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Paris mums - Childcare/babsitting in english over the summer

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Laptopwieldingharpy Wed 03-Jun-15 08:58:23

Any leads?
friend looking for an english speaking childminder/babysitter to look after (US) kids 7&10.
Fun and energetic preferred. Ideally a gap year / student that would be confident traveling around Paris with kids.

left Paris 15 years ago and at the time these jobs were advertised through the noticeboard at the american church. Is there any reliable online resource now?

Also any idea about week long summer camps in english? Obviously NOT to learn english ( that is what most english medium schools offer). Sports & arts taught in english or bilingual would be great.

many thanks

MrsSchadenfreude Wed 03-Jun-15 22:05:17

Put a card on the noticeboard at the American school (which also runs summer camps, as does EIB I think) for a babysitter, otherwise advertise on Message or in the expat magazine (can't remember what it's called). It's a pity we've left Paris - DD1 would definitely have been up for a job like this!

Laptopwieldingharpy Thu 04-Jun-15 00:09:27

Thanks MrS
My friend (and I) is in Asia though so can't do this from a distance! Need online access to messageboards and i suppose these are only open to the school community!
If you remember the name if that mag let me know please!
Was it the FUSAC?

MrsSchadenfreude Thu 04-Jun-15 11:38:48

Yes, it was FUSAC!

Bonsoir Mon 08-Jun-15 17:50:50

Marymount and Ecole Jeaninne Manuel also run summer day camps in English.

Laptopwieldingharpy Tue 09-Jun-15 01:03:01

Yes thank you Bonsoir! Camp marymount already booked. Need after care & evening babysitting!

MD2015 Wed 17-Jun-15 07:53:29

Hi there,

Not sure if this is too late, but I know a group of English speaking nannies and au pairs at our school. If you want to pass me your friends' number, I can pass it to them and see if any are interested.

Good luck!

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