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Au Pair in China

Living in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Shenzhen, Beijing or Guangzhou, with all accommodation and meals provided by your family, you will have plenty of time to gain an insight into this fascinating country....

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Price from £465 3/6 months View
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Au Pair in New Zealand

Your role as an Au Pair is to really be the older sibling, the role model and the superhero (cape optional) to the children in your care. From waking them up in the mornings and helping them get dre...

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Price from £1900 1 year View
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Au Pair in ITALY

Working as an Au pair is one of the best cultural exchange experiences that you'll ever have.  First off it's important to point out that being an Au Pair is completely different to...

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Price from £350 3 months View

Au Pair America

This is your opportunity to work abroad for a year with one of our au pair in America jobs earning over $10,000 while doing it on one of our au pair programs. Not only that, but you will be exp...

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Price from £499 1 year View
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Au Pair in SPAIN

Live and work abroad in Spain. Becoming an Au Pair in Spain is the perfect way to make new friends, learn or improve your Spanish language skills and experience the culture as a local.  Aro...

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Price from £350 3 months View
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Au Pair Summer in Spain

Becoming an Au Pair in Spain is the perfect way to make new friends, learn or improve your Spanish language skills and experience the culture as a local.  Smaller Earth will match you to a ...

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Price from £250 4 weeks View
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Whether you fancy a year in the States, four weeks in Europe or even three months in China, we offer the perfect collection of paid Au Pair abroad opportunities. Being an Au Pair is the perfect way to live abroad, earn money and develop your passion for working with children.

Au Pair programs allow you to join a family to help support looking after the children, but unlike Mary Poppins, you’ll be more of an older brother or sister than a traditional nanny. With a number of countries to choose to Au Pair in with Smaller Earth, you can discover the world, make new friends and perhaps even find your new home from home.

 

So what is day to day life as an Au Pair actually like? Ultimately, every family is unique, but there are certain things that you’ll be doing as standard for an Au Pair. First and foremost you’re there to help look after the children of the family.

As an Au Pair you'll live in the home of your host family, assisting with looking after the children. Typical duties include helping with home work, getting the children ready for school and preparing meals along with entertaining the children during time off, looking after the children if they fall ill, organising the children’s bedroom and laundry and taking the children on days out.

The vast majority of Au Pairs become an integral part of the family and are included within family events and holidays. Many continue to stay in touch with their host family following their placement and continue to visit for years to come. With Au Pairing, it’s not just a working holiday abroad, but an opportunity to make real connections with a family in another country. It’s one of those warm fuzzy feelings in your belly type of programs.

 

The families we work with, much like the children themselves, are unique in their own way, with individual dynamics, values and set ups. While each country we work within will have its own cultural norms, the families themselves will provide you with an amazingly individual experience no matter where you’re based. All families we work with are actively looking for an Au Pair as part of their family and will ensure you feel welcome from the very start of your time abroad.

We want everyone's trip to be fun, enriching and most of all safe. Heading on an Au Pair programme with Smaller Earth you can rest assured that you'll be going in to a loving family that has been thoroughly vetted and interviewed. 

WE'RE THE AU PAIR SPECIALISTS

We're official members of the International Au Pairs Association, which means we work at the very highest standards of Au Pair placement. 

We ask each Au Pair to provide a minimum of two childcare references, a police background check issued within the last 6 months and a declaration of full health. We also ask all of our families to do the same. Our placement team also visit the family homes to ensure they are suitable, comfortable and safe to host international Au Pairs.

Smaller Earth along with our international Au Pair placement teams, provide 24/7 support for all of our Au Pairs. We ensure everyone is fully prepared for their trip with a comprehensive pre-departure guide, advice and orientation where applicable. 

So what are you waiting for? Take a look through our currently available programs and begin the adventure of a lifetime au pairing abroad!