Job: Governess, Los Angeles, CA

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Los Angeles, CA  90001 United States
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Job Description

An VIP American family based in California is looking for a qualified Governess who will take care of guiding and supporting 2 children (7-year-old boy and 6-year- old girl).

?There is a nanny, a cook and a housekeeper on the property as well. The governess will be responsible for developing the children’s independence, teaching good attitude, proper manners, etiquette, encouraging imagination, psychological and social development, helping with their homework, managing additional education processes and free time activities.

Duties and responsibilities

Supervising the preparation of homework, exams, additional tasks
Every evening preparing the children for school ensuring the children’s bags, books and food are ready as required
Daily collection of the kids from school
Liaison with the children’s school and teachers
Regular reporting to the parents on school progress
Managing attendance of concerts, theater, museums, exhibitions
Reading books with the children
Helping children to manage personal belongings, bedrooms, play areas
Promoting the children’s health through diverse activities and games (fun or sports)
Walking with the kids
Travelling with the children and ensuring all travel arrangements

Job Requirements


5 or more years of experience working for a private family
Pedagogical education
Master’s Degree TESOL teaching qualification would be a plus
Fluent English speaker
Native German and/or French speaker
Ability to teach German and/or French
Well educated and well informed on most subjects
First Aid certificate is required
Ability to play musical instruments would be a plus
Impeccable manners and etiquette shared with the children
Positive attitude to unexpected situations
Solution orientated, patient
Responsible, confident, respectful, discreet
Driving license
(Job number: 3605524)
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