English Language Camp Counselor in France

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American Village Camps in France

American Village camps were created for French youth in 1994. Our English-immersion camps create a positive environment where it is fun, natural & necessary to use English. The majority of our camps are American-themed. We have some British-themed camps as well.

We hire North American, British, and French counselors for one or two months, between the months of March & October at a variety of locations across France.

American Village Camps are owned and managed by Nacel France, and belong to the Go&Live corporate group. The Go&Live group promotes learning in France through active participation, cultural exchange and linguistic immersion.

Job Details

Job Headline: English Language Camp Counselor in France
Job Location: France, Europe
Minimum Salary: 1170
Maximum Salary: 1170
Salary Currency: Euro (EUR)
Salary Frequency: Month
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: General English
Job Title: Assistant Teacher

American Village Camps seek energetic, creative, initiative-takers who are fluent English speakers & love working with children. We’ve been running English immersion camps in France since 1994! In 2021, we are running camps from April to August.

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 are responsible for the safety and well-being of the campers under their care.

The average contract length is 6 – 8 weeks. Salary is 1170 euros per month. Meals and housing are paid for by the employer.


- Required experience: camp counseling, childcare, &/or teaching experience

- Fluent C1 Level English with corresponding certificate OR native speaker of English with a high school diploma from a high school in an Anglophone country.

- Correct grammar and spelling on application

- Knowledge of north American or British history and culture, preferably through travel or studies

- 20 years old is the minimum age requirement for foreign counselors. A typical applicant is between 20 and 35 years old.

- Clear criminal history

- Must be a European national, or be able to enter Schengen Zone as a tourist (for example: US, Canadians and British are allowed this with a valid passport.).

*COVID-19 Information*: We are at this time unable to hire outside of EU Member States + Schengen Associated countries because of international travel restrictions.

- Being a team player, be organized, and a good communicator.

- Kindness, caring and friendly: a people-person.

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

- A CELTA or TEFL certificate is not required. However, classroom teaching can be a part of this job. Counselors are receptive to our approach of teaching English through active participation, positive reinforcement and encouragement.- Capable of organizing activities in English : sports, arts & crafts, dance, large scale games, etc.

- Happy to perform in skits, tell stories, lead songs & cheers, all in English.

Salary and Perks:

- A salary for all days worked: 1170 Euros / month.

- Shared dorm-style housing with other counselors, bedding included.

- Meals included.

- Free laundry services are available at least once a week.

- Absolutely no application fee to apply to this job.

- All counselors may request a 55€ defrayal of train travel to their village (within France).

- Accident insurance while working for work-related injuries.

- We have multiple camps running simultaneously across France. Nacel pays for any work-related transportation costs if the counselor changes camps.

How to Apply

The application process and application tips are outlined on the American Village recruitment website. A professional reference is required. We advise you to read through the entire recruitment website before completing the online application.

Access the online application: https://www.job-americanvillage.com/en/application-process

Publish Date: 01/22/2021 01:19:09
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