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Nanny for Amsterdam 5 (week)days

Our Family
1 Child
Age 1
No pets
No Religion
Will not accept smokers
Is a single male employer
Job Highlights
Female candidates only
0yrs experience required
40 to 45 hours/week
English is required
Pay is Negotiable/wk

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Family's Introduction to Au Pair

Dear Candidate,

The au-pair will spend weekdays caring for, playing with, and feeding my daughter. She's full of energy and requires a lot of attention. The advantage for an au-pair is the excellent location, in a fun city; Amsterdam.

Last but not least: You need to reside in the EU, or be able to reside in the EU, we cannot help you acquire a Schengen Visa

With regards to the process: You are able to have a conversation, and realize time is a valuable asset. ( I can't spend much time in emailing back & forth)

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Job Description

We're a happy family of 2. Myself and my 2 year old daughter. She's great fun to be around and full of energy. Never a dull moment. Of course this is also a taxing task, The position is currently for 5 (week)days, but we're in the process of arranging daycare. (for as many weekdays as possible.) Hence, once setup the task will be limited to some hours in the morning and afternoon/evening. Everyday.

Having said all that, a small note : After having hosted some au pairs with varying results, I’m adding the following ‘remarks’. With the intention to allow better self selection of candidates that are likely to become unhappy being an au-pair, At least in our family.

For instance : If you think being au-pair is a leisurely way of travelling while occasionally playing with children at your convenience; I’m sure you’re right, but we’re not the right fit for you.

The theme simply being ;Bein an Au pair is an intensive and demanding activity. And requires some sense and empathy with young children. My daughter is 2 years old. She currently doesn’t go to a daycare, however that is changing. We're in the process of arranging a daycare for several weekdays, and possibly the full week. But it's not setup yet. When she's at home she requires constant monitoring.

About us: The au-pair position is weekdays only. However a 2 year old child requires a lot of attention. And some common sense.

Now for the plus: My daughter is really sweet,fun, and always smiles. The location is excellent. You’re one form of public transport away from the center of Amsterdam. You’ll stay in a pleasant room, in a modern apartment. Situated in a quiet and safe area on the east side. The remuneration is above average. (*Note: if you’re thinking to do it for the money; A job at McDonalds will pay better, (no bed & board though), and will give you way more opportunity to practice your English/Dutch. )

Since my job is fairly irregular, there probably is no such thing as a standard day.

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Availability Schedule

Job Availability
Jan 2018 - Jan 2018
From 3 - 18 months
Seeking Live In/Out
Full- or Part-time

Employer Stats

Weekly Pay Negotiable Response Rate16%
Last Login18 Jan 2018 Complaints0
Member Since22 Apr 2017 Favorite Adds19/30-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
0yrs experience required
Candidates that live within EU countries
Spoken English is required
We Prefer
No Age Preference
No preference years of education
No couples
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