Family managers usually have a pedagogical training and also like to work in the household or manage a family. In many families with older children a classical nanny is not really working to full capacity because the children are at school or kindergarten for a long time.
The family manager combines childcare and household activities about 50:50. She manages the household in the mornings, does the shopping, cooks for the family, tidies up, does the laundry or ironing. When the children come home from school in the afternoon, the family manager mainly looks after the children. She looks after the homework, organizes appointments, drives the children to hobbies and afternoon activities.
Many families also delegate the pure cleaning activities to a cleaner who does the basic cleaning at least once a week.
The salary levels vary depending on qualification, experience and region between approx. 3,000 to 4,500 euros gross in full-time employment.
More extensive housework is not part of the duties of a family manager and is covered by the housekeeper.