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Posted on 30th June 2022

English Language Camp Counselor in France (Residential Program)

  • Location

    Multiple Locations, France
  • Salary

    £1006/month (€1170)
  • Contract Length

    1 months
  • Start date

    22nd September 2022
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 has been running English immersion camps in France since 1994! We seek energetic, creative, initiative-takers who are fluent English speakers & love working with children.

Right now we are hiring autumn counsellors. We have start dates in September and October!

You would be an English Language Camp Counselor, living at our English immersion camps, which are scattered in the countryside across France. You would lead activities & English classes for French children between the ages of 7 & 15 years old. Counselors only speak in English and may never speak nor understand French with our program participants. Counselors are responsible for the safety and well-being of the campers in their care. We make English fun!

Camp dates:

September 22 – October 21

October 06 – October 21

October 06 – November 04

October 06 – November 04

Read more about the job on our recruitment website

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: 1170 Euros / month for a first-year counsellor.
  • Free meals, dorm-style housing, bedding, laundry services (at least once a week).
  • Absolutely no application fee to apply to this job.
  • All counselors may request a 100€ defrayal of train travel to their village.
  • Accident insurance while working for work-related injuries.
  • We have multiple camps running simultaneously across France. We pay for any work-related transportation costs if the counselor changes camps.
  • Location

    Multiple Locations, France
  • Salary

    £1006/month (€1170)
  • Contract Length

    1 months

Job requirements

1. Language Requirements:

Candidates must have a fluent level of English (CEFRL Level C1 or higher)


2. Qualification Requirements:

We seek candidates who have camp counseling, childcare, &/or teaching experience n.

A diploma/certificate to teach English is not required, but is a plus (TEFL, CELTA etc).


3. Nationality requirement:

We can only consider applicants who are:

– a European national (passport holder).


– a non-EU national who possesses a French work authorisation for employment for the entire period of requested employment. Four examples of such autorisations are : VLS-TS Etudiant-Eleve, Vie privée et familiale, Résident, Article 18(1) Accord de retrait du Royaume Uni de l’UE – Toutes Activités Professionnelles.


4. You are at least 18 years old


5. Skills, Knowledge & Interest:

Candidates must have extensive knowledge of North American culture or British culture, preferably through living in one of those countries. This includes cultural knowledge of arts, history, geography, sports, folktales, and science.


6. Other important criteria:

– You are someone who is capable of organizing both large and small group activities.

– You can lead English classes with on average 15 campers per class.

– You have teamwork, communication and leadership skills.

– Your capacity to work abroad and work with an international team.

– You genuinely enjoy working with people, and especially, with children!

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