A friendly and professional family of four who live near Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX5, are looking for a long-term live-in nanny to look after their two daughters. You must have a full driving license for this role.
A professional working family, based in central London, with two beautiful girls aged 4 and 3, are relocating to the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside near Bicester, OX5 are looking for a new long-term nanny to start in July. Their current nanny is unable to relocate with the family. The wife is a doctor, and the husband is a lawyer, so they have busy daily lives. The eldest daughter is in full-time school and the youngest goes to nursery in the morning. They do not have any pets but the older daughter has a pony and mum may keep a horse. This role would really suit someone who has a passion for horses and it would be a bonus if you are confident riding a young thoroughbred.
You should be warm, kind and compassionate, with joy for looking after children. Nanny duties include drop off and pick up of the girls to and from school/ nursery. You will have free time during the day (8.30am – 11.30am) as the youngest will be home from nursery at 11.30am.
You should be outgoing and fun and enjoy the outdoors. The parents are keen for you to encourage the children to partake in outdoor activities especially horse-riding, as well as other creative activites. The family have a cleaner so you won’t be required to do any housekeeping duties, but you should be happy to tidy up after the children. You will cook for the children but won’t need to cook for the parents. You should be confident in cooking delicious child friendly meals. Your role will be fully focused on the children and caring for the pony.
You should be highly organised and have an excellent sense of adventure to create fun and stimulating projects and activities for the children after school.
You should be confident in sole charge, but equally, be happy with shared care as the parents are fully involved with the children and very hands on. You should be positive and energetic and focused on the children. You will not be required to travel with the family when they go on holiday.
This is a live-in role near Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX5. Accommodation provided is an attic with en suite, but the family are building a sperate annex with its own kitchenette and living space. The family are open to pets coming with you to the accommodation and partners at weekends once annex built, you can even bring your own horse (DIY livery-stable, pasture, water, hay and bedding included)!
You must speak a good level of English.
You should be a confident driver. You should be looking for a long-term role and have a passion for working with children and the outdoors. Experience looking after horses would be beneficial.
The family is interviewing now for the right candidate to start ASAP. We are recruiting safely with the COVID-19 government guidelines.