Assessment Solutions Consultant, East Asia (EA-340)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
Flexible Location
Location
Flexible Location
Department
English & Exams
Job Category
Exams
Pay Band
Pay Band 6
Vacancy Description
Contract: 1 Year | Location: Flexible (Japan, Korea or China) | Salary: Local Pay Band 6 /G - Competitive | Start Date: As soon as possible | Deadline for Applications: 17 February 2019 (23.59 UK time)
 
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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM

The British Council’s language assessment services centre for the East Asia region includes the biggest team of examiners and Assessment Solution Consultants in the World. This concentration of expertise allows us to support the Exams teams in the region and carry out assessment related projects on behalf of internal clients and external clients in different parts of the world.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

The overall purpose of this role is to contribute to language assessment thought leadership and knowledge building across the East Asia region and to provide professionalised support for product development, key research projects and income and impact targets. The responsibilities include providing solutions to internal/external stakeholders and beneficiaries, taking into account time/geographic realities of the local context. You also need to implement interventions from the portfolio of assessment products and training solutions, e.g. workshops and presentations, in a way that is suitable to the target audience.

 

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

You can take pride to provide key support for the New Directions conference in 2019 and beyond, co-leading on language assessment Thought Leadership lead-up and legacy-leveraging activities. It is an opportunity to support for test design and development, e.g. item writing and quality review, implementing best practices in development of assessment solutions.

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Your language level should be English at Proficiency Level C2, other East Asian language at B1 is preferred. You should have Bachelor’s degree (ideally in a subject relevant to language teaching, education, assessment) and 2 years post certificate level qualification in language teaching e.g. CELTA or similar. It is desirable to have post-graduate qualification (or higher) in a language assessment relevant subject and language teaching e.g. DELTA or similar.

 

NEXT STEPS

 

For more information please see Role profile and British Council Generic Behaviours

 

This is an interesting, absorbing role where you can work to support us building awareness of the British Council in delivering to the needs of our customers.

 

ABOUT THE BRITISH COUNCIL

 

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

 

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to try and avoid unjustified discrimination, recognizing discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.

 

All staff worldwide is required to ensure their behavior is consistent with our policies.

 

The British Council is a full member of Keeping Children Safe (KCS) and has achieved level 1 child safe certification. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989 and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks including criminal record checks, in line with legal requirements.