English and Exams is a dynamic and global community within the British Council, the UK’s international organization for cultural relations. Be part of a unique global teaching team striving to help English language learners achieve their linguistic, study, work, and life goals.
Joining the British Council as a teacher offers flexible opportunities to teach English to young people and adults around the world. Our professional and innovative teaching practices demonstrate and support our values of being open and committed, expert and inclusive, optimistic, and bold.
Our teaching centres and online courses build cultural links between the UK and 38 countries around the world, as well as supporting the cultural relations programmes in arts and sciences delivered by the British Council.
- To maintain and enhance professional development and academic quality in the teaching center, through the management of in-house teacher development programme and support
- To promote and ensure quality teaching and effective learning of English
- To provide learners with a rewarding and stimulating English language learning experience
- To support the wider aims of British Council and its cultural relations mission
- Plan, prepare and deliver high-quality English language teaching that meets the needs of different customer groups, taking into account individual learning styles.
- Monitor progress and regularly provide feedback to help manage students’ performance throughout the course, while actively promoting learner autonomy.
- Contribute to the development, evaluation, and improvement of English language courses, materials and related services, in order to meet students’ needs by actively working as a member of the teaching team.
- Ensuring teaching meets the standards expected in Teaching and Learning Reviews, the annual Teaching Excellence Academic Plans, and organizational expectations
- Using technology during lessons when required
- Contributing to the development of lasting, mutually beneficial relationships by enhancing students’ understanding of the contemporary UK Ensuring safeguarding and other guidelines are applied and upheld in line with internal standards
- Cambridge CELTA/ Trinity Cert TESOL Undergraduate/University degree or equivalent
- Recognised diploma in ELT i.e. DELTA or Trinity DipTESOL (or equivalent)
- PGCE or B.Ed in Primary or relevant subject
- TYLEC or YL Extension to CELTA
- MA in ELT/TESOL or other relevant subject
- More than 2-year post-certificate (i.e., CELTA/Trinity cert TESOL) experience gained from teaching a variety of age groups and levels, i.e. young learners and adults (we will, however, consider strong applications from candidates who do not meet the two years post-cert requirement).
- Note a minimum of 1200+ hours experience should have been gained from teaching two or more of the following age groups:
- Young learners aged 4 to 7
- Young learners aged 8 to 12
- Young learners aged 13 to 17
- Adults aged 17 +
Role Requirement: Proof of Identity requirements/right to work in country.