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Embrace the Enchanting Fusion: Au Pair in Japan for an Unforgettable Cultural Immersion!

Embark on a remarkable journey to Japan as an au pair, where you will live with a Japanese family and care for their children. From accompanying them to school and preparing meals to engaging in games, activities, bedtime routines, and English language practice, you will play a vital role in their upbringing while also assisting with light household duties. This incredible opportunity allows you to fully immerse yourself in Japanese life and customs, becoming an integral part of a welcoming host family and fostering an exchange of cultures and traditions.

Japan, a land of captivating contrasts, will leave you in awe. Marvel at the bustling streets of modern cities adorned with vibrant lights and cutting-edge technology, where the spirit of innovation thrives. Yet, the true essence of Japan lies in its countryside towns and villages, where centuries-old traditions and culture flourish. Explore the peaceful landscapes, visit serene temples, and engage in traditional practices that have been passed down through generations.

As an au pair in Japan, you will witness the harmonious blend of ancient traditions and modern marvels. Indulge in the art of tea ceremonies, admire the exquisite craftsmanship of traditional Japanese architecture, and savor the delicate flavors of authentic Japanese cuisine. Experience the rich tapestry of festivals and celebrations that color the Japanese calendar, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture.

Living with a Japanese host family will grant you unparalleled insights into the daily life and values of the Japanese people. Embrace the opportunity to share your own culture and customs, fostering cross-cultural understanding and forging lifelong connections. Discover the warmth of Japanese hospitality, learn the language, and create memories that will last a lifetime. 


  • Providing childcare for a maximum of 35 hours per week (usually on a 6 hour daily basis)
  • Dropping the children off and picking them up from school or activities
  • Taking care of the children: supervision, games, meals, baths etc.
  • Assisting in keeping the children’s rooms clean
  • Participating in the daily housework
  • The family may ask you for an extra 2 evenings of baby-sitting a week.
  • Light housework for the family


  • An individual room
  • 3 meals per day
  • Mealtime is not considered work time, except if you are alone with the children.
  • Food is provided, however you may have to cook for yourself.
  • A stipend of 10,000 yen per/week
  • Health insurance in Japan
  • A weekly day-off, usually on Sundays
  • Two(2) weeks vacation (if you remain in Japan for 1 year period.)

(You are not entitled to any additional vacation time during your stay, however, an arrangement could possibly be reached between you and your family.)


Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • Must be aged 18-30.
  • Have childcare experience.
  • Agree to commit to a full year’s stay in Japan and be prepared to provide up to 35 hours of childcare a week.
  • Have interest in Japanese life-style and culture.
  • Have completed secondary school education.
  • Have no criminal record.
  • Have a valid passport.

Japanese language courses are compulsory for all Au Pairs coming to Japan. The expenses for the courses will be paid by the Au Pairs. Au pairs will be assisted in finding affordable Japanese courses.

The travel costs are usually paid by the au pair herself/himself. If au pair wants a host family to bear a part or all of the costs, the au pair needs to ask and arrange with the family. Then the host family would pay back the travel costs when an au pair has successfully arrived and stayed with them for a part of the agreed time.

For additional information, please contact Scotia Personnel Ltd.