Au pair

    The au-pair scheme is a cultural exchange programme .It allows you to visit the country and improve the language as well as learn about the culture , traditions and customsA host family are a family who:

    • Are looking for help with their day to day activities of life at home including childcare and light housework which may include ironing,taking children to school,helping children with homework,basic cooking for the children and playing with the children.
    • Are a family who are able to welcome you into their home as part of their family
    • Will in return provide you with your own room ,food and pocket money share their home and amenities and everday life and ensure that you are well looked after

    Au-Pair Requirements

    • You are between the ages of 18- 30 years .
    • You are single ,not married and do not have any children or dependents
    • You have some experience of looking after children and doing housework
    • You can communicate in   English/Spanish
    • You have a good state of physical and mental health that allows you to work with children
    • You are willing to integrate into the host family life and adapt to British/Spanish customs
    • You are interested in getting to know the culture
    • Can stay in the UK for 6 months up to 2 years .2-3 months for a summer au-pair

    Regular Au-Pairs

    Regular au-pairs (25 hours per week) –

    Will assist the family for 25 hours per week) and babysit for up to 2 evenings per week. They have at least 2 free days per week and usually weekends and must receive a minimum of £70 per week pocket. This is good for au-pairs who want a lot of free time for studying & sightseeing.

    Au-Pair Plus

    An Au-pair Plus will assist the family for between 26 – 35 hours per week EU only – carry out the same duties and have the same free time as our au-pairs, but work for up to 35 hours per week. They should receive a minimum of £80 to £100 per week pocket money.

    As an au pair coming to the UK you will be responsible for paying for your transport to come over to England. The host family will meet you at your destination whether it is at an airport, bus station, train station or port. We will help you look for suitable colleges/schools and to enrol on courses to study English. All college fees are your responsibility in paying for and not the responsibility of the host family, however, in some cases it has be known that the host family will help pay towards the costs of college (normally for au pairs who stay 12 months ).

    To register with my language experience agency to find you an au pair placement please use the link at the bottom of this page to complete the registration form.

    If you need any help or advice on how to obtain this then please contact us and we will be happy to help.

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