Nanny Governess

Twin boy & girl

1.5 years

lagos, nigeria

A lovely Nigerian family residing in Lagos, Nigeria is seeking an experienced and qualified nanny/governess for the care and education of their twins (a boy and a girl) aged 1.5 years. The family is seeking a well-educated candidate who thoroughly enjoy their role working with children, caring for and educating them which works with developing their overall well-being through age-appropriate activities including reading some text from biblical books, the family practice Christianity. Someone with good knowledge of the EYFS (early years foundation stages) is preferred and who is seeking a long-term role. The candidate will be kind and caring, flexible and work well within a team. Previous experience working within a fully staffed household is preferred although not essential.

A nanny/governess who is fluent in English is essential for the role as they would like the children to develop a great grasp of the English language. A candidate who is sporty, arty, musical or has a passion for languages will be a great addition, if there is something additional you can offer besides care and language development.

They would like a candidate who is confident in sticking to a good routine as well as someone who enjoys preparing light and healthy meals and ensuring the children are eating the right portions and having their 5 a day of fruits and vegetables.

The family travel from time to time and would like a candidate who is flexible to travel with them at short notice and who enjoys doing so.

The working hours are 40-50 hours per week over 5 days. The family offers a separate apartment which includes private bedroom and bathroom, Wi-Fi and a shared living room and kitchen with two other members of staff. The working hours will be 8-10 daily and the exact schedule is to be discussed upon schedule. The salary on offer is £1200 net per week and the role is to start ASAP pending the visa application and considering any travel restrictions due to Covid 19.

The family is ready to start interviewing candidates via video call immediately.


  • Fluent English (other languages a bonus)

  • 4+ years of experience working with children of this age group

  • Previous experience working within a fully staffed household

  • Excellent previous contactable references (minimum 3)

  • DBS check up to date and cleared


  • Salary £1200 GBP net per week
  • Live-out accommodation provided
  • Food provided whilst on duty
  • Long-term full-time contract
  • Work related travel costs covered
  • Visa costs covered
  • Medical Insurance 
  • 28 days paid holiday per contract year


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