English Speaking Jobs in Paris
Part-time English Speaking Jobs in Paris
- Interested in getting a part-time job in Paris?
Want to make the most of your stay? We offer hundreds of jobs in France, and Paris is our busiest city! Which makes sense really, given that it’s the capital and that it’s the biggest city in France. So, out of all the various teaching jobs abroad you might be able to find, why should you choose Babylangues?
- Working with us gives you access to loads of great benefits & help settling into life in a new country if you decide to work abroad in France. We have so much to offer you and we’re hiring right away, so this page is about everything you need to know about this part-time job in Paris.
- We teach English to children in their daily routines, in order to make learning a language as natural as possible. Our instructors speak to them in English at home while they spend time after school learning and playing together! Here’s a quick outline of all the key information:
Teach English in Paris: Job Description
Here’s a quick summary of what the job looks like:
- Work with children – make teaching English a part of a child’s routine and become a part of their routine yourself by spending time together outside of school.
- Work part-time from 5 to 25 hours per week – we can adapt your hours to your schedule and location.
- Meet local French families – improve your understanding of French language, life and culture
- Get invaluable teaching experience
- Join an international community of instructors!
Here are our requirements for applicants:
- Native or native-level proficiency in English.
- Some experience with young children, such as tutoring or childcare.
- Be available on at least two weekdays from 4pm.
- Be aged at least 18 years old.
- Be an EU citizen or have a valid visa.
- Be responsible, keen, punctual and creative – art, music, or sports skills are a plus!
No French Needed & Full Training & Lessons Plans Provided
We know that there are so many people out there looking for an English speaking job in Paris, and you might not necessarily be ready to speak French at work, so we reassure you that we welcome people with all levels of French – from complete beginners to advanced speakers!
Here’s a summary of what we’ll give you:
- Full training, teaching materials and fun lesson plans are given to you so you always know what to do in your sessions – so no previous teaching experience is needed!
- An English-speaking job – no French is needed!
- Access to an international community – meet other English speakers, international students and expats in Paris and join our network of instructors all over France.
- Benefits and rewards from our referral program
- A French part-time open-ended contract (CDI)
- Help settling into life in France, such as advice on accommodation and banking.
Salary, Benefits, & Free French Lessons!
We offer the best pay rates in the industry, as well as a great range of benefits. We also offer free French lessons to all of our working instructors so you can learn French while you’re here with us to help you through your journey through French language and culture – considering we’re a company who offer jobs in France for English speakers, it makes sense to help you out with that, right?
Here’s what our salary and benefits look like:
- We are proud to offer the best salary in the industry:
€16.50 net/hour (€21.50 brut, meaning “before tax”) for teaching workshops
- Partial reimbursement of your monthly Navigo pass for the metro and busses
- Discounted Velib’ bike subscription.
- Free mobile phone
- Free French lessons to help you learn French
- Regular parties, social and cultural events with our team and community of international language instructors!
So, what’s not to like? All you have to do is apply!
Here’s how to apply for an English-speaking job in Paris:
Apply online today by filling out our application form and telling us a little bit about yourself. Not in France yet?
You can still apply! We hire all year round and you can start when you arrive.
The link for it is here:
Why Work in Paris?
The amazing, diverse, beautiful capital city of Paris has so much to offer for people who decide they want to live and work in France! It’s the biggest city in France and is full of culture, history, restaurants, bars, and, of course, some great night life. It’s almost impossible to be bored here. Fancy seeing some of the most famous works of art in the entire world? You can go to the Louvre or one of the other dozens of art galleries in the city. Want to get a crêpe at 1 a.m? You can do that basically anywhere. Want to go to a massive cinema? An old-quarry turned into a beautiful park? Go up the actual Eiffel Tower? See an opera? You get the idea. Living in Paris gives you a countless world of possibilities right on your doorstep.
Let’s talk a bit about one of the most famous cities in the world – it’s more than just the Eiffel Tower!
Things To Do in Paris
La Tour Eiffel
Ok, so we know this is a really obvious thing to point out, and that we just said this city is more than the Eiffel Tower, but at some point while you’re in Paris you really do have to go and see it. Going to see it in person will fill you up with all kinds of wonder, and you will really, truly, feel like you’re in France when you’re standing by it. Or like you’re in a French film. You can go up it to get an amazing view of the city or go to Trocadero to get a beautiful view of the tower itself. And here’s a top tip from us: if you go at twilight, you’ll be able to see the tower in the daylight, as the sun sets, and in the dark when it’s all lit up like a Christmas tree. Plus, it sparkles on the hour, every hour, so don’t miss it! Here’s the official site for the Eiffel Tower where you can find out more.
Arc de Triomphe
Ok, so yes this is another obvious one. But the great thing about the Arc de Triomphe is that it’s not just something beautiful to look at from the Champs Elysées, but you can actually walk right up to the top of it and get a great view of the city which includes the Eiffel Tower (because obviously if you go up the Eiffel Tower… you won’t see it in the view). Plus, going up to the top of it is free for students! And then you can have a wonder down the Champs Elysées afterwards. Sounds like a good day out to me! Here’s the official site for the Arc de Triomphe.
Jardin des Tuileries
This is without a doubt one of the most impressive parks in Paris. It’s right in the centre of the city, and not only is it home to three of the most important museums in Paris, the Louvre, the Jeu de Paume and the Orangerie, but is also the oldest garden in Paris. And it’s really pretty. Like, really pretty to look at. Walking along the main path for a stunning view of a park filled with ponds, beautiful fountains and pathways you cannot help but feel peaceful surrounded by the beauty that the Jardin des Tuileries has to offer. And that can sometimes be a great break from all of the buildings and architecture that fill up the city! Want to find out more about the Jardin de Tuileries? Have a look here.
Parc des Buttes-Chaumont
Fancy something a bit more wild and free than the ornate Tuileries? Why not head to Buttes-Chaumont, which is not like any of the other Parisian green spaces. It’s a quarry-turned-park which has become a totally charming blend of informal and beautiful, right in the middle of the 19th arrondissement, in the heart of Belleville.
It’s got a lake, a waterfall, loads of hills, little paths, woodland areas, bridges, ducks, and a high viewpoint with a temple on it. Plus, a few little coffee places so can have a break from all of those hills. Find its opening times here.
Walk through the Passage du Grand Cerf to Rue Montorgueil
This is not as much of a thrilling sight to see but we believe it’s one of Paris’ best kept secrets from newcomers. The Passage is a gorgeous 19th century covered arcade with a glass roof and some pretty little lights over the ceiling, and when you walk through it you can see its many cute little boutiques. And this is the extra part: when you come out of the other side you end up almost right on Rue Montorgueil, an amazing street brimming with busy bars and restaurants.
L’Atelier des Lumières
Now this is an unconventional art gallery. It’s a beautiful exhibition in the dark of various famous paintings and works of art projected all over the walls, lighting up the room with floor to ceiling beauty. And if you have a wander around it you might find yourself in one of the beautiful mirror rooms, which give the illusion that you’re in an infinite space. It really is as cool as it sounds. Here’s the official site where you can find out more and get tickets.
Le Centre Pompidou
Speaking of unconventional art galleries, why not go and see the most interesting, unique looking building in Paris? This amazing and enormous gallery right in the centre of Paris is a huge collection of modern and contemporary art, with hundreds and hundreds of things to look at from Yves Klein to Matisse to Picasso.
Even the building itself is a marvel to look at, created as a result of an international architecture competition for the design of the building, which is all sort of inside-out looking, but extremely impressive. Plus, even simply going up the escalator to get to some of the exhibition will have you looking out over the marvellous view of Paris that slowly appears as go up and up. Fancy knowing more about the history of the Pompidou? Read more here.
The Latin Quarter, which used to be the Roman settlement in Paris during their occupation of the city, is the oldest and arguable most chic area of Paris, full of cobbles little streets and quaint cafés. It also used to be the student and intellectual hub of Paris because of the number of universities and institutes in the area, and it’s still home to the most famous university in Paris, the Sorbonne.
Nowadays, the Latin Quarter is a popular tourist spot, with many restaurants and bookshops, and not too far away this includes the world famous “Shakespeare and Company”, the English bookshop by the Seine frequented by some of the most famous writers in history: Joyce, Hemingway, Stein, Fitzgerald, Eliot, Pound to name a few.
Sacré Coeur & Montmartre
The very official title of the Sacré-Coeur is La Basilique du Sacré-Coeur de Montmartre but that’s really long, so nobody calls it that and it’s more commonly known as the Sacré Coeur. It’s a church and basilica at the highest point in Paris on top of an enormous hill and gives arguably the very best view of the city. If you want to know more about the Sacré Coeur, head over to this site.
And after having been to the beautiful church and having seen the beautiful view you can go for a wander around the area which is outrageously Parisian. Try having a look at La Place du Tertre, a square where local artists set up their easels every day to paint portraits for tourists, surrounded by even more cafés and restaurants. And then you can continue to wander (or flâner as the French would say) around the cobbled streets of Montmartre and follow the footsteps of generations of artists and film stars, and feel like you yourself are in Amélie. You can even go and visit Amélie’s café, Café des deux Moulins, if you really want. Or just flâner around this amazing district.
How can we possibly even give you a list of things to do in Paris that comes close to covering it all?
The short answer is: we can’t. We’d be here for hours. Days, even. The list of things to do in Paris is endless, and you’ll find yourself living here and noting down all the things you see and decide you want to do just when you’re walking around the city, but we’ve given you a few good things to start with and cute neighbourhoods to explore.
Living in Paris is an unforgettable thing, and you can do it too! If you want to try living here and you’re looking for a part-time job in Paris, remember that all it takes is one application to work with us and your journey could start right away!Remember, it takes 10 minutes for you to tell us a bit about yourself in your application, and we hire all year round. Here’s where you can apply:
Work in Paris without speaking French and teach your own language.
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