Job title: Island Caretaker
Compensation: six-month contract for AUD 150,000 (£70,000), including free return flights, transfers, expenses and transport around the island
* Live on Hamilton Island, on Australia's Great Barrier Reef
* Clean the swimming pool in your 3-bedroom home(it has an automatic filter)
* Feed the reef's fish (they seem to be doing fine on their own)
* Blog about your island life
* Be over 18
* Speak English
* Possess good swimming skills, a love of snorkeling, scuba diving and other water sports
You can go and apply over at www.islandreefjob.com -- but don't be surprised if you have to wait a bit for the page to load, because applicants have already crashed the job website.
I suppose asking the kids to get themselves to school by themselves for 6 months is a bit unreasonable. Oh, well.