Experienced and qualified nannies are the backbone of a happy household with young members in it. Nannies give families the luxury of flexibility. A nanny should work in partnership with the parents, taking responsibility for the safety and development of the children. The primary role of a nanny is to provide a safe, fun, caring, nurturing and stimulating environment in which the children can thrive and develop.

The specific duties and responsibilities of each position should be discussed during the interview process, confirmed upon the extension of a job offer and reaffirmed in a written work agreement.

Salary of a top-notch native french-speaking nanny : UK & Europe from £800 to £1100 net per week. The rest of the world from £1000 to £1500 + net per week.

Each position is individually negotiated and depends on the calibre of the candidate, the number of children, family needs and location of work. 

Nanny duties will vary from household to household, but almost all nanny jobs will involve an element of these typical nanny and childcare tasks:

We offer a selection of experienced and qualified native french-speaking: live-in and live-out nannies, 24/7 rota nannies, travel and holiday nannies, super-yacht nannies and nannies/personal assistants. Please note, that we do not provide any nannies/housekeepers, after-school nannies or aupairs.

• Stimulating children in French
• Preparing nutritious and balanced meals for the children
• Feeding, diapering, preparing and sterilising bottles
• Setting up nap routine
• Meeting the physical needs of the children, including dressing, feeding and bathing
• Helping the children with general hygiene
• Helping with weaning and potty training
• Teaching manners and other socially appropriate behaviours
• Liaising with nursery and school
• Taking children to doctor appointments 
• Organising sports and other motor-skills activities
• Taking children on special outings to museums and the zoo
• Going to the library


• Organising playdates
• Providing age-appropriate educational activities 
• Teaching letters, numbers, and colours
• Doing arts and crafts
• Reading books
• Assisting with homework
• Washing, ironing and organising the children's clothes and belongings
• Keeping children's area clean and tidy
• Packing and unpacking for family trips
• Babysitting – by arrangement 
• Proxy Parenting – by arrangement 
• Keeping track of the children’s development and updating the parents 
•Making sure the children are always safe and happy.

Governesses are teachers and academic mentors to children in private households whereby they supplement or replace their school education. Our qualified French Governesses have a teaching background or have higher childcare education and a minimum of 5 years of professional childcare or teaching experience.

On commencement of employment, the governess will tailor a suitable curriculum and external activities to meet the educational needs of the children and take responsibility for their social and cultural development. The role of a governess is often confused with that of a nanny, but while a nanny is hired to take care of the full range of daily care needs of the children under her care, the role of the governess is exclusively based around educational needs and intellectual development.

Hiring a governess makes it possible for parents to access a completely flexible and personalised education for their child. A Governess will educate children thoroughly in all areas of etiquette ensuring they are fully able to conduct themselves well and behave appropriately in all kinds of social situations and gatherings.

The specific duties and responsibilities of each position should be discussed during the interview process, confirmed upon the extension of a job offer and reaffirmed in a written work agreement. 

Salary of a top-notch native french-speaking governess : UK & Europe from £800 to £1300 + net per week. The rest of the world from £1000 to £1500 + net per week. Each position is individually negotiated and depends on the calibre of the candidate, the number of children, family needs and location of work. 

UNDERSTANDING ROLES, RESPONSIBILITIES
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SALARY EXPECTATIONS

UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF A governess

Maternity nurses, also called baby nurses or newborn care specialists are experienced and qualified specialists in providing essential support, advice, care and respite to parents and newborn babies. Their role allow the parents time to rest and recover from the birth of their child and empowers them to feel confident and able to care for their new child once she leaves.

A maternity nurse provides essential advice on feeding the baby, bathing, sleeping, clothing, establishing routines and physically performing all of these tasks as required. If the baby is breastfed, the maternity nurse will observe, encourage and advise as necessary. If the baby is bottle-fed, the maternity nurse will ensure that all feeding equipment is clean, sterilised and fit-for-use day and night. 

The maternity nurse is responsible for feeding the baby day and night and for establishing the best feeding routines, in line with those agreed with the parents. A maternity nurse should resettle the baby after feeds as and when required to allow the mother time to rest.
 A maternity nurse may be expected to assist with maintaining the cleanliness of the nursery. 

Maternity nurses can support mothers that have been ill following delivery including mums who had a C-section delivery and mums who are going through postpartum depression. A maternity nurse will help integrate the new baby into a family where there are already children. Please note that maternity nurses are not responsible for the care of other children within the household.
 
The specific duties and responsibilities of each position should be discussed during the interview process, confirmed upon the extension of a job offer and reaffirmed in a written work agreement. 

Salary of a top-notch native french-speaking maternity nurse: From £300 gross per 24h (with a minimum of 4 hours break).

Each position is individually negotiated and depends on the calibre of the candidate, the number of babies, any medical issue the baby might have, family needs and location of work. Maternity nurses are usually self-employed and are responsible for paying their tax and national insurance contributions in Britain.

Our private french tutors have excellent qualifications and academic skills. They are experienced in tutoring students enrolled in French Distance Learning Centre (CNED) programme and preparing them for entrance exams for leading French schools and universities. They will teach the French curriculum, consisting in every subject your child would be taught in a french school: french language, arts, mathematics, geography, sciences, history, foreign languages, music, etc.

CNED is a french public institution for distance learning that offers courses to everyone wishing to study in French. These courses include all grades and every subject of the French national curriculum, from Kindergarten to 12th Grade and are suitable for children and teenagers living abroad and enrolled in local schools and who would like to attend French schooling at the same time or who cannot attend school for example because they are travelling.

The specific duties and responsibilities of each position should be discussed during the interview process, confirmed upon the extension of a job offer and reaffirmed in a written work agreement.

Salary of a top-notch CNED tutor : UK & Europe £800 to £1300 + net per week. The rest of the world from £1000 to £1500 +net per week. Each position is individually negotiated and depends on the calibre of the candidate, the number of children, family needs and location of work. 

UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF A NANNY

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