Deputy National Examiner Manager: Examiner Support (CHI-369)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
China
Location
Guangzhou
Department
English & Exams
Job Category
Exams
Pay Band
Pay Band 7
Vacancy Description
Contract: 2 years | Salary: PB7 (Competitive) | Location: Guangzhou, China | Start Date: ASAP | Deadline for Applications: 13 January 2019 (23:59 UK Time)
 
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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM

 

British Council Exams in China has the largest team of fulltime examiners and language assessment consultants in the world. Examiners in the main work remotely and are line managed by the Team Leader cohort. We also function as a language assessment services centre for the East Asia region and for other offices in our global network.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

 

In conjunction with the National Examiner Manager & Deputy Examiner Managers, the Deputy National Examiner Manager: Examiner Support provides leadership and management of the examiner team and leads on the coordination of examiner support systems. The post holder will ensure best practice is reflected in day to day management in line with HR policies and guidance, supporting team leaders and DNEMs to effectively implement these systems to promote wellbeing and enhance the British Council’s reputation as the leading language assessment authority in the region.

 

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

 

The role represents an excellent opportunity to join a relatively new examiner management team. You will play a key role in ensuring that examiners are given the necessary support to adapt to a new cultural and work environment, so they are able to perform effectively in meeting global IELTS Professional Support Network (PSN) and British Council standards.

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

 

To be able to qualify for this position, you will need language proficiency in English C2 (Aptis, IELTS 8 or equivalent), Chinese language skills at B1 (HSK 3 or equivalent) is preferred. You will also require BA or equivalent degree and experience as an examiner for a recognised communicative language test. It is desirable to have DELTA, Trinity Dip TESOL or equivalent ELT Diploma or Master’s Degree and recognised HR qualification or studies. You should also have proven experience and demonstrable success as a manager in a complex educational context, proven experience of managing resources to achieve business goals and targets, where delivery is through a diverse and geographically dispersed team or proven experience of effectively communicating to a wide range of stakeholders. Experience of living and working in China / Asia is preferred.

 

NEXT STEPS

 

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

 

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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.