Children are a boy almost 8 years old, girl 5 years and another boy who turns 1 this month. Your main responsibility will be taking care of our 1 year old son during the day while the mother is with the older children or does work at home.
Children are bilingual, English- Swedish..
There are 2 Jack Russell terrier dogs in the household..
Location and Accommodation
Beautiful rural location in the Irish country side just down the road from the historical Hill of Tara in County Meath., 15 minutes from Trim and Navan, less than 10 minutes from Dunshaughlin. Buses to Dublin/Navan nearby, Airport 35 minutes and Dublin City Centre 45 minutes. Many au-pairs in Trim, Navan and Dunshaughlin.
We would encourage our au-pair to have an active social life and make the most of her time in Ireland. We will facilitate this as much as we can and also introduce our au-pair to other au-pairs in the vicinity.
Own room with twin beds, Sky TV and WiFi. Bathroom next door.
Approx. 25-30 hours spread over normally 4 days Monday-Friday(i.e. 1 day off during the week)
Starting Date September 2018, duration 6-12 months with minimum of 3 months.
Duties and Responsibilities
Your main responsibility will be taking care of our 1 year old son during the day while the mother is with the older children or does work at home.
Help get the children ready in the morning. The mother will drive the 2 older children to school and the au-pair’s main responsibility will be the 1- year old.
Play and interact with the children.
Help with children's evening routine of meals, bath/ shower, tooth brushing.
Light house work related to the children such as clearing up after meals and at the end of the day with the help of the children. Filling/ emptying dishwasher. Cleaning lady comes once a week to clean the house.
Evening babysitting 3-4 evenings/month including 1-2 on a Friday or Saturday evening- agreed beforehand.
Flexibility and understanding required on both parties.
VERY seldom weekend day work- to be agreed well in advance hand and off-set against hours/ days off during the week.
Good understanding of English
Fond of being outdoors
Previous experience of caring for young children (like Sebastian 1 year old), can be for family members etc.
Willing to travel with us within Europe, during the year.
Must be able to swim a minimum of 200 meters.
We do not physically discipline our children and our au-pair must respect this.