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TEFL Jobs in France
France is a great destination for the qualified TEFL teacher. Most of the major cities in France have TEFL Jobs available, with the great majority of job openings being in Paris. The language schools in Paris offer a lot of business oriented English courses, so if you have a certificate in teaching business English or previous experience in business your chances of getting a TEFL job are significantly increased.
France is one of the easier countries among the EU members to get an TEFL job if you don’t hold an EU passport. Business experience and qualifications are held in higher regard than TEFL certificates. Basically, if you have a B.A. and are comfortable in a business setting, you have an excellent chance of finding work. This is even more the case if you can speak French reasonably well.
Finding a TEFL Job in France
Getting a TEFL Job in France will be easy for you if have previous experience teaching English as a foreign language, have an EU passport and can speak French. It will also help if you can be flexible and give yourself some time to find a job.
Finding A TEFL job is fairly easy to do without being there. Many jobs are posted on the internet on various TEFL websites, so you can arrange things from your home, from where you may be currently teaching English or taking a TEFL course.
Most teaching jobs are with language schools, but many teachers like to earn extra money by offering private lessons. You can charge between 15 and 20 Euro per session for this. The French Foreign Ministry offers an English Teaching Assistantship Program for citizens of the U.S.