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Work abroad as an Au Pair in Cardiff, Glamorgan United Kingdom for >1 year in Richard's family

Family ID: 873041

children: 2 children, 11 - 14 years old, 15+ years old

City: Cardiff / Suburb

State Glamorgan

Postal code Only Premium members

Job Start: Jul 2017 - Sep 2017

Time of stay: >1 year


Last action: 28 Sep 2017

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Welcome Letter to the Au Pair

Hi,
Having an Aupair join our family is nothing new for us. We've had quite a few Aupairs over the last 7 years (mainly from Spain and Italy) and most normally stay for for at least a year. Our Aupair at the moment (Elizabeth (or Eli for short) is from Spain) now has to return to Spain soon, after being here 3 years, It's time for her to restart her career and we will be sorry to see her leave. If you want to Speak to Eli about the job, the house etc then this can easily be arranged via Skype.Having an Aupair works well for everybody as I get some help with the kids and the Aupair gets to experience a different way of life and learn English.

We would welcome someone who is looking to have a new experience and be part of the family. It's a very relaxed atmosphere at our house and although some days it will be busy, normally it's pretty calm.
We are quite good at helping Aupairs with learning English and would also enrole you in a local private English school, all of previous Aupairs have gone to this school and been very happy. The which is quite close to our home.
We travel quite bit and you would be invited to join us if you wished to come along. We do visit a second home in Spain (Tarifa Town) quite a lot and laze on the Beach, Swim, lunch and windsurf etc etc all very relaxed.
We also ski in Switzerland and France in the winter months and then normally go to Islands in Indian Ocean for a warmer beach holiday (at least once a year).
If you like travelling to new places then our family may be great for you.
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Job Description

This particular job of aupair is slightly different than the average one, mainly because we won't have the children at the house every day except maybe during the holidays. They do stay with their mother about 50% of the week. So it's busy some days and then there days of peace.
When then children are here it can be busy. When they are not here it's calmer. This gives you free time to study or go explore the city/country.
It works out pretty good for everybody

As our Aupair you will be collecting the kids from school (which is quite close to the house) and there is a car provided for this (therefore you will need a driving license) and then help them with their homework (if posssible). Also you'll need to be able to cook.
There is house work involved, cooking, cleaning, ironing and shopping.

The salary is £120/week. I provide the accommodation, food and the car.

We try to keep it pretty relaxed at the house during the school time and then try to get away on holidays as much as possible-If you need any more information please just ask.
Thanks
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Family Information

Family has pets - Yes

Are you a single parent? Yes, I am a single father

Parent's Age Group 35-50

Nationality British

Languages spoken at home English

Religion No Religion

Importance of Religion Not important

Occupation Company Director

People living in the house 3

Children's/People's age and gender My youngest daughter (Grace) is 12 and then there is isobel who's 14, my two older children are away at college.

Family has pets Yes

Family lives in Suburb

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Job Requirements

Swimming required - Yes
Accepts Smokers - Yes
Driving required - Yes

Looking for Au Pair

Earliest Starting Date 2017-07-01

Latest Starting Date 2017-09-28

Duration of Stay >1 year

Preferred Gender Female

Preferred Nationalities British, Canadian, Czech, Danish, English, Estonian, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish

Required Language Skills Sufficient

Minimum Childcare Experience 0 Hours

Required Education Level High school

Children's/People's Age 11 - 14 years old, 15+ years old

Children/People to take care of 2

Working Hours (per week) 35 - 40

Pocket Money (per month) 500 GBP

Willing to pay/share travel expenses? Yes

Required Age 25-35

Accepts Smokers Yes

Taking care of special needs children/people required No

Taking care of pets required Yes

Swimming required Yes

Riding a bike required No

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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Accommodation

You will have your own private double bedroom and private bathroom. It's a good sized room, It's a nice bright room with a pleasant view overlooking green fields.

The house is modern and well furnished and there's plenty of space for everybody.
There's a large garden and then we have fields at the end of the garden, this is where the horses live. It's an easily house to live in.
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