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Posted on 6th December 2022

English Language Camp Counselor in France

  • Location

    Multiple, France
  • Salary

    £1607/month (€1864.00)
  • Contract Length

    3 months
  • Start date

American Village

Lead fun recreational activities in English and gain teaching experience at American Village Camps in France! Read more

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Job description

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 7 & 17 years old. Counselors only speak in English and may never speak nor understand French with our program participants. We make English fun!


Job Know-How:

  • 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.
  • Able to disconnect from technology during working hours (no smartphones while with the kids).


Dates and Locations: 


March 15 – June 30, 2023:

  •  American Village Camp, Tour de Buis (38122 COUR-ET-BUIS)


March 15 –  June, 16, 2023 :

  • American Village Camp, Aurabelle (04800 GREOUX-LES-BAINS)
  • British Village Camp, Domaine de Damian (26220 VESC)


April 06 – June 16, 2023 :

  • American Village Camp, Saut du Loup (47800 MIRAMONT-DE-GUYENNE)
  • American Village Camp, Château d’Aine (71260 AZE)


April 06 – June 23, 2023 : 

  • American Village Camp, La Mazure (50540 LES BIARDS)
  • American Village Camp, Moulin de l’Ayrolle (30140 SAINT-FELIX-DE-PALLIERES)


April 27 – June 23, 2023 : 

  • American Village Camp, Bauduen (83630 BAUDUEN)
  • American Village Camp, Le Logis du Pin (83840 LA MARTRE)
  • American Village Camp, Etoile du Matin (01250 JASSERON)
  • British Village Camp, Les Roches de Scoeux (19370 CHAMBERET)

Salary & benefits

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


  • A salary for all days worked: 1864 euros / month.
  • Your meals, housing, bedding, laundry and internet access are paid for by the employer.
  • All counselors may request a 100 € defrayal of train travel to their work location.
  • Absolutely no application fee to apply to this job.
  • We have multiple camps running simultaneously across France. Nacel pays for any work-related transportation costs if the counselor changes camps.
  • Location

    Multiple, France
  • Salary

    £1607/month (€1864.00)
  • Contract Length

    3 months

Job requirements

  • 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. We indicate a basic knowledge of French as helpful for your off times.
  • EU National or have work authorisation for France. We are unable to sponsor work authorisations for third-party nationals.

American Village Camp - Tour de Buis

La Tour de Buis, 38122 Cour-et-Buis, France

American Village Camp - Aurabelle

Aurabelle, 04800 Gréoux-les-Bains, France

American Village Camp - Saut du Loup

THE Saut Du Loup, Chemin du Lac du Saut du Loup, 47800 Miramont-de-Guyenne, France

American Village Camp - Azé

Château d'Aine, Aîné, 71260 Azé, France

American Village Camp - La Mazure

La Mazure les Biards, 50540 Isigny-le-Buat, France

American Village Camp - Moulin de L'Ayrolle

Le Moulin de L'Ayrolle, Le Moulin, 30140 Saint-Félix-de-Pallières, France

American Village Camp - Bauduen

Bauduen couverture, D71, 83630 Bauduen, France

British Village Camp - Damian

Domaine de Damian, Voie de Damian, 26220 Vesc, France

American Village Camp - Logis du Pin

Le Logis du Pin, 83840 La Martre, France

American Village Camp - Etoile du Matin

Etoile du Matin, Rue Charles Robin, 01250 Jasseron, France

British Village Camp - Les Roches de Scoeux

Village d+ Les Roches de Scoeux, de scoeux, Les Roches, 19370 Chamberet, France

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