Child care wanted for our children Tarras, New Zealand. Come and join a busy rural community.


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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

  • Description


    We are looking for someone to start at the beginning of February 2021.

    We are a family of 5 - Archie (4), Harry (3) and Fleur (1). We live on our farm in Tarras, Central Otago, close to the lakes and the mountains which is great for outdoor activities.
    We are very busy running the farm (400 hectares) plus a couple of off farm businesses.
    We are an experienced host family that have had au pairs ongoing for the past 3 years.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We live on a farm with lots of animals so there is plenty to learn about NZ agriculture if it is of interest. We also encourage travel so are happy to give long weekends etc to allow for exploration further afield.

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  • Help


    Your primary role is to help look after our children while we work during the week. There would be some sole charge care so previous experience with young children is required. The suitable person would have a sense of fun and enthusiasm, genuinely like children and want to interact with them and be outgoing.
    You also have to have initiative and think for yourself.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You have your own room away from the house. It is not self contained.

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    We pay a moderate wage for hours worked above the 5/day

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week (max 25 hours/week)

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Host ref number: 163196133327