Who are they?
Governesses are educated with a university education and often hold additional childcare and or governess training qualifications. Governesses enjoy both aspects of childcare and tutoring. A Governess usually works with children aged 7 upwards.
Duties of a governess
Assist parents with the upbringing of their children
Promote cognitive development in children
Accompany children to their extra-curricular activities
Promote and develop a child's unique talents and skills
Implement and teach good manners and etiquette
Accompany children on family holidays
Working hours of a Governess
Salary of a Governess
In the UK
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Types of childcare specialists
A Governess is well-educated child carer that works with children between 6-16 years helping them academically in other areas such as in music, languages, arts, sports, etiquette and manners.
A Governor is the male equivalent of a Governess, carrying the same duties including working with children between 6-16 years helping them academically in other areas such as in music, languages, arts, sports, etiquette and manners.
A Tutor gives your child personal academic tuition on a variety or single subject to enhance their skills and confidence in the chosen area. Including exam preparation and school/university entry.
A nanny works with babies and children up to 8 years old. They take care of all nursery activities, feeding and hygiene for children.
A Maternity Nurse is qualified and experienced to work with mother and baby from birth up to 6 months. Supporting throughout all stages of the baby’s initial development.
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