Mr Billy Oliver
39 Foley Street, Fitzrovia, City of
London, W1W 7TP United Kingdom firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Reference: AU PAIR
SOFT COPY OF OFFICIAL LETTER OF APPOINTMENT
Dear; LETTER OF OFFER
We would like to offer you the position of Au pair to our family for a minimum period of 2 month. The terms and conditions of the job are as follows:
You will be required to work for approximately 35 hours per week. Every weekend, will be spent with the family or anywhere as you would have the weekends off. I/We understand that the Au Pair Program is an exchange program promoting mutual understanding between nations and that the Au Pair visitor, as a part of the program, comes to the Great Britain to learn about English culture, language and lifestyle and it is our responsibility to include the Au-Pair in family meals and treat her as a part of the family.
I/We also agree to allow ample time off for the Au-Pair to experience such culture, language and lifestyle. I/We agree to pay for the Au Pair's domestic transportation to the host family home. Hours: I/We agree that the childcare services performed by the Au Pair shall not exceed either 10 hours per day or 35 hours per week, five days per week. I/We agree that Au-Pair will be relieved of duties full weekend. (Friday evening to Monday morning). I/We affirm that I/We are English speakers and speak primarily English at home.
You would have a Private Live-In Accommodation depending on your preference with Private Bathroom, Sitting Room and Bedroom. Your room would also be furnished with a Television Set, an Internet Ready Computer System and a Fixed Landline telephone. We ask that all rooms be kept tidy and that friends staying over should only do so with our permission. If we go out as a family, you will generally be invited to come with us (at our expense) should you so choose. I/We agree to invite Au-Pair to the family events at our expenses
Duties and responsibilities
Your main duty is the due care of Collins. You will be required to get him ready for the day, get him to school, collect him after school and see to his needs in the afternoon. You will also be required to assist with homework, bath and change as required, arrange visits with friends, see to after school activities, play games together as well as any thing else that may be necessary for their amusement and well being. You will be required to do some cleaning up (including washing and ironing for him and yourself and the cleaning of your rooms).
You will be paid an amount of 700GBP (Seven Hundred Pounds) monthly and you shall receive it 28th of every month and 200GBP pocket money second week of every month which will be 14th day of every month. Additional hours will be paid at a rate that we may agree between ourselves from time to time and these payments shall not be withheld for any reason.
Start Date and Period of Employment
You are expected to start as soon as you wish and stay for a minimum period of 2 months. If due to circumstances beyond your control or for any other reason, you wish to leave at an earlier date than our agreement, you will be required to give one month’s notice. If we require you to leave, subject to the conditions specified under ‘discipline’, we will give you a minimum of one month’s notice. Your contract will be renewable after 5 months depending on your behavior
Reasons which could give rise to disciplinary measures are as follows:
Causing a disruptive influence in the household.
Conduct during or outside working hours prejudicial to our interests.
Unreliability in timekeeping or attendance.
Failure to comply with our reasonable instructions or procedures.
In the event of a need for disciplinary action, the procedure will be:
First - a verbal warning.
Second - a written warning.
Third - dismissal without need for further notice. Reasons with would give rise to summary dismissal would be:
Theft or other dishonest offences.
Illegal drug taking.
Child abuse or neglect.
You will have 3 weeks paid vacation after 4 months of work. Vacation must be negotiated however, well in advance.
You will be enrolled at a Public School to attend a course in any language of Au Pair's choice for foreigners for the duration of her stay
Rules for Au Pair:
Au Pair must remain fully diligent conscientious and alert at all times while caring for the Host Family's child;
Au Pair shall take advantage of the cultural and educational opportunities available in the community and participate in and complete the educational component;
Au Pair will abide by all Great Britain federal, state and local laws;
Au Pair agrees that if she decides to leave her Host Family for any reason she must give at least 1 month notice;
Au Pair agrees that any illegal use or possession of alcohol or drugs, or harmful control substances, or for drinking and driving will subject her to immediate termination and repatriation;
Au Pair agrees to abide by any mutually agreed upon house rules as set forth by the Host Family. If she will be treated unfairly, or subject to physical, sexual, or emotional abuse, she will contact ---->UK sexual abuse department +447539539505
Au-Pair agrees that the time off may be spent as she wishes as long as her behavior does not reflect badly upon the Host Family. While involved watching the children or being the part of the family she will behave in a manner which is compatible with the Host Family;
Au Pair agrees that any form of steeling or abuse will be grounds for termination;
Au Pair agrees to keep her room tidy and clean;
Au Pair agrees to work for a maximum 10 hours per day/35 hours per week;
Au Pair agrees to perform childcare/housekeeping duties pertaining to the care of Collins:
- to get Collins ready for the day - School days
- bring Collins to school
-collect from the school
-assist with homework
- bath, change Collins when requiered
- arrange playdates with Collins friends
- plan afternoon activities
- assist him at play with other kids
- play games with Collins as well as anything else that may be necessary for their amusement and well being.Make him confortable in our absence
- to do some cleaning up of Collins 's rooms
- washing and ironing for Collins alone
We look forward to having you with us and are sure that our association will be a long and happy one.
The contract is signed in witness of
Mr. Billy Oliver