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How to Apply for au pair and other childcare positions

Join the Team

What Do We Offer?

  • Regular work opportunities both online and in-person for childcare professionals, educators, teachers and tutors and well as administrative and home support services.
  • WhatsApp notifications to your phone regarding work available in your area, or online, to which you may respond directly to apply for as long as you are listed with us.
Would you like to start receiving notices right now? Send your name, surname, area and roles you are qualified to apply for (Explore requirements over at 'Our Team' page by clicking here) to +27 74 656 0469 and you will be added to a Whatsapp group for your area as well as your areas of specialization. *Please Note: Only send your area if you do not have a vehicle. All of our in-person roles require a vehicle.
  • Free articles on childcare related matters via our blog.
  • Get discounts on courses.
  • Coaching and regular online meetings for age specific childcare specialists, PA's and Home managers, educators and online facilitators.
  • Once listed we will proactively promote your profile with our client databases and media platforms in order to attract the role you are seeking.

Requirements for Application

ChildCARE

Children Under 5 years old

  • Education: NQF4 +
  • Experience:  3 years relevant experience with contactable references, i.e. not friends or family. Care of children in an educational environment (playschool, etc.) is advantageous.
  • Your own Vehicle and valid drivers license
  • First Aid: Level 1+
  • Police Clearance
  • ID and Drivers License check

Children Over 5 years old

  • Education: NQF4 +
  • Experience: 1 years relevant experience with contactable references, i.e. no friends or family. Care of children in an educational environment (extra murals, etc.) is advantageous.
  • Your own Vehicle and valid drivers license
  • First Aid: Level 1+
  • Police Clearance
  • ID and Drivers License check

StudentCARE

In-Person Teachers, Tutors and Facilitators

  • Experience and References: Candidates must ALL have previous tutoring, teaching or facilitator experience with contactable references other than friends or family.
  • Vehicles: ALL of our teacher, tutor and facilitator candidates must have their own vehicles and valid drivers licenses.
  • Education (Gr. 1+): We require ALL staff to have a minimum of matric and must have at least a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university or are busy completing one.
  • Education (Gr, 000 - Gr.R ): We require ALL staff to have a minimum of matric and must have at least an NQF 5 ECD certificate or diploma from an accredited institution.
  • First Aid: Level 1+
  • Personality: We prefer working with candidates who enjoy and know how to motivate children that are struggling in school, love being around children, assisting them to excel at the subjects they teach, know how to teach proper study skills.
  • Having proficiency in a particular subject area is advantageous as is the ability to speak more than one language, however this is not essential.

Online Teachers, Tutors and Facilitators

  • Experience and References: Candidates must ALL have previous tutoring, teaching or facilitator experience with contactable references other than friends or family.
  • Education (Gr. 1+): We require ALL staff to have a minimum of matric and must have at least a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university or be busy completing one.
  • Education (Gr, 000 - Gr.R ): We require ALL staff to have a minimum of matric and must have at least an NQF 5 ECD certificate or diploma from an accredited institution.
  • Personality: We prefer working with candidates who enjoy and know how to motivate children that are struggling in school, love being around children, assisting them to excel at the subjects they teach, know how to teach proper study skills.
  • Having proficiency in a particular subject area is advantageous as is the ability to speak more than one language, however this is not essential.

HomeCARE

PA’s and Home Managers   

  • Education: NQF5 +
  • Experience: 2 years relevant experience with contactable references, i.e. no friends or family.
  • Vehicle + valid drivers license
  • Police Clearance
  • ID and Drivers License check

Chefs    

  • Education: NQF5 + (relevant qualification)
  • Experience: 2 years relevant experience with contactable references, i.e. no friends or family.
  • Vehicle
  • Police Clearance
  • ID and Drivers License check

House Sitters

  • We do not receive many of these requests and hence do not take on staff specifically for house sitting as we have sufficient staff on the books to handle any enquiries received.

Required Documents

Before starting this application please insure you have all of the following documents available:

  1. Your full CV in Word Doc or Docx format (pdf's are not accepted)
  2. A certified copy of your ID
  3. A certified copy of your Drivers License
  4. A certified copy of your Matric Certificate and any higher education certificates.
  5. Your written references (It is beneficial but not a necessity to have written references as we do contact all references provided directly.)
  6. We ask all candidates to complete a SETA approved first aid course. If you do not have this yet, you will have 3 months from your date of listing to complete a course and may complete the form. Don't have first aid yet? Get a discounted course from our partner suppliers by clicking here>
  7. Certified Police Clearance Certificate not older than 12 months old. Please note, if you do not  have this yet, you may still complete the application and apply for your certificate in the interim.  Find out how to get your certification or update your certificate by clicking here>
  8. A recent colour photo of yourself - ID Style with a smile

Application Fees

  • A fee of R 500 will be charged for the processing of your application. This fee will be invoiced on completion of your application form.
  • This is not a listing fee and does not guarantee you listing or placement. It simply covers our time in processing your application. Whether you are listed or not, will depend on your application/document checks and references etc.
  • Please note that when applying for a currently active role, where you meet the requirements this fee may be waved at agency discretion and charged on completion of your first job or within a maximum of 6 months of approval of listing, should you not reply to or be booked for any jobs in that time.

Application Process

  • Step 1: Check that you meet our requirements.*Please Note: All of our in-person roles require a vehicle.
  • Step 2: WhatsApp Us
WhatsApp your name, surname, area and roles you are qualified to apply for to +27 74 656 0469. You will be added to a Whatsapp broadcast group for your area.
  • Step 5: Message Us
Once you have submitted all documents and completed your online application, message us on WhatsApp to let us know. Your documents and application will be reviewed.
  • Step 6: Pay Your Application Fee
If all is in order you will be sent an invoice for your application fee which is R 500. Please note this fee is not a listing fee and covers the bare minimum costs of processing your application.
  • Step 7: Confirm your interview time
On receipt of proof of payment, you will be sent a link to select your interview date and time. Please note all interviews take place via Zoom.
  • Step 8: Interview
  • Step 9: Receive feedback
Following your interview your references will be checked. You will be notified if you have been accepted for listing or not. If accepted, you will be sent a confirmation letter and terms and conditions to review.

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