Many teachers at ASF make the decision to employ a maid. Some maids come in just for a day, some come a couple times a week and some live with the family. If you choose to do so you may want to employ someone recommended by a colleague at school.
Maids, like everyone, have talents and aptitudes in diverse areas. It is important to talk with your maid about your expectations and be very clear as to your likes and dislikes. It may also be important to talk with others about how much they pay as maids can range from $400 to $500 pesos a day. It would be a kind gesture to follow December holiday bonus pay protocol with anyone you employ. This is normally 20 days' salary given at Christmas time, prorated to a lesser amount if they have worked for you less than one year.