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Senior Teacher- Secondary/ Upper Secondary
South Asia
Country / Territory
Sri Lanka
Teaching Centres
Job Category
Senior teacher
Pay Band
Senior Teacher
Vacancy Description
Location: Colombo Duration: 2 or 3 years Number of Posts: 2

Role Purpose


  • To enhance the British Council’s reputation in Sri Lanka as the provider of choice for English language courses for young learners aged 11-17 and the post A/L segment of students aged 18-20 and support the achievement of Teaching Centre business objectives to promote and ensure quality teaching and effective learning of English
  • To lead on the design, development, implementation and evaluation of the English language courses and services for Secondary learners (ages 11-17) and post A/L segment of students aged 18-20 in three teaching centres island wide and in our partner centre
  • To actively work towards achieving strategic objectives and targets by ensuring the product offer constantly remains relevant and is reviewed on an ongoing basis
  • To support the wider aims of the British Council and its cultural relations mission




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.