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Head of English, British Section, Lycée Victor Hugo, Colomiers, France

Head of English

British Section, Lycée Victor Hugo, Colomiers, France


Required for September 2018: Head of English, British Section, Lycée International Victor Hugo, Colomiers France.


The British Section situated in the beautiful Toulouse area has an established reputation for academic excellence and examination results at all levels are outstanding.


Pupils of the British Section are integrated into the French educational system and follow a French/English bilingual programme taught at the Victor Hugo Collège/Lycée and its primary feeder school Lucie Aubrac both in Colomiers. Currently over 400 pupils aged from 5 to 18 follow this programme, leading to the international option of the French Baccalaureate (OIB).


We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and experienced English Literature and Language specialist to lead a small committed team in the delivery of our curriculum to students aged 11 to 18 years and possibly in primary school. This is an exciting middle-management opportunity in this unique school environment.


The successful candidate will be a native English-speaking graduate who possesses a teaching qualification from an English-speaking country. Having taught in an anglophone country is essential as is significant experience of subject teaching. Familiarity of the International Option of the French Baccalaureate would be an advantage as would a working knowledge of French.


The successful candidate will also have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced Criminal Record check. The British Section is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


For more information concerning the British Section, please visit the English31 website on


To apply, please fill in the application form and send it either as a Word or PDF document to Claire Emberson:


Long list Skype interviews will take place on Friday 23 March throughout the day.

Dates for short list interviews will be confirmed with the remaining successful applicants.

Travel and accommodation expenses will be reimbursed.


Closing date for application is 12 noon Monday 19 March 2018.


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