Hourly Paid Teacher of English - Senegal
Sub Saharan Africa
Country / Territory
English & Exams
Job Category
Pay Band
Vacancy Description
Pay Band: Hourly paid teacher salary scale; Locally Appointed; Duration of job: As per contract (TBC); Location: Dakar, Senegal; Must have rights to work and live in Senegal Deadline: 25th October 2019 @ 23:59 UK Time
The British Council in Senegal has an exciting opportunity for Hourly Paid Teacher of English that will be responsible for promoting and ensuring quality teaching and effective learning of English. This role will also support the wider aims of British Council and its cultural relations mission. 

The Role:

Hourly Paid Teacher of English - Senegal

Role Requirements:
  • 2 years post-certificate i.e. CELTA/Trinity cert TESOL experience.
  • High proficiency in English i.e. full mastery of English across all 4 skills equivalent to user (CEFR C2) IELTS Band 8/9 in each of 4 sections of the academic module
  • Cambridge CELTA/Trinity cert TESOL
  • PGCE/B.Ed in primary or secondary English
  • CAEM / CAES (Senegal) 
Experience in teaching relevant age groups:
  • Adults General English 18+ (800+ hours)
  • Young learners aged 11 to 17 (800+ hours)
Role Responsibilities:
  • The post holder will be responsible for planning, preparing and delivering high quality English language teaching that meets the needs of different customer groups taking into account individual learning styles, integrating learning technologies into everyday classroom practice to enhance language learning, and completing teaching related duties to specified standards. Teaching might include both adult and young learners. Teachers who have an interest or experience working in corporate training might be deployed to work on related contracts.
  • S/he is expected to monitor progress and provide regular feedback to help manage students’ performance throughout the course, and actively promote learner autonomy
  • The successful candidate will be expected to 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
  • You will also be expected to actively engage in professional development and performance management to ensure quality and high standards in teaching and learning, and maintain British Council’s position at the forefront of best  IELTS practices
Please refer to the role profile for more information on the role responsibilities and person specification.

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

Hourly Paid Teacher of English - Senegal.pdf

** BC Behaviours and Teaching Skills.pdf

British Council Core Skills.pdf

Closing date for applications is 25 October 2019 (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.

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.