Family ID: 1462034

Children: 2 Children, 6 - 10 years old, 11 - 14 years old

City: Buchholz / Town | More ⇩

Name Dagmar

State Niedersachsen

Postal code Only Premium members

Job Start: Jan 2020 - Feb 2020

Time of stay: 4-6 months

Last action: 3 Days Ago

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Dear Au Pair,

Thank you for checking out our family description on We are family of four and live in Buchholz, which is the largest town in the district of Harburg, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 25 km southwest of Hamburg and it takes less than half an hour to travel there by train.

Buchholz itself is a nice medium-sized town (40.000 inhabitants) with all amenities that will make your stay in Germany gainful and unforgettable. We live less than 2,5 km away from the city center (where you will be able to attend language courses) in a quiet and green residential area.

For further details about Buchholz you may look at the town's internet presence: or
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Job Description

A typical weekday will look like this:

6:30 / 7:00:
Getting up, preparing breakfast for the kids, making sure that they leave timely and with all the stuff needed for their days in school - however, unless I'm away on business, you won't be involved too much at this stage

7:30 / 7:45:
Everybody (except you :-) should have left the house

13:30 / 13:45:
Girls returning from their schools, preparing light lunch, assisting in getting homework done, supporting learning activities, supervising results (from time to time and only to the extent needed), 2-3 times a week accompanying the girls to their afternoon activities (e.g. music and sports lessons)

19:00 / 19:30:
Mum returning from work ;-)

With regard to housework your assistance is appreciated especially in these areas:
- light cleaning (good news: we have a robot wet and dry vacuum cleaner :-)
- preparing dishes
- laundry, ironing
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Family Information

Family has pets No

Family lives in Town

Parent's Age Group 40-55

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

Nationality German

Languages spoken at home English, French, German, Spanish

Religion Christian

Importance of Religion Not important

Occupation managing director

People living in the house 3-4

Children's/People's age and gender 2 daughters (*2005; *2010)

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Job Requirements

Riding a bike required - Yes
Driving required - Yes

Earliest Starting Date Jan 2020

Latest Starting Date Feb 2020

Duration of Stay 4-6 months

Looking for Au Pair

Preferred Gender No Preferences

Preferred Nationalities Argentinean, Chilean, Peruvian, Spanish, Uruguayan, Bolivian, Puerto Rican

Required Language Skills Sufficient

Minimum Childcare Experience 50-100

Required Education Level University

Children's/People's Age 6 - 10 years old, 11 - 14 years old

Children/People to take care of 2

Working Hours (per week) 30 - 35

Pocket Money (per month) 300 EUR

Willing to pay/share travel expenses? -

Required Age 22-30

Accepts Smokers No

Taking care of special needs children/people required No

Taking care of pets required No

Swimming required No

Riding a bike required Yes

The Au Pair can attend language courses Yes

First Aid Training required No

Driving required Yes

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Family Description

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Our house is located in Steinbeck, a central district of Buchholz, in a green and quiet residential area, 2,5 km away from the city center. The next bus station is just a 3 minutes walk away.

You will have your own room on the second floor, bathroom with shower is next door - you will have to share it only with our oldest daughter. Of course, you will have high speed wifi-access.

Besides, we have a small house at the Baltic Sea in Scharbeutz (one hour drive from Buchholz) where we spend our weekends 2-3 times a month. Of course, you are invited to join us there too.
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