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WHY HIRE An international nanny?

Great British Nannies offer over 10 years of experience in placing international nannies around the globe. This has included many destinations and nationalities which we continue to grow every year. We are very proud about the long-standing international nanny placements we have made along with long-term worldwide connections and recommendations. Do not be mistaken by our name, Great British Nannies, we place nannies of all nationalities.

Our international nannies come with excellent childcare experience, qualifications, and a genuine love for their role as a childcare provider, to ensure your children receive the very best care.

Great British Nannies take the time to understand your family’s unique requirements to ensure we find a suitable candidate to join your family.

The international nannies that we register are experienced, qualified and have excellent contactable references, a valid police background check, along with an in date first aid certificate, so that you know your child will be in the best care.

International nannies from all over the world are sourced and placed in households globally on a continuous basis. International nannies are sought after by families for many reasons, it could be that a family wish for their child to learn another language through their nanny and be educated an introduced to different cultures through a nanny from somewhere completely different to them. Families often opt for international nannies, such as those from the U.K, for example, due to the high volume of professional and accredited childcare courses on offer to nannies. Which many international nannies from outside of the U.K are also qualified with, in our experience of registering international candidates from around the world.

International nannies will provide childcare to your children from anywhere between 8 – 12 hours daily, 5/6 days per week, depending on the location. Depending on your family’s needs, we source international nannies to suit your home and who are well aligned with you, for example you may prefer a more formal or informal approach when hiring an international nanny. Like yourselves, nannies have their preferences when working with families and we do our best to align your values to make successful and long-lasting placements. Depending on what you are looking for, one of the team at Great British Nannies will be able to advise you on your options and how we can work together to find the ideal live-in nanny for your family.


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Duties of an international Nanny



A international Nanny will provide your child with love and comfort, routine, and good manners for the parents/guardians to feel at complete ease whilst they are otherwise engaged. Knowing that your children are being well cared for with a trusted person that they love spending time with is a wonderful feeling.


International Nannies can assist with basic homework tasks for school aged children as well as help the children to improve their reading, writing, and speaking skills instilling confidence in themselves in a range of subject areas.


International Nannies are responsible for organising all age-appropriate activities that can stimulate the mental, physical, social and emotional development the child including indoor and outdoor activities as well as arranging play dates.


Nannies carry out duties such as feeding, bathing, dressing, keeping their play areas tidy, assisting with building routine and supporting the parents.


International nannies are employed to assist parents with the care of their children from birth right through to school aged children.



International Nannies are knowledgeable in child development. Given their education, working background and professional experience, therefore, they are able to guide parents through the Early Years stages if this is a requirement of the role.


When you hire an international nanny, you can expect them to carry out all nursery duties which relate to the daily well-being of your children. The duties you can expect an international nanny to provide are as follows;

  • Implementing and/or following the routine you already have in place for your children. They can offer advice if needed, depending on your child’s needs.
  • Assist with feeding, including knowledge of weaning, and creating healthy and simple meals for your child or making a meal plan if you have a chef on site.
  • Dressing, bathing, and ensuring your child is clean and always has good hygiene.
  • Ensure the nursery and child’s room is clean, tidy, and organised.
  • The international nanny will help to organise play dates along with plenty of fun, engaging and age-appropriate activities inside and outside of the home, including day trips.
  • An international nanny will take the time to consider and plan your child’s day in a way that is enriching to their developmental stages, including a range of activities which will allow them to gain confidence in themselves. Such as, arts and crafts, role play, building and being creative, reading, singing, storytelling and socialising.
  • An international nanny may also be able to offer to teach your child an additional language, and instrument, assist with homework and drive your children to different activities. Although this is dependent on the candidate and your requirements.

What is your responsibility as an Employer of an international nanny?

As an Employer you must provide the following to your international nanny;

  • A valid Contract of Employment.
  • Four weeks paid holiday plus bank holidays/days in lieu.
  • Employer liability insurance.
  • Accommodation within your home (with adequate privacy and preferably a private bathroom). An international nanny should be provided with a comfortable room, including Wi-Fi, a television, a desk, and adequate wardrobe space. Providing a lovely space for your nanny will attract better candidates who want to stay long term. Some families provide separate accommodation close by to their home or within their grounds for staff. Ensuring their nanny has full privacy when they are not working, and their space and privacy is well respected by all family members and guests.
  • A weekly, fortnightly, or monthly wage, as agreed per the contract along with any overtime owed. Including payment of the nanny’s tax and national insurance contributions.
  • Food, the nanny’s meals are provided by the Employer, therefore discussing any dietary requirements and allergies prior to his/her arrival is suggested.
  • Anything else required to ensure they can provide the best care to your children, such as a car, access to funds and emergency contacts etc.
  • Travel expenses, visa and flights paid for by the Employer if the international nanny will travel with you.
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Salary of an International Nanny


Great British Nannies provides educated, experienced, and qualified international nannies that work within high profile and VIP families understanding the way in which work should be carried out within a fully staffed household. Taking into consideration discretion, working alongside a large team, flexibility to travel at short notice and such like.

Great British Nannies is a boutique nanny agency that provides international nannies to VIP families including royalty, across the globe. Our dedication to our work, values and company ethics is why we are a top choice nanny agency in London and globally. We are trusted by our clients and candidates and continue to receive positive feedback, referrals and repeat customers for our highly qualified and professional VIP nannies. Contact us here! Or check our Facebook page our here!

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Types of childcare specialists

English Governess


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.

British Governor


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.

English Tutor


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.

English Nanny


A nanny works with babies and children up to 8 years old. They take care of all nursery activities, feeding and hygiene for children.

Maternity Nurse

Maternity Nurse

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.



A Manny carries out the same duties as a nanny and works with the same age group. Depending on whether you would prefer a male or female candidate is an individual preference.


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Sat & Sun: Closed

Address locations

3 The Ranch House

Goffs Oak

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