WHY PARENTS AND STUDENTS ARE A DREAM TEAM

Being a working parent is challenging at the best of times - school hours just don’t fit with a 9 to 5 and finding wrap-around care can be a struggle. Arrangements get even more tricky during the school holidays.

Students are also having a tough time, with spiralling university costs, zero-hour contracts and minimum wage that can be as low as £5.30 an hour.

This got us thinking… what if parents could hire intelligent local students to look after their children, paying them a fair wage? And what if these parents could act as career mentors for the students they hire? It’s a win-win situation.

Our short video tells you how studentnannies.com works, explains how students and parents can help each other and features some rather fine guinea pigs!

A HELPING HAND
Hear directly from our students and parents how they are making connections through Student Nannies and helping each other …
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    ‘It’s lovely to know Jake is having fun and in safe hands’
    ‘It’s lovely to know Jake is having fun and in safe hands’
    The working mum

    We found our Student Nanny via the Student Nannies website. She has been looking after our son Jake (aged 7) over the Summer holidays.  She is training to be a doctor at the moment and this work fits in perfectly with Uni and her studies.  She is reliable, very calm and super bright and Jake […]

    Sarah, media executive

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    ‘Such a rewarding experience’
    ‘Such a rewarding experience’
    Teacher in the making

    ‘I have found work through Student Nannies and it has been such a useful and rewarding experience that has provided me with a huge amount of experience for my journey towards teaching after I graduate.’

    Abbie, Queen Mary University of London

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    ‘I’ll be recommending Student Nannies to all my friends’
    ‘I’ll be recommending Student Nannies to all my friends’
    History of Art Student

    I’d just like to say thank you – Student Nannies is really great and I have found a couple of really lovely families with adorable kids! I will be recommending this website to all of my friends!

    Emilia, history of art student at UCL

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    ‘A river of friendly, sensible, clever sitters’
    ‘A river of friendly, sensible, clever sitters’
    THE FREELANCE NOVELIST

    Student Nannies are a life-saver. A river of friendly, sensible sitters!

    Joy, London, mother of two

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    ‘Student Nannies has been a life-saver for me’
    ‘Student Nannies has been a life-saver for me’
    THE FINAL YEAR STUDENT

    As a final year student it has allowed me to balance work and still continue to earn a bit of money both during term time as well as having the security of knowing I have a holiday job to come back to when I’m home.

    Bryony, studying at Warwick University

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    ‘The girls love their Student Nanny’
    ‘The girls love their Student Nanny’
    THE WORKING MUM NEEDING AFTER SCHOOL HELP

    When our youngest child started school last September, we were faced with the challenge of finding someone to help with the children after school and in the holidays. Before Student Nannies we were failing miserably.  For our family, Student Nannies was the perfect solution. We were able to go to work and not have to […]

    Emma, mum of two