Lovely and down to earth family of 5, living in a beautiful area in Highbury, is now looking to hire a full time live-in nanny to replace their long term current nanny who is only leaving to pursue an academical career.
Their children are 3 and 5 years old, usually in full time school, but currently at home. Parents are both full time professionals therefore a full time live-in nanny would suit better their family needs. Children uncle and his dog are also currently living with them. There is also a cat so you must be comfortable around pets.
Your duties will include caring for the children and attending their general needs (morning routine, getting dressed, etc); helping with homework and learning; arranging playdates, helping them make strong friendships; initiating and carrying out stimulating, fun and developmental activities, school runs (we are happy to provide an electric cargo bike if you're willing or a car if you are a driver).
They hire also a part time daily cleaner/housekeeper however, you will still be assisting with daily light housekeeping - some laundry, general tidy up, and cooking meals for the family/children. Other duties will include running some errands, home organising and general assistance mostly related to children.
The ideal candidate will be someone caring, kind, thoughtful, fun, competent and being good in taking initiative, hardworking and dependable, good communicator and a team player, flexible, friendly, straightforward and with good integrity. They will prefer someone able to travel for up to 2 times a year. Personal skills - fluent in English (Native or near native), Spanish will be a bonus.
The house is large with 8 bedrooms, however your accommodation consists of a separate flat on 2 levels comprising a bedroom, living, shower and kitchenette, as well as a separate entrance.
Days and hours: Mon-Fri from 7am-7pm with 1-2 hrs break, plus one weekend morning a months and 2 evenings babysitting a week.
Start date: Mid June