Early Years Childcare Education Programme
graduate job
Expires23 days

Early Years Childcare Education Programme

Job description

You can expect:

  • full time work over 10 months for about 35 hours a week
  • educate French children in English
  • earn a recognised childcare diploma that the agency pays you to do via her training centre Paris ICT. We pay you to be trained.
  • guaranteed independent accommodation – you pay for this
  • earn a minimum of 1100 euros net a month
  • free French lessons by an accredited Alliance Francaise teacher
  • teaching support with free materials for family work
  • support from an anglophone community
  • funding your career, that is we pay you to do a diploma and earn while you learn
  • welcome pack - help and guidance with setting up a bank account; getting a phone; insurance; accommodation; medical assistance

*Note if you are only looking for part-time work, we have plenty opportunities.

Tasks with the children include :

  • School pick-ups, games and conversations in English, using the agency’s ‘My Book About Me’ for beginner learners, giving a bath, preparing dinner. All activities depend on the ages of the child/ren, and following the child/ren improvement month by month
  • You will undertake an Early Years Childcare Education Diploma known as CAP Accompagnant éducatif petite enfance. It focuses on early childhood education from 0 to six years old and will provide you with a recognised qualification by the French government.

Work offered is on a full-time basis. You need to be available from mid-August, 2018 until mid-July 2019. Although you will spend half your time in paid for studies, your status is considered as working (not student status).

Earn a minimum of 1100 euros net a month.

Note if your university has the Erasmus Charter, you can potentially get an additional help of 430 euros a month – check with your university about this.

(note higher salary is possible if you work more hours with a family, we prefer to give you a base costs to help with your financial planning)

Based in the heart of Paris near the Champs-Elysées
The training centre and Le Repertoire de Gaspard are located on avenue Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Contract and working hours

  • You can expect to do an average of about 35 hours a week
  • There is no weekend work and you have one week holidays off at Christmas and Easter (holiday pay is included).
  • There may be additional holidays (paid for).
  • The hours consist of the diploma classes (which you are paid to do - a unique opportunity in itself) and then about 20 to 25 hours a week working for a French family to help their child/ren learn English - materials and methods will also be provided for this work.

What we are looking for

  • You must be able to come to Paris asap for interviews and to meet potential families you will work with and current childcarers you may want to talk to.
  • You must have previous childcare experience, ideally in a home setting or working in a nursery and or teaching English. Some French would be an advantage but we have had previous students who were complete beginners in the language and were able to pass the exam. Additional intensive classes are offered to help beginner level speakers.


  • All degree subjects accepted.
  • Relevant childcare experience is appreciated

Accepted degree subjects


How to apply

You need to send a copy of your CV, references and contact details (email, phone, skype info) via the Apply button or fill out the form on the website. We would require a face to face meeting with you (the earlier the better). The sooner the more chance you have of obtaining a place on the course.

Please do not hesitate to like our Facebook page too. Ensure to write Prospects Childcare in your subject line.

Initial interviews can be conducted via skype by our HR team in the first instance. If successful, you’ll be asked to go to Paris for the follow-up interviews.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 17/06/2018

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Closing date: 17/06/2018

Additional job details

Number of vacancies100

+1100€ net

ContractFixed term
Working hoursFull-time

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