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Contract: Part-time | Salary: To be paid per candidates | Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Ha Noi, Vung Tau, Bien Hoa, Can Tho, Nha Trang, Hue, Da Nang, Hai Phong | Start Date: As soon as possible | Deadline for applications: 30 April 2020 (23:59 UK time)

IELTS Speaking Examiners (VIE-432)


British Council Vietnam is looking for suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join our team of IELTS Examiners. As IELTS Speaking Examiner, you will examine IELTS Speaking module, including second marking where necessary, maintaining the standards required by the IELTS Professional Support Network and the British Council. You will work closely with British Council Examinations Services staff, other venue staff and venue service providers to ensure the test days run smoothly.

To be considered, you will need:

  •  An undergraduate or master’s degree or qualification(s) that can be demonstrated to be equivalent to an undergraduate or master’s degree (three years’ full-time academic study, or a minimum of one year’s full-time academic study in the case of a master’s degree)
  • A TEFL/TESOL qualification from a recognised institution (at minimum certificate level) or EFL/ESOL-related studies completed as part of an undergraduate/post graduate award course from a recognised institution (minimum certificate level equivalent) or a degree in education (if supported by an undergraduate degree which includes studies focused on English language).
  • At least three years full time (or the equivalent part time) relevant TESOL teaching experience (minimum one-year post certificate level qualification). The majority of this teaching experience must relate to adult students (16 years and above)
  • The required professional attributes and interpersonal skills
  • Legally accepted to work or provide services in Vietnam
  • A clear police check record will be required before we can confirm successful applicants.

In order to become an IELTS Examiner, you must attend and successfully complete training and certification. Training fee is 2.5 million dong/trainee.


How to apply:


The CV application including an IELTS Examiner application form, relevant qualifications and letter from referee should be sent to: Ewen Yeoh, Operations Resource Managerewen.yeoh@britishcouncil.org.my

Appendix 1 Examiner Application Form

Appendix 2 Examiner Minimum Professional Requirements
Appendix 3 Letter to referee 
Appendix 4 Vietnam IELTS Speaking Examiner Role Profile
Appendix 5 British Council Behaviours

We are an equal opportunities organisation and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. The British Council believe that all children have potential and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989. 

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