Young Learner Programme Manager, Sudan (PB-MM1_ 2019)
Sub Saharan Africa
Country / Territory
English & Exams
Job Category
Pay Band
Senior Teacher
Vacancy Description
Pay band: MM1 (Teacher PB E) Location: Khartoum Sudan/ Contract type: Fixed Term (24months)/ Salary: Requirements: Appointment subject to visa approval by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sudan/ Closing date and time: 21 January 2019 (23:59 UK Time)

About The Job:

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.

We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.


The Role 

Young Learner Programme Manager  

We are looking to hire a dynamic and detail-oriented individual to join a thriving team, taking the lead role in realising the British Council’s ambition to be the market leader in Young Learner teaching in Sudan.  The post will involve developing, expanding and managing the current Young Learner programme to achieve ambitious growth targets and contribute to the overall development of the Teaching Centre operation in Sudan.


The Opportunity


·        Lead on the academic management of the Young Learner programme

·        Support initiatives in product and service development for the YL programme

·        Support the delivery of the Teaching Centre’s development and marketing strategy

·        Provide formal and informal professional support to teachers of YL courses

·        Represent the Teaching Centre on the Sudan Child Protection Committee



We are looking for someone with:

  • A degree level education, professional qualification in a related field would be an advantage
  • DELTA or Trinity Diploma      
  • Experience of teaching Young Learners at a range of levels
  • Proven ability to design and develop curriculum
  • Experience of delivering teacher training
  • Management experience is desirable


We offer a generous package that includes a tax free salary in British Pounds (or equivalent), an allowance paid in local currency, accommodation allowance, 12 Sudan public holidays, 40 days leave, annual leave flights and medical insurance. British Council assists with VISA costs and relocation allowance.

Please refer to the role profile for more information on the role, its responsibilities/accountabilities and person specification.

Please follow the links for relevant document to support your application

Young Learner Programme Manager, Sudan (PB-MM1_ 2019).pdf 
British Council Behaviours and Teaching Skills.pdf
British Council Behaviours.pdf
British Council Core Skills.pdf
Note that you should only fill out the application after thoroughly reading through the ROLE PROFILE & GUIDANCE NOTES.

 Closing date for applications is 21 January 2019 (23:59 UK time)
  Expected Resumption for this role is February 2019  


Our Equality Commitment:

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 avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.


The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the 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.