Full Time Teacher of English (Newly Qualified / Core) - Chennai
Region
South Asia
Country / Territory
India
Location
Chennai
Department
Teaching Centres
Job Category
Teacher
Pay Band
Teacher
Vacancy Description
Pay Band: As mentioned in role profile / No. of Positions: Multiple / Duration: As mentioned in role profile / Location: Chennai / Applicants must have the legal right to work in India / Closing Date: 12 September 2019 ( 23:59 UK time)
 
Details
Purpose of job:
  • To promote and deliver quality teaching and effective learning of English
  • To support the wider aims of British Council and its cultural relations mission

Context and environment:
The British Council is the UK’s international organization 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. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body. The South Asia region is of high priority for the UK and includes India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Iran (non-represented) and Nepal.

The Opportunity:
Support British Council’s global English strategy by:        
1. Delivering teaching to the highest standards of ELT.  
2. Enhancing British Council’s reputation as a world authority in ELT.        
3. Continuing professional development and sharing of best practices.

Please refer to the role profile for accountabilities, responsibilities, main duties and essential requirements. For further information please see the documents below:

Role Profile - Newly Qualified Teacher.pdf
Role Profile - Core Teacher.pdf
BC Behaviours.pdf
Core Skills.pdf


If you are interested and feel you are suitable for the role, please apply by 12 September 2019 (UK time 23:59). 


The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. Our policy aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, marital status, race, colour, creed, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age or disability.  

British Council has a fundamental duty of care towards all children we engage with including a duty to protect them from abuse (Abuse falls into four categories: physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse and neglect). In the context of our work, child protection therefore means putting in all reasonable measures in our activity planning and work practices to protect children engaging in British Council activities from abuse. We believe in establishing a child safe environment one that has a careful and thorough staff selection process, child friendly policies, clear guidelines and management systems in place.