Daily Nanny wanted in West Hampstead

Main job requirements:

·      Transport the children (girl aged 11; boy aged 9) to/from school/bus stop/afternoon clubs and playdates

·      Interact and play with the children; engage them on topics of interest

·      Prepare healthy snacks for the children and structure/provide support to complete homework, reading, school projects and music practice

·      Prepare the children’s healthy evening meal and eat meal together (no pizza, chips, fast food)

·      Encourage the children to organize their bags/kits/instruments for following school day 

·      Encourage the children to prepare for bedtime routine (e.g. shower, wash teeth, put on pjs)

·      Tidy kitchen and dining room after snacks and meals including clearing and washing work surfaces, floor, loading the dishwasher, washing/drying any kitchenware. Keep common areas of the house and children’s bedrooms tidy and clean.

·      Wash and hang family laundry particularly children’s school uniform and sports kit

·      Other ad hoc duties such as buying groceries, party gifts, dry cleaning collection (petty cash will be provided) 

·      From time to time there may be light supervision of other workmen (e.g. gardener)

·      Other housekeeping duties: weekly vacuuming of the house, ironing, cleaning of the bathrooms and change of bed linen.

 

Pay, hours of work and holidays:

·      £600-£650 net per week plus statutory pension 

·      Approx. 50 hours per week including flexibility for one night of babysitting – pattern of hours can be negotiated but could work as follows:

Monday 12.30-7.30pm; Tuesday 7.20*am-7.20pm; Weds 7.20am-7.20pm; Thurs 7.20-7.20pm; Fri 2.00-6.00pm plus 3 hours babysitting – note during the school holidays, would require cover from 7.30am on Mondays.

*boy’s school coach is at 7.39am, need to leave the house by 7.25am to reach bus stop on time

·      Use of (manual) family car during work hours only 

·      20 days of paid holiday per year plus UK bank holidays. Holidays to be taken during school holidays only; no more than 2 weeks at a time and agreed 6 months in advance

 

Place of work: 

·      West Hampstead with school/bus pick up around Mill Hill, Finchley Road and Swiss Cottage. Playdates, after school and holiday activities often involve travel across a wider North London area.

 

Candidate requirements:

·      Responsible and organized

·      Ability to organize/encourage children to complete homework etc

·      Outgoing and fun

·      Clean driving licence (manual gears)

·      Interest in sport would be an advantage but not essential