How To Find a Job in Mayotte as a Foreigner


Mayotte (source: Flickr)

Mayotte is an overseas department of France located in the Mozambique Channel in the Indian Ocean between Mozambique and Madagascar. I used to live not too far from Mayotte, in the tiny island east of Madagascar known as Mauritius. In fact, I recall seeing Mayotte from the airplane during my frequent trips back and forth between Johannesburg and Mauritius.

Ok, getting to the point, if you have a burning desire to work in Mayotte, you are going to want to browse through the sites below to see what sort of opportunities are available. It is not going to be easy, but you can’t score if you don’t shoot.

Without further ado, below is a selection of resources for searching for employment opportunities in Mayotte as a foreigner.

General Job Search Engines and Classifieds

With the sites below, you can expect to get a 0.5 to 1.0% response rate (people who will respond back to you to whom you sent your application/CV.) Nevertheless, I encourage you to give these sites a try as you never know what you will come up with or what connections you can make from a simple e-mail or application.

  • CareerJet: I’m sure you are probably familiar with CareerJet. They have Mayotte job opportunities.
  • Indeed: The French version of the big U.S. job search site
  • Riley GuideHandpicked sites that enable you to search for employment in specific countries and/or regions around the world.

Teaching English

Teaching English will be a possibility (if you are a native English speaker that is). All of the sites below are pretty similar and have a massive amount of teaching English job options around the world. Browse through each of the sites for any Mayotte job opportunities. Also, be sure to check out this cool table from the International TEFL academy that shows how much money teachers can expect to make in various countries around the world.

  • ESL Employment: Not the most beautiful interface, but who needs a pretty website when you have so many English teaching job options to choose from.
  • Total ESL: Also an overly busy interface but a wealth of job postings for teaching jobs abroad.
  • ESL Cafe: Dave does a great job in compiling some of the best job openings from around the world.
  • Tesall: Big teaching jobs aggregator.

Overseas and Expat Job Portals

  • Go Abroad: I’ve always been a fan of GoAbroad. In fact, on the visa information portion of my website, you will find where I have linked to their global embassies directory. They have a good job portal too.
  • Linkedin: Last but not least, this huge professional social network is a resource for building contacts in the field and location of your interest.

There you have it. The best places to find jobs in Mayotte as a foreigner. For information on visas for Mayotte, be sure to check out my Mayotte visa page (Note that Mayotte will have the same visa rules as France).

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