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Academic Manager (Senior Teacher), Systems & Support (SNG-S-1861)
East Asia
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Teaching Centres
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Senior teacher
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Senior Teacher
Vacancy Description
Location: Singapore, Tampines | Contract: 2-year (renewable) | Start Date: March 2019 | Deadline for Applications: 23 December 2018 (23.59 UK time)

Academic Manager (Senior Teacher), Systems & Support (SNG-S-1861)


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced ELT professional to join the Teaching Centre Management Team at the British Council Singapore.

Our goal is to achieve high quality teaching and learning through our network of Teaching Centres across Singapore.  In doing so, one of the main challenges will be maintaining high levels of teaching quality while increasing efficiencies, requiring strong operational management.

As the Academic Manager - Systems & Support, you will be responsible for the day-to-day administrative and operational support for teaching staff and students. This will also involve liaising with customers and staff to ensure high levels of customer care, You will also be expected to work with product heads and departments in meeting re-registration and registration targets income and impact targets. In addition you will be expected to provide support to the Head of Young Learners, Head of Academic Management - Systems & Support, and Head of Adults in the continued professional development of the centre’s teachers.

As a member of the Teaching Centre Management team, you will also make a significant contribution to internal communications, increasing teacher satisfaction levels and performance management.

This post requires excellent communication skills, emotional intelligence and strong analytical thinking skills.



For more information, please see Vacancy Documents and British Council Generic Behaviours  

Interviews are likely to be held one week after closing date.


In our commitment to promote Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, if you are using our CV upload function to apply - kindly note that we are not interested in collecting any information that is irrelevant to the job such as marital status, age, photograph, etc. Applications lacking in information will not be considered when we shortlist for any roles.


 If you are interested in applying and feel that you are suitable for the role, please apply before 23 December 2018 (23.59 UK time).


About the British Council


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.


Enquiries about the post can be sent to the East Asia Regional Teacher Recruitment team (EAteacher.Recruitment@britishcouncil.org.sg) based in Singapore.


Internal candidates only: please remember to include the full version of your most recent end-of-year-record of performance and confirm when the system prompts you to, and that you have discussed the application with both your line and centre manager. 

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 try and 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 a full member of Keeping Children Safe (KCS) and has achieved level 1 child safe certification. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in Article 19, UNCRC, 1989 and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks including criminal record checks, in line with legal requirements.