Everything you want to know about teaching English in France! … More English Assistantship in France – FAQs
If you’ve been reading my posts from the beginning it won’t be a surprise to you that I received my arrêté quite late. I got the version without the DIRECCTE’s (Direction régionale des enterprises, de la concurrence, de la consommation, du travail et de l’emploi a.k.a. The Department of Labour) stamp via email on the 8th … More Of Visa Appointments And Sheer Dumb Luck
The John Green quote “My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations” comes to mind as I sit to write this particular post. It’s like my ideas are particles spiralling in a solar windstorm somewhere in the universe that is my mind. Space tornadoes supposedly produce the aurora borealis phenomenon though, so there’s that… … More Synopsis of a Year in Retrospect (Part II)
Disillusioned idealism, procrastination, dilettante, ADHD. Call it what you want, but it struck again. Let me preface by saying that this post is probably going to be ‘rambly’ and all over the place. Much like the year and quite possibly the person it reflects. lol I hope you find some useful information in-between though! I’ve … More Synopsis of a Year in Retrospect (Part I)
Finalement! I have received my arrete. Of course with my luck it’s the copy without the stamp and I need the stamped version in order to begin the visa process. Hopefully I get that soon. Anyway, all my hours are at one high school in the Val d’Oise (95) department of Versailles. Updates to follow! … More Finally…but not quite!
Now if I hadn’t already played this whole waiting game before I would probably be freaking out about not having received my arrêté de nomination yet. I mean, it’s August 15th and the contract commences on October 1st! Maybe this might seem like enough time to some of you but I promise you, this is … More Wait, Wait And Wait Some More!
A few years ago, when I first began the process of applying to be an English teaching assistant in France I realized that while there were multiple blogs recounting the experiences of persons who had taken part in the (CIEP) program, the vast majority belonged to American assistants. I thought it might be refreshing to … More Endings and Beginnings