A loving Palm Beach family is looking for an experienced Governess/Nanny who has a passion to educate, a curiosity to learn, and the desire to be an academic mentor in a private household.
This individual is a consummate professional, mindful, centered, collected and looking to support the natural development of the child in a respectful way. Each moment is a teachable moment therefor etiquette, courtesy, and behavior-shaping are a part of daily interaction and general education.
Our ideal governess is trained and/or certified in:
*Rudolf Steiner Education,
The ideal candidate is someone who has a specialty in classic arts, music, math, and/or languages.
A degree in ECE with previous teaching experience in Pre K / Kindergarten and curriculum development strongly desired.
This position will be a rotational schedule with a co-educator.
Daily responsibilities include:
•Assisting in daily care, support, education, and activities of our 16-month old child
•Supporting cognitive, emotional, and conscious behavioral development.
•Miscellaneous related tasks as required and requested by the family/team members
•Organizing classroom, closets/drawers, ordering/purchasing, administrative functions, preparation for curriculum
•Experience working with infants, toddlers, and young children in an educational setting
•A sound understanding of early developmental milestones (motor, sensory, communication).
•Willingness and passion to continue training, deepen professional development, and/or learn new educational modalities is a must.
•Current First Aid/CPR Certified (prior to hire)
•Strong command of English language; excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
•Self directed, comfortable working individually, and as part of a larger team
•Able and willing to travel domestically and internationally
•Valid Driver’s License
•Currently resides in OR willing to relocate to Palm Beach, Florida.
Compensation and benefits are flexible and competitive and dependent upon the candidate's experience and education. What is most important is finding the right resonance and fit for all parties.
If this role speaks to you, please submit your current and up-to-date Resume and Cover Letter letting us know why you’re right for this role. You are also welcome to share any additional supporting documents or information you feel will help us get to know you better.
If we feel like there could be a match, next steps may include a phone call/zoom interview, one-way or two-way video introduction to the family, assessment, and an in-person interview
Thank you for your interest, we look forward to hearing from you!