Governess (Daily or Live in)

  • Job Reference: MD254B
  • Date Posted: 1 April 2019
  • Recruiter: HomeOrganisers Ltd
  • Location: Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
  • Salary: £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: negotiable
  • Sector: Childcare
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Description for a Daily or Live in Governess based in Walton on Thames

Position: Permanent

Job Reference: MD254

Job Title: Daily or Live in Governess

Location: Walton on Thames, Surrey

Number of Children: Twins aged 5

Pets: None

Salary: £50,000 gross per annum negotiable (Family responsible for Tax, National Insurance and Pension liabilities)

Holiday: 28 days holiday per year (5.6 weeks) to include bank holidays

Start Date: ASAP

Hours Required: Monday to Friday 6am to 6pm with break during the day

Driver: Must be a driver and a car can be provided whilst on duty

Live-in accommodation: Own bedroom with en-suite on separate floor to family


An experienced Governess is required for this lovely family in Walton on Thames. The ideal candidate will be loving, have lots of energy, enjoy teaching children new things, have a nurturing nature and is able to help with their mental and physical development.

Duties include

  • Prepare breakfast and children's snack boxes
  • Make sure school uniform/sports kits/school bags are prepared for each day
  • School drop off and collection. School is a 15 minute drive away
  • Helping with homework, which is an important part of the role so must have excellent English language skills
  • Arranging engaging and fun lessons for the children
  • Taking children to afterschool activities
  • Organise outside activities such as educational outings, museums, art galleries, theatre visits and sporting activities, as well as parks, farms etc
  • Confident Cook
  • Housekeeping duties related to the children
  • Babysitting

HomeOrganisers Ltd acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent Governess position. Along with your CV, you must also have an up to date DBS and Paediatric First Aid Certificate or be willing to obtain, along with a minimum of 2 last / current employer professional referees that are immediately contactable.

Apply for this job Please quote job reference number MD254