Au Pair Services

Au Pair Services and What It Entails in South Africa

In today’s fast-paced world, many South African families find themselves juggling the demands of work, household chores, and child-rearing. As a solution to this challenge, au pair services have gained popularity in South Africa, offering a valuable helping hand to families in need. One prominent player in this field is Au Pair Extraordinaire, providing exceptional…

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The Role of Childcare in Supporting Working Parents

In South Africa, the balancing act between work and family life poses significant challenges for working parents. For this reason, the role of childcare in supporting working parents is paramount. Juggling the demands of a career with those of parenthood is often challenging and requires extra in-home childcare. Look no further than Au Pair Extraordinaire,…

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Become a Tutor: Duties and Responsibilities

Being a tutor can be extremely rewarding as jobs go. You are helping to shape young minds and instilling them with the knowledge and confidence they will need for their schooling. But, when you become a tutor, what are the duties and responsibilities that you may be expected to fulfil?   Help with Academics: A…

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How Au Pair Services Benefit Working Families

Nowadays, many parents work full-time on top of raising their children and it can be a struggle trying to juggle all their responsibilities. This is why so many working families depend on reliable and professional au pair services. There are a variety of benefits that an au pair can offer to a working family and…

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Top Reasons to Become an Au Pair in South Africa

The ‘au pair’ job title is well-known. It may be one of the first jobs to pop up when searching for employment after school or university. It is a popular option for young adults and those interested in childcare and education. However, what benefits can you enjoy when pursuing this career path? Au Pair Extraordinaire…

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Does My Child Need an Au Pair or a Tutor?

Parenting comes with its own set of challenges among which is providing your child with the best possible academic support and care. Deciding on whether you need a tutor or au pair for your child may not be as clear-cut, but Au Pair Extraordinaire is here to assist you in understanding the differences between the…

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Temporary and Permanent Au Pair Career Opportunities

Many situations could call for the services of childminders either in the form of aftercare facilities, babysitters, or au pairs. If a career in childminding appeals to you, then perhaps you should consider the various exciting au pair career opportunities available to you through Au Pair Extraordinaire. Not only will you get to work with…

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Where to Find Qualified Au Pair Candidates

Finding the ideal qualified au pair is challenging and can turn into a full-time job if you don’t know where to start looking. When a babysitter or nanny is not an option, you need to turn your search toward qualified au pair candidates. Going online might offer up a plethora of possible candidates, but how…

How to Get Au Pair Qualifications in South Africa

Many young adults are passionate about childcare and there is no better starting platform than au pairing. As an au pair, not only do you learn how to deal with new structures and responsibilities in a stimulating new environment, but you also develop your personal capabilities and expand your general horizons. However, like most jobs,…

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Does Your Family Need a Babysitter or an Au Pair?

Working parenthood requires you to handle a constant stream of to-do’s, issues and awkward situations. Meeting the simultaneous requirements of work and family life is a balancing act and for parents that deal with this daily, it can be overwhelming. It is an enormous logistical and emotional task to provide for a family whilst being…

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What Are the Advantages of Having a Private Tutor?

With both parents working, it is difficult to give your children the undivided attention that they need, especially when it comes to their schoolwork. More than often, it is also difficult to grasp what they need assistance with, considering that the school curriculum may have changed drastically since you were last in school. Consider engaging…

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Do You Need a Tutor or an Au Pair?

Find the Best Au Pairs in Pretoria   As parents, we can all agree that living in a big city like Pretoria has its challenges. Sometimes it can feel like there just aren’t enough hours in the day to check off everything on our to-do lists. For many parents, getting support in the form of…

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Best Tutoring Services in Cape Town

Although Cape Town offers some of the best experiences South Africa has to offer, it is still a major metro. Life in a big city can feel like you are always rushing from one event to the next. It can be exhausting at the end of the day. You might feel like your plate is…

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Need a Private Tutor While Working Remotely?

Here Are a Few Good Reasons Why You Should Get a Private Tutor   The past two years have seen people make extraordinary adaptations to their lives, one of which was switching to remote working. While some people have returned to the office, at least to some extent; many still work from home permanently. Remote…

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Finding a Reputable Au Pair Agency

Why Finding an Au Pair Through a Reputable Agency is so Important   With the new school year starting and parents heading back to work, families are seeking reliable professionals to care for their children. These professionals are much more than mere caretakers – they are often close with families and can become friends, mentors,…

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Why We Are The Best Tutoring Company For Your Kid

5 Things that Set Us Apart from Other Tutoring Companies   Here at Au Pair Extraordinaire, you will find that we are nothing like other tutoring companies across Johannesburg and surrounding areas. Our expertise lies in the extraordinary, and our services are sought after by parents and guardians seeking a higher standard for their children.…

Hire a Tutor for Your Kids

Hire a Tutor for Your Kids

4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Hire a Tutor for Your Kids   Parents who have their hands full working from home, or those who are away at work all day, often need assistance. While au pairs, babysitters, and childminders are valuable, some children require help with their academic curriculum. This is where a…

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How Our Professional Tutor Services Can Assist You

Working from Home? Here’s How Our Professional Tutor Services Can Assist You   With the COVID-19 pandemic impacting the world in many unexpected ways, the approach to education has rapidly changed in South Africa. Plenty of families now face the challenge of parents working from home, which makes giving their children the educational attention they…

Hiring the Right Private Tutor

Hiring the Right Private Tutor

We Take the Fuss Out of Hiring the Right Private Tutor   In terms of education, South Africa is undergoing major changes. More and more families are finding value in at-home schooling options such as virtual learning and homeschooling. Modern families are also recognising that the right kind of after-school curriculum support with a private…

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How We Surpass Ordinary Tutoring Companies

Here at Au Pair Extraordinaire, we are anything but ordinary, specialising in the outstanding, exceptional, and phenomenal. We understand what childcare and education entail, and how best to match families with services most suited to them. While many tutoring companies would merely pair you with the next candidate in line, we ensure that your satisfaction…

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Looking for a New Tutor?

Here is What to Look for When Hiring a New Tutor   The people in your child’s life, whether they be family, friends, caretakers or teachers, play a vital role in your little one’s development. When it comes to education, however, having the right support for your child is essential, as it can make or…

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Hire a Private Tutor Through Au Pair Extraordinaire

6 Advantages of Hiring a Private Tutor Through Au Pair Extraordinaire   There are various reasons families opt for a private tutor for their little ones. Sometimes, it is to aid their educational development and assist in homework and tough subjects, or even to ensure that home-schooling still affords optimal learning outcomes. Not all parents…

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Find the Perfect Au Pair in Johannesburg

The Benefits of Partnering with Our Au Pair Recruitment Agency in Johannesburg   Take a drive through Johannesburg and you are sure to notice something – the city is alive and on the go. Johannesburg is home to beautiful suburban neighbourhoods, sprawling parks and family-friendly recreation areas, and plenty of superb schools. This means that…

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Seeking Superb Tutoring Services?

Hire a Professional Through Au Pair Extraordinaire   There are a handful of people that will play a critical role in your child’s development. These may include close family and friends, but more often than not, teachers and tutors too. Tutors, in particular, work very closely with children, and this contact must remain positive to…

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Here’s How to Carefully Vet Your New Au Pair Hire

To parents and guardians, there is nothing more important the happiness, health, and wellbeing of their little ones. While some parents might have the privilege of staying home with their children, other families must rely on outside help when it comes to caring for, feeding, and even tutoring their children. Some households also require a…

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Does My Kid Benefit from an Online Teacher?

 2020 has proven challenging for most South African families with routines that have been flipped upside down. Mornings are replaced by logging into a virtual classroom before your kids have even had their breakfast. Finding a balance between online learning and the real world can be tricky to manage when whiteboards are replaced with screens…

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How Tutor Services Benefit Your Child’s Development

With school disruptions being the norm during this challenging year, many parents had to dig deep and be resourceful in their efforts to keep their children stimulated and learning. It’s worth noting that this is a mammoth task that very few of us were prepared for. Many parents found it challenging to provide the necessary…

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Au Pair Jobs

5 Tips to Help You Find Quality Au Pair Jobs Being an au pair means dealing with and getting to know a whole new family intimately, so a perfect match is vital for optimal results. Here are some tips to help you in your search for quality au pair jobs:   Be Passionate About Children…

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Au Pair Pretoria

Do You Want to Au Pair and Are You from Pretoria or Johannesburg? If you have a love for children and their healthy development, and also have training and/or experience in looking after children, a job as an au pair could be perfect for you. What’s more, if you live in the Pretoria or Johannesburg…

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Au Pair Johannesburg

Where to Find the Best Au Pair in Johannesburg for Your Family   One of the biggest fallacies of modern society is that people are expected to navigate the challenges of life perfectly without help. Success is so often measured by how well you can stand on your own two feet. The truth is, however,…

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Family Au Pair

How to Become A Family Au Pair in South Africa   Do you love children? While there are many steps and requirements to becoming an au pair, this should always be the very first question you should ask yourself. There will be children involved, and you will be spending a lot of time with them.…

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Benefits Of An Au Pair For 2020

4 Great Benefits of an Au Pair for 2020   Every good parent wants the absolute best for their children. This includes quality schooling, great healthcare, the care and attention they deserve, and so much more. However, it also includes taking care of your own needs as a parent in order to successfully guide them…

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Childcare For The New Year

Have You Thought About Childcare for the New Year Yet? Another year has passed in the blink of an eye, and many of us have the privilege of enjoying a lovely summer’s break for a couple of days to allow us to recharge for the year ahead. However, you also want to start the new…

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When to Hire an Au Pair

When Is It Time to Hire an Au Pair?   So, you are living the modern picture of success. You have a blossoming career, a healthy social life, and you have a beautiful family. Sounds idyllic, until you realise that one of these aspects will have to take a backseat. There simply is not enough…

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Babysitter Hire

Looking for a Babysitter? Hire Someone You Can Trust with These 5 Tips   No matter how much we would like to, we cannot be everywhere all at once. Modern life proves this to us time and time again as we try to balance our family with our careers and also try to maintain some…

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Au Pair for School Holidays

Why It Is a Great Idea to Get an Au Pair for the School Holidays   The opportunities and demands presented by modern life often mean that both parents in a family are building a career and have to commit a certain amount of time to their work. While this is a great example for…

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Get an Au Pair For 2020

Read This Before You Get an Au Pair for 2020   Can you believe it – not just another year, but another decade is almost at an end. That is right – blink and we will be entering the roaring twenties of the 21st century. Whether you are ready for it or not, it is…

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Au Pair Hire Cape Town

When Only the Best Au Pair Hire in Cape Town Will Do   As most mothers will attest, nothing on earth is more precious than our children. These bundles of joy bring light to our lives and we will do anything to give them the best life possible. Yet, to look after our family, we…

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Private Tutor

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Private Tutor?   At AuPair Extraordinaire, we pride ourselves in matching the perfect au pair, private tutor, and babysitter candidates to the right families to create a healthy, happy, and nurturing environment for the children. Because of our commitment to the wellbeing of the children and…

Family Au Pair

What Makes a Candidate the Perfect Family Au Pair?   No two families are the same. Different families do not have the same characteristics, habits, or traditions, and neither do they have the same needs. Families can be as traditional or unconventional as you can imagine, and still be happy, whole families. And similarly, au…

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Au Pairs for Children

What to Ask When You Interview Au Pairs for Children   So, you have been considering getting some help around the house, especially when it comes to looking after your children. After all, they are your number one priority, and you want to make sure that they get the absolute best care and all the…

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Au Pair Babysitter

Au Pair, Babysitter, or Tutor – Which Is Right for Your Family?   Family comes first, but time does not always allow us to give equal attention to all the responsibilities related to it. With the demands that modern-day living places on us, it is wise to create a support structure to ensure our families…

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Au Pair Johannesburg

Do You Want to Be an Au Pair? Johannesburg Offers Great Opportunities   Do you love children? Do you have a special way of working with them? Are you reliable, caring, and a great role model? Then you may want to consider becoming an au pair. Johannesburg and surrounds offer many great opportunities for professional…

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Screened Au Pairs in Pretoria

Find Carefully Screened Au Pairs in Pretoria As a domestic assistant, a carer for your children, and possibly a live-in member of your household, an au pair is so much more than just an employee. This is a person whose credentials and abilities you must be able to trust without fail, which is why you…

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Professional Au Pair Agency

A Professional Au Pair Agency that Puts Your Family First In this day and age, it can be a challenge to meet all your commitments, which can include spending enough quality time with your family, helping your children in their development journey, growing your career, taking care of daily admin and chores, being active, having…

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How Our Au Pair Hiring Process Works

How Our Au Pair Hiring Process Works If you are looking for a position as an au pair in South Africa, we can help! At AuPair Extraordinaire, we specialise in connecting au pairs with families, and we take care of many important details in the process. Because the people we appoint are responsible for the…

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Why Do You Want to Be an Au Pair?

Why Do You Want to Be an Au Pair?   If you are an au pair, this is probably one of the questions you are asked most frequently: “Why do you want to be one?” For some, the answer could be very easy to answer, and for others not. The fact is, once you are…

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Au Pair Duties

Au Pair Duties: What You Can and Cannot Expect Your Au Pair to Do   Families of au pairs are not always completely clear on what the au pair duties entail. As a result, they may require certain duties that are not within the remit of the au pair, or they may not make full…

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Au Pair Agency Sandton

Looking for the Perfect Au Pair for Your Family? Try Our Au Pair Agency in Sandton!   Many families need help when it comes to taking care of their children, especially families with multiple children, single parents, working parents, or parents who often travel for business. Sometimes, help is needed when one of the parents…

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Au Pairs Johannesburg

Where to Find Brilliant Au Pairs in Johannesburg and Cape Town   A lot of families with working parents or with multiple children need the help of an au pair. There is often a range of skills and qualifications that your au pair will need, such as a driving licence, the ability to cook nutritious…

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Au Pairs for Families

4 Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Choosing Au Pairs for Families   Choosing an au pair for your family can be rather challenging. Our children are precious to us and we want their needs and safety to be taken care of as best as possible during the times when we, their parents, are unable to…

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Au Pair Agencies Cape Town

Why You Should Choose the Best Au Pair Agency in Cape Town   Are you a hard-working parent living in Cape Town looking for some expert help with your kids? The standard we had in South Africa used to be the ever-dedicated live-in nanny, but things have changed quite radically. For starters, there are fewer…

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Au Pairs and Driving

Navigate Your Life with an Au Pair with a Driving License!   There are not many people that parents care more about than their children. The very thought of someone else driving their kids around to school, sports activities, and playdates on a daily basis is enough to throw any parent into a mild panic.…

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Au Pair in Pretoria for Families

Need an Extraordinary Au Pair in Pretoria for You Family? We Can Help!   Many working couples with children need help with the care of their children. Our children are our most precious and valuable human beings, and entrusting their care to another person can be extremely challenging. Often, one of the parents gives up…