Become an English language teaching assistant in New Caledonia!

Applications for the English language teaching assistant program in New Caledonia are now open! This is a wonderful opportunity to discover New Caledonia, immerse yourself in its culture, perfect your language skills, and gain valuable professional experience. Please feel free to promote this opportunity to your students.

 

In short:

The program is aimed at students who intend to become language teachers, as well as to those who simply have a passion for everything French!

There are 4 available positions for the 2016 school year – from 21 March 2016 until 21 October 2016. The position is remunerated.

 

 

Eligibility criteria:

 

Candidates must be Australian citizens. Permanent residents are not eligible.

Candidates should be between 20 and 35 years of age at the time of taking up their positions (from 21 March 2016).

Candidates must be enrolled at university at the time of application, and must have completed at least two years of university studies.

Minimum Level B1 in French is required (see the Cadre européen commun de références pour les langues).

 

 

Tasks to be carried out by the assistant include:

Providing help in the classroom in oral and written English with small groups of students for 12 hours every week.

Providing linguistic and cultural assistance to teachers.

Making recordings on tape for the audio-visual resources of the school’s library.

 

 

Conditions of employment:

Length of contract: 7 months – from 21 March 2016 to 21 October 2016. The length of the contract cannot be changed. The teaching assistant enjoy the same holiday periods as the teachers and students. 

A 12-hour per week schedule. The assistant may work extra hours if choosing to participate in intensive language courses that are organised by the Vice-Rectorate in New Caledonian schools.

Positions available in secondary schools only. The assistant may be assigned to two different schools.

Net monthly allowance: about 1529 € (182 000 F CFP). Candidates should preferably be single, as the salary of an assistant is not adequate to support dependents.

Social security cover: Assistants are covered by the Caisse de Compensation des Prestations familiales des Accidents du Travail et de Prévoyance des Travailleurs de la Nouvelle-Calédonie (C.A.F.A.T.).

 

For further information, please visit the following link: http://www.ambafrance-au.org/Assistantships-in-New-Caledonia.

 

Application deadline: 14 September 2015

 

 

For further information, please feel free to contact:

 

Ariane Defreine

Assistant to the Higher Education Attaché

 

Embassy of France

6 Perth Avenue, Yarralumla

Canberra ACT 2600

Australia

(02) 6216 0137

ariane.defreine@diplomatie.gouv.fr

http://www.ambafrance-au.org/

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Assistantships in Metropolitan France and Overseas Departments for 2015-2016

Applications are now being accepted for teaching assistantships in France and Overseas Departments for 2015-2016.  

This programme is aimed at students who intend to become French or English language teachers, or teachers with little to no experience. It is not meant for experienced teachers.

This programme is now also open to students of other disciplines (such as commerce, medicine, engineering) who can demonstrate a competence in French but seek to increase their linguistic and cultural proficiency. To apply, students must have completed at least two years of university studies at the time of appointment (ie. October 2015).

In their applications, candidates are given the opportunity to express a preferred geographical location and an educational sector.

Positions available

About 50 positions are offered to Australian nationals.

Eligibility criteria

Candidates must be Australian citizens. Permanent residents are not eligible.

Candidates should be between 20 and 35 years of age at the time of taking up their positions (from 1 October 2015).

Candidates must be enrolled at university at the time of application. Candidates must have completed at least two years of university studies.

Candidates must have some knowledge of French in order to be able to communicate easily in everyday life.

Candidates should preferably be single, as the salary of an assistant is not adequate to support dependents.