High Profile Nannies British governess agency provides British governesses in London, Dubai, Paris, Riyadh, Geneva and Worldwide. We are always looking for experienced British, English speaking Governesses, teachers, French speaking Governesses in London and for our Governess jobs overseas, we are one of the leading International Governess Agencies in London primarily dealing with English and French speaking Governess jobs in London, Geneva, Paris, Monaco, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Overseas.
We pride ourselves on providing professional, committed governesses, teachers in the UK and worldwide who see their job as a career that they are passionate about.
A governess is responsible for the educational development of your child. A governess generally works with school aged children. She will normally work with children aged 3 years and above. A governess will enhance your child’s academic progress.
A governess concentrates on teaching children, not their physical needs. Unlike a nanny, she does not have to undertake nursery duties. She will not be responsible for nappy changing, but for the educational development of the child. She could teach your child another language, assist with homework, prepare extra lessons for revision of school subjects, teach etiquette, table manners, sport and other activities - depending on your requirements.
Depending on her job description, she may be an Early Childhood Specialist, an English Teacher, a Primary School Teacher or a Special Needs Teacher.
The advantage of employing a Governess is she will educate your child at home allowing you to travel freely. She is dedicated to your child’s academic progress and will provide your child with a tailored Educational plan.
Live in Governess work between: 5-6 days per week, 6 to 10 hour days depending on the role.
Governesses also need time for planning lessons.
Governesses need a minimum of 1 day off per week however most prefer 2
When the family travels you may be required to work 24 hours on call. Any days off missed should be taken on return from travel or alternatively any extra hours worked should be paid extra.
In general clients provide private bedroom and bathroom for the governess, in some cases a private furnished studio is offered. The bedroom should be a good size and be furnished with bed, wardrobe, drawers, television or laptop.
Live in governesses should be provided with all meals, snacks and drinks. If no chef is employed she should have access to a kitchen and a variety of food supplies to prepare her own meals
In general depending on the country where the governess works the minimum paid holiday entitlement is 30-40 days per year. Holiday time should be taken at a mutually agreed time.
Live in experienced Governesses working 5-6 days per week, 8-10 hour days expect salaries in the range of:
£4000-7000 per month depending on qualification and experience
What qualifications should I have to work as a Governess?
We advise all candidates wishes to work as a Governess to complete a first aid certificate.
Suitable Governess qualifications:
All Governesses must have a DBS /Police check, you can apply for one through us.
We welcome applications from experienced Teachers and Governesses, governesses should email their CV, contact details of referees and photo to:
If we deem you suitable to register with our agency you will then be sent a registration form to complete, upon completion you will receive an interview
We are able to offer English Governesses, French Governesses, Spanish speaking Governesses, Italian Governesses, Special Educational needs Governesses, Bilingual Governesses, Mandarin Governesses, German Governesses and Arabic Governesses worldwide. We currently place Governesses and tutors in London, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, Jeddah, Muscat, UAE, Bahrain, Doha, Kuwait, Geneva, Zurich, Paris, Monaco, Moscow, Marbella and Worldwide.
Should you require a governess, please contact our English Governess Agency today.