Become an Au pair in England

Are you fascinated with the diversity of British culture, the old, historic towns, medieval castles and the beautiful, rugged landscape? Do you love children and would like to improve your English skills, while gaining valuable experience abroad? An au pair stay in England gives you the unique opportunity to combine your passion for travel with the ability to experience everyday life in a different culture. As an au pair, you will live with an English host family and look after the children of the family. The best thing? With an au pair stay in the UK, you do not have to worry about applying for a visa! Even after your programme ends, you are free to travel the country!

Are you ready to be an Au pair?

Find out what requirements you have to meet in order to live abroad as an au pair!

Your benefits as an Au pair in England

  • maximum flexibility: stay between 6-12 months

  • year-round departure possible

  • travel after the programme for as long as you like

  • all-round support before, during and after your stay as an au pair in England

  • detailed au pair contract regulating pocket money, working times, holidays, etc.

  • weekly pocket money and 2-4 weeks of paid holidays (depending on the length of your stay)

  • chance to perfect your English skills

  • optional insurance package

  • free room and board

  • no visa required

Your placement in England

Your placement could be anywhere in England, however, most of our English host families live in the greater London area. On weekends and during holidays, you will have ample opportunity to travel as much as you want and discover all the other beautiful cornes of the country.

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Find out more about the programme

au pair with kids

Do you love kids? Have you already gathered some experience in looking after them? Then you will already have a pretty good idea of what live-in childcare entails. One thing is certain - life as an au pair never gets boring! Find out what other tasks and duties await you.

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Our Au pair England programme offers you a great deal of flexibility for a comparatively low cost. There are no hidden fees and no financial risks. Many benefits are included in the programme price. Find out more!

requirements au pair England

There are different criteria you have to meet in order to go abroad as an au pair. For instance, you have to be between 18 and 30 years old, must love taking care for children and hold a valid driver's license. Find out what other requirements you have to fulfil in order to apply as an au pair in England.

Can't wait to be an Au pair?

Fill out your short, non-binding application today and take the first step towards being an au pair!

  • Can I extend my au pair programme in England? Read more

    Yes! Since you don't need a visa for your au pair stay in England, you and your host family are free to decide to extend your stay for as long as you want.

  • How am I insured in England? Read more

    Our insurance package for the England au pair programme is optional and can be purchased for an additional fee. We highly recommend you to do so, since the package does not only include health insurance, but also baggage as well as personal and professional liability insurance. If you decide to add the insurance package, it will be valid for the entire duration of your au pair stay.

  • Do I need to pay taxes as an au pair in England? Read more

    Whether or not you will have to pay income tax in the UK depends on the total amount of compensation you receive. In most cases, it will be below the taxable income threshold. Your weekly compensation must be around 140 GBP or higher in order for you to pay taxes.