Teaching Assistant Program 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 months, teaching English to French students of all ages. Each year, over 1,100 American citizens and permanent residents teach in public schools across all regions of metropolitan France and in the overseas departments of French such as Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion.

Visit our Prospective Applicants section 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.

Find answers to many of your potential questions on our FAQs page

Read first-hand accounts from current and former assistants in the Testimonials section.

Ready to Apply?

The application for the 2016-2017 school year is NOW AVAILABLE at tapif.org.


Natalie Cox
Educational Affairs Program Officer | French Embassy
4101 Reservoir Rd. NW | Washington D.C. 20007
Send an email

recomended for you

"The Paris Climate Deal: An Inside Account of How it Happened": a "behind the scenes" account presented by Ambassador Laurence Tubiana

Monday, February 8 from 4pm to 5:30pm
Boston University
One Silber Way - 9th floor
Boston, MA 02215

European Conference 2016

Friday, February 19th to Saturday, February 20th
Harvard Kennedy School
79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA

Imagining Climate Change

October 9–10, 2015 / February 17–18, 2016
University of Florida
University of Florida