Miss Governess International Childcare Recruitment Agency offers a personable service, where we put the families’ and their children’s needs first. We understand that every family has its own, unique environment, a special relationship like no other. What we strive for here at Miss Governess International, is to find that special person who can fit effortlessly into your family, to achieve what you desire from your childcare.
All our caregivers are carefully screened and chosen specifically for your requirements. We pride ourselves on our hiring process. This is an important decision that you are making and one that we don’t take lightly. We’ve collated all of our experience to make sure that the process is easy, seamless and most importantly enjoyable for you and your family. So what is it that makes us exceptional? Well, let’s have a look at our placement process.
Once you’ve decided on the type of childcare you’re looking for (au-pair, nanny, governess or tutor) you will need to register your vacancy, by filling in our simple registration form (REGISTER). The registration with our agency is completely free of charge. Your information will be carefully reviewed by a member of our staff, who will then contact you directly to discuss your specific requirements.
Once you have registered, you will be allocated one of our dedicated specialist who will deal with your application personally. They will talk with you about your requirements and walk you through how we operate. They get to know you and your family, so they can gain a clear understanding of who will be your perfect match. We advise on scheduling and help define the caregiver’s role within the family. Our dedicated specialist assesses your family’s needs and the environment in which the candidate will function. We prepare the position’s description and advertise the job offer in order to find your perfect match.
Miss Governess International does a specific search and selection to find the most qualified caregivers who match your family’s requirements. After interviewing each candidate, we then create a final list of three to five caregivers, who we feel will best fit into your family. We will share our interview notes so you can better understand the quality & personality of each candidate we introduce. You decide which candidates you would like to interview yourself.
You can interview our selected candidates either over the phone, via Skype or in person. We will help arrange these interviews, so they fit around your schedule. In order to help you choose your perfect match, upon request, we can offer psychologist’s guidance, interview tips and a selection of helpful interview questions. We listen carefully to all your concerns and happily take on any feedback you have for us. Finally, we review the impressions of both your family and the candidates.
We understand some families may still have doubts after the interview, so if you would like a candidate to complete additionally psychological and child development knowledge tests, you may request this free of charge service, too! Our Agency is using only appropriate, standardized Psychometric Testing oriented towards childcare and designed to be used with caregivers. It’s this extra care and attention to detail that we put into each individual family, that differs us from other agencies and makes our approach unique!
When a family feels comfortable with the selected candidate and decides to offer him or her the job, we can help you draft a work agreement to make sure no key consideration has been overlooked. Once the candidate has accepted the offer, he or she is directly employed by the family. Only at this stage is the appropriate agency fee invoice created (AGENCY FEE).
We understand the busy lifestyles of our clients, upon request, we can help with the candidate’s travel arrangements. With our agency, this free of charge service can make the final transition easy and pain free for you and your family.
After the placement of our candidate, we will contact both you and the candidate to assess the working relationship. We offer post-placement support, so whatever your concerns, we will be always here to help you. What we are most proud of here at Miss Governess International, is knowing that we have done everything possible to find that perfect fit for your family. Hearing that both your family and the candidate have created a special bond, is the reason why we go above and beyond the norm to make sure that we find the right caregiver for you.
On behalf of the employees at Miss Governess International Childcare Recruitment Agency, we look forward to providing you with our unique and personable service, in order to find your family the perfect match!