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Long term au pair position available in Bishopscourt, Cape Town


Sitters4U have a new long term au pair position available in Bishopscourt, Cape Town to start on 1 February 2017. 

Duties include the care of the families 3 children, ages 6 and twins age a 2. For the most part however it will pertain to the older child’s care, as the younger ones have a nanny, however on occasion the incumbent will be responsible for the care of all three children.

The hours will initially be:

  • Monday: 13h00 – 17h00
  • Wednesday: 12h00- 17h00, over night on a Wednesday as the son sleeps at the home on a Wednesday evening and the parent is disabled
  • Friday: 12h00 to 17h00.

The candidate will additionally have to be happy to stay over every second weekend from Friday to Sunday afternoon and will be provided with her own bedroom and bathroom in a separate area in the home on these weekends.

Within the next two months the client expects that the older son will start spending one week with his dad and the next with his mom, the salary will be renegotiated at this stage and the contracted candidate will need to live in every second week in order to cater to the son's requirements.

The client would prefer a candidate who has or is studying towards a degree or some other form of tertiary education with a real passion for working with children. The candidate will be well presented and fit in order to keep up with the families active children and should enjoy swimming. An interest in science and academia is also beneficial as the oldest loves science experiments and reading.  

The salary is highly negotiable to the ‘right’ person. We have recommended applying on a rate of around R 15000 upwards negotiable all inclusive depending on age, experience and education level. The candidate must be willing to commit to the role until the end of 2017.

If you are interested in applying for this position and would like more information about this role please email your name, surname and contact number (if you are already listed with us) to with the heading APPLY FOR BIS1 with your salary expectation and we will contact you.

If you are not currently listed (i.e. you have not have been interviewed, handed in your documents and been reference checked, etc) please click here to check the documents you need to submit and send these to  with the heading APPLY FOR BIS1, you will also then need to complete our online application form here.


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