Role: Nanny/Governess

Care for: Children aged 4-11 years old

Days: 6 per week

Hours: 12 hours per day

Salary: Depending on qualifications, skills and previous experience

Location: Qatar, Middle East

Start: ASAP

We are seeking a Nanny Governess for a full-time permanent role working in Qatar, Middle East.

The contracted hours of work are 12 hours per day 6 days per week. You will work within a team of Nannies to care for the children who are aged between 4 and 11 years old. You must be happy to travel with the family, as there will be extensive International travel involved in this position. The house is fully staffed with the family employing Chefs, Chauffeurs, Butlers, Housekeepers and Security Personnel and so you must be professional and happy to work in a team environment.

Accommodation is provided within the staff grounds, consisting of your own room with private en-suite.

You will be a hands-on Nanny/Governess who is educationally focused but also happy to play with the children and participate with them in games and outdoor pursuits such as horse riding and water sports. A candidate who is a confident swimmer is required for this position; a confident skier would be a bonus. A fluent French speaker would be a plus, but not essential.  You will have 5+ years of experience working with similar aged children, and have previously worked within UHNW households.

Interviewing now for an ASAP start.

Duties and responsibilities;

  • Responsible for the care, wellbeing and development of the children
  • Playing with the children
  • Maintaining the children’s routine
  • Escorting the children on trips and outings
  • Planning and leading educational activities and assisting with homework as necessary
  • Keeping track of all school related matters – parents evenings, trips, activities and so on
  • Maintaining the children’s timetables (following routines, planning activities, etc)
  • Packing/unpacking the children’s bags for school, extracurricular activities, and organised trips
  • Packing/unpacking for travel overseas
  • Arranging appointments and keeping up to date records at all times (e.g.. Medical appointments and vaccinations, haircuts, extracurricular activities)
  • Ad hoc errands and admin
  • International travel with the family
  • Participating with the children in games and sports

To be considered for this role you must;

  • Be eligible to work in the Middle East
  • Have a minimum of 5+ years’ experience as a Nanny/Governess caring for similar aged children
  • Have excellent contactable references
  • Possess (or be willing to get) an up to date DBS check
  • Be fluent in English Language

To apply for the position please send your CV to info@poppylaneplacements.com. You can also reach the team on +44 (0) 2072439049.