Child Friendly House Manager Sought for Family of 6 near The Woodlands, Texas 77389 - USA

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Ref: 484 Date Posted: Tuesday 04 Dec 2018
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A lovely American family living in The Woodlands, Texas 77389 with three young children are looking for a long term experienced child friendly house manager / housekeeper to join their household. You must already have the legal right to work in the USA and have a driving licence.
 
Package Offered
$50k -$100k gross per annum
Use of a car for business use only.
If you do not live in the area the family may be able to help with accommodation and this will be reflected in the salary.
 
Background
This is an American family, with three lovely children boy 9 years, girl 6 years and girl 4 years. The children are all have lovely with distinct personalities the eldest is very much into the outdoors and fishing, the middle girl is very artistic and creative, the youngest is very sweet. The children’s Grandfather also lives with the family. They are looking for a child friendly house manager / house keeper to work alongside their current nanny who works mornings and has been with them for over 6 years. You will need to work well with her and be a team player. Someone who can take responsibility for the upkeep of the home and help with childcare. You would be responsible for the household and household management. They have one small dog and a turtle, so you should be comfortable around dogs too. The family live in a 5-bedroom 5800 square foot home at the moment but are looking to move to a larger property in the future. You should be happy to travel with the family on holiday domestically and internationally, you should have suitable rights to travel and be prepared to travel with them. Trips are typically a maximum of 2 weeks away.
 
Duties
 
Childcare
You will be responsible for collecting the children from school and taking them to after school activities. 
Helping supervise homework.
 
Housekeeping
You will be responsible for all housekeeping, keeping the house clean, tidy and organised. You will be expected to do cleaning, vacuuming, dusting etc. An outside cleaning crew comes in to do deep cleaning, along with cleaning the windows. You should be experienced and happy to get on with your duties, having an eye for detail. You should be confident in caring for delicate surfaces. You will also be responsible for all the laundry and ironing, and should be skilled in the care of fine fabrics. Highly organised in all areas of the home including wardrobe management for both the principles and children. Packing and unpacking suitcases.
 
Cooking
Dealing with grocery shopping, maintaining stocks. Happy cooking healthy rounded meals for the children on some occasions.
Offer snacks and/or beverages throughout the day to the principals and their guest. 
 
General
Running errands if needed.
Dealing with tradesmen, suppliers and contractors
Overseeing the garden maintenance crew.
Ensuring the principal’s vehicles are well maintained. 
 
Location
This is a live out position. The family are based in The Woodlands, Texas 77389
If you do not live in the area the family may be able to help with accommodation and this will be reflected in the salary.
 
Days/Hours
Monday- Friday 1pm to 9pm with flexibility to do occasional babysitting and to work at the weekends when organised in advance.
 
Languages
You should speak a good level of English.
 
Special Skills
You must have a driving licence. You should also be willing and able to travel with the family domestically and internationally for up to 2 weeks at a time.
 
Interview/Start date
ASAP