Teaching Young Learners English in France

Date posted:2018-03-15 | Writer: Babylangues | Email: careers@babylangues.com

Babylangues is an ever-growing company and we are always looking for new talent! This is an ideal way to start your TEFL career. With its method based on scientific research and carefully adapted to the different stages of childhood, Babylangues has become France’s leading specialist in early language acquisition and revolutionised the way children learn foreign languages through interactive activities taking place in their homes. Acclaimed by linguists and extensively covered in prestigious media outlets (BBC, NPR…), Babylangues recruits Anglophone instructors throughout the year and offers them the opportunity of a job in France, regardless of their level in French.

No prior teaching credentials are required to apply for our jobs in France and teach English, as all Babylangues Instructors are fully trained and provided with extensive pedagogical material upon joining the company. Over the course of their sessions, instructors introduce children to a range of fun activities (singing, dancing, drawing, etc.) and acquire invaluable professional skills to teach English as a second language. Furthermore, working with a French family is a great chance for instructors to improve their French and gain a first-hand insight into French culture.

WHAT?

Language Instructor jobs in France. Children aged 3 to 12. No teaching experience is required as training provided, but TEFL qualifications are welcomed.

WHERE?

Jobs in Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Bordeaux, Nantes, Lille, Toulouse, Montpellier, Nice, Rennes, Grenoble, Tours, La Rochelle, Strasbourg, Poitiers, Dijon.

HOW MANY HOURS?

Part-time jobs from 5 to 25 hours per week. Flexible jobs to fit in around studies or other commitments, with a choice of hours to suit availability.

SALARY:

The Babylangues salary is an attractive wage in comparison to the minimum wage in France.

BENEFITS:

Babylangues strives to ensure that your stay in France be as stress-free as possible, helping you out in little ways to make your stay truly memorable.

Free mobile phone: Once you become part of the Babylangues community, we can provide you with a mobile phone and contract for the duration of your stay, including two hours of calls a month, with unlimited texts within France, and Internet access.

Free Velib’ Pass: To help you get around the city, all Instructors are eligible to a free Velib’ pass, the Paris bike service. This subscription can be made at any point during your contract and lasts for a year, at which point you can simply renew your pass. The equivalent pass is also offered in our other cities in France.

Babylangues also offers you French lessons, organised exclusively for Babylangues Instructors.

YOUR CONTRACT

Your contract is a CDI (contrat à durée indéterminée), which means there is no fixed end date. It is the safest type of contract in France. In accordance with French law, 10% of your pay will be put aside for you as “congés payés” (paid holiday). This will be paid to you during the school holidays to compensate for the absence of scheduled sessions in these periods. Being employed by a French company gives you the right to French Social Security and health insurance.

TO APPLY:

If you wish to be part of our team, you can apply by contacting us via email at the address given on the job heading.

Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching.

 

This section overviews troubleshooting issues in classrooms. It begins with introductions of the teacher to students and how to build relationships with the class. It also provides ideas on how to address issues of mixed language levels of students by pairing weak and strong students together. Provided in this section are examples of warmers or ice breakers, activities and games, etc.Working through this unit has given me a lot of insight and ideas too future lesson plans, I'm really excited to put into practise what this unit has taught me. And also find it interesting how all this falls into place in a lesson. I'v also realised how important it is to implement what iv learnt in this unit in each class and the impact and importance it has in each lesson students.

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