Country
France
Employment Type
Part-Time
Contract Length
6-12 Months
Student Level
Early Childhood Middle School High School

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Job Qualifications

  • CITIZENSHIP: Must have U.S citizenship or permanent residency (with valid green card). French nationals and French-American dual citizens are not eligible to apply.
  • AGE: Must be between 20 and 35 years old on the start date of the program (October 1, 2022).
  • EDUCATION: Must have completed at least three years of higher education by October 1, 2022.
  • BACKGROUND: Must have completed the majority of your elementary, secondary and university studies in the United States.
  • LANGUAGE SKILLS: Must be proficient in French with a minimum B1 proficiency level on the CEFR scale. French majors and minors are encouraged. Applicants who do not have a major or minor in French may apply if they have at least a B1 proficiency level.

Job Benefits

  • 790 euros/month stipend
  • Full health insurance coverage
  • 7 to 8 weeks of paid vacation

Job Description

Teach English in France! Are you ready to expand your horizons and share your language and culture with French students? The Teaching Assistant Program in France offers you the opportunity to work in France for 7 months, teaching English to French students of all ages. Each year, over 1,300 American citizens and permanent residents teach in public schools across all regions of metropolitan France and in the overseas departments of French Guyana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and La Réunion.

Assistants are assigned a 12-hour per week teaching schedule that may be divided among up to three schools. Classes are conducted in English. The teaching assistant may conduct all or part of a class, typically leading conversations in English. Duties may include serving as a resource person in conversation groups, providing small group tutorials, and giving talks related to American studies and culture in English classes. Assignments vary depending on the school’s needs, the assistant’s abilities, and the educational level to which he or she is assigned (elementary or secondary).

All contracts are 7 months. Contracts begin on October 1st, 2022 and end on April 30, 2023.

ELIGIBILITY

CITIZENSHIP: Must have U.S citizenship or be a permanent resident (with valid green card) whose home country is also a program partner.
AGE: Must be between 20 and 35 years old on the start date of the program (October 1, 2022).
EDUCATION: Must have completed at least three years of higher education by October 1, 2022.
BACKGROUND: Must have completed the majority of your elementary, secondary and university studies in the United States.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Must be proficient in French with a minimum B1 proficiency level on the CEFR scale. French majors and minors are encouraged. Applicants who do not have a major or minor in French may apply if they have at least a B1 proficiency level.