May 13, 2022

Cyprus Full time, live in, long term governess in Paphos (Cyprus)

£1,500 weekly
  • International Nanny
  • Paphos, Cyprus
Full time Governess

Job Description



Position: governess

Location: Paphos (Cyprus)

Situation: Live-in

Work: Full time

Term: Long-term 

Start Date: ASAP 

Salary: 1,500 +GBP per week


Details of the assignment: 


A Russian speaking family based in Paphos are looking for an experienced governess to help them with their Girl 7 and Boy 11. They also have a boy 1.5 years old who will have another nanny-governess specifically for his needs.

The family are looking for a mature and experienced governess with an EU passport and English proficiency, with Russian being an additional benefit. The governess will work full time, 5 days a week and taking shifts with another nanny (please note that it is not a rota). As a governess, you will be responsible for all tasks related to the well-being of the children. These tasks may include dressing, bathing and washing, meal prep, playing and interacting with the children, helping with school work, alongside keeping the children’s play areas and bedroom neat and organised. You will need to be able to adapt to the day-to-day needs of the children and their parents. It is also important that you are kind, caring and understanding. Please note, the family enjoy travelling and the governess will be expected to travel with them. Moreover, the ideal candidate can work in teams. The house is fully staffed and the role is sole charge. The family have two little dogs and two parrots. Therefore, being an animal lover is also desirable.  

The ideal candidate is, ideally, someone who is already in Cyprus, or who wishes to relocate to Cyprus. The candidate must be devoted, vocational and career governess looking for a long-term position. It is very important for the family to have someone long term and passionate about childcare. Hence, having a childcare related degree is essential.

Therefore, the  candidate must be experienced, confident, well organized and have a proven track record in a similar role.

It is important that the governess is able to help the children follow a routine and collaborate with the parents to set up and enable the children to meet their full potential.



  • Relevant childcare qualifications and at least 2-3 years working in a similar position
  • 2-3 contactable references
  • First Aid 
  • Swimming well and a driver’s license is a plus
  • English proficiency
  • EU passport holder
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Confident swimmer



  • Salary Estimate : 1,500 +GBP per week
  • Start Date : ASAP
  • Salary Estimate : 1500 GBP per week
  • Start Date : ASAP

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