British Nannies and Governesses

British American Household Staffing is the leading Nanny Agency in The United Kingdom, Europe, and The Middle East.

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British Nannies and Governesses

A Nanny or Governess is a trained professional childcare specialist.  The Nanny or Governess will have a substantial amount of childcare experience and will sometimes hold a degree related to childhood education, such as Early Childhood Development.  Some Nannies or Governesses will hold a Master’s degree in Education.  In England many qualified Nannies or Governesses will hold an NNEB certificate which involves training the Nanny on all forms of childcare from infant to special needs and placed an emphasis on fieldwork.  The Norland Nanny school also offers excellent Nanny or Governess training in the UK.  The Nanny or Governess can work a variety of schedules such as a 7 day live in, or 5 day live out.  Seasoned career Nannies or Governesses will be accustomed to heavy travel and long hours.  Most Nannies or Governesses will drive and swim.  Some specialize in specific age groups such as infant or school age.  Those who specialist in school age children are often closer to the Governess category and will often be qualified to tutor certain academic subjects.  Some Nannies or Governesses will speak a second language and be able to teach children this language.

If you are looking for a Nanny or Governess visit our Services page.  If you are a Nanny or Governess looking for a job visit our Candidates page. 


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