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Experience the rich historical and cultural sights of England while enjoying the warm hospitality and comforts of a British host family!

Welcome to the opportunity of a lifetime! We invite you to experience the rich historical and cultural sights of England while enjoying the warm hospitality and comforts of a British host family. Our carefully selected host families are located in busy residential suburbs, cities, towns, and picturesque rural areas. You will have the chance to speak with prospective families and discuss their positions, ensuring a suitable match for your au pair experience.

What can you achieve from your stay in Britain?

By living and working with a British host family, you will immerse yourself in the unique culture of England. As you care for the host children, you will gain invaluable childcare experience. Beyond your responsibilities, there is a wealth of experiences waiting to be explored. The United Kingdom boasts excellent shopping malls and a vast array of individual shops, offering something for every taste. You can also indulge in visits to antique fairs, craft markets, local art exhibitions, historical sites, gardens, castles, and abbeys. The options are endless.

Moreover, there is a wide variety of activities to choose from, including leisure, health, and fitness clubs. Feel free to ask your host family for details on the nearest sports center to your home. If horseback riding is your passion, you are sure to find stables nearby as well. As an au pair, you will have the chance to visit fascinating cultural places. With new friends from around the world, you can explore to your heart’s content, making lifelong memories along the way.

We are excited to provide you with an enriching experience in England, where you can discover the country’s history, immerse yourself in its vibrant culture, and form connections that will last a lifetime. Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey as an au pair and explore the wonders that Britain has to offer.

Available programs

Au Pair or Mother’s Helper  (note – Mother’s Helpers must have prior experience with childcare, for example babysitting )

  • Work 40 – 45 hours per week, with 2 evenings babysitting per week
  • Salary of approximately 80-130 GBP per week

Nanny (note – Nannies must have formal education or training in a childcare course)

  • Work hours vary according to family. Hours agreed upon prior to job acceptance.
  • Childcare, light housekeeping
  • Salary of approximately 150-230 GBP per week

In all categories, salary is according to age, experience, and number of hours worked.


Application Requirements – Applicants must:

  • Be between 18 and 30 years old (due to government visa regulations)
  • Be able to provide childcare references
  • Provide a clear criminal background check

Your Application

To start your adventure, request and complete the application forms. The following forms are required:

  • Completed application
  • Minimum of two(2) Childcare and two(2) Character References (No references from family please)
  • A friendly ‘Dear Family’ letter, giving details about yourself, your family, childcare experiences, hobbies, etc.
  • A doctor’s note indicating that you are fit and well to work abroad
  • Copies of your diploma (high school, college etc.) and any other training or recognition certificates
  • Police check (from your local police station)
  • Photos (we suggest photos of, photos of yourself with children and family, doing activitiies/hobbies, etc.).

Your chosen host family will be curious to learn to about your background and life at home. Please complete your forms as fully as possibly.