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9 Au Pair’s Questions for the Host Family

It is important to convince yourself that the host family you are considering is the right match for you. Therefore, it is highly recommended to ask a lot of questions at the interview. Here are 9 potential questions you could use:

 

  1. FAMILY’S ROUTINE

What are you like as a family? What are your hobbies?

 

  1. ABOUT CHILDREN

       What activities the children enjoy? What they like to eat and what they don’t? Do they require any regular medication or special needs that you need to be aware of?

 

  1. YOUR DUTIES

What will be my duties? What activities will I be required to take the children to? What is the requirement about babysitting?

 

  1.  DISCIPLINING

What is your approach to disciplining your children? What would you like I am with them?

 

  1. HOUSE RULES

Are there any house rules I would need to be aware of? (for example: no shoes in the house, phone use, kosher, diet food, religious beliefs)

 

  1. HOURS OF WORK/SALARY/HOLIDAY ENTITLEMENT

How many hours per week are you expecting from me to work? Will I need to work over the weekend sometimes? What will be the payment?

 

  1. MEALTIMES

What meals will you need to prepare for the children? Can you eat with children or you shall wait until the children are in bed and eat by yourself?

 

  1. ACCOMMODATION

What will be my room like? What furnishings will be supplied? Can you use the house internet connection?

 

  1. FINAL QUESTION

When you think you will be able to decide on your application?

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