Teach In France

Are you ready to share your culture and language 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  200 Canadian citizens and permanent residents teach in public schools across all regions of metropolitan France and in the overseas departments of French Guiana, Guadeloupe and Réunion.

The Teaching Assistant Program in France is administered by the Centre International d’Etudes Pédagogiques (CIEP – French Ministry of Education) and the Cultural Service of the French Embassy (Ottawa).

Please visit the Prospective Applicant section to find out how you can gain valuable teaching experience, improve your language skills, and experience French culture first-hand through the Teaching Assistant Program in France.

The FAQs page has answers to many of your potential questions!

Ready to Apply?

Application for the 2016-2017 school year is now open.  The recruitment for 2016-2017 will be between October 15, 2015 and February 15, 2016


Please select Canada  when creating your account in order to apply for the Canadian program (for Canadian citizens)

The deadline is: February 15, 2016


Nancy Gill

Program officer

Embassy of France, cultural service

464, Wilbrod Ottawa On.  K1N 6M8


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Bibliographie: Highereducation.francecanadaculture.org, (2015). Teach in France. [online] Available at: http://highereducation.francecanadaculture.org/en/teach-in-france [Accessed 4 Nov. 2015].


Teach In France