Senior Teacher – Adults and Young Learners- Alexandria, Egypt (EGY-S-00048)
Region
Middle East North Africa (MENA)
Country / Territory
Egypt
Location
Alexandria
Department
Teaching Centres
Job Category
Senior teacher
Pay Band
Senior Teacher
Vacancy Description
Department: Teaching Centre Pay band: Senior teacher salary scale Salary: Please refer to the Vacancy Information Contract length: 2 years
 
Details

The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organization for cultural relations and educational opportunities. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body. We work to change lives by creating opportunities for people to learn and develop. 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.

 

Through our English and Exams work we aim to achieve more widespread and better quality teaching and learning of English worldwide and offer access to professional qualifications.

 

Working with policymakers, government ministers, teachers and learners across the world we help millions of people to access English by supporting the teaching and learning of English in public education systems, and through self-access materials and courses. We teach learners and teachers of English face-to-face in dedicated teaching centres and online through a range of courses. Every year three million people take international exams with help from the British Council, gaining qualifications that can open doors at leading academic institutions and improve employment prospects.

 

The British Council Teaching Centre in Egypt is looking to recruit a full-time Senior Teacher to work in their branch in Alexandria

The Role Purpose

To ensure the British Council maintains its reputation as the highest quality provider of English Language Teaching by providing effective support to the management of Egypt Adult and Young Learner products and services, making a contribution to the development and expansion of both businesses. To maintain and enhance professional development and academic quality in the teaching centre, and to ensure that British Council Egypt is an example of UK ELT best practice.

Essential Requirements:

Undergraduate Degree

DELTA or equivalent TEFL Q qualification

4 years full-time teaching experience after CELTA, Trinity cert TESOL or equivalent TEFL-I teaching qualification.

Experience of contributing to operational management of Adult and/or Young Learner programmes.

English at Proficiency CEFR Level C2: Native speaker or IELTS band 8/9 in each of 4 sections of the academic module.

 

Desirable Requirements:

Master’s degree in relevant area

Specialist qualification demonstrating specialisation, e.g. YL extension, TYLEC or equivalent /PGCE primary or secondary.

Experience of delivering teacher training, undertaking teacher observations and developmental line management of teachers and support staff

Experience of teaching and/or examining IELTS candidates

 

Role Profile

Vacancy Information
British Council Behaviours and Generic Skills

 

Contract start date:  October 2019

Number of posts:  1 post

Deadline to receive applications:  25 August, 2019

 

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Internal candidates please remember to include the full version of your most recent end-of-year-record of performance/evaluation and confirm when the system prompts you that you have discussed the application with both your line and centre manager. Please note that we will not proceed with your application in the absence of your line manager’s written approval and reserve the right to withdraw your candidature at any stage of the recruitment process.

Enquiries about the post can be sent to the MENA Regional Teacher Recruitment team based in Dubai - MENA-TeacherRecruitment@ae.britishcouncil.org. Please do not send any applications via email as they will not be considered.

 Please refer to our Careers page, Middle East & North Africa, for further information about our teaching centres and the various opportunities available for teachers in the region - https://www.britishcouncil.org/jobs/careers/english/global-network/middle-east-north-africa

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