Join our Team

Do you believe in an education where learning is an adventure, where curiosity drives exploration, and where social and emotional skills are cultivated for better interaction and personal growth? If so, you share our vision of innovative and positive teaching, and we would be delighted to meet you!

The Gift School is currently seeking dedicated English teachers and assistants for the 2024 school year to teach or assist our elementary (ages 6 to 10) and preschool (ages 3 to 6) classes. We have openings for both full-time and part-time positions, as well as for substitute roles throughout the school year.

English Teachers – Primary & Pre-K/Kindergarten

As a teacher, you will manage and be responsible for an Elementary level class (6 – 10 years old) and/or a Pre-Kindergarten class (3 to 5 years old). You will teach children with varying levels of English (from Beginner to Fluent). As an assistant, you will asssist and support teachers in managing classroom activities and ensuring a positive and productive learning environment for all children.

English teachers work closely with their French teacher counterparts, and each class is composed of up to 18 children maximum.

  • In the elementary classes, you will teach Reading, Writing, Math, Science, and History/ Geography in English, as well as other subjects such as Art, Music, and Physical Education.
  • In the Pre-K classes, you will use the Montessori teaching method to teach in English.

The teaching position is for you if:

  • You are a native English speaker or you have lived in an English-speaking country
  • You have good knowledge of French
  • You have solid teaching experience
  • You have a diploma or certification in teaching from an English speaking establishment, or you have a diploma or certification to teach the English language
  • You are aware of or have experience in alternative teaching methods such as Montessori, Steiner-Waldorf and Freinet
  • You are sensitive to and respectful of children’s needs and will strive to keep them at the center of the teaching process
  • You have experience working with at least one teaching method for reading and writing in English
  • You consider yourself to be environmentally aware and you take concrete actions to preserve the planet
  • You enjoy working on a small team

For these jobs, we are pleased to offer:

  • Permanent or temporary contracts (CDI or CDD)
  • An inspiring and stimulating work environment as a member of a small team who is passionate about positive education
  • Opportunities for ongoing training and professional development

How to Apply

TO APPLY : Please send your CV and letter to .

Also, if possible, we would love to receive a short video of you answering the following questions. Please keep the video duration under 5 minutes and please also send it to .

1) What motivated you to begin working with children?

2) What interests you the most about the Gift School and our approach to education?

3) Tell us briefly about your experience in teaching or assisting including at least one example of a particularly special experience you have had with one or several children in the classroom.

4) What talents, passions or skills might you be able to share with the Gift School children or team?

5) What question(s) would you like to ask a possible future Gift School co-worker?

Thank you for your interest in changing the world with us.