Clermont-Ferrand Education Authority

The education authority

Geographical location
The Auvergne region is located in central France, around 3 hours by train from Paris and 3 hours by car from the Mediterranean Sea.

Climate
Its cold, snowy winters and hot, dry summers provide the ideal conditions for engaging in a very wide variety of sports, including skiing, cycling and horse-riding.

Transport
Thanks to its very advanced road and rail network, assistants may be assigned to schools in the city centre or indeed in more rural locations.

Tourist and cultural attractions 
Clermont-Ferrand, historically associated with Michelin, is a city of research, innovation and cutting-edge technology, as well as an internationally-renowned centre of excellence in the higher education sphere and the world capital of the short film.
It is a young city, and one in which the priorities of  young people in terms of support , quality of life and  efficiency - be it of equipment, training, the digital environment, etc. - take precedence.

The place of the teaching assistant within the education authority

Host school setup
86% of the schools in the Clermont-Ferrand education authority are in the public sector, broken down as follows:
- 1,270 lower schools
- 145 collèges
- 55 lycées.

Specifics of the role of the assistant within the education authority
- to devise a series of activities designed to improve pupils' language skills (listening and oral);
- to assist teachers at the school (cooperation, assessment, preparation of documents, etc.);
- to organise socio-educational activities that reflect pupils' needs and the skills and personality of the assistant;
- to promote their own language and culture.

 

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