Hire a Governess - Travelling Governess Tutors

Governess Tutors

Find an experienced, fully vetted Governess for your private residence with the help of our specialist recruitment service.

Governess & Childcare Agency

The role of a Governess

Our childcare desk provides candidates for Nanny, Nanny/Housekeeper, Mother’s Help, Maternity Nurse and Governess roles.
Candidates must have an Enhanced DBS certificate, Paediatric First Aid certificate, experience with the relevant age group and any formal qualifications stipulated by the client such as MNT, BTEC, NVQ or NNEB.

We represent exceptional candidates for part-time and full-time positions from a private tutor several days a week, to a travelling Governess who will accompany their charge around the globe.
In addition to providing expert childcare, a Governess can also provide tutoring sessions in specific subjects such as reading, writing, mathematics, languages or music.

Private childcare

Hire a Governess Tutor - Client FAQs

What is the average salary for a Governess?

The salary of a Governess Tutor will ultimately depend on the candidates level of experience and frequency of travel required.  The average salary for a full-time Travelling Governess is £70,000.00+ per annum, however, this salary will of course differ depending on individual requirements.

A link to our salary guide can be found here https://www.thestaffdirectory.com/help/private-staff-salary-guide/

 

What duties can a Governess perform?

The role of a Governess Tutor
  • A Governess is responsible for the care of children between 3 months and 18 years of age. Until their charge is 24 months, their title is generally Nanny/Governess
  • A Governess may assist with nursery duties (housekeeping associated purely to the children in their charge)
  • Responsible for the safety of the children within their care at all times whilst on duty
  • A Governess will generally travel with the family whenever required
  • A Governess will maintain the wardrobe of their charge. Ensuring clothing that has been outgrown is removed and the wardrobe is rotated seasonally
  • Packing and unpacking of suitcases (children’s cases only)
  • Proxy parent and act as a sole-charge carer when required
  • Tutoring in specific subjects such as reading, writing, languages or music

What is the agency's candidate vetting process?

At The Staff Directory, we take great care with the acquisition, vetting and representation of our registered Governess Tutors. Any candidate wishing to apply for childcare positions must hold an Enhanced DBS check and Paediatric First Aid Certificate.

We require all applicants to meet our high standards of due diligence before they can be introduced to our clients.

A high level of skill and experience is required before an applicant can register with us, and formal ID and employment references are checked in advance of any client introduction.

If you would like your chosen candidate to process a refreshed background check before starting in the role, this can be arranged for you free of charge.

Do The Staff Directory recruit candidates for roles outside of London?

The Staff Directory provide an all-encompassing list of private household staff, PAs and yacht crew for positions around the globe.

Our registered Governess Tutors are most frequently hired for roles based in the following areas:

  • Central London – areas such as Chelsea, Regents Park, Mayfair, Kensington, Hampstead, Knightsbridge, Belgravia, Notting Hill and Holland Park
  • UK Counties – such as Gloucestershire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Hampshire, Cheshire and Surrey
  • Overseas – The majority of hires for Governess Tutors outside of the UK are for roles based in Russia, Ukraine, the Middle East, UAE, Switzerland and France

Where can I find further information on hiring a Governess?

We are on hand to assist with any questions regarding the hire of a Governess Tutor. Please call the agency at your convenience and our specialist recruiters will assist you.

Additional information including client FAQs, client help and a salary & payroll guide can be found here https://www.thestaffdirectory.com/help/clients-frequently-asked-questions/

The roles we recruit

Private Staff, PA & Crew Specialists

Butlers

Private Chefs

Nannies

Personal Assistants

Domestic Couples

Housekeepers

Chauffeurs

House Managers

Maternity Nurses

Security & CPOs

Estate Managers

Yacht Crew

Chalet Staff

Gardeners

Governess Tutors

Temporary Staff

Our process

Hire a Governess Tutor

1

We establish the details of the role

The first step to any Governess search is a run-through of the role by telephone, however, we are always available to attend an initial meeting in person if preferred. It gives us a welcome opportunity to introduce ourselves and view any candidate accommodation for live-in Governess Tutor positions.

2

Review your shortlist

Once we have a good understanding of your specifications and have confirmed your availability to host interviews, we will put together a shortlist of the most suitable Governess Tutor candidates. We appreciate that your time is valuable, therefore we filter through large volumes of applications, presenting only the most experienced and well-matched Governess Tutors for the role.

3

Hire with confidence

We ensure that all necessary due diligence is taken throughout the recruitment process. The references of all candidates are verified and in addition, our childcare candidates must hold a Paediatric First Aid certificate and an Enhanced background check. For your peace of mind, a free replacement guarantee is in place, providing a second candidate free of charge in the unlikely event of any issues.

Get in touch

Call us today to discuss your requirements for private staff and let our experienced recruiters find the perfect candidate for your household.

Call: +44 0203 669 7726
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