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Au Pair

Aitken Waiau, South Island

Job Description

Hi all,

We are looking for an Au Pair to help with our 2 boys - George (3) and Jock (18 months).
We live on a farm near Waiau in North Canterbury which is a 1.5 hour drive from Christchurch and a 40min drive to the tourist hotspot of Hanmer Springs. We are looking for someone to join us as soon as possible.

Our boys go to daycare 2 days a week so we are needing help on those other days and the occasional weekend, approx 30 hours/week. My husband and I are both involved in the day to day running of the farm and I also operate my own photography business.

We need someone who is,
⭐️ happy to be independent and live on their own in a farm house on the property.
⭐️ to feel confident with both boys without us around.
⭐️ able to do a range of household duties as well as tag teaming between both boys.
⭐️ to be available on the occasional weekend and potentially do an overnight with the boys.
⭐️ able to prepare, cook & feed the boys their lunch and dinner & come up with recipes for them
⭐️ enjoys nature, keeping active and is happy living in a rural area.
⭐️ a good communicator.
⭐️ has a full drivers license.
⭐️ feels confident to drop and pick up boys from daycare
⭐️ wants to be apart of our family and go away on occasional trips and adventures with us.
⭐️ doesn’t mind farm animals and dogs.
⭐️ a non-smoker.

Perks of the job,
✅ an entire private home for yourself to live in covered by us.
✅ to live on a farm with plenty of space to go exploring and adventuring.
✅ we are open to having a couple to help with the kids
✅ free unlimited wifi and power.
✅ access to a car with fuel supplied.

A few things extra about where we live,
- we live in a rural area surrounded by mountains and other farms. It’s very peaceful and beautiful.
- a small town and supermarket only 5mins drive away.
- good phone reception.

Tourist hotspots close by,
?‍♀️ Hanmer Springs - only a 40 min drive away.
❄️ Local ski field ‘Mt Lyford’- 45 mins drive to the top from door to door.
- Christchurch 1.5 hours.
- Kaikoura - 1 hour drive
- Picton/Malborough Sounds - 3 hour drive
Greymouth/West Coast - 3 hour drive
☀️ Nelson/Kaiteriteri - 4 hour drive

Please get in touch if you are interested.

We would love to hear from you!

Please either text, call or email below,


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Postcode: 7395 (Waiau, South Island)

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