Russian Speaking Governess

Location: Hampstead Heath, London, UK
Salary: £65,000 PA

Job Overview

Our client is looking for an experienced Governess for their family home in Hampstead Heath, for two children, a girl, eight, and a boy, aged 6. 

The working days will be Monday – Saturday and the hours are 4 pm – 9 pm, with occasional travel required.

Main responsibilities:

  • Discuss with parents to determine their specific requirements for childminding based on each child’s needs
  • Engage children in conversation to decide on their likes and dislikes and gauge their personalities
  • Organise the children’s timetable to include study, activities, and sensible rest periods
  • Assist children with their homework and any special school projects
  • Prepare the children for school assessments/exams
  • Take the children to nursery/school with an allocated driver
  • Liaise with the children’s teachers at school
  • Teach the children a musical instrument, a language, or a sport. Create and implement age-specific and appropriate activities for children to ensure they thrive developmentally, emotionally, physically, and academically
  • Oversee children’s activities
  • Teach manners and social etiquette
  • Recruit specialist Tutors where necessary
  • To ensure a safe and secure environment
  • Monitor children to ensure their physical and emotional well-being.
  • Ensure that all assigned children follow set rules and regulations for play and study