At Koru Kids, we help families with the most important job there is – taking care of the next generation.
You’ll work directly for a local family picking up from school, making the children dinner, helping with homework and playing with the children.
It’s rewarding, meaningful work, where you can use your experience and talents to nurture children. No two days are the same!
Earn money doing something you love.
Apply online using our short form (5-10 minutes)
If we have some questions we’ll call you the next working day (10mins)
Complete our interactive online training (90mins)
Create your profile to be matched to a great local family
You’ll be paid via Koru Kids but employed by the family. You’ll have full employment rights (no zero hour contracts!).
Pay is based on experience – if you’ve raised your own family you’ll start on £12.75 per hour and if you’ve got 3+ years of childcare experience you’ll start on £13.95 per hour.
Our experienced Support Team is only ever a phone call away
Free ongoing Koru Kids training
Access to our online nanny community
Regular activity and recipe ideas
Access free CACHE training
Support to become a childminder if you want to make childcare your full-time career
£10.25 – 12.55 per hour
You have some experience of looking after children, such as regular babysitting for family and friends or working at an after school club.
• £10.25-11.75 per hour (including holiday pay) if you are under 21
• £12.55 per hour (including holiday pay) if you are 21+
£12.75 – £13 per hour
Your children may have grown up and can look after themselves, but you still know the ins and outs of caring for children, or you might provide regular care for your grandchildren.
£13 – 13.95 per hour
You’ve worked as a teacher, teaching assistant, nursery worker, nanny, childminder, lunchtime or passenger assistant, or similar roles.
Your rate is based on the length of your experience and roles you’ve had:
• £12.75-13 for 1+ years of experience
• £13-13.45 for 2+ years of experience (excluding lunchtime or passenger assistant)
• £13.50-13.95 for 3+ years of experience as a nanny or childminder only
No – you can become a nanny in many locations across the UK including Bristol, Brighton, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Surrey, Hertforshire, and Berkshire.
No – anyone over the age of 18 can become a nanny.
You’ll be able to see where the families live when searching for roles so you can pick a location convenient for you. After collecting the children from school, you’ll spend most of your time in their house.
Yes – most nannies only work for one family.
No – you don’t need any formal qualifications or experience to become a nanny. However, we do like to see that you have spent time with kids in the past (and that you enjoyed it!).
Most families are looking for a minimum commitment of 3 months to give you time to settle in with the kids and their routines.
You’ll also be able to do a trial shift with the family before you accept the job.
Nannies typically only look after one families children (or in a nanny share two families children). Nannies work in the children’s home whereas childminders work in their own home looking after children from different families. You can find more information on childminding here.