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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Travelling Governess in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

A private family based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is looking for a bilingual French/English governess/nanny to take care of their 6-year-old daughter. The right candidate must be caring, gentle and warm, and have a relevant educational background.  

The family lives in Saudi Arabia but they spend 5 months a year travelling between Paris, London, Switzerland and other places. The household is fully staffed so the governess will have to perform only the child-related duties. 

A separate apartment will be provided by the employers In Saudi Arabia and France. For safety reasons the governess may be required to share a hotel room or a yacht cabin with the girl while travelling to the places where the family does not own properties. 

Start: As soon as possible

  • Teaching or childcare degree (college degree or equivalent) 
  • Native French speaker
  • Fluent English
  • Unable to speak or understand Arabic
  • Experience in a similar position
  • Fun and entertaining person
  • Caring and positive attitude 
  • Flexible 

Duties and responsibilities

  • Taking care of the girl
  • Managing the girl’s calendar
  • Organising playdates and activities
  • Liaising with teachers and tutors
  • Helping with homework
  • Stimulating the girls’ development through activities and games
  • Organising the girl’s playroom and clothes 
  • Making sure the girl is properly nourished (no cooking required)
  • Regularly informing the parents about the girl’s activities and development
  • Following the hygiene and safety rules
  • Teaching good manners in relation to parental expectations
  • Travelling with the girl 


6 day/week. The girl is at school from 7 am until 2.30pm. She goes to bed around 8.30-9pm. 
Salary: Negotiable, depending on the profile. 

Phone : + 44 (0) 20 3868 5278
E-mail :

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