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Dutch / English family living on the Amsterdam dykes

Our Family
3 Children
Ages 4, 2, 0
Has pets
No Religion
Will not accept smokers
Is not a single employer
Job Highlights
Female candidates only
1yrs experience required
25 to 30 hours/week
English is required
Driver's license required
Car is available
Infant care required
References available
Pay is Negotiable/wk

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Job Description

We live in Amsterdam, though I am American-British so our household speaks English very well. Ideally we would love an au pair to start in June 2018.

We are just finishing a year with our current au pair, which has gone very well.

Our biggest priorities for our next au pair are: - Native or fully fluent English speaker (as our children are still developing their language and need to have their English finely tuned, with small corrections given when they make mistakes) - A positive, kind person who genuinely loves little kids. - Someone with experience as an au pair, living away from home, caring for a family full time (its not for everyone!) :)

We live in Amsterdam, on Nieuwendammerdijk, north of centraal station (15 min bike+ferry ride away). We cycle almost everywhere but also have a car. Our neighbourhood is quiet and picturesque while at the same time extremely easy to get to the heart of Amsterdam via bike or bus. We un-humbly think we have the best of both worlds.

We live in a renovated and modernized old fisherman's cottage with 4 bedrooms, an extra playroom off of our au pair's bedroom, two bathrooms and three wc's. We are very proud of our house after taking two years to do the rennovation. We believe we have plenty of space so everyone will feel comfortable.

We are hoping to find an au pair who genuinely loves children, particularly toddlers as our three kids are so young.

Here is who we are:

Kit will be 4 in January and will start elementary school. He is a very energetic, goofy, loving child (so I think, of course, but I have had this confirmed by third parties).

Sorsha will be 2 in December. She is the most chilled out of all of us. Easy going toddler who generally sleeps very well. She will be in 'peuterspeelzaal' or playgroup 3 mornings per week, and creche the other two days per week.

Duncan will be 1 in March, he is a very sweet and chill baby.

Wiley is our 1 year old intrepid, sweet and relaxed cat. We live in a semi-rural area in Amsterdam so having a cat is pretty useful.

I (Laura) am 38 and work part-time in property in Amsterdam. I'm originally from the US but spent 14 years in Edinburgh and London before moving to the Netherlands 5 years ago.

Kris is 41, works in business development and is Dutch through and through. His English is perfect though so we speak English as a family mostly.

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Job Availability
Feb 2018 - Apr 2018
From 6 - 12 months
Seeking Live In

Employer Stats

Weekly Pay Negotiable Response Rate64%
Last Login17 Jan 2018 Complaints0
Member Since22 Feb 2016 Favorite Adds32/30-days

Seeking Services

Additional Services we're seeking:
Infant care Special needs care Elderly care
Housekeeping Pet care Tutoring
Shopping & Errands Office Assistance
We Require
Female candidates only
1yrs experience required
Candidates that live within EU countries
Valid drivers license
Spoken English is required
Infant care
Light housekeeping
We Prefer
23-27 year olds
12 or more years of education
No couples
Candidates who are:
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  • - Australian
  • - British
  • - Canadian
  • - Finnish
  • - Icelandic
  • - Irish
  • - New Zealander
  • - Norwegian
  • - Scots
  • - Scottish
  • - South African
  • - Swedish
  • - Welsh
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