Academic Manager Damansara (MAL-S-3016)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
Malaysia
Location
Damansara
Department
Teaching Centres
Job Category
Senior teacher
Pay Band
Senior Teacher
Vacancy Description
Contract: 2 Years Fixed Term Contract | Location: Damansara, Malaysia | Salary: Senior Teacher Payscale (MYR 11,899) | Start Date: April 2020 | Deadline for Applications: 24 November 2019 (23.59 UK time)
 
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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT 

The British Council in Damansara is recruiting an Academic Manager to join our Teaching Centre in April 2020.This is an excellent career development opportunity for you to broaden your academic, professional and managerial skills. The Teaching Centres in Kuala Lumpur benefit from a wide range of ICT and teaching resources, and provide many opportunities for training and development, including funding for DELTA and a full programme of INSETT training. You will work closely with the team in Damansara, and with the academic team in the Kuala Lumpur centre.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a team player and team leader, able to lead and motivate others, and support a range of levels of experience among the teaching staff
  • Is customer focussed and can maintain good relationships with parents and customers and present British Council positively
  • Has experience both in training and supporting teachers and in materials development and course planning
  • Is able to take on a role of responsibility and leadership in the Damansara centre – to include some timetabling, managing teachers’ time and work, and ensuring the centre runs smoothly

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
4 years post-certificate which incorporates 2 years’ post-diploma, i.e. DELTA/Trinity Dip TESOL experience.

Malaysian law and the requirements from the Ministry of Education states that you must be between 22 and 60 years old and have a university degree to obtain a teaching Employment Pass and a teaching permit.

 

 

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT THE BRITISH COUNCIL
- Enjoy
35 days paid leave per year plus 18 public holidays
- Training and Development opportunities

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

internationally recognised qualifications.

 

Our work makes a lasting difference by building more inclusive societies and supporting people’s prospects.

Together, we can do more.

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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.

 

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, recognizing discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.

 

All staff worldwide is required to ensure their behavior 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.