2 Au Pair Cover Letter Samples

Updated: January 26, 2023

In order to apply for an au pair job, you will need to write a cover letter, also known as an application letter.

An au pair cover letter is a 1-page document that contains information about your skills and experiences that can help you perform well in a future childcare role.

A good cover letter will help grab the attention of the prospective employer and persuade them to read your attached CV or resume.

The following 2 sample cover letters will guide you on how to write a good cover letter for an Au Pair Resume.

Au Pair Cover Letter Sample 1

Maria Wright
586 Maple Street
Richmond, CA 54212
(000) 787-9696

January 26, 2023

Mr. John Smith
Recruitment Consultant
London Au Pair Agency
369 New Street
Richmond, CA 32525

Re: Au Pair Position

Dear Mr. Smith:

(First Paragraph)

I am excited to submit my application for the au-pair position at ABC Company. My 5+ years of childcare and household management experience make me a perfect candidate for this role. Through my experiences, I’ve developed a knack for creating a safe and fun environment for children and families.

(Sample paragraphs for Entry Level Au Pairs with no experience)

My diverse and intense academic, child care, and cooking experiences will help me work with your clients most efficiently.

As an elder sister of a 5-year-old, I assisted him in education and mental development. I take the responsibility for cooking, homework assistance, and leisure activities for him.

Through my internship experience, I developed strong interpersonal and communication skills that will help me work as a valuable member of your agency. My enclosed CV details my qualifications and skills in this regard.

(Sample paragraphs for experienced Au Pairs)

My 6+ years of babysitting experience, particularly with the ABC babysitting agency has given me sufficient expertise and skills in taking care of children between the ages of 5 months to 6 years.

Specifically, I can control and care for children, get them ready for rest periods, assist with homework, arrange and serve healthy meals, disinfect bottles, prepare formulas and change diapers, take trips with family and help with child supervision and housekeeping duties.

I am recognized for maintaining a safe and healthy environment in the home. My enclosed CV contains more details about my babysitting qualifications, skills, and experience.

(Last Paragraph)

As an enthusiastic Au Pair, I will be grateful for a chance to meet with you in person to discuss my qualifications in detail. I will contact you next week to follow up on my application, and hopefully schedule an interview date and time. In the meantime, I can be reached at (000) 787-9696.

Thank you for your time and consideration.


(Sign Here)
Maria Wright

Enc. CV

Au Pair Cover Letter Sample 2

Kelly Smith
332 7th Street
New York, NY 05874
(000) 659-9565
[email protected],com

January 26, 2023

Mr. John Doe
Hiring Manager
ABC Company
55 Commonwealth Avenue
New York, NY 05874

Re: Au Pair Position

Dear Mr. Doe:

Your au-pair position demands the skills, abilities, and work ethic that I have developed during my previous jobs as a nanny and babysitter. A recent graduate with great enthusiasm to oversee the activities of children and households, I am eager to leverage my skills and experience to bring comfort and convenience to the daily life of your clients.

Based on my understanding of your position and your family, here are some aspects of my background that seem most relevant to meet your needs:

  • Demonstrated ability to supervise children from infancy to age 10.
  • Well-versed in picking up and dropping off children at school or after-school activities.
  • Adept at supporting children to do homework.
  • A long-term interest in performing light housework, laundry, and Ironing.
  • Practical skills in running errands and shopping.

As you seek an au pair who can adapt to families’ norms and perform extremely well, I hope you will consider my credentials. I will call you after a few days to follow up and see if it is appropriate to arrange an interview.

Thank you for your time and consideration.


Kelly Smith
(000) 659-9565

Enc. CV

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