Nr Florence, North Italy
Fucecchio, Nr Florence, North Italy. Mother's help needed to look after
3 children, Rebecca aged 13, Umberto aged 11 and Edoardo aged 4. Dad is
self employed, mum does not work. The family speak English and of course
Italian. Other help kept: a housekeeper for 40 hours per week for the
heavy housework. Requirements: Driver/Non-Smoker or willing to smoke
only outside/Experience/English Mother Tongue/Willing to do housework.
Use of car and internet given. To start 1st June 2011 for 1 year. Approx
hrs of work: 7.00am-9.30am 12.30pm-2.00pm. 4.00pm-8.00pm. Up t o 10
hours per day is required. The hours must be flexible as the schedule
changes. Total daily hrs: 10. Time off: 1 1/2 days including evenings
and all evenings. Salary: € 250.00 p/w, negotiable (around £218.00 p/w,
at the current rate of exchange). Rebecca and Umberto yare at school
from 8.00am-1.00pm. Umberto finishes school at 5.00pm twice a week.
Rebecca goes to school I on Saturdays. You will be asked to pick Umberto
up from school when mum can't. Umberto's school is a 10 minute drive
from the family's home. You may be asked to start a bit earlier if Dad
is away and mum needs to take Rebecca to school. The use of the
car is given all time also for you to get around. Edoardo goes to
nursery school a few mornings a week from about 9.30am to 12noon. You
may be asked to either take him there or pick him up. The family live in
the Tuscan countryside 40 minutes from Florence and Pisa. You are given
the use of a car for getting the children around and also for your own
travelling (petrol included). The local large supermarket is 5 minutes
away, the train station is 10 minutes away from the family's home and
the nearest shopping centre (I Gigli) is 40 minutes away, all by car.
Your accommodation is comfortable and is fully heated. Accomdation: You
have your own private annexe next door to the family's home. It has 2
bedrooms, a bathroom, a living/dining/kitchen and a downstairs laundry.
Duties: Driving the children around, keeping their bedrooms and play
room clean and organized, some light housework, preparing meals to
assist mum, playing with the children, creating activities to stimulate
their play, they like making things! Supervising Edoardo is one of your
main duties as he is very active now. During the summer the family stay
at their beach house on the coast (mid June, all of July, part of
August) and you would go with the family and stay in a private bedroom
in the same house with a private bathroom. Family's interests: Travel,
cooking, creative projects, films, spending with family and friend.
Umberto plays basketball, Rebecca goes to dance school, Edorado likes
cooking! At Christmas the family go away to the mountains and in the
summer they go to the Tuscan coast to their beach house. The family go
on an overseas holiday for 3 weeks in August and you will get this time
to do your own travelling if you wish. The family have one cat.
They live in a very beautiful area of Italy in the famous countryside of
Tuscany. Florence has lots of things to visit and do and is very
interesting particularly for art lovers.