Call for Applications

The Lycée Français René Descartes is recruiting a full-time teacher to join its team of 8 primary English teachers.

Eligible candidates include those with French national education qualifications who are on leave, and non-tenured candidates with previous experience.

Candidates must :

  • if possible, have previous experience abroad or in France in a similar position,
  • be able to work as part of a team,
  • be available for pedagogical projects,
  • be available for in-service training during the school year.

Teachers recruited under local contracts benefit from attractive remuneration and conditions:

  • Base salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, based on the school’s salary scale.
  • Paid school vacations.
  • Health and repatriation cover for the employee and his/her dependents.
  • Payment of 100% of tuition fees and 75% of school fees for children of employees attending the school.
  • Obtaining a residence visa.

Contract start date: September 1, 2024.

Application form

The application must include the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Cover letter.
  • Copies of diplomas.
  • If applicable, copy of inspection reports, PPCR report.
  • Letter of recommendation and work references.
  • If applicable, iProf summary (grade, body, mark and step) or latest step change order.
  • Copies of any documents in support of your application: certifications, FLE, DNL, etc.
  • Additional documents may be requested if your application is shortlisted for an interview or if you are recruited.

Applications should be sent by e-mail to