Spanish speaking Au Pair required for friendly young family

We are looking for a warm and positive Spanish speaker to join our household as our au pair, by mid February but sooner if possible.

We have two happy young children, our son is 16 months and our daughter is 4 years old. Our daughter attends nursery school every day. We both work, and on my working days (3 days a week) we need help with looking after our children and running the house. We are a bilingual family, but English is the dominant language at home. We would like you to speak to the children in Spanish and help us raise them bilingual.

We live in a spacious house with a nice garden in a safe area of North London with good transport links (the train 5 minutes from our house takes you to King’s Cross in 13 minutes and Highbury & Islington in 11 minutes. We are also a 12 minute walk from Piccadilly line tube station). There are several language colleges nearby. We currently have a Spanish au pair who is sadly leaving shortly and would be happy to tell you all about us and answer any questions you might have for her.

Duties to include:
35 hours work over 3-4 days plus up to 2 evenings babysitting (one weekday, one Fri/Sat evening)
Help getting children ready for the day in the morning (help get them dressed, help with breakfast)
Take our son to playgroups or the park, prepare and give him lunch, rest/play in the afternoon
Pick up our daughter from school on Wednesday/Thursday
Help our daughter with her Spanish – through activities, stories, computer games
Prepare evening meal for children on 2 days/week.
General tidying, cleaning and help with the children’s laundry

We offer:
Own bedroom with unlimited broadband wifi
Shared bathroom with children
L110 per week
Food and board

We are looking for:
Friendly, warm person with experience looking after children
Over 20 years old
Already in the UK and available for interview
Checkable references
Good level of English
Able to commit to at least 6 months with us, preferably longer.

If you are interested and fulfill the above criteria please get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you!

Location: North London

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Jan 19th, 2014 | Posted in Uncategorized