Full-time, Live-in Governess Needed – Madrid


Job Ref: NM0218

Location: Madrid

Starting: March 1st

Working schedule: 40hrs per week, flexible schedule with availability to work on weekends, evenings and overnight
Salary offered: €€€ Highly competitive

A lovely family of four living in Madrid are seeking an experienced, proactive and well qualified Spanish native/fluent speaking Governess, with fluent/native English, to provide support for two pre-adolecent/adolecent girls.

While in sole charge the Governess’ responsibilities will include, but not limited to; supporting the children with homework/studies in English, accompany/transport them to their daily lessons and extra school activities, organisation of social calendars and events, and to support their personal formation into full adolescence. Although the residence is fully staffed, assistance with light housework or food preparation may be required. 

The ideal candidate has an affinity with pre-adolescent/adolescent children, holds formal qualifications in education, has proven experience as a Governess or Tutor of English. Must be a confident driver, and have a clean driving record, and is willing to travel frequently with the family. Is trustworthy and can work alongside other household staff, as well as independently.

A fantastic role, for the right candidate!

Accommodation: Private bedroom provided

Other: Holds a valid driving license / Non-smoker / Cooks / Pet friendly / Happy to travel

Qualifications / Requirements

  • 3 year’s full-time professional childcare/Governess experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in education
  • Bright, caring and positive demeanour
  • Demonstrates excellent judgement
  • Is legal to work for any employer in the EU
  • Paediatric/First Aid Certificate
  • Holds a clean background check (must have a Certificado de Penales)
  • Has a minimum of two outstanding contactable references
  • Holds a valid EU driver’s licence

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Nannies & Mannies is a high profile nanny and governess agency, providing premier childcare services throughout Spain, Europe and overseas. We specialise in placing highly experienced UK, European, Australasian and US nannies, including bilingual governesses for private households, estates and corporations of royalty, VIP, celebrities, top executives and professional families. As a specialist nanny and governess agency, Nannies & Mannies has made it our mission to find our clients, trustworthy and qualified nannies who are a perfect fit for each family’s unique requirements.

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