Teacher of English - Mexico
Region
Americas
Country / Territory
Mexico
Location
Mexico City
Department
Teaching Centres
Job Category
Teacher
Pay Band
Teacher
Vacancy Description
Location: Mexico City / Duration: 1 year, renewable on mutual consent / Post holder must already have the right to work in Mexico.
 
Details
ABOUT THE JOB 
As our next Teacher of English you will responsible for:
  • Promoting and ensuring quality and effective teaching and learning of English at the Teaching Centre
  • Supporting the wider aims of British Council and its cultural relations mission
WHAT YOU SHOULD HAVE 
You should have experience in teaching: Young learners aged 4 to 17 (800+ hours) and Adults General English (800+ hours).  2 years post-certificate i.e. CELTA/Trinity cert TESOL experience. Be an undergraduate/ University Degree   Cambridge CELTA/Trinity cert TESOL (global minimum standard).

Please note:
Non Mexican candidates must hold a valid working visa to be considered for this position.
Various contract types are available (part time and hourly paid).  Hourly paid are hired under a different figure.
The tentative start date for candidates will be Monday 14 October 2019.

ABOUT YOUR BEHAVIOURS OR COMPETENCIES  
As we all know, performing successfully in a post requires more than a suitable academic and working background, therefore, we are looking for you to demonstrate the behaviours (competencies) that are key to our organisation, such as: Making it happen, Working together, Being accountable, Shaping the future, Connecting with others, Creating shared purpose. With special emphasis in Making it happen and Working together.

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY? 

Because you will be joining an organisation that 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. We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. 

The Mexico City Teaching Centre opened in March 2002. It offers a range of courses to over 1000 students (Adults and Young Learners) at both our Teaching Centre in Polanco, in partner institutions around the city as well as in several public and private institutions. We have a strong relationship with the Iberoamericana University, where we teach over 500 students each semester as well as delivering IELTS and APTIS exams sessions. We have ambitious plans for growth over the coming years, as we seek to grow into new areas of the city through partner institutions for all age groups.

WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION?    

Teacher of English Role Profile
British Council Behaviours and Teaching kills

HOW TO APPLY?  
Click on the apply button and follow the instructions.

WHAT IS YOUR DEADLINE?
If you are interested, please make sure to apply before the closing date: November 4, 2019 at 23:59 UK time.

HOW LONG DOES THIS PROCESS TAKES?  
After reviewing applications, you can be shortlisted for an interview or not, in either case we will notify you.  After the 1st interview, there could be a second interview stage or assessment. Once that is done, the panel makes a decision, we run a reference check process and then an offer is extended. In every stage we provide feedback via e-mail. Thanks so much for your patience!    

ABOUT US 
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.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. In line with the British Council’s Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks.

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.