• Location: Abu Dhabi
  • Type: Permanent
  • Categories Childcare/Governess
  • Salary AED 15,000 - AED 20,000 Per Month
  • ID 3682

Silver Swan is currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Governess to provide exceptional care, education, and guidance to our client’s 16-month-old twin boys in Abu Dhabi. You will work closely with a team of four Nannies to ensure the children's well-being and development. Your role is essential in shaping their education and etiquette, and we are looking for a nurturing, highly organised, and knowledgeable individual to join our client’s household. As a Governess, your primary responsibility is to focus on the educational and social development of the children, ensuring a safe and nurturing environment that allows for healthy growth and development. If you are an experienced Governess with a strong passion for child development and care, we highly encourage you to apply for this role. 



  • Develop a structured routine for the children that balances play, learning, and rest 

  • Make age-appropriate book recommendations to foster a love for reading 

  • Teach manners and social etiquette 

  • Meal preparation 

  • Clothing management for the children 

  • Coordinate and oversee the work of the Nannies to maintain a unified approach to childcare 

  • Organise safe and fun activities and educational outings, such as visits to museums, art galleries, the theatre, and sporting events 

  • Work closely with parents and the family Nanny to meet educational objectives, track progress, and support development 

  • Accompany children on family holidays or travel alone with them to other homes as required 

  • Keep the parents informed about the children's progress and developmental milestones. 

  • Suggest age-appropriate educational toys and games to enhance learning 

  • Maintain the family's privacy by refraining from posting any information or images of the children online 


Ideal Candidate: 

  • Proven experience as a Governess or in a similar role 

  • Strong commitment to children's education and development 

  • Excellent organisational and communication skills 

  • Discreet, trustworthy, and respectful of privacy 

  • Understanding of cultural norms in Dubai 

  • Flexibility to work 6 days a week for 12 hours a day 

  • Willingness to travel with the family 

  • Adherence to online privacy guidelines. 



  • Monthly salary: 15,000 to 20,000 AED, based on experience 

  • Medical insurance provided 

  • Visa provided 

  • Annual return flights to the candidate's home country 

  • 30 days of paid vacation annually 


Job Status: LIVE 

Responsible Consultant: Luke Quaintance 

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