Academic Manager, Secondary (BUR-S-3025)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
Burma
Location
Rangoon
Department
English & Exams
Job Category
Senior teacher
Pay Band
Senior Teacher
Vacancy Description
Location: Yangon, Myanmar | Contract: 2 years | Start Date: ASAP in 2020 | Deadline for Applications: 5 January 2020 (23:59 UK Time)
 
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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT 

Teaching, British Council Myanmar is expanding rapidly. With a high-growth economy, growing foreign investment, internationalisation and demand to study and/or live abroad, there is a burgeoning demand for English language learning. There is growing demand from secondary age school children and their parents for preparation for academic skills for future study in English-medium education.  It is a key priority for the British Council Myanmar to develop and align its Young Learner ELT portfolio to market needs in order to expand our presence in the sector

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

Supporting British Council’s global and East Asia English strategy and enhancing British Council’s reputation as a world authority in ELT by:

·  Product Management: Working closely with the Secondary coordinator, supervising the successful launch, implementation, evaluation and ongoing development of the Secondary Plus product in Myanmar.

·  Academic Management: Developing the tools (e.g. syllabuses, teacher guides) and processes (e.g. assessment, reporting tools) to support Teachers, Academic Coordinators / Managers and other stakeholders in the coherent, efficient and successful delivery of the product. Advising Teachers and supporting effective learning.

·  Change Management: Supporting and engaging teams across multiple branches in Yangon  (Academic, Operations, SCM and Marketing) with clear communications, active collection of, and responsiveness to, feedback and effective engagement of stakeholders

British Council positioning: be an ambassador for our secondary offer, support the development, implementation and delivery of our schools and partner strategy to enhance our reputation and position as YL experts in the market and enable us to build our branch network.

 

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

You can take pride in the fact that you will be part of a team that enables the British Council to meet its objectives and gives all our customers an exceptional experience. You will also be able to join regular professional development, training and skills programmes to develop your experience and skills.

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Level 7 qualification in ELT (e.g. Cambridge DELTA or Trinity Dip TESOL), as well as a university degree.  Recognised YL ELT Certificate (e.g. TYLEC, CELTA YL extension). A minimum of 4 years’ full-time experience teaching young learners. Pedagogical knowledge and experience across all Secondary age groups (12-17 years old).

 

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT THE BRITISH COUNCIL
-35 days + 5days (whilst Burma remains an ECA category F country) and public holidays as determined by the British Council (approx. 14 days
- Training and Development opportunities

including an extensive internal development programme, support and funding in obtaining

internationally recognised qualifications.

 

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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.

We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Last year we reached over 80 million people directly and 791 million people overall including online, broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.

 

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