Governess/head nanny needed asap for vip family


VIP Royal family based in Doha, UAE are looking for an experienced, loving, top-notch career Governess/Head Nanny who is warm, knowledgeable of child development & committed to look after four boys aged 12, 10, 8, 4 years.

  • Salary – up to £1200 per week net is offered to the right candidate (dependent on experience & qualifications)
  • Location – Doha, Qatar
  • Position – Full-Time / Permanent
  • Starting – ASAP
  • 12h a day / 6 days a week
  • Children – Boys 12yo / 10yo / 8yo / 4yo
  • Driving licence - Not Essential
  • Non smoker
  • Live-in - Separate bedroom and bathroom in the staff’s accommodation inside the Palace


  • Experience within a similar environment essential
  • Duties will be focusing on the children’s education and stimulating all areas of their development within a fully staffed royal household. (no cleaning, cooking or children’s laundry etc. only childcare duties)
  • The family are looking for someone who is genuine, professional, flexible, loving with a cheerful and easy-going, adaptable personality. Being a team player is also essential.
  • The ideal candidate must have Strong Checkable references (minimum of 2 will be required) and a Valid DBS – to be checked

The Governess/Head Nanny must have an impeccable English and French, Arabic is a plus but not mandatory

Key Qualifications:

  • Have a valid passport
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience is required
  • Have a valid DBS
  • Outstanding level of English and French is required
  • Arabic will be a bonus
  • Be fit and tonic
  • Be a well-mannered, articulate and responsible candidate with fantastic experience working with children ranging in age from new-born to 12 years old
  • Be able to anticipates needs, works hard, be flexible and loves being a professional Governess/Head Nanny
  • Be able to plan age-appropriate activities
  • Oversee all daily activities of the children
  • Plan fun and educational activities
  • Supervise other childcare staff in the household and organise schedules
  • Oversee children’s diaries
  • Focus on education and stimulating the children’s development

To be considerate for this position you must apply via the website – you must send an up to date cv with an up to date picture, have a valid passport, have all the qualities requested, send a minimum of 2 references, valid DBS and your First Aid certificate.