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English speaking Nanny Required

For two boys aged 4.5 and 2 years

Dubai, UAE

£1000+ net per week / 4 days working

A family based in the beautiful location of Palm Jumeirah in Dubai is seeking an experienced and qualified live-out (separate accommodation provided) nanny for the care and education of their two sons aged 4.5 and 2 years. The children love to play and are very active little boys, therefore an energetic candidate would suit the role well. The ideal candidate will speak excellent English. Both English and Russian languages are spoken in the household, the mother tongue is Russian. The candidate will need to hold a U.K or EU passport for visa and travel purposes.

The eldest child is advanced academically for his age group and can read excellently in Russian and English. The nanny will engage and educate the children with age-appropriate activities both inside and outside of the home. Their mother is very hands on and involved in their daily activities and knows how she likes the household run, whilst she values of the opinions of her staff, she is seeking a team player who will be on board with her wishes and ideas surrounding the daily running of their household. It is a well-staffed household; therefore, a team player is necessary and someone who is confident in managing other staff when required is preferred. The nanny should have previous experience working in fully staffed households and understand how and when to interact with the family when the parents are together with the children to ensure she is available whilst giving them their own space to have their family time.

The family does employ a driver dedicated to the children; therefore, a driver is not necessary, but preferred. Although the family employ a chef, the nanny should be confident in preparing simple and healthy meals for the children. When the family is in Dubai there will be very minimal duties relating to the household, however, during the family’s travels, depending on where they stay and the set up the nanny must be ready to assist the family as needed.

Whilst in Dubai an apartment will be provided by the family. During travels the nanny will share a room with the boys or have a separate room, it depends on where they are travelling, and the accommodation set up.

The working days are 4 days per week, most days will require around 12 hours daily, however, full flexibility is required regarding working hours on your working days. The working days will extend to 6 days per week when their other nanny is taking annual holiday. Four weeks paid holidays are offered per year, however these must be outside pf the summer period as this is the most extensive period of travel for the family and cover is required. The salary on offer is starting from £1000+ net per week depending on previous experience and qualifications.

This role is to start ASAP and the family is ready to start interviewing immediately.


  • English-speaker (bonus language French)
  • 4+ years of experience as a nanny/governess with children of similar age groups
  • Childcare qualification preferred
  • Excellent previous references
  • DBS/Police background check clear
  • Able to travel for up to 2 months over the summer with the family and 1-2 weeks at other times of the year
  • Driving license preferred but not essential


  • Long-term and permanent contract
  • Live-out accommodation provided in Dubai, live-in when travelling
  • Salary £1000 net per week
  • Travel expenses covered by employer when going overseas
  • Visa, healthcare, 4-week annual leave, 1 ticket home return ticket per contract year


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