Poste de professeur(e) des écoles - Primary French teacher (Supply Teacher)

Job ID
Section / Function
French Section
Location Site
European Primary Campus (EPC) - FuGuo Lu


The French Section of Taipei European School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Supply Cover Teacher to assist the Class Teacher in the smooth running of the classroom.
** When a permanent Teacher is absent, the Schools will require the services of a supply Teacher. **
The closing day of the application: 15 August, 2022. 


The French Section of TES aims to hire professionals of the highest professional integrity and caliber. Working at TES opens up diverse opportunities – both personal and professional. Critical to our one school mission in creating a life long learning community, our faculty and staff are doing well by doing good by fostering a community of ongoing learning, respect and collegiality and by providing competitive compensation and benefits.
The successful candidate will be an excellent classroom practitioner who values collaboration and is dedicated to the holistic development of enthusiastic students. The majority of our students are multilingual and represent a range of diverse backgrounds and nationalities. They matriculate to some of the world’s best universities. A strong commitment to the school’s co-curricular programme is also a must.


Employment starts after 10  August, 2022.


Teachers profile

Teachers are responsible for implementing the mission and philosophy of the school, working in collaboration with French, German, Chinese or English Curriculum teachers. They are passionate about working with students, stay abreast of current educational practices and strategies, and are able to use flexible and innovative pedagogical techniques appropriate to a variety of learning styles. Teachers at TES are part of an internationally diverse community of teachers and learners, and they have a willingness to adapt to our unique program and work within an integrated curriculum and practices.


Application Procedures and Timeline

If you are excited by this opportunity, please complete our application form online where you will also be asked to upload your CV and a Covering Letter in which you share your experience and enthusiasm for the role. Your application should consist of:

  • A completed application online form and supporting statement.
  • A covering letter (French OR English) and CV (English or English+French ).
    As an employer committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, it is necessary that when completing your application form there are no gaps shown in your career history. Any breaks of service must be accounted for.

Preferably, your application should be submitted via the online recruitment page. If this is not possible please send your application by email to
Application deadline: 04.00 p.m. on :1 August, 2022


Safer Recruitment

Taipei European School is an equal opportunities employer and is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. All applicants are subject to rigorous screening including a video interview via Cammio. Any job offer is subject to the receipt of two supervisory references (including current employer) and current and previous police checks.


Teachers at Taipei European School make the education of their pupils their first concern, and are accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct. Teachers at Taipei European School act with honesty and integrity; have strong subject knowledge, keep their knowledge and skills as teachers up-to-date and are self-critical; forge positive professional relationships; and work with parents in the best interests of their pupils.


A teacher at Taipei European School must:

  • Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils.
  • Teach pupils the French curriculum  using strategies that foster multilingual skills.
  • Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils.
  • Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge.
  • Plan and teach well structured lessons.
  • Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils.
  • Make accurate and productive use of assessment.
  • Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment.
  • Collaborate and communicate regularly with families in making educational decisions and use family and community resources to support learning.
  • Collaborate with peers to develop, plan, and implement best practices based on the needs/abilities of the pupils.
  • Fulfill wider professional responsibilities.


A teacher is expected to demonstrate consistently high standards of personal and professional conduct. The following statements define the behaviour and attitudes which set the required standard for conduct at our top international school.
Teachers uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside Taipei European School, by:


  • Treating pupils with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position.
  • Having regard for the need to safeguard pupils’ well-being, in accordance with statutory provisions.
  • Showing tolerance of and respect for the rights of others.
  • Not undermining fundamental European values, including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.
  • Ensuring that personal beliefs are not expressed in ways which exploit pupils’ vulnerability or might lead them to break the law.

Teachers must have proper and professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices of Taipei European School, and maintain high standards in their own attendance and punctuality.
Teachers must have an understanding of, and always act within, the policies and procedures which set out their professional duties and responsibilities at Taipei European School.


TES recruits well qualified, experienced career professionals. The candidate needs to be a qualified teacher (Poste de professeur(e) des écoles). Candidate should be a French-native speaker having an English proficiency C1 level OR an English-native speaker and who is an excellent communicator.


Certification desirable:
A Master of Education Degree from a recognized University.
A Degree from a recognized University plus either a Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE), CAPES, or equivalent

A Bachelor of Education Degree from a recognized University, will be considered with relevant experience or/ holding a State Board of Education Certification (CAPES, etc.). Outstanding teachers from others backgrounds will be considered if the applicant is willing to learn and work with TES system and ethos.
Qualifications such as TESOL, DELTA, TESOL, DELF or other Language Teaching are a plus.

Relevant experience:
Experience of working in international schools (integrated curriculum - French, British, German, American, Canadian) would be a significant advantage.
Familiarity with multicultural settings
Teachers should usually have at least three years of teaching experience.


The school offers competitive compensation and an exceptional learning environment. The school offers a working permit and a visa.


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