Why Au Pair In China?
Learn more about au pair program in China and become a family member
Chinese parents attach great importance to their children’s education and make early-education more and more seriously.
Nowadays, au pair program becomes a new current for lots of Chinese families who want to let their children improve their English skills and get in touch with other cultures by communicating directly with foreigners.
“Au Pair By RISH” Program in China
Based in Shanghai, our host families cover Beijing, Hangzhou, Shenzhen, and other metropolis in China. You will get the choice of where you want to live and most importantly with which family that best suits you.
Leave your comfort zone, travel to a whole new world, learn another language and culture, au pair in China is an exciting adventure where you can share and broaden your horizon.
Live in a Chinese family, offer live-in educational childcare, in exchange for free room and board, opportunity to learn Chinese, and being immersed in one of the most ancient cultures of the world.
From a 3-month or 6-month au pair stay, what leaves behind is a meaningful experience and lifelong relationship which may lead you to specific destinations.
What does an Au Pair do?
As an au pair, you will have opportunities to experience Chinese life, learn Chinese language, travel with the host family, make international friends.
Meanwhile as a member of the family, accompanying the host child(ren) is your first occupation. You will be responsible for providing live-in educational childcare. You will be mainly in charge of English tutoring, helping with homework, some simple housework related to child(ren), etc.
Au Pair Qualifications
Au Pair Benefits
Get to know all what you can expect while being an au pair in China
RISH will guide you through the au pair process step by step, from pair matching, visa application to departure preparation. The coordination between you and the host family is ensured during the whole period of your au pair stay. If needed, we will be in charge of rerouting.
Your round-trip flight, visa application fee and travel insurance will be paid by your host family. Once you arrive in China, you will meet our coordinator at the airport and start your au pair program with a 3-day orientation.
Room & Board
You will get a single room of your own and full-board provided by your host family, as well as pocket money of 1500 RMB per month.
In return for offering childcare and home tutor, you will receive 5 Chinese class hours per week paid by your host family to improve your Chinese language skill.
You will be received as a member of the host family and experience an authentic Chinese daily life. Moreover, RISH organizes monthly culture activities which enable you to make international friends and integrate into Chinese society.
Outside regular working hours or in weekly 1.5 days off, you are free to meet friends and explore your city. You will also have opportunities to visit other tourist destinations with your host family during their holiday outings.
You will receive an official certificate at the end of the program and a completion bonus on performance.
Duties & Responsibilities
Although the working hours and tasks might vary depending on the host family, an au pair provides maximum of 30 hours a week of English tutoring and childcare. In general, it will include:
Depending on the host family and the age of the child(ren), the detailed daily schedule will be discussed when your match has been finalized.
But by common consent, you will be on duty not more than 30 hours a week, and you will have 1.5 days off per week.
A typical au pair timetable
Program Gains and Costs
– Au Pair Gains:
– Au Pair Program Costs:
– Other Costs:
You will be responsible for all costs related to providing your application materials. If necessary, you may also be required to make a direct payment to your local Chinese Embassy/Consulate for your application for a Chinese entry-visa, which will be paid back to you after you arrive in China.
There are no hidden charges and no room and board to pay throughout your stay in China.
Step 1: Application
Submit your application online, get in touch with our coordinator and complete your profile by providing support documents.
Step 2: Matching
Our coordinator will hold an online meeting with you to get your preferences and will work closely with you during your matching process to help you find the perfect match.
Once a host family thinks that you are a desirable candidate, we will arrange an online interview for you and the host family.
Step 3: Pre-departure
Once you and the host family have confirmed your match, we will assist you in visa application and book for you your flight to China.