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Programme Au Pair 123 Au Pair Whiz Au Pair Assist Au Pair Mate
Hours of work per week 30 - 45 30 - 45 25 - 45 25 - 45
Net weekly wage
(NZD)
$190 - $230 $270 - $330 $180 - $230 $180 - $230
Placement term 6-12 months 6-12 months 3-4 months 6-12 months
Completion bonus
(NZD)
$20 per week $20 per week $20 per week $20 per week
Childcare experience required > 200 hours Early Childhood Education degree/diploma + 6 months experience or 1 year full time experience with under 5s. > 200 hours > 200 hours
Age of children At least one under 5 At least one under 5 At least one under 5 All children over 5
Early Childhood Education support Yes Yes Yes No
Monthly visit Yes Yes Yes No
Placement guarantee 3 months 3 months 1 month 3 months
Orientation course 3 days + CPR 3 days + CPR 1 day + CPR 1.5 day + CPR