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

Assistant Accountant

The Assistant Accountant of the American Section supports the Finance and Operations Manager (FOM) in accomplishing the accounting and administrative tasks of the Section.  The position covers many varied tasks and requires a good degree of curiosity.   

On a daily basis, the Assistant Accountant ensures that bookkeeping is accurate and efficient. The Assistant Accountant will work with the external payroll and accounting firms in charge of ASALI reporting and social and fiscal statements, and is expected to acquire a significant level of autonomy. In parallel, the Assistant Accountant will work with the FOM on clarifying and documenting the accounting processes with a view to outsourcing the day-to-day accounting operations within 18 months. 

The position is full-time for a duration of 18 months. It is located in the American Section’s offices on the Lycée campus in Saint-Germain-en-Laye. 

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Candidates must send their CV in English to Finance and Operations Manager, Laurence LeCaignec or at the address listed below. If you do not receive a response within three weeks, please consider that your application has not been selected. 


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.