English Language Camp Counselor in France

Deadline: Fri 01 Mar 2024 00:00:00 UTC
  • Deadline: Fri 01 Mar 2024 00:00:00 UTC
  • France: Multiple Locations.
  • Nacel - American Village
    Responds to over 90% of job applications usually within 5 hours
  • Number of positions: 50
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential
  • Applicant must have permission to work in the EU or hold a valid work permit for employment in the EU.

Job Summary

Details of Position

American Village Camps seek energetic, creative, initiative-takers who are fluent English speakers & love working with children. Our camps have been running English immersion residential programs in France since 1994!

Right now we are hiring spring school trip counselors for March, April and May!

You would be an English Language Counselor, living at our immersion camps, which are scattered in the countryside across France. You would lead activities & English classes for French children between the ages of 8 & 15 years old. We make English fun!


- Experience with children (childcare, teaching ).
- Fluent Level of English (CEFRL level C1 or higher)
- Knowledge of North American or British history and culture for creating games, classes, activities...
- Clear criminal history
- Neither a CELTA nor TEFL certificate is required. However, classroom teaching can be a part of this job.
- No French is required for this job, counselors only speak in English to campers.
- EU National or have work authorisation for France. We are unable to sponsor work authorisations for third-party nationals.

Salary and Benefits

Gain unique experience for your CV on a multicultural team, all while having fun with the children in your care!

- A monthly salary: 1922 euros (gross)
- Your meals, housing, bedding, laundry and internet access are paid for by the employer.
- All counselors may request a 100 travel defrayal to their work location.
- Absolutely no application fee to apply to this job.
- We have multiple camps running simultaneously across France. NACEL/American Village pays for any work-related transportation costs if the counselor changes camps.

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- Capable of organizing activities in English : sports, arts & crafts, dance, large scale games, English classes, etc.
- Work in English all day.
- Tell stories, lead songs & cheers, all in English.
- Being a team player, be organized, and a good communicator.
- Kindness, caring and friendly: a people-person.
- Counselors are receptive to our approach of teaching English through active participation, positive reinforcement and encouragement.

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