Nanny Requirements

Are you an experienced nanny? Do you have education or nannying experience?

We want to hear from you!

At Bilingual Nannies, we are always looking for educated, professional and experienced English-speaking nannies and educators. We are always in contact with families looking for qualified and caring individuals to care for their children. If you're looking for a new challenge or a work opportunity outside of the typical classroom, 

and you meet the requirements below, please get in contact with us as we would love to hear from you. 

Nanny Requirements

Our high standards require for nannies to:

  • Be legally permitted to work in France

  • Possess a minimum of three years of full-time, long-term experience as a nanny, child carer or teacher

  • Have three professional and contactable references

  • Native or fluent level in English

  • Clean criminal record from France and/or your native country

  • CPR and First Aid certification 

  • Have a valid passport or willingness to acquire one (if the role requires travelling)

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Benefits of being a Nanny 

There are many great benefits for using your educational background and childcare experience as a nanny in France:

  • More personal experience than typical classroom teaching

  • Salary - A high monthly salary, in some cases, more than classroom teaching positions 

  • Transport - 50% of your monthly Navigo reimbursed within your salary

  • Holidays - 5 weeks paid leave per year 

  • Travelling - Having the potential opportunity to travel alongside your family whilst working

  • Opportunity to learn and be immersed in French culture and lifestyle

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Working hours 


Schedules can very from full-time (5 days, 9hr/day) or part-time/after-school. Have a look at our 'Services' page to see what nanny roles suit what you are looking for in a role. 

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Roles & Responsibilities of a Nanny

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Your responsibilities as a nanny will vary depending on the family you

work for. Though, here are a few common responsibilities that may

expect as part of your role:

  • Developing the children’s ability to understand and speak

        English through different playful methods and pedagogies

  • Maintaining a safe, happy and engaging environment for the children 

  • Organising creative activities or educational games (including drawing,

        crafts and physical sport)

  • Preparing children’s meals and feeding the children (or bottle feeding

        for babies)

  • Changing diapers and bathing 

  • Accompanying children to the park, for walks, as well as to extra-curricular activities 

  • Assisting with homework 

  • Reading books to the children 

  • Collecting books from the library for the children 

  • Arranging playdates 

  • Organising the children’s laundry 

  • Dropping off and/or picking up children from school

  • Organising and tidying of children’s bedrooms and play spaces 

  • Administering basic medication, under the parent’s instruction

  • Teaching children important social behaviours, such as sharing, respect for others and helping with household chores 

  • Taking care of children when they are sick 

  • Performing light household tasks 

  • Working alongside parents in the overall development of the child/ren


Sometimes the family must ask you to do light housekeeping tasks, such as small grocery shopping, loading and unloading the dishwasher, keeping spaces in the household tidy and running family errands.

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Are you ready to begin your journey with us to find your new employer? Please fill out the 'Initial Candidate Contact Form' or contact us directly using the details below. 

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