Becoming an Au Pair in China

With the development of the diverse cultures of our world, a better understanding of different cultures seems very important.

Would you like to experience life in China? Would you like to attend a Chinese university and make friends from China and other countries? Would you like to be a cultural ambassador sharing your home country culture with a Chinese family eager to share their culture? Would you like to share your native language with Chinese children and learn Mandarin yourself?

  • Live as a family member in a Chinese family and playing a positive role in the lives of their children
  • Learn Mandarin at Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) or language school arranged by us Aupairia
  • Explore many aspects of Chinese culture such as calligraphy, tea ceremony, Chinese chess etc.
  • Make new friends with people from all over the world
  • Access the University facilities of BFSU such as the library, playground and the dining hall as a student there
  • Tutor lovely Chinese kids, help them study English and learn about life beyond China
  • Learn new skills such as cooking Chinese dishes and speaking Mandarin
  • Explore historical sites such as the Great Wall, the Forbidden City and the Summer Palace
  • Visit natural sites or villages such as Gulin, Huizhou etc.
  • Enjoy different kinds of Chinese lifestyles – to be a family member in a Chinese family, to be a student in a Chinese university or any other social experience in your life here.

To apply for the program, you need to be

  1. aged 18-29;
  2. native or near native English speaker;
  3. enjoy spending time with children;
  4. single with no kids;
  5. high school graduate or higher education background;
  6. healthy physically and mentally;

You don’t need to be a professional teacher, just be willing to share your life experiences and language skills. We will provide educational resources and guidance to help you tutor your host family children. You don’t need to know any Chinese before you arrive; our Mandarin lessons will help you to explore China.

Our host families provide you with your own room in their lovely house along with all your meals. In exchange, you tutor English to the children, improve their knowledge of the world and share your home culture.

We at Aupairia walk you through the entire application procedure, making it easy and simple. Come join our program and start your adventure where you will make new friends and memories to treasure forever!


Apply now or contact us for more information