Job role: Full time or part time

Location: Amsterdam Jordaan

Start: Ideally ASAP flexible for right candidate

Salary: €15 – 20 per hour

Days: Three or 

Hours: 10 – 6pm or 11 - 7pm

Language: Dutch, German or English 

Commitment: Minimum of a year

Job Ref: 2055

Dutch/German family with a six month old and four year old are looking for a Montessori minded nanny. This is a shared care role as the Mum is at home. 

The family are flexible on the hours either 11 – 7pm or 10 – 6pm. The family are happy to have a nanny for five days from Monday - Friday or three days Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Candidates need to be kind, patient and have a positive attitude. You need to have a strong understanding of child development and a high level of communication. The family is keen a find a nanny who focuses on explanations and redirection. They are keen on using the Montessori approach in their house. An understanding of Waldorf is also appreciated. Most importantly you need to love playing with children and be lots of fun. 

The four old is very bright so the Mum would love a nanny who can plan appropriate educational activities. It's important you love to do arts and crafts and happy to take the little girl to the petting zoo. She loves animals. 


The family speak Dutch and German. The family will consider English speaking candidates but it's important you are aware the little girl isn't fluent in English.


The family do not eat process foods or sugar. They would love a nanny who is happy to follow baby led weaning. This is a screen free household.


The family would like the nanny to mainly focus on the children but would love some help with nursery duties and running errands.


It's a bonus if you have a eco/sustainability mindset. 


To apply for this job you need a minimum of five years childcare experience. You must have worked as a nanny for at least three of five years. It's a bonus if you have teaching experience or a childcare diploma or degree. 

To apply for the job please email your resume to We will contact you about the agency registration process. Holgate Nannies can help you apply for a police check and certified first aid if you don't already have these.