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Do you know the role of a Governess?

By Butler Academy

The South African Butler Academy (Training) offers the position of a Governess to families across the world.

A Governess is a qualified professional employed by parents to educate the children in their private household. Governesses are highly educated individuals who fill the role of both teacher and academic mentor for the children. Generally governesses are not responsible for the general care giving tasks but are primarily focused on education.


Responsibilities include: 

  • A Governess is a teacher and academic mentor to children in private households whereby they supplement or replace their school education.
  • A Governess promotes intellectual, educational and social development.


Employ a Governess for your Family today! Contact the South African Butler Academy for more detail.


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