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Parents seek nanny ‘permanently in character’ as Disney princess for twins. Will pay $74K.

Parents who need a babysitter for their children know that you need to be very specific in your instructions and expectations, but one couple from the UK has taken their demands to the next level – and they have their reasons.

Seeking to hire a nanny for their 5-year-old twin daughters, the couple posted on childcare.co.uk, explaining they need a part-time nanny to work during the week at their home in Brookmans Park, Hertfordshire.

So far, so good.

The catch is, the nanny will also be required to be permanently in character as a Disney Princess.

Yes, you read that right.

A screenshot of the ad on childcare.co.uk. Source: Facebook.
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The mother explained the unusual request in the post.

"Like most 5 year olds, our girls are obsessed with Disney and we feel this would be the best way to communicate some important values," she wrote.

"We know this isn't a normal request for nannies, however we think it would be a great way to teach our girls about things like determination, compassion, fearlessness, and ambition from strong yet relatable female role models like Princess Tiana, Princess Anna, Belle, and Cinderella.

"We are looking for someone who can commit to a character and create a really fun atmosphere in our home, but also won't be afraid to be a disciplinarian if the twins are naughty or act out — they can be little terrors at times!"

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The post continued that the mother hoped, "the right person will have a real creative flare as well as a passion for all things Disney and will be able to share that love of those characters with our girls."

It was also made clear that the parents are happy to pay top dollar for a princess, as they're offering a salary of £40,000 (AU$74,000) for working part-time - and they will also cover the cost of the costumes.

Apart from the fantasy role-playing, the job will involve picking the twins up from school four days a week, organising Disney-related activities such as arts and crafts, baking, singing, cooking dinner, and bedtimes.

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