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Become an after school nanny

Help a family

Love spending time with kids?


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 to do pickup, help with homework, cook simple meals and have fun with the kids.

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.

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Application process

Apply today in 5 minutes

  • Apply online using our short form (5 minutes)

  • Send us your ID docs & contact details for references and we’ll complete our checks  (10 mins)

  • Create your profile to see families hiring in your local area

Learn more about our application process here

Perks and benefits

Rewarding work that's really valued

You’ll become a vital member of the family – parent’s tell us having a nanny transforms their life. You’ll build loving bonds with the children creating a lasting impact. Plus, you’ll be paid on-time and correctly through Koru Kids and track your shifts via our easy to use app.

Learn more about what you can earn here

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Your development

We're with you every step

You don’t need professional experience to become a part-time nanny.

  • 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

Learn more about our training here

Standard experience

£11 - £12.85 per hour

You’ve regularly babysat for family and friends. You might have volunteered with children, worked at an after school club or have other childcare experience.

  • £11/11.75 per hour (including holiday pay) in London/outside London if you are under 21
  • £12.85 per hour (including holiday pay) if you are 21+

Parental experience

£12.85 - £13 per hour

Your children may have grown up but you still know the ins and outs of caring for small children, or you might provide regular care for your grandchildren.

  • £12.85/13 per hour (including holiday pay) in London/outside London

Professional experience

£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:

  • £12.85/£13 for 1+ years of experience for London/outside London
  • £13/£13.45 for 2+ years of experience London/outside London
  • £13.50/£13.95 for 3+ years of experience as a nanny or childminder.

Part-time work that fits around you

Most families are looking for 9-15 hours a week on regular weekday afternoons. So you still have your evenings and weekends to yourself.

Fully supported

The support you get from Koru Kids is second to none. We support you in the beginning and in the long run.

Earn up to £800 per month

The family commits to regular hours in your contract, so you can rely on this income. If the family cancel a shift that’s in your contract you’ll still be paid.

No more commutes!

You’ll be able to find a family who lives near you. So say goodbye to long commutes!

Read what our families and nannies say about us

Join the childcare revolution

Other frequently asked questions

You’ll get to see the ages of the kids before you start chatting to a family or accept a job. Most families are looking for care for children aged 4-11yrs.

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.