The post involves teaching at the INSA (Institut National des Sciences Appliquées) which is part of the Université Polytechnique des Hauts-de-France.
– 300 hours class time per year (on average you would be doing approximately 20 hours a week during university term time).
– Comfortable with working paid overtime.
– Net salary: €1200 per month, including medical coverage, expandable to family.
– We are looking for an English native speaker :
– who has completed a 4-year university course
– who is willing to work in close collaboration with permanent lecturers and other lecteurs/lectrices
– who will organise and lead conversation classes independently to encourage fluency practice
– who is able to draw up lesson plans and grade students.
– who is enthusiastic, organised, creative and flexible.
– Contract starts 1st September 2020 and ends on 31st August 2021.
The lecteur/lectrice will:
– teach across different science departments. Prior knowledge of the specialist subject areas is not required. However, the successful applicant will be expected to take an interest in the relevant areas of study;
– organise and give conversation classes for science students to encourage fluency practice, develop cultural awareness and discuss cultural topics. The level of English is variable, so you will aim to encourage students of all levels to improve their existing conversation skills and reach higher goals, whatever their starting point. Assessment is carried out during class time;
– be expected to grade their oral work. No marking or grading of written work is expected.
Please note that if you have already occupied a lecteur/lectrice position for a total of two years in France, you are not eligible to apply for this position.
To apply, please send a copy of the following documents:
– CV (in English and French)
– Cover Letter in English and French (addressed to Sylvie Petitjean)
– Passport / ID
– Birth Certificate (with translation)
– Diplomas (with translations)
– “Attestation sur l’honneur” (stating that you have had no previous position as a lecteur / lectrice in France)
Candidates shortlisted for an interview will be contacted from early April onwards.
Application deadline: 31 March 2020
The above-mentioned documents are to be sent by mail or email to:
Sylvie Petitjean
INSA / UPHF – Le Mont Houy
59013 Valenciennes Cedex 09
Tel: +33 (0)3 27 51 18 26
For further information, please feel free to contact Sylvie Petitjean.
The Université Polytechnique des Hauts-de-France
The Faculty of Science and Technology