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Job ID J3336
Postion CHELSEA: Daily Nanny (2 children 4 & 2 years)
Location CHELSEA: Jan start ££££

CHELSEA: Daily Nanny for two children 4 and 2 years.

Working for an English /American family with 5 children in Chelsea, Central London. The family have a busy lifestyle living and working in London and travelling internationally in school holidays. The children range from 2-9 years in age and the family have a Labrador. The household can be described as energetic, fun, relaxed and informal.

The Role

Position: Nanny to 2 children aged 2 – 4 years

Term time hours: You will alternate weekly with the other nanny between the working pattern of:

Monday to Friday: 10am – 8pm; or Monday to Friday: 2pm – 8pm

School holiday hours: Monday to Friday: 9am – 8pm Location: Central London

The role of Nanny will be responsible for a boy aged 4yrs and a girl aged 2yrs. Working alongside another nanny and the parents, there may be a cross-over helping with the older children; a boy aged 5, girl aged 7 and a boy aged 9. The role will be a mixture of shared care and sole charge, caring for the children at home and providing a fun, stimulating, educational and nurturing environment for them and picking up and dropping off from local nurseries and taking to local activities. There may also be the requirement to travel overseas with the family. There will also be a second nanny each day for the older children (5, 7 and 9) who you will rotate your working pattern with each week.

More about you

We are seeking a dedicated Nanny who is passionate about providing a kind, loving and fun approach to their role, whilst ensuring that the learning is incorporated into the children’s and daily routines. You must be flexible, positive, self-motivated and willing to work as part of a team as well as independently.

Key responsibilities


• Plan and lead educational activities with the children, researching new activities to carry out as and when appropriate

• Support the children through child led play and oversee their activities at all times

• Support and nurture the children interacting with them at all times

• Read with the children age appropriate literature

• Promote independence in the children and support good manners and behaviours

• Support with homework and ensure school bags are correctly packed each day

• Proactively plan playdates with friends

• Pass on any teacher’s feedback to the parents when collecting the children from school / nursery

Children’s routine

• Support the children’s morning routine, dressing, washing and breakfast, mainly during school holidays, and evening routines

• Ensure bottles and mealtimes are prepared and arrive on time with correct food (These are cooked by a household chef)

• Change nappies throughout the day, for the youngest child and support with potty training

• Tidy away after activities and play areas

• Tidy and fold clothes away

• Attend any other needs of the children

• Support the older siblings aged 5, 7 & 9 and their Nanny, as required.


• Sit with the children during mealtimes and role model good behaviour and encourage them to try new foods

• Support with feeding

• Occasionally prepare meals for the children, if needed, and support the Chef, Housekeeper and other Nanny when required to do so

• Follow any direction from the parents on appropriate food for the children


• If driving licence is held, drive the children as required, adhering to health and safety requirements at all times

Additional tasks

• Administration relating to the children e.g. booking classes, buying clothes, ordering online

Relevant experience & skills

Education & certifications

• Demonstrated knowledge of the physical, intellectual, emotional and social development of children

• Demonstrated experience within a childcare setting or Nannying role; experience with toddlers is essential

• Strong knowledge of children’s activities and a flare for creativity and fun

• Exceptional communication and organisational skills

• Trustworthy and discreet

• The ability to quickly form close and trusting relationships with the parents and the children

• A kind, cheerful, warm and easy-going personality

• A well-presented and positive role model for children

• Ability to create activities that are fun and

support the children’s development

• Patience, understanding and a sense of humour

• A responsible attitude to work and punctual at all times

• Ability to cope with unexpected situations

• Commitment to health and safety and food hygiene

• The ability to stay calm under pressure

• DBS checked

• Paediatric First Aid 

• Fluent in English

• Driving licence - a plus

• Early Years or Montessori experience – a plus

• Creative, musical, artistic passion – a plus

• Health & safety certification – a plus

• Food hygiene and awareness training – a plus

Call agency for more details on 0207 610 9218 or send cv+ refs to us at info@nanniesofstjames.com 

Sole Charge Sole
Live In or Daily Daily
Accommodation n/a
Driver Yes
Use of Car Yes

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