Childcare: Study and Work in Paris

Location: Paris
Applications Closed for 2017: Expressions of interest being taken for 2018
Start Date: July/August 2018
Length of Employment and Study: 10 months, full time (part time option also available)
Employer: Le Repertoire de Gaspard
Courses: Early Years Childhood and French Language Lessons

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Job Description

Get paid to Study and Work in Paris!  9am – 3:30pm Study Early Childhood and French language lessons at the Paris Institute of Childcare Training.

Work with a French family  4:30-7:30pm. Collect children from school, help with homework, prepare dinner and bath children.

You’ll be paid for both study and work hours (approx 35 hours/wk) and there is no course cost to study.

During your study hours, you will also be placed in a crèche or pre-school to complete practical component of your course.

By the end of your 10 months with Le Repertoire de Gaspard and the Paris Institute of Childcare Training, you will have:

  • International childcare experience
  • French childcare certificate
  • Be able to speak fluent French

… all paid for! And no weekend work/study, they are all yours to explore France/Europe!

Pay and Other Benefits

  • Euro €1000plus per month
  • Assistance with setting up a bank account, insurance, phone set-up, medical assistance and accommodation help
  • 10 month contract
  • Free French lessons & Childcare Diploma

About Employer

Le Repertoire de Gaspard offers Native English Speakers the chance to study and work in Paris for 10 months.The 10 month program includes caring for children in the home of a French family and studying childcare and French. Le Repertoire de Gaspard own and run the Paris Institute of Childcare Training so you are looked after by the one company who also pay for your training course – there is no cost to you! Positions start in late August every year.

Part time positions are also available if you are unable to commit to 35 hours per week, you can still partake in French Language Lessons and work with a French family approx 20-25hours per week in total, earning €11/hour.


  • Native English speaker, you don’t need any French language skills
  • Some childcare experience EG babysitting, English teaching or au pair work
  • Available to work for a 10 month period from late August 2018 to early July 2019 (one European school year)
  • Eligible to work in France (1 Year Working Holiday Visa or EU Passport)

Application Process

If you fit the above eligibility criteria, click apply now and follow the links today!

Successful candidates are supported by Under31, STA Travel and Le Repertoire De Gaspard to prepare for your departure. The French Study and Work Package includes everything you need to plan, depart, arrive and start work in your new position. We provide endless support to ensure you are never alone on your Working Holiday Journey pre and post departure 🙂


It is absolutely free to apply for any Under31 Working Holiday Job. Only if you are successful do you need to purchase your Working Holiday Package which includes everything you need.

The French Study and Work Package costs $3’000 and includes:

  • Under31 Working Holiday Services
  • Course and job lined up prior to departure
  • Working Holiday Visa application & appointment
  • Flight – Australia to Paris
  • Transfers – Airport to City
  • 12 months travel insurance
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • SIM Card incl $10 credit
  • Worldwide Discount Card
  • Pre and post departure support for job, visa and travel essentials
  • How to open a Bank Account and get a French Tax File Number
  • 10 month contract including Childcare Course, French Language Course and Child care for a French family
  • Weekends off to travel Europe

Not Included:

  • French Consulate Visa fee €99


  • Return flight
  • Tours
  • Additional Insurance
  • Additional Accommodation


We look forward to hearing from you & helping you get to work in France as a Childcare Worker.

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