Higher Teacher of English, Alexandria, Egypt (EGY-T-0636)
Middle East North Africa (MENA)
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Department: Teaching Centre Pay band: Higher Teacher Salary: Higher Teacher salary scale Contract length: 2 years

The British Council teaching centres in Egypt are looking to recruit 2 full time Higher Teachers to work in its teaching centre in Alexandria.

Essential Requirements:
Undergraduate degree only if required by local law
Cambridge Delta /Trinity Diploma in TESOL, or equivalent or evidence of intention to complete within defined timeframe of 12 months post appoint.
British Council approved observer status or willingness to complete training within 6 months of taking up post
An experienced teaching professional able to support less experienced colleagues in teaching practice and quality of teaching delivery.  Equivalent to around 2 years of post-certificate i.e. CELTA/Trinity cert TESOL teaching experience

Experience in teaching relevant age groups

Primary aged 6 to 10 (400+ hours)

Lower Secondary aged 11 to 14 (800+ hours)

Upper Secondary aged 15 to 17 (400+ hours)

Adults General English 18+ (800+ hours)


Desirable Requirements:

Additional specialist qualifications such as PGCE/B.ED in Primary, YL Extension to CELTA, or IELTS examiner status

Experience in teaching:

Exam preparation


Conversation courses

Corporate offsite courses

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British Council Behaviours and Generic Skills


Start date of Contract: ASAP

No of Posts: 2

Deadline to receive applications: 8 December, 2018

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Internal candidates please remember to include the full version of your most recent end-of-year-record of performance/evaluation and confirm when the system prompts you that you have discussed the application with both your line and centre manager. Please note that we will not proceed with your application in the absence of your line manager’s written approval and reserve the right to withdraw your candidature at any stage of the recruitment process.

Enquiries about the post can be sent to the MENA Regional Teacher Recruitment team based in Dubai - MENA-TeacherRecruitment@ae.britishcouncil.org. Please do not send any applications via email as they will not be considered.

Please refer to our Careers page, Middle East & North Africa, for further information about our teaching centres and the various opportunities available for teachers in the region - https://www.britishcouncil.org/jobs/careers/english/global-network/middle-east-north-africa

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect diversity 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. British Council appointments are contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and where appropriate systems exist overseas, these include Criminal Records checks.