Au Pair Whiz
Share your talent with the world on our Au Pair Whiz programme!
Designed for experienced or qualified candidates, Au Pair Whiz
provides you with the unique opportunity to master your skills in
early childhood care and education. Working with New Zealand's
early learning curriculum, Te Whāriki, you'll care for at least one
child under five, helping them to develop their strengths and
interests. You'll enjoy one-on-one support from a fully qualified
early childhood education teacher, gain access to weekly
playgroups, educational outings, childcare workshops and learning
resources. Au Pair Whiz is the first and only au pair programme in
New Zealand that rewards and recognises your childcare
qualifications or experience - providing you with a springboard to
a great childcare career!
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- Free room and board with your New Zealand host family
- Work 30-45 hours per week for up to $330 NZD
- A completion bonus of up to $1,040 NZD ($20 per week)
- Return flights to New Zealand
- Full travel and medical insurance
- Placement guarantee - up to 5 days paid accommodation if you
need to re-match with another host family
Au Pair Whiz benefits
- Receive full support from a qualified Early Childhood Education
- Extend your knowledge and skills on our world-leading
- Enjoy our 3 day orientation course when you
arrive in New Zealand
- Gain an internationally-recognised Child First Aid
- Exclusive travel discounts throughout
New Zealand and the Pacific
What does it cost?
We have flexible pricing options to help make becoming an au
pair in New Zealand as easy as possible for you. You can
choose to have us book your flights and insurance for you, or book
them with your preferred provider. You can find a list of
programme fees based on our key international departure ports on
our Flights, Visas and
If you'd prefer to book your own flights and insurance, then our
programme fee becomes a one-off, non-refundable payment of $899
NZD, which covers the screening and matching process, and on-going
support during your placement term.
Need more information or programme costs for other regions?
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Au Pair Whiz requirements
You can apply for our Au Pair Whiz programme if you:
- Are aged between 18-30 years
- Have a valid driver's licence
- Speak English to a good standard
- Meet New Zealand visa requirements
- Have a clean police record
- Have 1 year's full time childcare experience with children
under the age of 5 or the equivalent of a formal Early Childhood
Education degree/diploma and a minimum of 6 months practical
childcare experience with children under the age of 5
- Want to spend 6-12 months living with a family in New