Family PA & School Pick Up

Hackney, London (Greater)
salary circa £10,000 per annum
28 Feb 2017
30 Mar 2017
Contract Type

Family PA & School Pick Up (part time)

salary circa £10,000 per annum (approx. 20hrs per week)


This Family PA & childcare role will be working as part of a small team that would be the ideal setting for return mums/dads with flexibility on child care and the school run.

As a business owner and busy mum with 10 year old twins (boy & girl), I’m looking for an highly organised individual to not only bring efficiency to my home life but become a crucial and valued part of my family.

You may have spent the last few years in your most important job as a full time mum or dad and are now looking for the right role with which to return to work and provide flexibility for your lifestyle; we'd love to hear from you and are open to your suggestions on job sharing or combining with your own childcare responsibilities.

Working approximately four hours a day from 2.30pm to 6.30pm Monday to Friday, you will be the central part our family, bringing your skills and experience that will enable you to:

  • work efficiently and meticulously
  • manage three diaries and domestic needs of the family home
  • multitask to meet tight deadlines
  • remain calm under pressure with strong communication and organisation skills

We're here to make it work for you, and in return we’re looking for commitment, reliability and willingness to get stuck in. The role means you won't be worrying about work when you're not here, you can genuinely leave your work at the door when it's the end of the day to focus on your own family and interests.

You will have the full support of my business PA and a range of resources including ZipCar, Add Lee, Ocado and full use of the family home. We’d be happy for your own children to be in the home as well - so long as you are able to meet the requirements of the role.

Main Responsibilities:

  • School pick up, taking and collecting the children from clubs/activities
  • Planning and cooking a healthy evening meal each day for the family
  • Supervising homework and meals
  • Working closely with my business PA to ensure domestic and business diaries are co-ordinated
  • Homework supervision with the children - maths, english, reading and creative projects
  • Occasional dog walking one small friendly dog
  • Shopping
  • Weekly online grocery shop
  • Gifts for school friends birthdays
  • Household sundries
  • Pet supplies

Skills and Experience:

  • Great with kids and dog, warm and compassionate
  • Punctual and well presented
  • Fluent in English with an excellent standard of spoken and written English
  • GCSE grade C in English and Maths, or relevant qualification or professional experience
  • Extremely well organised and methodical
  • Well mannered, respectful and sociable
  • Flexible
  • Reliable
  • Experience of running a household or being involved in running a household desirable
  • Good IT/web skills
  • Able to cook a range of healthy dishes competently & ability to follow simple recipes
  • Full clean UK driving licence
  • Non-smoker
  • First Aid certificate
  • DBS checked or willing to be DBS checked as a condition of employment
  • Certificate in child care desirable

Salary & Benefits:

  • £10,000 per annum/circa 20hrs per week with guaranteed London Living Wage of £9.75 p/hour
  • 5 weeks holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays
  • Additional Christmas break - between Christmas and New Year.
  • season ticket loan
  • comfortable working environment
  • free tea & coffee, plus any meals you cook for the family
  • option of overtime for house & dog sitting and evening or weekend work


Start date:

Tuesday 18th April 2017


Large modern flat near Mare St, Hackney. 5 minutes walk from Hackney Downs railway station (TfL Rail from Liverpool St) or 10 minutes walk from Hackney Central (Overland). Bus routes 38, 48, 55, 106, 242, 253, 254

How to apply:

please send your CV and a covering letter saying why you are interested in this role to

To find out more or have an informal chat feel free to call Anita on 07946 633 041


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