Au Pairs take care of the children and tutor them in English during scheduled hours. These scheduled hours are agreed upon between the au pair and host family in advance. Au Pairs help the children with their homework and assist in keeping children’s rooms and play areas clean. They prepare snacks and meals for the children, and drop them off or pick them up from school or activities.
Being an au pair abroad allows you to use the experience you already have with child care to travel and get paid. Yes, you'll provide child care. But as a native-English speaker, you'll also be speaking to the family in English. The children's grades will improve and the entire family will improve their English. You will learn their language too. And the stipend you receive and days off ... you can travel.
Your host family is screened carefully. In addition, you have the ultimate safety net … local coordinators and
Some countries require you to take language courses to work legally. Au Pairs receive a private room to call their own plus all of their meals. Au Pairs also receive a weekly or monthly stipend and agreed upon days off.
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