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Our new team of nannies

Here are some of our nannies summary profiles. We do have many more in our books but we have selected some as a sample of our services.




jessica

Jessica, 27 years

Jessica is a qualified level 7 Early Years Teacher, with a full paediatric first aid and a DBS check.   She has experience working and volunteering with children aged 0-14 over the past 7 years. Jessica especially loves working with babies and young children, and has had sole care of babies overnight for a 24 hour period. She has worked in range of settings from schools, nurseries, outdoor forest schools and two seasons nannying in Meribel. All of this experience has provided Jessica with the ability to adapt to each child's individual needs, providing fun, stimulating and safe activities specifically catered to your child's interests.  Jessica knows the resort of Méribel well and knows where to find all the fun outdoor activities your child may want to partake in on a ski holiday, such as sledging, snow man building, and hot chocolate trips. She also has a box full of craft on those days when the weather is not permitting.  Jessica is committed to working to your families’ needs, keeping your children safe and entertained so you can relax on your ski holiday, knowing your children are happy and cared for.

“Jessica’s patience and warm personality shone from the start of the season, she listens carefully to the parent’s and children’s needs, always strives for the best and obviously enjoys what she is doing”




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Silvia, 28 years

Silvia is a qualified Ski instructor and Kids Club manager with a degree in Psychology. She started to work as a nanny in 2006, looking after a six month and a four year old child, and since then she has undertaken other sole care private nanny work. In the last couple of years she has been working in Australia as a children's ski instructor and she has been running a kids club in the Swiss Alps.

Silvia is reliable and responsible she has a lot of experience working with children of different ages and she is able to entertain them with fun games and activities.

“I highly recommend Silvia as a nanny, she is hard working and extremely reliable, she is focused and her work is 5 star! I know that your children would love her as much as mine have.”

Silvia speaks Italian, English, French and Spanish. She loves the mountains, sports and she has a passion for childcare and cooking.




Sarah

Sarah, 31 years

Sarah has 10 years experience working with children of various ages and abilities as a nanny, nursery assistant and teaching assistant. She holds a CACHE Leve 3 Diploma in childcare and a pediatric first aid certificate. Sarah is bubbly, reliable, enthusiastic, loves working with children of all ages and has a lot of energy. Sarah is keen to ensure that the children have a great time and get involved in a variety of activities. She loves being creative and encouraging children to use their imagination. Sarah is really looking forward to her second season in Megeve .

"Sarah has been fantastic. The boys absolutely adored her and she was extremely competent and responsible. A real credit to your agency. Please rest assured that we will be booking with you next year again, and would be delighted to have Sarah nanny for both boys once again. "




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Carly, 27 Years

Carly is a very experienced nanny with both an Undergraduate and Masters Degree in Psychology. She prides herself in doing a great job and ensures that children in her care have the best experience possible. Carly has worked with all ages and all abilities, including being a senior play leader for a charity specialising in children with disabilities. During the summer she is a qualified Outdoor Instructor so knows how to have an adventure or two! This work also means that she is trained in first aid, safeguarding children, and is CRB checked. Her interests are skiing, mountain biking, hiking, and rock climbing. Carly is great at using her initiative and can have fun with any aged youngsters indoors or outdoors.




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Roxane, 28 years

Roxane is a french nanny from Paris, she has been looking after children for seven years in different contexts such as babysitting, child-leading in summer camps or nanny positions, with her recent one being for a British family in Switzerland. During her long working experience as a child-leader in Paris and Marseille child-care centres, where she looked after 2 to 12 years old children, Roxanne planned and carried out art and outdoor activities and games, songs or storytelling for all ages. Roxane graduated as an Art Teacher and she loves creative play, this is her big strength. She has a lively imagination and she always finds a way to have fun with children. One of the families she worked for praised her exquisite snow sculptures of animal figures she made with their children. She has a strong admiration for Nature, as she is a horse rider, and loves hiking and snowboarding.

Roxane has a genuine caring character and loves to take care of small children because they are joyful and active, just like she is! Needless to say Roxanne will be a gem for our french families in Megeve with her multilingual skills too!




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Katie, 24 years

Katie is from Melbourne, Australia. She has travelled and nannied all over the world. From Au Pairing in Tuscany to working as a Governess in Moscow and her most recent position as a Live-in Nanny in London. This will be her third winter season, her first being in British Columbia, Canada and her second at Val D'isere, France. She holds the following qualifications; CACHE Level 3 in Childcare and Education, paediatric first aid and she is also a life guard. She loves being active and outdoors, she is energetic, fun and very friendly. Katie prides herself on her organisational skills and always ensures the children have a stimulating activity planned. She is experienced with a wide range of ages from 4 months to 18 years, also with special needs as she volunteered at a Special Development school during her senior high school year. Katie describes herself as an easy going, fun loving, responsible and genuine person. And is very excited for the season to begin! "I found Katie to be fun and engaging. The campers who attended our programs really liked working with Katie and she did an excellent job forming relationships them even in the short time that they were there. I would definitely recommend Katie for any position in which she was able to engage children!"




Clare

Clare, 27 years

Clare’s passion for working with children came from an expedition where she travelled to Peru and did some voluntary work in orphanages and nurseries. Clare loved working with the children out there, and since then has completed a degree in Early Childhood Studies and has worked as a room leader in a nursery as well as babysitting for various friends and family members. “I think the best thing about working with children is being able to let your imagination run wild and been creative. I absolutely love being outdoors, especially in the snow. I get on well with all ages of children and parents alike”

Through working as a room leader Clare gained a lot of leadership experience and has achieved a certificate in paediatric first aid. “I think the most satisfying thought for a parent is knowing that their child is in safe hands while they are away.”

“Clare was a natural and very popular with the children! She was always happy to play with them and get down to their level for fun and imaginative games”.




Rosie

Rosie, 24 years

I am a qualified midwife in the UK with experience working with babies and their families as a home birth and community midwife. I am taking a career break and moving to Chamonix for a year which I love. In addition to working as a nanny, I also teach pregnancy yoga and hypnobirthing. I know Chamonix well as I have been visiting for the last 5 years. Through working as a midwife I am trained in child protection and safeguarding, as well as first aid including newborn, child and adult life support. Although I specialise in babies, I also really enjoy working with toddlers and older children and have previously volunteered for my local Beaver Scout group organising activities for the children who are aged 6-8 years old. I love creative play, both outdoors and indoors, particularly arts, crafts, baking and making music. I play the piano, trumpet and recorder and I am also a firm believer that singing Disney songs and dancing can solve most problems.


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Verena, 24 years

A ski instructor and kindergarten teacher worked for us last season and we have excellent references for her. Verena has worked at the ski school for over 5 seasons with children aged 3 to 11 years and has looked after our clients babies too. A true professional and enthusiastic girl, full of energy with a positive attitude and excellent language skills looking forward to another ski season in St Anton. Verena is multilingual.

Clients comment: "Verena is easy going, conscientious, and very flexible. Having her on the mountain with us was amazing. It allowed us to ski together."




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Johanna, 24 years

A ski instructor and kindergarten assistant for children with lots of ideas and local knowledge who is able to speak German, French, Spanish and English. Johanna is a competent skier with leadership abilities and excellent references from her ski school. A smiley and patient girl who is looking forward to meeting our little clients this winter in St Anton and Ischgl.

A client's comment "Johanna is the kindest and most gentle, caring girl ... she is a brilliant nanny with local knowledge and so polite."

 


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Klara, 24 years

Already worked for us the last four winter seasons in St Anton where she has also been a kindergarten ski instructor from a younger age. She has a wealth of knowledge in planning fun activities in the snow, indoor arts and crafts, role play activities and imaginative games. Klara knows the area inside out, just like all our Austrian nannies, and is familiar with the best child friendly places so that little ones can fully enjoy the resort as well. Her lovely personality and professional attitude help families enjoy their skiing holidays without worrying about the children. Klara speaks fluent English, German, Spanish and some Italian.

Clients’ comment: “Klara was absolutely fantastic and I would happily recommend her to anyone. She was lovely with the children, trustworthy, polite and took the initiative when needed.”

 


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 Marianne, 27 years

A ski instructor and kindergarten teacher, promising kids lots of fun in the snow will be joining us in lively Ischgl. Marianne has also worked in France as a nanny and this helped her to speak French. Marianne speaks German, English and Russian.

Clients comment: "Marianne is very softly spoken, she has lots of energy and is outgoing when playing with the children."



Klara

Klara, 22 years

Klara has gained a lot of experience with children at the ski school in Kappl/Austria and as a private nanny. While studying Klara has worked with children from the ages 1 to 16 for the last five years . "The most exciting thing is to take care of my little niece."

Klara has great skills in outdoor sports like skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing plus cooking. Klara has many exciting ideas for bad weather activities. She is able to speak German, English , Spanish and French.

A multitalented girl, Klara is really looking forward to this season to explore her passions further.




Sophie

Sophie, 48 years

Sophie is a nanny with solid experience in childcare, she has worked with all ages of children from babies to toddlers and older school age children.

Sophie has worked as a nanny in La Clusaz and Grand Bornand for more than 6 years, privately all year round, and in the winter for families who come to enjoy winter sports.

Sophie loves to take the children out for mountain fresh air , town strolls and talks, sledging, the ice rink, the pool, the carousel, farm animal visits, and indoor entertainment and relaxation.

During your absence, you can trust Sophie, she is very caring, attentive and patient, but also fun and creative. Sophie has worked with us for three seasons and all our families have commented highly of her.

"Sophie was really nice, and the kids loved her. She was very reliable and always on time and accommodating. I will definitely use Merinannies again."

Clementine

Clementine, 27 years

"I have babysat for many different families in Chamonix and Annecy. Since 2012 I have been looking after many children at home or in settings like the society «family sphere» in Annecy, taking care of children after school. I have experience with babies and all age children.
Since I am a sports lover and a formal competitor in snowboarding, born and raised in the Alps, I love outdoors as well as indoors activities. With my art expertise, I am able to create original activities for children. Working with children for me is a choice and not a means of making the every day living."

""Clémentine was wonderful. Thank you for finding her for us. We had a great week and lots of flexibility with her. She was very caring and attentive with Chloé and genuinely seemed to like spending time with her."

Rachael

Rachael, 37 years

Rachael holds a level 3 certificate in Childcare and Education, a sign language and first aid certificates.

Rachael is a hard-working and motivated individual and has been working with children for over 16 years. She has worked with families both in the UK and overseas, all of which have required her to work efficiently as part of a family, and alone. In this time she has gained excellent understanding of working with young children and always received exemplary feedback. Rachael is fluent in English, Portuguese and has a very good level of French.

We do have many more wonderful nannies, so please ask when you book with us and we will pass you their details.

Testimonials from our Nannies

"I have absolutely loved working in St Anton for Merinannies. This was my first ski season and one I will never forget. I have worked with some lovely families during my season and they have all made my experience enjoyable. The families were kind, caring and very thoughtful. The children were always on their best behaviour, which made our time in the snow FUN!!!!"

"Thank you for a fantastic season in Megeve. I loved it so much out there. Hope to see you next season. Keep in touch."

"I have loved the season! The skiing was great for most of the season even with the lack of the snow and the value of the season pass in Grand Massif is outstanding if buying early and getting the deal."

"It's been a great season working with Merinannies and I have enjoyed every bit of it. The families and children have been great and I can't wait to return next season in St Anton"

"Merinannies is a wonderful agency and all the nannies who work for Katia, are very experienced and committed professionals with a warm and caring manner. It is clear that Merinannies love working with children of all ages, as well as having fun in the snow. Katia is always on call if any situations need to be addressed."

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