Employment Opportunities

The American Section seeks faculty members who are dedicated to their students, both passionate about their field of instruction, and excited by the prospect of working within a diverse international community like the Lycée International.

Candidates for positions on the American Section faculty must have United States or Canadian nationality and hold a North American university diploma. They must be native speakers of North American English and have a solid level of spoken and written French.

Please note that the American Section only teaches American Language/Literature and History/Geography. We also employ teachers with Humanities profiles. All other subjects, including math, science, foreign language, arts, and so on are taught by our French colleagues from the Education Nationale.

Current Openings


Lower School Teacher - one year maternity-leave replacement

The American Section of the Lycée International de Saint Germain-en-Laye is seeking a Lower School (Primary) teacher to cover a one-year maternity leave. This is a full-time position teaching three levels, PreK/4th/5th. Candidates must have native or bilingual proficiency in English. They must also have teaching experience, and should mature, independent and flexible. Work involves teaching on two campuses in a very large multi-lingual, multi-cultural environment. Ideal if you have Reading Workshop experience and demonstrated knowledge of technology use in the classroom, as well as a speaking knowledge of French and ability to communicate with French colleagues. 

Please send cover letter and resumé in .pdf format to Lower School Principal Beccy Haugen at beccy.haugen@americansection.org


Substitute Teachers

Substitute teachers replace our regular classroom teachers for periods that span a few hours to a few days. Substitute teachers must:

  • be able to work on short notice
  • reside near Saint-Germain-en-Laye or Paris
  • hold valid French work visas  


Please send applications to: 

American Section, Lycée International
2bis rue du Fer à Cheval
78100 Saint-Germain-en-Laye FRANCE

or by e-mail to lycee@americansection.org

All attachments should be in .pdf  format.

Note: Only applications sent in response to open positions will be be considered. Due to the high volume of résumés received, we may be unable to respond personally to each candidate.