Other Career Options

Working with kids does not mean only one type of role. Not every role suits everyone. There are many options and variations.

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11 January, 2012

Nanny Share

Sharing a nanny with another family makes sense for families especially those with only one child as it cuts the costs for each family. Some families would love to have a […]
11 January, 2012

Mother’s Help

Mother’s Help is an option for working with children, especially as a starting point. Generally a Mother’s Help work alongside a stay-at-home parent rather than being in sole charge of the children. […]
11 January, 2012

Maternity Nurse

A maternity nurse is the first carer, other than the parents, when a child is born. A maternity nurse is on duty 24 hours a day six or seven days […]
11 January, 2012

Au Pair

Au pairs are generally aged between 18-25 and their chief purpose for being in the country is to learn the language and assimilate the culture. An Au pair can be […]
11 January, 2012


A doula is a birthing partner, so to speak. They will be there for the duration of the birth and offer help to the expecting mother and their partner, support, […]
11 January, 2012


A governess is an experienced professional childcare provider with a formal educational background who generally works in a rural setting/home providing care & education. A Governess is a private teacher/tutor/educator to […]
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