Family Personal Details
|Total number of children in your family:||2|
|Ages of the kids:||11, 15yo|
|Families with babies under the age of two:||Please note Au pairs do not take care of infants, an Au pair is not a qualified nanny, some of our au pairs have baby experience and are willing to care a baby as long as you give her some training on her arrival and do not expect her to be fully experienced with babies as they are not nannies.|
Do you need the au pair to care for your baby?
|Will you be at home?
|Do you need the au pair to be managing all children the whole time? At what times:|
|If you have several children, plus a young baby, is the au pair expected to care all children and the baby? Please give details|
|Father’s occupation:||Financial planner|
|Which language is mainly spoken at home?||English|
|Are you a single parent?||Yes|
|Is a baby expected?||No|
|The Family Home|
|Describe the area you live in as some au pairs have preferences for specific regions.
|Gold coast is renowned for world class beaches, tourism, restaurants, theme parks, public transport, warm weather, education facilities and vibrant activities.
|Do you live in a Big City, Small Town or Countryside:||
|Do you live in a remote area? If you live in a small town are there enough activities for her to do?||No|
|Some au pairs may have an allergy to pet hair
Do you have any pets, if so please describe where are they kept at home
|Yes, 3 month old non shedding labradoodle|
|Please describe your home and accommodation for example number of bedrooms, bathrooms, garden, facilities such as dishwasher, swimming pool, domestic help,etc||5 bedroom large two story home. Pool, waterfront home, 3 bathroom, dishwasher.|
|Please describe the Aupair’s accommodation (e.g. own bathroom, television, radio, dressing table, computer, etc)||own room, air conditioning, tv, upstairs.|
|How far is the local bus stop or train station?||5km – Robina|
|How far is the nearest beach?||5km – Mermaid beach|
|Preferred starting date: (month)||August|
|When is the latest she can arrive?|
|Will you accept a male au pair?||No|
|Do you require an au pair with driving license?||Yes|
|Would you consider non driver au pairs as well?||No|
|Please note that an au pair is not a housekeeper, her main duty is to care your children, to ensure the success of her stay with you is important no to over burden them.|
|Please mark which of these duties your au pair will be expected to do|
|Wash up/clear after meals||Yes||Ironing||No|
|Prepare kids meals (not cooking for family)||Yes||Driving children||Yes|
|Grocery shopping||No||Supervise homework||No|
|Occasional Vacuum||Yes||Bathing children||No|
|Help with pets||No|
|About the job|
|Please describe your family for example: active/busy/quiet,likes/dislikes, special needs, health problems||Kids are at home about 50% of the fortnight. Both play tennis/baseball and active after school for sporting activities|
|How many hours per week would the Au pair work?
(up to 40 per week)
|Pocket money per week offered, minimum weekly stipend of $7 AUD per hour||$10 per hour|
|Please describe her duties and working hours from Monday to Friday: (please note that au pairs should have most weekends free to catch up with other au pairs and avoid homesick)||11am-7pm Monday to Friday, collecting kids from school, taking to sporting activities and bring to home, prep for dinner.|
|Would you let the au pair to study some hours during the day to improve her English?||Yes|
|Any additional incentives: for example holidays, use of car, paid phone calls, help with travel fares and college fees, local activities and places of interest.||
Use of car, etc
|Au pairs are entitled to one of the following:
Au pair Bonus: End of stay bonus
In addition to the weekly pocket money, host families pay a $500 end of stay bonus, on completion of the 6 month program.