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General information about our positions

Please note that this is only a small selection of our available positions and the positions change weekly. Once you have sent us your application form, we will be able to tell you exactly what positions we have that would suit you. In addition, we also have hundreds of positions through our partner agencies.

Please note that you must either be an EU passport holder or have a visa for the country you wish to work in to apply for our positions! We cannot help with the visa process for non-EU nationalities.

Nanny positions available

Nanny to Dublin, Ireland

Location: Dublin, Ireland

Hours: 40-45 per week

Gross salary: 3 464–3 900 € per month

Start date: December 2022/January 2023

Duration: Long-term position, a minimum of 2 years’ commitment ideal

Language skills: Good/fluent English

Driving licence: No

Age of children: Twins aged 2,5 years and a baby aged 6 months

Accommodation: Live out or if live in, a private bedroom with wifi and a bathroom shared with the children

Description: The family lives in a safe suburb, within walking distance of green spaces and the sea and 15-20 mins to the centre of Dublin by public transportation. They are looking for a full-time, English-speaking nanny to look after their three young children.

The working hours are Mon-Fri 9 am to 4/5 pm, with a 7 am start once a week. The duties include basic care of the children, providing educational activities, cooking healthy meals for children, doing the children’s laundry and ironing. and keeping the kitchen and the children’s belongings tidy and clean. Travel with the family 2-3 times per year is also expected, all expenses paid.

The family is keen to learn more about and follow the Finnish early childhood pedagogy, therefore you must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in ECEC in Finland. You must have a current first aid and CPR certificate or a willingness to acquire one. A minimum of 3 years of recent work experience with babies and toddlers, with excellent checkable references, is required for this role.

You will be supported and provided resources you identify as necessary to enrich the pedagogical development of the children. The children are happy, friendly, and interested in the simple things in life – nature, walking, books, art, music, and love. Teaching the children new languages is also encouraged.

The family will provide you with flights to/from Dublin, a return flight home once or twice per year, and a monthly travel pass for public transportation. If you wish to live in, you will have a double bedroom and a shared bathroom in the family home. The current live-in nanny warmly recommends working for and living with this family!

English-Speaking Live-In Nanny to Saudi Arabia

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Hours: 72 per week (with time off during the day when the child is at school)

Gross salary: 4 500 € per month (no income tax)

Start date: December 2022

Duration: Long term, a minimum of 2 years

Language skills: Fluent English; an additional language would be a bonus

Driving licence: No

Age of children: 4 years

Accommodation: Private bedroom and shared bathroom in the staff accommodation near the family home

Description: This high-profile family lives in a family compound in Riyadh. They are looking for a qualified and experienced nanny to look after their 4-year-old child.

The duties include basic care, preschool drop-off and pick-up, providing educational activities, teaching manners and etiquette, stimulating the child’s growth, imagination, and creativity, accompanying the child on outings, planning meals, and basic nursery duties. International travel with the family several times per year is also expected. This is a fully-staffed household, and you must be able to work in cooperation with the parents, a team of nannies, and other staff.

The working hours are typically Mon-Sat 12 hours per day but a degree of flexibility is required. There is also some time off during the day when the child is attending preschool.

You will be provided with accommodation and meals prepared by the family chef. The family will also pay for your health insurance, flights to/from Saudi Arabia as well as a return flight to your home country once per year.

The current long-term nanny warmly recommends working for this lovely family!

The family is looking for a nanny who

  • preferably has a qualification or at least some studies in early childhood education or education
  • has a minimum of 5 years of recent, full-time nanny experience with excellent references
  • has a current first aid and CPR certificate
  • has a clear criminal records extract
  • speaks fluent English
  • is flexible with the schedule and adaptable to different circumstances
  • is proactive regarding the child’s care and needs
  • is respectful of the culture and able to work in a multicultural environment
  • is discreet and can maintain confidentiality

Governess (private teacher) positions available

We offer Governess positions mostly through our partner agency. Please enquire about current positions available.

Au Pair positions available

We regularly have Au Pair positions in Australia and Switzerland, for example. Please enquire about open positions. We cannot advertise all open positions as there are dozens of them and their availability changes quickly.

English-Speaking Au Pair to Finland

Location: Espoo, Finland

Hours: 25 per week

Pocket money: 520-606 € per month + benefits (see text)

Start date: Any time between now and the end of December

Duration: Until mid/end June 2023 + possibility to extend stay

Language skills: Good English; willingness to learn Finnish would be ideal

Driving licence: Preferred but not mandatory

Age of children: 6, 8, and 10 years

Accommodation: Separate furnished studio flat with internet and TV

Description: The family lives in a suburb, about 30 minutes from Helsinki by public transportation. They have three school-aged children who enjoy various activities from sports to arts, dance, and music. If you are able to play basketball or sing and play music with the children, you will be a perfect fit for this family.

Your working hours are Mon-Fri 7-9 am and 3-6 pm. In the morning, you will help get the children ready for school. In the afternoon, you will help take children to their activities or entertain them with activities at home or outdoors, check that the children have done their homework, and cook dinner for the children. You will also help with light household duties, such as keeping the kitchen tidy and clean, encouraging the children to tidy up their rooms and belongings, and doing the children’s laundry.

The family is looking for an active Au Pair who loves spending time with the children. You would be expected to communicate with the children in English to improve their language skills but it would be ideal if you were also willing to learn Finnish. The family is very outdoorsy and will invite you along to their local outings and trips to their cottage and to cruises, for example.

You will have a furnished studio flat near the family home. You are also welcome to spend time with the family at their home. The family will pay for your flights to and from Finland, a language course, and a local SIM card. If you drive, you are welcome to use a family car also on the weekends. If you do not drive, a bike can be provided. To apply, you must have an EU passport to work in Finland as we cannot help with the potentially lengthy visa process.

Finnish-Speaking Au Pair to New York, USA

Location: New York, USA

Hours: Up to 45 hours per week

Pocket money: $400 per week

Start date: End of December 2022/Early January 2023

Duration: 12 months (with the possibility to extend for 6, 9 or 12 months)

Language skills: Fluent Finnish and good spoken English

Driving licence: Yes

Age of children: 21 months and 6 years

Accommodation: Spacious bedroom with TV and internet and private bathroom on the top floor

Description: A Finnish/American family living in a quiet, safe suburb just 30 minutes by train from Manhattan. The family language is English but they would love a Finnish-speaking Au Pair to help the children learn more Finnish. The family understands that you are there to improve your English skills and will support you on this.

The eldest child is starting kindergarten this autumn and the youngest will be in daycare. You will work mornings (7-9 am) to get the children ready and to take them to school and daycare. In the afternoons and evenings, you will be expected to provide the children with some structured activities.

Your duties also include cooking for the children and light household duties, such as keeping the kitchen and the children’s rooms tidy and clean and doing the children’s laundry. Some weekend work is also expected as the parents sometimes work on weekends. You will get a minimum of 1,5 days off per week and one full weekend off per month.

Currently, the eldest child enjoys sports and outdoor play, whilst the toddler likes reading and drawing. As a family, they like to go to museums, to the beach, to the movies, out to eat, and to the pool club for swimming. You will be welcome to join their family activities and can also take the children to the pool club when working.

The family has two small, friendly dogs so unfortunately, you can’t apply if you are allergic to dogs. You will not need to look after the dogs though.

You will have your own large bedroom with a queen-sized bed, TV with many streaming services, DVD, internet, and lots of storage as well as a private bathroom. There is also a car for you to use in your spare time.

To get a visa as an Au Pair, you will need to submit your application to the U.S. agency chosen by the family. You will receive flights, insurance during your stay, Au Pair training and introduction to America, tuition fees to attend college classes and much more as the family will pay for your programme fee.

You can apply to become this family’s Au Pair if you fulfil the programme requirements:

  • You are 18-26 years old
  • You have a minimum of 200 hours of recent, non-family childcare experience with infants under the age of 2 within the last 3 years
  • You have a valid driving license and clean driving record
  • You are a secondary school graduate or equivalent
  • You have a good standard of spoken English skills
  • You have never been convicted of a criminal offence
  • You are unmarried with no spouse or dependents
  • You can commit to spending a year living with an American family

 

To apply for this position, please email a Dear Family letter introducing yourself and explaining your childcare experience and why you would be a good fit for this family to nannies@nordicnannies.com. Selected applicants will then be asked to fill out various forms and to send documents verifying that they fulfil the programme requirements above.