Senior Teacher YL Contracts (SIN-S-1898)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
Singapore
Location
Singapore
Department
Education & Society
Job Category
Senior teacher
Pay Band
Senior Teacher
Vacancy Description
Contract: 24 months | Location: Singapore | Salary: Senior Teacher | Start Date: As soon as possible | Deadline for Applications: 03 March 2019 (23.59 UK time)
 
Details

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM

The Senior Teacher YL Contracts is based between the Napier and Toa Payoh centres but should expect to work in other locations when required and to play a full role as a member of the Contracts and the Singapore Teaching Centre Management Team. The post holder is expected to work Friday – Tuesday (with Wednesday/Thursday weekend) and act as duty manager regularly from 8am. British Council Singapore has four centres (Napier Road, Tampines, Marsiling and Toa Payoh).

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

The overall purpose of this role is to support British Council’s global English strategy by ensuring that re-registration and customer satisfaction targets are met or exceeded for Contracts courses. Products and services meet customer needs, preferences and expectations. The successful candidate is expected to develop and manage the YL Contracts course syllabi, course book allocation, materials and course timetabling, including regular review and revision of courses to ensure relevance and quality. The role also include monitoring development of current and new products, including teen international school preparation courses, holiday camps, customised courses and Teaching/training up to 8 hours scheduled per week.

 

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

You can take pride to ensure to lead marketing strategy, planning and execution for China, ensuring that it drives and supports the global strategic objectives for the British Council in a flexible, cost-effective way. It is an opportunity to work in one of the most dynamic and competitive international education environments.

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

You should have Cambridge DELTA/Trinity DipTESOL (global minimum standard) and University degree. Masters in relevant subject is preferred. Candidate with A YL teaching qualification (TYLEC, CELTYL, PGCE) is also a plus. It is essential to have at least 4 years post TEFL-Q teaching/training experience which should include having taught the following courses:

- Under 6s – 500+ hours

- Primary age – 1000+ hours

- Secondary age – 1000+ hours

- Adults – 1000+ hours

Line management experience is a must and at least two years’ experience of academic management would be advantageous.


NEXT STEPS

 

For more information please see Role profile and British Council Generic Behaviours

 

This is an interesting, absorbing role where you can work to support us building awareness of the British Council in delivering to the needs of our customers.

 

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.

 

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.