Nanny - Chatel - Portes Du Soleil

We are looking for a nanny who has a lot of energy and enthusiasm, has a genuine love of children, can be creative and imaginative, has good organizational skills, and is able to communicate with both children and adults alike.

A suitable candidate will be a good team player, sociable and able to mix with people of varying ages and walks of life.

The main job of Nanny is to supervise, look after and entertain non-skiing children in the chalet during the day between 08.45 a.m. and 6.00 p.m. Monday to Saturday.  The chalet has a large, light and airy second lounge which doubles as a children’s playroom.  There is also a big flat area in the garden with a small tobogganing slope.  We have a large selection of toys and arts and crafts.  Our Nanny to Child ration is 1:3.  You will be expected to arrange a fun programme for the little ones including walks in the snow,  building snowmen,  tobogganing, and quieter activities such as painting, drawing,  playdo models,  duplo/lego, games etc. but at the time respecting the children’s individual routines  (naps,  snack times etc).  You will need to prepare and supervise lunch and  supervise supper.  At the end of the day you will need to be available to chat to parents at the beginning and end of the day about their children and what they've been up to. 

During some weeks of the season you will be required to act as a ski nanny, escorting children to their lessons, picking them up and taking them to lunch, then wither returning them to ski school or providing afternoon supervision and entertainment. During this time you will also be responsible for getting the children ready in the mornings and caring for their ski equipment.

Necessary qualifications and experience:

Qualifications: Nanny:  Norland, NNEB,  NVQ or equivalent, plus at least 1 placement post qualification.  Must be in possession of a full driving licence which you will need to have held for a minimum of 3 years, be a confidant driver and prepared to drive an 8 seater minibus. 

Experience: previous work with children either as a Nanny, in a play school or crèche.

This position comes with a fantastic package of  £200 to £250 per week depending on age and experience.  Lift pass and medical insurance.  Own room accommodation, return transport between London and Chatel.  1 full day off per week and 5 additional days holiday during the winter season to be allocated by employer.

To apply please email a CV and covering letter to