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Teach English in France! 

Are you ready to expand your cultural horizons and share your language and culture with French students?  The Teaching Assistant Program in France offers you the opportunity to work in France for 7 to 9 months, teaching English to French students of all ages.  Each year, nearly 1,500 American citizens and permanent residents teach in public schools across all regions of metropolitan France and in the overseas departments of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and RĂ©union. 

Apply for the French Embassy's Teaching Assistant Program in France (PDF)

To find out how you can gain valuable teaching experience, improve your language skills, and experience French culture first-hand through the Teaching Assistant Program in France, download the flyer or brochure (PDF) from the official website of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. For questions, email Ms. Carolyn Collins, Educational Affairs Program Officer, French Embassy, assistant.washington-amba@diplomatie.gouv.fr.

Teach English and/or French in Spain! 

The Ministry of Education of Spain is pleased to announce over 1,500 grants for American and Canadian participants to serve as teaching assistants in Spain, sharing their native knowledge of the English or French language and North American culture in Spanish public K-12 schools. Teaching assistants receive a minimum monthly stipend of 700 euros and full medical insurance.

Apply for the Ministry of Education of Spain's Language and Culture Grants for North American Language & Culture Assistants.

Eligibility: Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree by the end of the academic year preceding the start of the program or be an upcoming junior or senior student at their university, or be a university graduate. Candidates must hold a U.S. or Canadian passport. Intermediate Spanish language knowledge is required.

The application deadline for the 2010-2011 program is March 30, 2010. Placement is given on a first-come, first-served basis according to the application number.

In order to apply, please visit the Ministry of Education of Spain's Language and Culture Grants for North American Language & Culture Assistants site.

For further information, please contact: norteamericanos@educacion.es