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Location: Tashkent, Uzbekistan// Closing date for applications: 20 January 2020 at 23:59 UK time
IELTS Examiners (IELTS centre at British Council Uzbekistan)

We are looking for suitably qualified and experienced ELT professionals to join our team of freelance IELTS Speaking Examiners in Tashkent city and regions.  

  • An undergraduate or Master’s degree or a qualification which can be demonstrated to be equivalent to an undergraduate or Master’s degree.     
  • A recognised qualification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or recognised equivalent as part of a recognised university award course. 
  • At least 3 years’ full time (or the equivalent part time) relevant TESOL teaching experience (minimum one year post-certificate level qualification). The majority of this teaching experience must relate to adult students (16 years and over).
  • The required professional attributes and interpersonal skills.          
  • Available for speaking interviews from Monday to Saturday, some or all days of the week, full day with occasional travels to regions.     
  • Right to work in Uzbekistan is mandatory.         
  • In order to examine effectively, speaking test Examiners must be expert users, i.e. be the equivalent of an IELTS Band 9 in the Speaking test. Applicants may be required to submit a valid IELTS certificate with the overall Speaking band score of 9.0
Recruitment process: 
The assessment of professional attributes and interpersonal skills of examiner applicants occurs at three stages in the recruitment process: application form, interview, and training. All examiners must have the qualifications and experience outlined above.  

Applications will be shortlisted. Successful applicants will be invited to an interview.  

Applicants who have been selected, go through training which is carried out by an Examiner Trainer and lasts four days. 

Applicants then complete a certification set to demonstrate that they can apply the assessment criteria accurately and reliably. If successful, they become certificated as examiners.  

Preliminary period for the training and certification: early March 2020, Tashkent. 

How to apply: 
Please download the documents listed below, fill in Appendix 3: Examiner Application Form according to the instructions, and ask your referee to fill in Appendix 5: Reference Request.  
Please send your complete requirements to:  

*For more information on the Minimum Professional Requirements and an application form, please contact: 
Andrey Maksakov 
British Council Uzbekistan 
107B, A. Temur Str. 
Tashkent, Uzbekistan  

Phone: +998 71 205 0660 ext. 2110 

Centre contact details: Email:  
Phone: +998 71 205 0660  

Closing date for applications: 20 January 2020 at 23:59 UK time.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.    

The British Council believes that all children have potential and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989.