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Governess Jobs Agency London

For Governess Jobs in London, we are the UK’s leading Governess Jobs Recruitment Agency in London.

Placing with our prestigious and HNW Clients in London, the countryside and overseas since our inception in 1996.

We are busier than ever sending our Governesses to all corners of the globe thanks to our reputation recruiting and placing experienced, qualified and professional governesses.

As an Agency we can boast the best governess jobs in the profession. We are always looking for more of the very best. Are you now looking for a Governess Job agency in London to place you in a position where you can teach the National Curriculum and assist your charges in their educational endeavours?

Are you and experienced and Qualified  Governess?

Do you wish to apply to be an Imperial Governess giving you access to the best governess jobs in London, the countryside and Overseas?

Our minimum criteria for Governess Jobs:

  • For London and countryside Governess jobs – a minimum of 3 years recent full-time childcare experience in a private household is required
  • For international Governess jobs – a minimum of 5 years recent full-time childcare experience working in a private household in the UK or overseas is required
  • An up-to-date CV detailing education and previous jobs to include the children’s ages at the start of employment. CV should demonstrate stability throughout previous long term jobs.
  • Certificates to support ALL qualifications
  • References to validate your experience
  • References recommending that you work in a childcare role
  • An enhanced DBS Check
  • Paediatric First Aid Certificate
  • Ability to commit to a minimum one year contract in a new job

If you have answered ‘YES!’ to the main criteria then “Apply to join our register”

Do advise your consultant which working schedule you prefer and, if part-time, which days and hours, so she knows exactly what you are looking for!

Once registered, you only have scroll through our Governess Jobs and apply to those of interest and your Consultant will receive a notification.

Governess Duties

Supervise and care for their charges at all times

Look after the children’s needs, welfare, development and health and safety

Provide basic first-aid, as required .

  • Governor & Governess Agency LondonOrganise your children’s timetable to study, take activities and sensible rest periods
  • Teach your children a musical instrument, a language or a sport
  • Prepare your children for school assessments/exams
  • Make suggestions for your childrens’ reading list
  • Teach the curriculum such as English, Math, Science, History and Geography*
  • Teach manners and social etiquette
  • Prepare meals and attend to household errands relating to the children only*
  • Purchase the childrens’ clothing including their school uniform
  • Recruit specialist Tutors where necessary

Governor & Governess Agency London

  • Organise safe and fun activities and games such as football, tennis, swimming
  • Organise and take your children to educational outings, museums, art galleries, the theatre and sporting activities
  • Take your children to and from nursery/school
  • Liaise with your childrens’ teachers at school
  • Work with your wishes, work with any tutors, and the family Nanny regarding objectives, progress and development
  • Accompany your children on family holidays or travel alone with them to other homes
  • Keep you up-to-date with your childrens’ progress and milestones
  • Recommend age appropriate educational toys and games
  • Not post anything online about your family or put any images of the children on any media platform

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