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COUPLE: HOUSEKEEPER, FAMILY COOK, GARDENER , HANDY-PERSON, DRIVER

North Oxfordshire

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
2-Bedroom Furnished Cottage

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU2395

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Chauffeur Jobs, Chef Jobs, Domestic Couple Jobs, Gardener Jobs, Handy-Person Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs, Live In Jobs
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NORTH OXFORDSHIRE
COUPLE
HOUSEKEEPER -FAMILY COOK
GARDENER /HANDY-PERSON /DRIVER
Daily working hours 9am to 5pm
Active, flexible, country loving couple required for large family home- a six-bedroom, six-bathroom property which is kept to immaculate standards.
The housekeeper will be required to run and manage this beautiful home on a day to day basis, which includes all hands on general household cleaning to a high standard, this will include the polishing and care of antique furniture, polishing silver and family laundry, shopping and fresh family cooking.
You will need to be organised, efficient and enjoy country life.
Partner will be required to care for 6 acres of grounds which includes pasture, lawns, and a small copse. There are 2 herbaceous borders, roses, hedges to trim and pruning. A horticulturist is not required, but a good maintenance/ hobby gardener who loves to maintain and keep the gardens neat and tidy. You will need to be able to drive a tractor and use machinery to top the paddocks etc. In addition, you should have good DIY, care for the outdoor swimming pool and deal with fence repairs. You will also care for the cars and be willing occasionally to undertake airport runs and station pickups.
A good sense of humour and a genuine love of dogs is essential. The family have a young Labrador who is exercised at both ends of the working day, one-hour morning and evening, this task can be shared between the couple.
Salary Negotiable depending on experience. Lovely 2 bedroom furnished cottage, no dependent children, or cats, but a well-behaved dog may be considered.
2 days off each week usually Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The house is busier at weekends than during the week as 2 grandchildren visit regularly.
This is a long-term position, requiring commitment and flexibility. Fluent English and ideally both to drive. Minimum 5 years’ experience in a domestic Country position preferred (HU2395)

Domestic Couple

Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
2 bedroom apartment

Salary:
Circa £60,000

Job Ref:
HU3561

Job Categories:
Butler Jobs, Domestic Couple Jobs, Handy-Person Jobs, House -Person Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs, Live In Jobs
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DOMESTIC COUPLE
Butler -House-Person – Head Housekeeper

Lovely new position for a dedicated and flexible, experienced domestic couple to work as part of a team taking care of this beautiful Estate near Henley on Thames.

You will need to have previous experience in taking care of the interior of a private household. This property is a combination of both formal and informal service, with great attention to detail to high standards at all times.

The Estate is fully staffed and the couple must have a flexible and positive attitude and enjoy working as part of a team. The residence is occupied half of the year mainly Spring through the Summer, the main house has 9 bedrooms and there are 3 guest cottages.

The head housekeeper will ideally have previous experience overseeing a small cleaning/housekeeping team.

Duties will include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Taking care of antiques, brass, silver and fine fabrics.
  • House-Person duties
  • Butler service
  • Taking care of the wine cellar
  • Turn down service
  • Light family cooking when and if required
  • Walking the dogs
  • Occasional driving duties
  • Keep the fires clean and stocked with logs

The working week is 5 days out of 7 on a rota, weekend working will be required especially when the principals are in residence. An average of 8 hours per day with any additional hours take in lieu.

Salary circa 60,000 Gross per annum depending on experience. 2 bedroom apartment provided. 

DOMESTIC COUPLE HOUSEKEEPER- FAMILY COOK-HANDYPERSON-ASST GARDENER-SECURITY

Nr Alresford, Hampshire

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Private One-bedroom flat (with an option for larger 2 bed accommodation Spring-2021)

Salary:
SALARY BETWEEN £50-60,000 Gross per annum depending on experience

Job Ref:
HU3631

Job Categories:
Cook Jobs, Domestic Couple Jobs, Gardener Jobs, Handy-Person Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs, Live In Jobs, Security Jobs
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NR ALRESFORD -HAMPSHIRE
DOMESTIC COUPLE
HOUSEKEEPER- FAMILY COOK-HANDYPERSON-ASST GARDENER-SECURITY
Large country estate in rural Hampshire, set in parkland, woodland and arable land with 11 acres of mature gardens and 1.5 acre walled garden.
This is the permanent residence of a family of 5, ( in normal times 2 eldest adult children come and go) and one teenager who is at boarding school and 2 dogs.
The housekeeper will be required to work closely with the lady of the house, you should be able to take initiative, be well motivated but at the same time open to suggestions. A traditional role for a housekeeper with an eye for detail is essential. You will need previous experience in the care of silver and antiques, working alongside a cleaner, but at the same time be very hands on with laundry, washing and ironing, caring for fine fabrics, happy to handwash fine china and glass, know how to lay a table for a formal dinner party, arrange flowers and be capable to deal with tradespeople and suppliers, ordering provisions and taking responsibility for the running of the household especially when the principals are away.
Ideally you will be confident in the kitchen, mainly to prepare light lunches or snacks occasionally, but willing to freeze vegetables and fruits from the garden, assist with jam making and generally assist madam with batch food preparation, but not every day cooking.
Partner will work alongside the outdoor gardening team, assisting with grounds maintenance, woodland maintenance, and general DIY tasks. Ideally you will be able to use a chain saw, chopping wood for the fires, and dealing with heavier indoor duties as needed. Laying fires, cleaning windows, driving airport and school runs, caring for the cars, assisting indoors during shooting weekends and generally a helping hand. So essential that you enjoy wearing many different hats and working as part of a team.
There are 2 black Labradors who between you will need feeding and walking each day too.
In normal times the family travel frequently and during their absence you will need to take care of the property and security, so essential that you have good levels of communications and during these times be self-sufficient and self-directing.
SALARY BETWEEN £50-60,000 Gross per annum depending on experience. Private One bedroom flat is currently available in the main house, with an option for larger 2 bed accommodation Spring-2021.
2 flexible days off per week, average working day is 8am to 5pm. Eventually if there are house guests then additional hours will be required, time off in lieu will be given. Ideally both should drive a car is available if required. Well behaved dog welcome. (HU3631)

 

Experienced Stylist - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
Top negotiable salary based on experience

Job Ref:
HU3654

Job Categories:
Live In Jobs, Stylist Jobs
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Experienced Stylist
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  

Our client based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia requires and experienced stylist who holds a Bachelors Degree in Fashion or relevant field with a minimum of 8 years’ of relevant experience.   It is essential that you have experience and exposure with high-end designers and high profile VVIP clients, previous experience working within the Middle East is a plus.   It is essential that you are extremely knowledgeable in fabrics, detail oriented, have outstanding sewing skills along with the ability to problem solve and multi-task. 

Additional responsibilities will include

  • Conduct all styling duties to serve key stakeholders in a professional manner
  • Assist in achieving desired looks by providing advice and selection for personal style items
  • Identify design, alteration, or repair requirements to ensure that stakeholders specifications are met
  • Select and purchase the most appropriate items and material in line with policies and procedures
  • Accurately record measurements, instructions and preferences as well as modify garments
  • Tailor Saudi traditional or international style garments and accessories
  • Keep track of current and developing global trends in fashion and design
  • Perform all duties with discretion and professionalism

This is a fulltime position, with a top negotiable salary based on experience.  Accommodation provided.    (HU3654)

House Manager

County Dublin-Southern Ireland

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Separate 2-bedroom apartment provided

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3356

Job Categories:
Butler Jobs, Household Manager Jobs, Live In Jobs
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COUNTY DUBLIN - SOUTHERN IRELAND HOUSEHOLD MANAGER RESIDENTIAL POST FOR AN ENERGETIC, PROACTIVE HOUSEHOLD MANAGER capable of INFORMAL BUTLER/FRONT OF HOUSE duties

Long Term Hutchinson’s client is looking for a top-notch household manager, able to undertake informal table and beverage service and who has excellent front of house skills.  This is for a family with three grown up children. The residence is approx.40 mins from Central Dublin in a beautiful location and there are other homes in South of France, two homes in the USA, (New York and L.A.) so essential that you have freedom to travel occasionally.

You will need to be able to take on the total running of the main residence, (with occasional travel to the overseas homes.)  The main residence is however the priority and you will be managing all aspects of the household staff, dealing with rotas, inventory and stock control, undertaking household accounts and ensuring that the  travelling Head Housekeeper is well prepared to go ahead of the family, to ensure that each home is prepared in readiness for their arrival.  Each property is staffed; however, you will need to have a broad knowledge in all aspects of running HNW homes and undertake a range of personal assistant duties.

Responsible for household and project management in multiple locations across continents

  • Recruiting, training and supervision of the household employees, creating operation manuals
  • Research and negotiation with vendors, contractors, maintenance providers.
  • Creating data base systems for each property and extensive, detailed photographic inventories.
  • Diary, travel management and event planning.
  • Sourcing and setting up of residences for high end rentals.

You will undertake local shopping for the households, occasional driving for the general day to day running of the home(s) is essential.  

Specific Responsibilities:  you must be well organised, self-sufficient and duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Ensuring the overall smooth running of a busy household on a daily basis, with responsibility for the training and supervision of domestic staff, including full-time Head Housekeeper, Housekeeper, Daily Cleaner and a part time Laundress.
  • Ensuring food, groceries and medication levels in house are maintained, as per a detailed schedule/ Inventory supplies.
  • Running personal errands and shopping for the family, as requested.
  • Ordering household items, as required
  • Overseeing weekly flower orders.
  • Coordinating with external suppliers such as dry cleaning/ Linen ironing service, butcher and drinks.
  • Ensuring all aspects of the house are in order; arranging contractors to undertake household maintenance as necessary.
  • Coordinating travel arrangements and preparation for travel to other international properties.
  • Compilation of records, maintenance and updating of household manual and Inventories. 
  • Effectively managing household accounts. Credit card / Petty cash.

This is a relaxed household, but with very high standards and you will be required to ensure the Owner and family have any equipment they require at all times, and that it is ready for use. Ensure all Guests visiting have all of their requirements met. This includes informal Front of House duties, training of junior staff and fulfilling any ad hoc requests from the Owner, Family and Guests or Estate Manager.

SALARY NEGOTIABLE-circa £60-65,000 gross, depending on previous experience. Separate 2-bedroom apartment provided, sorry no pets, though partner following own occupation is welcome. Strictly Non-Smoker with excellent references essential.  Driving license essential (HU3356)  ON HOLD 

 

 

House Manager

Saint -Tropez

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3657

Job Categories:
Butler Jobs, Household Manager Jobs, Live In Jobs
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House Manager 
Saint -Tropez

A highly recommended position for clients whose staff stay with them for many years.   An experienced, dynamic, and forward thinking, flexible House Manager required to oversee and manage the smooth running of a fully staffed, large (9-10 bedroom) property in St. Tropez.   There will be various tasks required for this position and thus we require a flexible, hands-on, self-sufficient candidate for the job.  It is essential that you have a minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a similar capacity within a private residence.   You should have strong managerial skills and the ability to communicate effectively.   You will be responsible for ensuring the property is maintained to a very highly immaculate standard.   Duties will include staff management, managing all administrative duties including budgets, inventory, expenses, scheduling, overseeing construction projects etc.   There will also be hands on tasks, include service skills, front of house duties, occasional chauffeuring duties etc., thus essential you must be happy to work in both a managerial and hands-on capacity. Candidates should be energetic, loyal and trustworthy, with a “Can Do” attitude. 

This is a part-residence that is used primarily during the summer months, by a high profile UHNW family of five. When in residence (Normally 3 months annually,) the hours will be longer, with time off in lieu.   When the family are not in residence the role will be shorter hours.  Driver essential.  Non-smoker.   Fluent English and French required. Minimum of 5 years in previous position required.   Salary negotiable based on experience together with French Contract and various benefits.   This position can be live in or live out.   (HU3657)  ON HOLD

HOUSE MANAGER/ BUTLER/ PERSONAL ASSISTANT/ COMPANION

Saudi Arabia

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Excellent accommodation provided

Salary:
Top salary, negotiable based on experience

Job Ref:
HU3226

Job Categories:
Butler Jobs, Household Manager Jobs, Live In Jobs, Personal Assistant Jobs
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A fantastic new position based in Saudi Arabia with extensive worldwide travel.  We require a self-sufficient, flexible, professional and discreet candidate for this role. 

Duties will vary and will include overseeing and ensuring the smooth running of the Principal’s main residence, managing a team of staff, administrative tasks such as: diary management, bookings, budgeting, etc. 

In addition, you will be required to provide full butler/valet service and you should have excellent F&B service skills as well as wardrobe management.

Our client requires a top calibre candidate who has worked in a similar role previously.   Discretion and dedication are essential. 

Driver essential.

Excellent accommodation provided, with top tax-free salary - negotiable based on experience

CANDIDATES SHOULD IDEALLY BE CURRENTLY BASED IN SAUDI ARABIA, OWING TO TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS DUE TO COVID-19.

House Manager/Butler/Person Friday

Milan, Italy

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Live-in

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3625

Job Categories:
Butler Jobs, Driver Jobs, Household Manager Jobs, Live In Jobs
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HOUSEHOLD MANAGER/BUTLER/PERSON FRIDAY-MILAN -ITALY

A superb position for an experienced Household Manager/Butler who must have skills in running and managing a beautiful home. This is a large apartment in central Milan, working for a newly married entrepreneur.
You must be able to demonstrate longevity in previous positions and have a flexible approach to your work.
This is a highly recommended vacancy, for a Principal whose family have been Hutchinsons' clients for over 20 years.
While the role is based in Milan, you will be required to travel on occasion.
Experience of running a property is essential, as is the ability to undertake front of house, elegant food, and beverage service and to drive the clients as required. The ability to work closely with the housekeeping staff, as part of a team is essential and while the maids deal with the cleaning and laundry, you must be prepared to lend a hand when required, run errands, care for the Principals' clothing, deal with wardrobe management and pack and unpack for him. Ability to deal with household accounts, inventory and stock control is required.
This is a wonderful opportunity for a career-oriented Butler to start up in a new venture with this client and to grow with the job over a long period of time. A loyal, trustworthy, and discreet person with impeccable references is required, together with a sunny personality and a "Can-Do" attitude to his or her work. Own accommodation and a negotiable salary. Some spoken Italian essential. (HU3625) ON HOLD

Butler / Valet

Ireland, Caribbean, Europe

Contract:
Permanent

Accommodation:
2/3-bedroom house on the estate (shared with another butler)

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU2091

Job Categories:
Butler Jobs, Live In Jobs, Valet Jobs
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Ireland – County Tipperary (5 months), Caribbean (5 Months), European travel (2 months)
Technologically minded Butler / Valet with travel

This is a wonderful role for a traditional butler to join a team of four butlers. You will need to have first class table, F&B service and front of house skills and know how to take care of the cellar, fine glassware and china and objects d’art.

Candidates must have a superb personality and the ability to get on with existing members of long-term Staff. You will ideally have formal house experience and/or a butler training diploma.

This is not a management position, but for a butler with a totally hands-on approach and who has a great eye for detail, whilst at the same time being a team player and one who has a warm and friendly manner.

You will need to be technically minded and able to deal with high-tech systems including iPad’s, computers, smart phones, sophisticated phones, Sky boxes, Sling box and general computer systems etc. Ideally you will have a passion for these things and an in-depth knowledge of all functions and addition benefits of highly automated homes.

The vacancy includes travel from early December through to April, where you will be employed in the owners’ other home in the Caribbean. There will also be additional travel to Europe, so freedom to travel is essential.

Full staff, all very long-term are employed in both households by these charming clients.

Candidates are required to be completely computer-literate, have a clean current driving license and a long-term work record in a similar role with excellent references is essential.

Salary negotiable based on experience. Accommodation provided (with another butler) 2/3-bedroom house on the estate, where your family are welcome to visit. Team rota of working covering 2 shifts 06.30am to 3.00pm and 3.00pm to close of house. One full day off per week. ON HOLD

Residential Housekeeper

South Dublin

Contract:
Full-time

Accommodation:
2 bedroom separate apartment

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU2257

Job Categories:
Housekeeper Jobs, Live In Jobs
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Residential Housekeeper 

Energetic, proactive, well organised, self sufficient, experienced Housekeeper to assist with the day to day management and running of a large family home in South Dublin suburbs. There are 2 dogs and grown up children who visit regularly. The average working day will be 10am to 6pm but with flexibility as needed. Working closely with the house manager.

Duties will include but not limited to:

  • Ensuring the overall housekeeping function and smooth running of a busy household on a daily basis with responsibility for supervision of 2 cleaners. You will organise rota’s – arrange holiday cover and keep records.
  • Running personal errands and shopping for the family, as requested.
  • Ordering household items, as required.
  • Overseeing weekly flowers; daily maintenance of the flowers.
  • Coordinating with external suppliers such as dry cleaning/ Linen ironing service.
  • Ensuring all aspects of the house are in order; cleaned to a high standard and all rooms presented and comfortable.

This is a hands on position with detailed cleaning, washing and ironing involved:

  • Feel comfortable dealing with specialist fabrics and surfaces
  • Packing and unpacking for travelling, as requested.
  • To be responsible for the family’s wardrobe maintenance and organisation.

This is a very busy, relaxed and friendly household, but with high standards. This position is suitable for a flexible and dedicated person who is well organised and pro active, it may be necessary on occasion for you to travel to other homes ahead of the family both in Europe.  Driving licence essential.

Salary negotiable depending on previous experience-2 bedroom separate apartment approx. 10 min walk away from the main house, use of a car for work duties and 2 days off per week. Strictly Non Smokers and sorry no pets.  (HU2257)  ON HOLD 

 

MOTHERS HELP/PERSONAL ASSISTANT/HOUSEHOLD ASSISTANT/CHILD LOVER

Middle East with travel

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3634

Job Categories:
Live In Jobs, Nanny Jobs, Personal Assistant Jobs
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MOTHERS HELP/PERSONAL ASSISTANT/HOUSEHOLD ASSISTANT/CHILD LOVER
Middle East with worldwide travel

Our client requires a professional and proactive candidate to work in the capacity of all -round Mothers’ Help/Personal Assistant/General Household Assistant to assist her with a variety of tasks.   This is a busy household with six children, and while they do all have nannies employed, it is essential that you are child friendly and happy to assist with childcare in a “Guardian” type role when she is away.   This post will require a really kind and genuinely caring individual who loves children and who has a “can-do” attitude who is happy to assist wherever needed.  The duties for this position will range from administrative tasks as well as hands-on tasks, such as running errands and assisting the client in all walks of her daily life.  Based in Middle East and the candidate will be required to travel with the Client. Flexibility is essential as well as the ability to travel extensively.   Accommodation provided.  Excellent negotiable salary based on experience.   (HU3634) ON HOLD

 

Nanny / Governess

Doha, Qatar

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Shared accommodation provided

Salary:
Negotiable based on experience

Job Ref:
HU3617

Job Categories:
Governess Jobs, Live In Jobs, Nanny Jobs, Personal Assistant Jobs
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Nanny / Governess
Doha, Qatar
Fluent English and French Required

An experienced governess/nanny is required to work with three children, two girls ages 8 and 10 and one boy, who is 1 years old.   The children’s duties and requirements as well as timetables will differ thus there must be a good level of flexibility to assist with the range of needs.  

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Direct and supervise the children’s nannies on their daily duties and the children’s needs.
  • Liaise with the children’s tutors and school staff to ensure the children’s progress is being fully tracked and work with tutors to identify children’s strengths and weaknesses and encourage them in the correct areas.
  • Oversee and guide upcoming college preparation and applications.
  • Ensure that the children’s timekeeping and timetables are all extremely organised, that they go to the correct subjects on time and that their extra-curricular activities and homework are well organised.
  • Help the children with their homework which will include languages (French, English and others as directed by the Principal), Mathematics and other staple subjects (and as directed by the Principal).
  • To make sure the children go to bed / wake up on time and that they have consistency and a good feeling of structure and security in their daily routine whilst being flexible.
  • Manage the children’s health including attending doctor visits, dispensing medication, and keeping the medicines organised and well stocked.
  • Liaise with security staff/ drivers and other relevant staff members when necessary, for example, children travel arrangements, to ensure all their needs are being met.
  • When traveling with the children, you are required to travel with them and take care of their clothing, entertainment and organising their timetables etc. This will include some laundress duties and wardrobe organisation.
  • When traveling, to prepare in advance cultural and entertainment activities in the relevant cities and destinations. To be resourceful and imaginative.
  • Ensure the children are dressed appropriately / help them prepare for different and some special occasions.
  • Be resourceful when keeping the children entertained, to be creative with games and entertainment.
  • To encourage outdoor play and physical sport activities.
  • To build on their baking and cooking skills.
  • To positively encourage creativity, to think outside the norm, feed imagination.
  • Be imaginative and creative. Take the children outdoors to play very regularly and take them swimming regularly. They enjoy doing art, science, and cooking amongst other activities.
  • Travel may include staying on a boat for long periods of time which will require you to be strategic in keeping them creatively active / occupied and happy.
  • Encourage responsible care for and play with their three Chihuahua dogs, including during travel at times. The governess shall take full responsibility of the Chihuahuas but with assistance in managing their daily needs.
  • To ensure all stationary supplies as required by the children are checked, well stocked, in good order.
  • Wardrobe management is required.
  • Administrative duties and photo/data management is required.
  • Order and purchase stationary supplies, educational games and activities, and other general supplies as needed, and maintain cash flow logs.
  • Ensure the children’s dietary requirements are catered for / being adhered to. This will require liaising with catering staff and if required to cook for them/ provide them with nutritional meals.
  • To be fully aware at all times of allergies or special requirements.

QUALITIES

  • To be warm, open, emotive, and caring towards the children.
  • Their well-being is the ultimate priority at all times.
  • To be confident, calm, and clear thinking under pressure (ex. In medical emergency situations)
  • To be imaginative, resourceful, playful, and creative.
  • Well-organised and able to balance competing priorities
  • An interest in and knowledge of safely doing arts and crafts, painting, cooking / baking and interesting, developmentally appropriate science experiments.
  • To be interested in and encourage sporty, active, and outdoorsy pursuits.
  • To lead by example, be a good role model for the children, set firm boundaries but be kind at the same time. This includes encouraging a strong work ethic and placing importance upon education and their progress.
  • Be adaptable to different situations, places, and scenarios.
  • Well-travelled and confident navigating a variety of locations with young children

Requirements:

  • CRB / DBS checked
  • Full clean driving licence
  • First Aid knowledge/ training/ certificate
  • Non-smoker
  • Full medical review required
  • High level of Education (experience in a children’s educational setting)
  • Fluent French to assist with primary school French, liaise with French school, attend meetings
  • Musical theory knowledge to assist with elementary piano practice
  • Strong swimmer
  • No motion sickness
  • Comfortable dealing with children/ young adults of all age ranges from 1 to 20.
  • Comfortable with handling Chihuahua dogs and Bengal cat.

Negotiable salary based on experience, shared accommodation included along with Medical insurance and one return flight home per year.   6-day working week with flexible hours.    (HU3617)