Au Pair Gap Year

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Program Description

The host families that we work with are all located around or in London in pleasant homes and with quite a few other au pairs in the area. Wear your glam wellies for Glastonbury, your finest attire for Ladies Day at Royal Ascot, and eat strawberries and cream at Wimbledon! You will be located very close to France and other areas in Europe for fun-filled adventures on the weekend.

Meet new friends and learn about the experiences of other au pairs around you. Britain is a great place for people to learn English so you can make friends with internationals and help them with your skills.

Indicate any specific passions or hobbies in your profile since you can share these talents and interests with the host family. Participating in activities is another great way to make friends. If you are a fan of animals, then indicate this preference on your profile and you might be able to work in a household with a dog or a cat.

Highlights

- GUARANTEE – Accommodation & job position arranged in advance!

- TRAVEL – Spend your weekends in Europe and even have the opportunity of traveling with your host family!

- SALARY – Earn money so that you will be able to travel while making a living!

- NEW FRIENDS – Broaden your horizons as you meet new people from across the globe and make lifelong friends

- AMAZING MEMORIES –This gap year experience will likely be one of the, if not the most, memorable time of your life!

- NEW SIGHTS & CULTURES –Learn your new home as an immersed local rather than a tourist.

- CHILDREN – Have fun with kid activities such as making a pillow tent, playing games, and going to the zoo.

- IT’S MORE THAN CHILDCARE – You do not need to be a “super nanny”, the family just wants you to be a big sister and caretaker.

- LIFE SKILLS – Navigate local transportation and learn how to manage your time and cook delicious meals, even learn a new language!

- CAREER – This is a great position to add to your CV or resume!

Qualifications

- Be aged 18 to 30 years old
- Have practical childcare experience
- Be eligible for a Working Holiday Visa i.e. UK Youth Mobility Scheme Visa
- Agree to stay a minimum of 6 -12 months (9-12 months is preferable)
- Having a driving license is a plus but not essential

What`s Included

Au pair in the UK – being an au pair in London needs no introduction. A year in London is simply awesome!

You will receive:

- Support in Australia throughout the interviewing process
- A selection of SCREENED UK family profiles to review, email and interview
- Advice organising your Visa and Travel Insurance
- In-country support in the UK
- You will be put in contact with fellow au pairs in your local area abroad
- Full board and food
- 2 days off per week
- 1 week of paid leave for every six months work
- Weekly pocket money starts at 100 Pounds per week

Program Locations

Sydney, Australia

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Program Details

Provider:
Smartgapyear
Location
  • Australia: Sydney
Language:
English
Duration:
6-12 months
Program Type:
Au Pair
Participants:
Australian
Cost:
From $600 for 6-12 months

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