English Teacher for French Primary School in West Africa

Published: 26 May, 2021
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Ecole Jacques Prevert

Cote D'Ivoire, Abidjan
Full time

Job title

Primary English /EFL Teacher

Job description

Are you seeking a new primary ESL/EFL teaching challenge in a dynamic and well known French primary School in West Africa ?

Our school in Abidjan, is currently looking to hire keen and adaptable french speaking primary English teachers for September 202, that are ready to work in a French school environment and teach English as a Foreign Language and CLIL (Content and language integrated learning)

If you have worked with students where English is not the first language, you will be coming to the right place as many of our pupils need support with their language learning. This is a challenging yet rewarding experience for those who want an experience teaching English as a Foreign Language to young children in a francophone school environment.

Successful candidates will ideally have some experience of delivering national curriculum based teaching to children and will be familiar with the French education system.

In more detail we are looking for:

Qualified English teachers who have excellent command of french

Teachers with some experience of CLIL (Content and language integrated
learning) or EMILE teaching and an interest in cross-curricular teaching.

Salary and benefits

A competitive net salary dependent on experience and qualifications.

Free repatriation for medical reasons ( insurance not provided)

Free arrival and return flights to Abidjan during the contract.

Accommodation bonus (accommodation is not provided by the school)

5-year Ivorian work visa

With a its warm climate, international community and ideal location, the lagunar city of Abidjan is one of the major players in the teaching market in West Africa. Whether you enjoy spending your weekends doing watersports on the beach or cycling in tropical forests, or canoeing with hippos, Abidjan and its surroundings have something for everyone. It is an interesting place to develop yourself professionally, while enjoying an enriching outdoor life outside of the workplace.


- min 2 years primary English teaching experience

- notarized Bachelor's Degree

- excellent written and verbal understanding of the French language

- Notarized and clean criminal background check, valid within 6 months

-ability to adapt in a highly dynamic evolving international school environment

How to apply

Please submit your CV, a cover letter, two referees + reference letters and photocopies of your teaching qualifications to :




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