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Governess Required

For G7 & B3

Moscow, Russia

£4,000 npm


A wonderful family from Moscow, well known to the agency, is seeking a Governess for the educational and English language development of their 7 year old daughter and her three year old brother. The boy has has his own full time nanny, however, the parents would like him to be introduced to the English language through songs, reading, games and activities whilst their daughter attends kindergarten. The little girl has basic knowledge of English and French. She has a joyful and energetic disposition, enjoys a wide variety of activities including swimming, dancing, playing the piano, imaginative play, singing and sporting activities. She’s extremely energetic and fun to be around.

The working schedule would be either rota or a 50h week. When of rota schedule you will be asked to sleep in the girl’s room during your shift. Either is negotiable for the right candidate and the family is happy to respect the wishes of the candidate to.

The ideal candidate will be a kind, patient and caring individual that has a degree focused in education (PGCE) and/or CELTA, TEFL, who is confident in teaching English through play, indoor and outdoor activities including reading and writing. Someone with minimum of 3 years of previous experience working with small children and teaching them English as a second language. Clear pronunciation is imperative as they wish for the children to adopt clear speech that will be well recognised if they decide to seek education overseas in the future, for example in the U.K.

The household is fully staffed and they have a team that has worked with them for many years. It is a happy household and both parents speak English fluently. They are welcoming and kind and would like the candidate to enjoy the time within their home and working within their team and take time to relax on their time off in order to be able to focus on the role.

One return ticket per year, visas and accommodation will be covered by the family. The salary on offer is £4,000 net per month.

The role is to start ASAP, however the family is willing to wait for the right candidate. Initial interviews will be over Skype and a trial period of two weeks will be offered before the official contract of employment.


  • Fluent English-speaker
  • 3+ years of experience as a governess
  • Located in Moscow
  • Experience with toddlers and primary school ages
  • Teaching degree/certificates
  • Excellent previous references
  • DBS check cleared


  • 50h week OR
  • Rota schedule 14 days on/off
  • Salary £4,000 npm
  • Separate apartment between 
  • Visa expenses covered


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