Interview Tips for Au pairs: Be on Time

If you know anything about parenting, you will know that time management plays a huge role in  a parent and child’s life. Generally there is a time for everything. A time to get up,  a time to get ready, a time to go to school, a time to fetch the kids, times to attend extra murals, do homework, have dinner, run a bath and get … Continue reading Interview Tips for Au pairs: Be on Time

Interview Tips for Au pairs: How to Dress

So you have been selected for an interview for an au pair role but don’t know how to dress? Yes, we know its a little confusing. When interviewing for an au pair or nanny position it can be a little tougher to decide what to wear than interviewing for a corporate role. Being an au pair means being involved in the families life on a … Continue reading Interview Tips for Au pairs: How to Dress

Part time, long term au pair required in Parkmore, Johannesburg

Sitters4U has a new long term au pair position available immediately with our family client based in Parkmore, Johannesburg. The client is seeking a professional au pair  who is a non smoker and experience working with school aged children to assist in the care of the families 2 children, aged 8 and 10 years old. The role entails assisting with homework, lifting the children from … Continue reading Part time, long term au pair required in Parkmore, Johannesburg

How to set up your Au pair CV to get the Job

At Sitters4U we receive hundred of CV’s from au pairs across the South Africa every month. It would surprise you  then as to how often its difficult then for us to gauge at a glance what childcare experience our applicants have, when they have worked for families, the details of the positions they have worked in, etc. It’s important to structure your CV in a … Continue reading How to set up your Au pair CV to get the Job

Long term night nurse required in Northcliff, Johannesburg

Sitters4U has a new night nurse position available immediately with our family client based in NorthCliff, Johannesburg. The client is seeking a professional tertiary educated night nurse who is a non smoker and has at least 5 years of experience working with infants to take care of the families child during the night, who is currently aged 16 months old. The family is also expecting … Continue reading Long term night nurse required in Northcliff, Johannesburg

New Long Term weekend au pair required in Auckland Park

Sitters4U has a new au pair position with our family client in Auckland Park, Johannesburg. The client is seeking a professional tertiary educated au pair who is a non smoker and has at least 2 years of experience working with children from 5 years or older, to take care of the families child, age 6 years old. Starting Date required:     ASAP The hours required … Continue reading New Long Term weekend au pair required in Auckland Park

Top 10 Questions to Ask a Client in an Au pair Job Interview

Don’t be afraid to ask too many questions. Families want to know that you are interested in their family, and are well informed on what life with their family will be like. If there is something said that you don’t understand, ask the family to repeat themselves, or to rephrase the question. It is important that you are calm and focused during the interview. Be … Continue reading Top 10 Questions to Ask a Client in an Au pair Job Interview