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Governesses supervise and educate children in a private household setting. Duties a Governess should be able to showcase in her resume are teaching subjects like English, maths, and science; taking children to educational outings; helping children to develop social skills; collaborating with parents; and teaching manners and etiquette. Successful resume samples for this role mention abilities such as supervisory skills, instruction aptitudes, being able to motivate and discipline children, stamina, and attention to details. Most eligible candidates are trained in early childhood or elementary education.

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Governess and Household Manager

In this role, I was instrumental in maintaining various aspects of a prominent family's home life, including care of their most valuable possessions: an adopted child, two canines, their main residence, and their financial relations.

  • Preserved household organization that boosted overall functionality.
  • Procured groceries and supplies, verifying the home was fully stocked at all times.
  • Made certain the property remained unharmed while principals traveled.
  • Facilitated open and honest communication that augmented work relations, discussing private matters discretely and upholding confidentiality.
  • Led various home improvement projects, ensuring timelines were met.
  • Established routines that encouraged my charge to work independently and take initiative.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Family Studies
2

Governess/household Manager

Provided around the clock care meeting the children's emotional, social and intellectual needs

  • Served as a positive healthy female role model and consistency through the parents' divorce
  • Set up family schedule, organized children's activities, cleaned house and cooked for family
  • Created awareness of healthful choices and family fitness to help combat early obesity
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Environmental Studies
Music/academic
3

Estate Manager/governess

Hired, trained and managed all household staff of up to 16 individuals

  • Managed entire household budgets
  • Interviewed, selected, managed and paid all vendors/services contractors
  • Coordinated and managed all travel details including flights, lodging, entertainment and business agendas within budgetary constraints
  • Oversaw major renovation projects to properties, numerous vehicles, gardens, pools, and large homes both those occupied and vacant/vacation properties
  • Home educated 77 students, many were special needs children
  • Provided children with structure for the entire day; Monday through Saturday 6AM to 9PM
  • Performed such duties as developing individualized curriculum for each child, teaching nutrition education and behavior modification. Successfully taught core subjects to enrichment field trips, choir, dance and language instruction
  • Experience with families that have privacy/protection/security issues due to the celebrity of my employer
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AS
Chemistry
BA
Accounting And Business / Management
BS
Political Science And Government
4

Governess/personal Assistant

  • Researched and coordinated travel/lodging for six month European tour with entertainment industry family.
  • Created a functional living environment through organizational projects and the coordination of service providers.
  • Performed general household and home office duties, personal shopping, household upkeep and maintenance, scheduling, correspondence, computer research, event planning, entertaining, and consultation.
  • Developed, implemented, and taught overseas home schooling curriculum for ten year-old child which included writing, language, math, history and local culture.
  • Provided childcare for infant.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Anthropology
5

Private Governess

Provided private teaching and live-in/live-out personal childcare services

  • Maintained a high level of customer service and confidentiality in formal homes of high profile Forbes List clientele
  • Assessed academic levels and multiple intelligences of children and developed individual core curriculum lesson plans
  • Reviewed resumes, scheduled interviews and assisted in the hiring of private tutors
  • Supervised private tutors, reviewed their lesson plans, and worked as a liaison between them and the employer
  • Oversaw the completion and documentation of home education instruction
  • Planned menus and cooked meals that focused on individual nutritional needs
  • Utilized strong written and verbal communication skills on a daily basis
  • Met all deadlines in a timely and highly proficient manner
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Elementary Education
6

Governess

  • Ensured tranquility and organization in household.
  • Communicated and planned with house manager about scheduling and needs around the house.
  • Scheduled and enforced after-school and weekend activities for all five children.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
Business
7

Personal Assistant & Governess

  • Facilitated high-quality, continuous organization to household members
  • Directed and maintained family members' daily schedules and activities ensuring each family member met and attended to their obligations
  • Provided child care as needed to enable family members the ability to maintain their schedules
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Advertising & Public Relations
8

Governess

Every day needs of four young children

  • Prepared healthy balanced meals
  • Basic teaching to prepare children for school and everyday life
  • Effective decision making that affected the welfare of four children
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
Public Relations And Small Business
9

Governess

  • Live-in companion to an eight year old boy
  • Tutored child, enabling him to acquire age appropriate reading level
  • Responsible for organizing and executing child's daily routine, including educational and play activities, some meals and various physical needs
  • Assisted child with behavioral adjustments necessitated by his regressive reaction to his parents' divorce
  • Collaborated with parents to ensure exceptional child care and development
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AAS
Early Childhood Education
Literature
10

Governess and Household Manager

Manage the lives of two high profile families completing obligations of their tightly timed lives and ensuring a safe, nurturing, and enjoyable home life for their children

  • Fulfill the scrutinizing and detailed expectations of doctors and lawyers
  • Work with an on demand schedule, which is sometimes sixteen hours long
  • Coordinate extracurricular activities and transportation for six children ranging in age from newborn to twelve
  • Provide overnight care for children while doctors are on call
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
28
years
at this job
C
Certificate
Photography And Psychology

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