, who anticipates needs, works hard, is flexible and loves being a professional Governess/Head Nanny.
The position will be based in Doha, Qatar with extensive international travel involved (with destinations including London, Paris, South of France, New York City, etc.) so the Governess/Head Nanny needs to be a good traveller and very flexible/adaptable.
The ideal candidate is friendly, team orientated, and has a positive attitude. The Governess/Head Nanny will work closely alongside another 4 nannies. She will be required to work 6 days a week for 12 hours a day with flexibility. This is a live-in role in a fully staffed high-profile household so being a team player and discreetness are essential.
The ideal candidate has 5+ years of experience working as a full-time Governess/Head Nanny with different age groups. The role will be to oversee all daily activities of the children, plan fun and educational activities, supervise other childcare staff in the household, oversee children’s diaries, focus on education and stimulating the children’s development etc. The Governess/Head Nanny’s role will be to supervise the other nannies and to ensure smooth running of all activities related to the children, such as developing children’s personalities, teach them etiquette and morals. She will also oversee any child-related planning, help them with schoolwork and planning age-appropriate activities.
The ideal candidate must be qualified in childcare (or similar) with extensive childcare experience, must be fit and energetic, articulate and well mannered.
Have a valid passport
Minimum of 5 years’ experience is required
Have a valid DBS
Outstanding level of English and French is required
Arabic will be a bonus
Be fit and tonic
Be a well-mannered, articulate and responsible candidate with fantastic experience working with children ranging in age from new-born to 12 years old
Be able to anticipates needs, works hard, be flexible and loves being a professional Governess/Head Nanny
Be able to plan age-appropriate activities
Oversee all daily activities of the children
Plan fun and educational activities
Supervise other childcare staff in the household and organise schedules
Oversee children’s diaries
Focus on education and stimulating the children’s development
To be considerate for this position you must apply via the website – you must send an up to date cv with an up to date picture, have a valid passport, have all the qualities requested, send a minimum of 2 references, valid DBS and your First Aid certificate.
ONLY CANDIDATES WITH RELEVANT EXPERIENCE WILL BE CONTACTED