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Nanny in London

Male Non-smoker Member since Feb 2018 Last Updated Jan 2020 Last Login 10 Feb 2020 Email Website

My Summary

Part Time Nanny
Full Time Nanny
Live In Nanny
Full Driving Licence
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First Aid Training
Childcare Qualifications
Prepared to Relocate
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About Me

I'm now available from February 2020 for a UK based Male Nanny (Manny), Governor or Mentor role. My role can be coupled with the coaching and mentoring of your child, in order to improve independence. I have 13 years professional childcare experience, which includes 4 years working in Private Households.

I'm also experienced in PA duties and common household tasks such as driving and cooking and can provide excellent references. I hold extensive qualifications, including child protection. I'm an Ex- British Army Combat Medic. Please see my detailed CV written below.

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Kevin

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Born in Cambridge, England, Kevin has worked with private households all over the world. His clients include those of high and even ultra-high net worth as well as those of celebrity status. Kevin mentored teenagers in care homes, schools and a military college. He has over 13 years’ experience working with teenagers and young people and has worked in Private homes for 4 years.
 
Kevin spent seven years as a Combat Medic in The British Army Reserve and served on the frontline in Afghanistan.  He holds the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) Level 5 qualifications in Coaching, Mentoring, Leadership and Management and has additional skills and qualifications associated with his military career. Kevin is also qualified in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), he’s a Mental Health First Aider and a qualified Pool Lifeguard.

My Experience

I have 13 years of professional childcare experience and have an adaptable and confident approach to my career with the ability to build credibility quickly. I’m self-motivated, experienced and reliable. My main area of expertise lies within the care and behavioural aspects of childcare. I seek an adventurous and rewarding position within a fun and energetic environment, helping to improve the lives of young people and families.

Career History

Coach and Mentor to ultra-high net worth and celebrity families in London, Los Angeles and Lugano, June 2018–Present:

• Mentoring of young people aged 8–13 (some with ADHD).
• Areas of focus include; social skills, home life, practical life skills, safe travel and personal finance.
• Emphasis on active lifestyles and healthy living (including diet, mental health wellbeing and screen use).
• Teaching etiquette and encouraging good manners.
• Children’s administration, extensive international travel and proxy parenting, when required.

Governor to ultra-high net worth, high profile family in Ukraine plus travel, January 2017–June 2018:

• Mentoring and assisting with personal and social development of the nine-year-old boy.
• Emphasis on promoting the physical health (sports and diet) and mental health of the child.
• Preparation for UK School entry at 13+.
• Teaching basic English, mathematics, verbal and non-verbal reasoning.
• International travel chaperone – keeping the boy safe at home and abroad.

Male Nanny / Family Assistant to high net worth family in London, December 2015–January 2017:

• Engaging the four boys aged between seven and 15 in sports, games, academic work and positive lifestyle choices.
• Identifying and correcting behavioural issues.
• Manage schedules and implement routines.
• Promote good physical and mental health.
• Teaching etiquette and good manners.
• Children’s administration and common household tasks such as cooking, driving and laundry.

Senior House Parent at Cambridge Education Group, London, January 2015–January 2016:

• Implementing operational aspects of a new boarding house.
• Establishing and promoting excellent working practices.
• Leading a new and effective staff team.
• Mentoring and supporting students to fulfil full potential.
• Safeguarding the health, safety and personal development of up to 120 students.
• Responding to urgent and emergency situations, including illnesses, with confidence.

Soldier, with the British Army Reserve, serving in the United Kingdom and Germany, June 2008–June 2015:

• Exemplary service – combat medic and infantryman – British Army Reserve.
• 2012 Olympics, security.
• 2011 Front line operational deployment to Afghanistan – information available upon request.

House Parent and Assistant Teacher at Chase Grammar School, October 2012–January 2014:

• Assistant Teacher for Science, Business Studies and Accounting.
• Houseparent for 125 mixed boarding students, aged 10–19 years.
• Child protection / student concerns and welfare.
• Mentoring and supporting individual pupils.
• Organising extra-curricular activities and weekly sporting events.

Instructor, The Military Preparation College, Brighton, UK, September 2009 – January 2011:

• Preparing young people for a career in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces or other career routes.
• Academic lesson planning and delivery.
• Confidence, life skills and discipline focused.
• Emphasis on health, fitness and confidence.
• Child protection and student welfare.
• Administrative duties.

Senior Residential Care Worker, Cambridge, UK, September 2006 to February 2009:

• High intensity levels of care for children and teenagers with behavioural and emotional issues.
• Managing a vast array of negative behaviours and predicaments.
• Conducting Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
• Managing challenging behaviours.
• Complying with government legislation and guidance.
• Supporting families through outreach programmes.
• Lone working.

Qualifications
Mental Health First Aider.
National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ).
ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring.
Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL).
ILM Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management.
ILM Level 5 Managing Own Continuing Professional Development.
Enhanced Employability Skills, NVQ level 3.
Certificate in Residential Care, boarding schools.
Preparing to Teach in the Life Long Learning Sector (PTTLS).
Public (uniformed) Services, BTEC National Diploma.
10 GCSE’s including English, Mathematics and Science.
Paediatric First Aid, Basic Life Support and First Aid at Work.
OFSTED Compliant courses: Child Protection, Safeguarding, Drug Awareness, Risk Management and Safer Caring.

Hobbies, Interests, Skills and Further Information
I need travel, adventure and photography in my personal life. I’ve travelled greatly and love to visit new destinations at every opportunity. I keep fit, healthy and active during my free time by training at the gym and swimming. I’m a published photographer and specialise in surf and coastal topics. I own and operate a Coaching and Mentoring business which prepares young people for modern life and provides specialist support for private household staff.

I’m a British Citizen from Cambridge, England and hold a full, clean driving licence. I have a current and up to date Disclosure and Barring Service Check. My independence has enabled me to develop life skills required for today’s modern world. These life skills include being financially stable, being able to manage property and to travel overseas safely whilst being culturally aware. I hold additional skills associated with my military career which include teaching, instructing, security and medical skills. I’m a strong swimmer and a novice skier.

References - Available upon request.

My Qualifications

Mental Health First Aider.
National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ).
ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring.
Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL).
ILM Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management.
ILM Level 5 Managing Own Continuing Professional Development.
Enhanced Employability Skills, NVQ level 3.
Certificate in Residential Care, boarding schools.
Preparing to Teach in the Life Long Learning Sector (PTTLS).
Public (uniformed) Services, BTEC National Diploma.
10 GCSE’s including English, Mathematics and Science.
Paediatric First Aid, Basic Life Support and First Aid at Work.
OFSTED Compliant courses: Child Protection, Safeguarding, Drug Awareness, Risk Management and Safer Caring.

My Availability

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Last Updated: 06/01/2020

My Fees

  • Nannying from £25.00 per hour (net)

Prices start from £1000 per week depending on the role, location and duration.

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