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Teacher of English, Ethiopia
Sub Saharan Africa
Country / Territory
Addis Ababa
English & Exams
Job Category
Pay Band
Vacancy Description
Pay Band: Teachers’ Scale Location: Ethiopia Duration: Fixed Term Contract (1 years) The post is on local terms, Applicant must have existing right to work in Ethiopia Deadline for application: 17 December 2018 (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.


Role purpose

To support British Council’s global English strategy through the implementation and management of activity plans in support of Ethiopia Teaching Centre strategy to meet income and impact targets and enhance the British Council’s reputation in Ethiopia for English language teaching expertise.




·        Teaching 

·        Plan, prepare and deliver up to 18 hours of teaching per week (Adults and Young Learners) considering individual learning styles and providing an environment conducive to learning.

·        Plan, prepare and deliver high quality English language teaching that meets the needs of different customer groups taking into account individual learning styles.

·        Monitor progress and provide regular feedback to help manage students’ performance throughout the course, and actively promote learner autonomy

·        Contribute to the development, evaluation, and improvement of English language courses, materials and related services, in order to meet students’ needs by actively working as a member of the teaching team

·        Complete teaching related administrative tasks to specified standards, including but not limited to corporate reports, certificates, meeting attendance


If you would like to see full details and understand more about this post then please see the documents below: 

Teacher of English, Ethiopia.pdf
British Council Behaviours.pdf
British Council Core Skills.pdf
Further details:
If you are interested in the post and feel that you are suitable for the role, then we would really like to hear from you. Please apply by 17 December 2018 (23:59 UK Time)

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, and human resource as a function is absolutely committed to this.

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. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks.