Family ID: 3122033

Children: 4 Children, 1 - 5 years old, 6 - 10 years old

City: Berkhamsted / Town | More ⇩

Name Rachel

State Hertfordshire

Postal code Only Premium members

Job Start: May 2024 - Jun 2024

Time of stay: 10-12 Months

Last action: 15 days ago

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Welcome Letter to the Au Pair

Dear Future Au Pair,

Welcome to our family! We are happy that you are considering joining us and are excited to possibly welcome you into our home. We are a family of 6, soon to be 7, living in Berkhamsted, United Kingdom. Berkhamsted is a historic market town located in Hertfordshire, England, situated in the western part of the county, about 30 miles northwest of London. It's known for its rich history and picturesque setting.

Berkhamsted is known for its High Street lined with historic buildings, independent shops, cafes, and restaurants that offer a quaint and vibrant atmosphere. The Grand Union Canal runs through the town, providing scenic walking paths and water-based activities.

Overall, Berkhamsted combines the charm of rural England with the conveniences of modern living, perfect for anyone looking for a slice of countryside close to London.

Our Christian faith is an important part of our lives, it guides our values and daily routines, and we embrace the opportunity to share this aspect of our lives with someone.

As an au pair with us, you will explore our culture and language while assisting with childcare and light housekeeping. Our children, Rocco 7, Robin 5, River 4 and Reu 2, are curious and active, enjoying both educational play and time spent in nature. Your role will be to support their growth and learning in a nurturing environment. We home educate so the children are with us every day.

We aim to give you with warm experience, balancing work with plenty of time for personal exploration and relaxation. You will have your own private room, ensuring you have space and comfort to enjoy your time off.

Our family believes in open communication, mutual respect, and sharing happy moments together.

Thank you for considering our family. Should you have any questions or need more details about the job and what we are looking for in an au pair, please feel free to contact us. We look forward to the opportunity to meet you soon.
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Job Description

We are seeking a friendly and dedicated au pair to join our family of six, soon to be seven.

Our ideal candidate is someone who thrives in a lively home environment and has a genuine passion for children's education and well-being. As an au pair with us, you will play a crucial role in supporting our homeschooling efforts by engaging in creative and educational play, guiding our children's interests, and thinking of innovative ways to keep them actively engaged.

- Assist with homeschooling activities by fostering a fun and creative learning environment.
- Read with the children daily to enhance their literacy and comprehension skills.
- Take the children outside daily, promoting physical activity and an appreciation for nature.
- Participate in daily exercise routines with the children to encourage a healthy lifestyle.
- Prepare healthy snacks daily, ensuring the children have nutritious options.
- Act as a supportive aide to the mother, helping with the daily management and activities of the household.
- Occasionally assist during weekends as requested.

Work Hours:
- 6 hours per day, Monday to Friday. Flexibility is required for occasional weekend support.

- Previous experience in childhood education, children’s activity clubs, children’s sports, or private tutoring.
- Proficiency in French or Spanish is highly desirable.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Commitment to maintaining high standards of hygiene and routine.

Personal Qualities:
- A friendly demeanor with a genuine passion for engaging with children.
- Creativity in developing engaging activities that balance educational goals with fun.
- A proactive and diligent approach, willing to go above and beyond in their duties.
- A strong sense of responsibility and dedication to the family’s well-being.

If you are passionate about child development and are looking for a rewarding role within a caring family environment, we would love to hear from you!
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Family Information

Family has pets No

Family lives in Town

Parent's Age Group 35-50

Are you a single parent? No, our family has two parents

Nationality British

Languages spoken at home French

Religion Christian

Importance of religion Very important

Employment Driver / Business owner

People living in the house 6

Children's/people's age and gender 7 Year male
5 Year female
4 Year female
2 Year male

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Job Requirements

Swimming required - Yes
Riding a bike required - Yes

Working Hours (per week) 25 - 30

Pocket Money of Au Pair (per month) 100 GBP

Required Gender Female

Duration of Stay 10-12 Months

Earliest Starting Date May 2024

Latest Starting Date Jun 2024

Looking for Au Pair

Children's/People's Age 1 - 5 years old, 6 - 10 years old

Children/People to take care of 4

Minimum Childcare Experience No preferences

We need a tutor who can teach

How old are the students the Tutor should teach?

We need assistance and support in

Preferred Nationalities French

Language Skills

Education Level No preferences

Willing to pay/share the travel costs? Yes

Required Age 18-26

Accepts Smokers No

Taking care of special needs children/people required No

Taking care of pets required No

Swimming required Yes

Riding a bike required Yes

The applicant can attend language courses No

First Aid Training required No

Driving required No

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The semi-detached home spans three floors plus an attic. It features three bedrooms, one bathroom, and a separate toilet. Inside, you’ll find a fireplace in the living space, complemented by plain walls with minimal décor in a cottage style. Outside, there’s a small garden with a decked patio.

The au pair’s room is located upstairs and includes a bed and built-in wardrobe. It features blue and white wallpaper on one wall, while the other walls are painted white, with a grey carpet. The room receives plenty of natural sunlight through a large sun-facing window. The au pair shares the family bathroom and has access to a built-in closet. The room must be maintained in its current state. It offers a relaxing and bright ambiance.
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