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Welcome to Little Sunshines Au Pair Agency
We are the leading agency in the industry
We Offer the Largest Database of GOOD Candidates!


Little Sunshines Au Pair Agency was established in 2005 (14 years ago) and has since grown to be the LEADING au pair agency, placing high quality, reliable and experienced candidates in and around the Johannesburg, Roodepoort, Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban and other areas within South Africa.

We have BRANCHES in the following areas within South Africa:
Sandton – which caters for Johannesburg North and Midrand, Gauteng
Edenvale – which caters for Edenvale and Johannesburg East, Ekhurleni
Bergbron – which caters for Roodepoort, Krugersdorp and Johannesburg West
Centurion – which caters for Centurion and Pretoria, Tshwane
Constantia – which caters for Cape Town, Western Cape
La Lucia – which caters for Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal

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Initially we started out as an au pair agency, however over the years, owing to our professional and dedicated service to our clients, we have grown to be the leading agency in the industry, with branches all over South Africa, placing candidates daily. To date we have placed more than 4 000 families.  Most of our business is referral based due to our reputation, which has been built on servicing our clients with dedication and professionalism, and by providing stellar candidates. We assist with the following types of positions (click on the applicable link below for further information about each type of position, what we offer and how to proceed):

In the Home:

We ensure to aid and assist our clients with knowledge that is both ethically and morally correct in terms of their queries and requirements. We stand by our Code of Conduct and we seek to always remain impartial in our decisions and general work ethic.

  • We offer a 90 Day or 120 Day Guarantee on our placements
  • We charge a market related placement fee
  • We have placed more than 4ooo families since we opened in 2005
  • We only enlist 30% of the candidates that we interview
  • We have the largest database of GOOD au pairs, tutors, governesses home school teachers and school facilitators
  • We are known for our professionalism and our GOOD au pairs, tutors, governesses, home school teachers and school facilitators

Little Sunshines Au Pair Agency has the following credentials and experience:

  • We are truly passionate about what we do and we seek to really source the RIGHT candidate for you
  • The owner has 3 children and is a working mom
  • The owner had 2 premature babies
  • The owner has had au pairs, assistants and tutors in her employ for over a decade
  • We have over a decade of childcare experience both locally and abroad
  • We have over a decade of recruitment and Human Resources management experience
  • The owner owned a playgroup for children aged 1 to 3 years
  • The owner studied psychology
  • The owner is fully versed in labour law

All Our Candidates have met the following General Requirements:

  • they have their own roadworthy car with seat belts in the back
  • they have a valid drivers license
  • they have no record of arrest
  • they have formal experience as an au pair / tutor / teacher / governess / school facilitator / home school teacher
  • they have attended a formal face-to-face interview with us
  • they have passed a childcare and first aid test during their interview with us
  • they have passed a psychometric test during their interview with us

As we are truly passionate about recruitment and dedicated to the overall success of the agency we feel that with all of the above we are definitely qualified and equipped to be able to assist you in finding an excellent candidate that matches your requirements and environment!

At Little Sunshines Au Pair Agency when assisting you with selecting an ideal candidate we don’t simply match job specifications and salaries, we seek to match personalities, ideals and values as well as to understand the working environment as these all play a crucial part in the long term success of the relationship between the client and the candidate.

All our candidates go through a stringent interview process and formal reference checks are carried out. They also undergo a childcare test during the interview process, a first aid test and a psychometric test to establish their suitability in the child care industry. We therefore feel confident in stating that as we are so strict with our candidates, we have the cream of the crop to offer our clients.

We pride ourselves on the knowledge and skills that we have obtained over the years in the industry and the ability to guide our clients in successfully selecting an ideal candidate to assist them where required.

“Simply Contact Us  For Further Assistance”
– Professional & Dedicated –

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