Teaching Assistant Program in France

Are you ready to expand your cultural 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 1,100 American citizens and permanent residents teach in public schools across all regions of metropolitan France and in the overseas departments of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion.

Visit our Prospective Applicants 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.

Find answers to many of your potential questions on our FAQs page

Read first-hand accounts from current and former assistants in the Testimonials section.

Ready to Apply?

The application for the 2015-2016 school year is NOW AVAILABLE at https://www.tapif.org.

Please select USA when creating your account in order to apply for the American program (for U.S. citizens and permanent residents).

The deadline to apply is January 15, 2015.


Carolyn Collins
Educational Affairs Program Officer | French Embassy
4101 Reservoir Rd. NW | Washington D.C. 20007
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