EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Education Nationale

Education Nationale

Geographic Location

Country: France


Sector: Education
85.31 - General secondary education
Number Employed: 13600
Group: French State

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 08-08-2007
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 14-08-2007
Foreseen End Date: 14-09-2007
Planned Job Creation: 2700

Additional Information

The Ministry for National Education and Vocational Training has announced that between August and September 2007 2,700 new employees will be recruited to work in French schools. The new workers will assume the position of ‘auxiliary of school life’ (Auxiliaires de vie scolaire, AVS), and will work within schools with children and youths with special educational needs. The employees will be recruited on fixed-term contracts, and will be remunerated at the level of the national minimum wage. The recruitment of an extra 2,700 AVS grade employees will increase the number of such employees within French schools to 16,300.