Governess in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
A private family based in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are seeking to employ an English Professional Governess to take care of their 7-year-old son (boy), his education and environment with regards to educational activities. The right candidate must be caring, gentle and warm, and have relevant educational background _ especially english.
The household is fully staffed so the governess will have to perform only the child-related, educational and tutoring duties.
All duties including driving the child to and from school will be required, and so to overnight day care if the parents travel for a day or longer _ maximum three days at a time.
Separate accommodation will be provided by the employers in Saudi Arabia and during travels. For safety reasons the governess may be required to share a hotel room or a yacht cabin with the girl while travelling to the places where the family does not own properties.
Start: As soon as possible
- Teaching or childcare degree (college degree or equivalent)
- Native English speaker
- Fluent English _ able to teach English and make this a priority _ Afrikaans will also be a plus (South African)
- Ability to speak or understand Arabic would be an advantage but not required
- Experience in a similar position for more than 5 years
- Fun and entertaining person
- Caring and positive attitude
Duties and responsibilities
- Taking care of the girl
- Managing the girl’s calendar
- Organising playdates and activities
- Liaising with teachers and tutors
- Helping with homework
- Stimulating the girls’ development through activities and games
- Organising the girl’s playroom and clothes
- Making sure the girl is properly nourished (no cooking required)
- Regularly informing the parents about the girl’s activities and development
- Following the hygiene and safety rules
- Teaching good manners in relation to parental expectations
- Travelling with the girl
- Managing rota for nanny nursing staff and their care of the child.
6 day/week or overtime within flexi hours as required and pre-arranged.
Salary: Negotiable, depending on profile.
Ad reference : 1244 SA
Post on 26/07/2019 by Morgan & Mallet Nanny