Resort Nanny

with Skivo2

newspaper Child Care France
location France, Courchevel, Les Trois Vallees
start date Early December 2021
salary Not Specified
accommodation includedAccommodation optional
training providedTraining provided

skivo2 is a family run and operated ski chalet business and has been in existence since 1987. We are based in Courchevel Le Praz and operate 5 chalets all of which are based centrally in the village.

Here at skivo2 we offer our guests an inclusive ski instruction programme as part of our chalet holiday package which is unique in the industry. We also offer our guests top quality service and fabulous food and wines.

Our aim is to ensure our guests have their best skiing holiday ever with the very best British ski coaching in the best ski area in Europe. We have a 95% return guest rate here at skivo2 and many of our staff return year after year too.

Resort Nanny

typical day A Typical Day in the Job

Hours are 08.30 to 5.00pm (5 days per week) for the Nanny role. You will work 6 days per week during various weeks in the season and will then receive additional days off on quieter weeks.

You are required to visit chalets on Saturday evenings to introduce yourself to parents and children. There is also babysitting one evening per week from 7.45pm.

You will be responsible for the day to day management of the crèche taking complete charge of the children whilst their parents are skiing.

We do not have children booked in to the creche every week of the season and during these weeks your duties would be that of Chalet Host (one day off per week pro rata).

Main Duties:

• Meet the parents and all children on Saturday evenings to distribute information sheets outlining the crèche operation.

• Ensure guests are provided with emergency information and that they complete required crèche registration paperwork before the children are admitted on Sunday morning. This may include obtaining signed parental consent for administration of any drugs to children whilst they are in childcare.

• Ensure all children and babies are suitably dressed, keeping the children warm and hygienically clean (nappies/ toilet).

• Ensure that children have a safe area to play and that any necessary safety precautions are in place. Fully supervise indoor and outdoor games.

• Collect and drop off children from ski school or any other activities.

• Answer any questions or resolve any problems that children or parents may have, aiming to do whatever is reasonably possible to ensure the best possible holiday.

• Promptly refer any guest issues or complaints to Skivolution management.

• Implement the weekly activity schedule and update each week depending on age of children and weather conditions.

• Prepare and serve a hot lunch daily, a mid morning and afternoon snack.

• Organise birthday parties and cakes for children.

• Report briefly to parents at the end of the day concerning their child’s activities, accidents, sleeping patterns etc and presenting them with paintings of craft work.

Health and Safety:

• Carry out safety checks on cots, highchairs and any other equipment used in the course of crèche work.

• Maintain equipment and ensure that toys are kept clean and in good working order.

• Complete accident book when required, keeping records of any minor or major injures that occur.

• Ensure that excellent standards of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained in and around the crèche chalet at all times, including at the end of the season.

• Clean and tidy the crèche daily, washing linen and tea towels.


• Prepare a weekly shopping list.

• Maintain good records with respect to anything untoward that may have occurred during the week, eg; bumps and bruises, discipline as a result of anti-social behaviour, parents comments etc.

• Pre and post season preparation of crèche inventory and to maintain and update this with any household equipment lost or broken during the season.

• Re-order or otherwise make purchase of consumables, on a weekly basis.

• Attend weekly staff meeting to receive advance information on numbers and ages of children arriving in the following week.

ideal candidate Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate will be a team player who leads by example and isn’t afraid to “role up their sleeves and muck in”. Great childcare and interpersonal skills are paramount as is a fun loving but organised approach to work.


• Relevant professional nannying experience or recognised UK childcare qualification
• Knowledge and track record of working with children 6 months to 8 years
• Minimum of 6 months experience in childcare
• Patience and a sense of humour
• Excellent communication skills
• Flexibility

Applicants must hold an EU passport, have a UK National Insurance number and UK bank account.

All candidates should be mature and able to prove relevant experience and qualifications.

our offer What we can offer you

We offer excellent remuneration and work conditions to suitable applicants:

Highly competitive salary
Minibus travel to and from the London areas or free transfer from Geneva airport (if you prefer to fly to Geneva at your own expense)
Two full days off
Access to an accommodation contract – we are happy to arrange this for you
Full board for the season (whilst at work and when not working)
Use of company washing machines
Courchevel area season ski pass (can be upgraded to a 3 Vallees ski pass at your own cost)
Ski insurance (Carré Neige Saison insurance via Service Carré Neige GBC Montagne) - this is ski insurance only and not personal possession insurance. It covers you for uplift off the mountain to a medical centre or hospital in the unfortunate event you have an accident and onward repatriation home if needed.
Free skis, boots, poles and helmet for the season if required (we do not provide snowboarding equipment)
Ability to join our group ski classes with our guests when there is availability throughout the season
Pre-authorised use of company vehicles for personal use outside of working hours


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