“Putting the world at their feet”

Great British Nannies is a Nanny, Tutor and Governess agency, specializing in placing experienced, highly skilled, native English-speaking childcare educators into high profile families in the UK, Russia, Dubai, Switzerland, and many other worldwide destinations.

Need a nanny, tutor or governess? Looking for your next dream job?


We recruit the most experienced childcare professionals and specialise in native English speaking nannies, tutors and governesses, providing your child with a unique opportunity to become bilingual from an early age and at an accelerated pace, within the stimulating and enjoyable environment created by your Great British Nanny.

Whether you’re looking for a nanny, tutor or governess we are here to provide you with full support in finding the ideal candidate for your child(ren) and household. Contact us today to speak with one of our team for a free consultation.

Free Consultation

Meet The Team
  • Cleo A Director

    Cleo has 12 years experience in childcare working as a Nanny, Governess, Tutor and sports coach. She relishes child development and has a real passion for educating bilingual children. Cleo opened Great British Nannies to provide a professional, personal and positive experience for clients and candidates alike. Offering you the very best from start to finish.

  • Irina K Russian Executive

    Irina is a qualified teacher and has over 10 years experience in teaching and childcare. Irina has also worked in fast paced corporate industries and understand the needs of our Clients individually. Speaking four languages she is ready to answer all your childcare related questions today and provide you with a personal and professional service.

  • Imogen K UK Executive

    Imogen is a UK graduate in Drama studies. She has worked as a nanny, governess and tutor for 12 years in the UK and overseas. With vast experience in childcare she knows how to best understand the needs of candidates seeking new roles and how to make long lasting and harmonious placements. Imogen is a dedicated childcare professional and mother.

Childcare Roles
Latest Jobs
  • Nanny – Dubai, Al Barsha


    Dubai, Al Barsha Full – time

    A royal family in Dubai is looking for nanny for the shared care of their twin boys of 17 months. The ideal nanny will have maternity/baby nanny experience.

  • British Governess/Governor – SEN/ABA QUALIFIED – MANHATTAN USA


    Manhattan, USA Full-time


    A great opportunity has come up to work for a family residing in Manhattan, USA that is seeking a well experienced, well educated, articulate and professional governess/governor and supervisor for their four children.

  • Nanny – Dubai


    Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, Full-time

    Full – time

    A family in Dubai is looking for an experienced British nanny that is very fun and talkative to assist their three children G, B, B 3-5 years with their development in the English language through activities, games, jolly phonics, reading etc.

  • Mentor/Governess/Governor


    Beirut, Lebanon Full-time


    A Lebanese family residing in Beirut are looking for a mentor/governess/governor for their two children G8 and B12.

Candidate & Client Registration
Latest Blog Posts
  • How to become a calmer parent or nanny!

    How to become a calmer parent or nanny! OR How yoga can make you a better Parent or Nanny! We’ve all had those days where by 3pm we’re counting the hours until back up arrives. Where we’ve had to take ourselves off for a little time out where the kids can’t find us for 5 whole

  • Have a #winning relationship with your Nanny!

    Communication We all know it communication in any relationship is key. Whether is be in out private or working lives, it’s a huge foundation. We weren’t all born great communicators though, were we? That’s why some of us perform on stage, whilst others hide behind a screen all day. We can bumble along ‘ok’ without

  • Thinking of training to be a nanny?

    Is becoming a nanny right for you? Perhaps you’re moving to a new country and need to find a way to make a living – but let’s face it, no one goes into childcare for the money alone. It’s a real vocation, and at the very least you have to enjoy spending a lot of

  • Governess in Moscow

    I made the life changing decision to accept an exciting new role as a Governess in Moscow in November 2012. Previous to this, I had tutored children in English, was a part time Nanny during my University studies. l was also a football coach for boys and girls between the ages of 8-15. I was

  • Stephen S

    Writing this on behalf of my girlfriends Russian parents who sourced their live in nanny based in Moscow through this company. Her two younger siblings out grew the need for a nanny and recently parted company with her but she did the family proud and leaves behind two fluent English speaking children and memories they will cherish for years to come.

  • Josephine V

    Cleo and Great British Nannies have provided us with an excellent service. Having looked at another agency, I went with Cleo because she took the time to understand my requirements, my family environment and me as a person to place the right kind of nanny with us. She is extremely dedicated and efficient and I was able to put my trust in her wholeheartedly to enable her to place a nanny that was an excellent fit into our family.

  • Laura T

    Having decided I was interested in pursuing a position as a governess, I began the daunting process of trying to find a job. Trawling the internet and reading job advertisements, I faced a number of problems. Were the websites legitimate? If I did make contact with an agency I was met with the usual generic emails or would conduct a Skype interview only to receive no feedback at all! It was frustrating to say the least.

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At Great British Nannies we specialise in placing qualified and experienced Nannies, Governesses and Tutors into families within the UK and abroad. We understand that hiring a nanny is a big decision for the families as is finding the right job for our candidates. Contact us if you are seeking a Nanny, Tutor or Governess or looking for your next dream job.

Phone Number: +44 207 855 5578