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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, Centurion, Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban and other areas within South Africa. We are here to assist you with your requirements, ensuring that we send CVs of GOOD candidates that match your specifications, meet your requirements and that suit your family dynamics. All our candidates undergo face-to-face interviews in the cities in which they reside.

We presently assist in the following areas; Gauteng, Roodepoort, Midrand, Pretoria, Centurion, Durban and Cape Town.
We assist with the following types of positions; Au Pairs, Governesses, School Facilitators and Homeschool Teachers.

Little Sunshines Au Pair Agency  is dedicated and committed to ensuring the highest levels of professional and efficient service. We ensure to aid and assist our families with knowledge that is both ethically and morally correct. We stand by our Code of Conduct and we seek to always remain impartial in our decisions and general work ethic.

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– Professional & Dedicated –
  • 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 and tutors in her employ for more than 10 years
  • 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

As we are truly passionate about what we do and we are 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 with finding an excellent au pair, tutor, governess, home school teacher or school facilitator that matches your requirements and home environment!

At Little Sunshines Au Pair Agency we recognise and respect the decision our families have made to employ an au pair, tutor, governess, home school teacher or school facilitator. Therefore when assisting you with selecting an ideal candidate we don’t simply match job specifications and salaries, we seek to match personalities, life outlooks, ideals and values as these all play a crucial part in the success of the relationship between the family 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 au pairs, governesses, homeschool teachers and school facilitators, we have the cream of the crop to offer our families.

Please click on your desired requirement below for further information:

Little Sunshines Au Pair Agency undertakes to fulfill the following services to our families:

  • Consultation with the Family and a representative of the agency (telephonic or via email)
  • Submissions of various Curriculum Vitae to the Family
  • Arrangement of Family and Au Pair interviews
  • Arrangement of the Basic Terms and Conditions of Employment between the Family and the Au Pair
  • Facilitation of Agreement between the Family and the Au Pair on the Terms and Conditions of Employment
  • Customer Care support after placement has occurred

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

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

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We have the LARGEST database of GOOD candidates!
We have assisted over 8 000 clients over the years.
– Professional & Dedicated –

For direct human contact please call 063 742 7122, ALTERNATIVELY if you know your requirements etc. then kindly complete the
Requirements Form (quick and easy) so that we can send through CVs of suitable applicants.

“Upon Electing to Use Our Services…”

Upon electing to use our services , we will send you an Interview & Information Guide which contains the following information:

  • Proposed questions for your interviews with prospective au pairs, tutors, governesses, home school teachers or school facilitators
  • Guidelines on employing a candidate in terms of South African labour law
  • Guidelines on dealing with employee performance related issues in terms of South African labour law
  • Tips on how to maintain a long-lasting relationship with your new au pair, tutor, governess, home school teacher or school facilitator


We invite you to take a moment to read through our TESTIMONIALS that we have received over the years.
We have been in business since 2005 and we have the largest database of GOOD candidates.