Exams Academic Co-ordinator , Cairo Egypt.
Region
Middle East North Africa (MENA)
Country / Territory
Egypt
Location
Cairo
Department
English & Exams
Job Category
Exams
Pay Band
Senior Teacher
Vacancy Description
• Pay band: Higher Teacher • Location: Agouza, Cairo • Contract type: One-year Fixed Term (renewable) • Reports to: Exams Business Development Manager • Closing date: 17 August 2019
 
Details

About Us:

 

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. 

 

Function Overview:

 

Our work in exams creates international opportunities and builds trust & value for the UK. We:

·         Give people access to life changing opportunities through UK qualifications.

·         Support the promotion of the UK as a study destination.

·         Provide a sustainable base for other cultural relations activities.

 

We currently have two main examination centres (Cairo & Alexandria) delivering around 130,000 exams to approximately 60,000 candidates annually all over Egypt, with School Exams IELTS & Aptis as the predominant product lines. We work with over 120 international schools on related UK qualifications. We also partner with a growing number of Egyptian universities on English language assessment.

Our Teaching Centres in Agouza, Heliopolis and Alexandria (with branches in Nasr City and Sheikh Zayed) continue to expand in both General English (Adults and YLs) and Corporate Services. Classes are offered over 7 days with approximately 5,000 adults and 3,500 young learners per term.

Egypt plays a major role in the British Council’s ELT work across the whole Arabic-speaking region. There are excellent opportunities for further development in various directions. The centres run CELTA, distance DELTA, YL courses, and various management and general training courses. Sponsorship is available on most courses for suitable candidates. For more experienced teachers there is a supported environment to enter into a Management Development Pathways programme or gain teacher training experience.

The post holder will work closely with the Business Development team for IELTS and Schools Exams.The post holder is required to work off-site. Travel may also be required occasionally. Training may take place in the evening and at weekends.

 

Role Purpose:

 

·        To support the adoption and take-up of UK Qualifications and improve educational outcomes for Egyptians.

·        To develop the IELTS value-add services across English & Exams

·        To promote and provide quality training and effective learning for participants in private companies, Universities, schools, government ministries and for colleagues internally in the British Council

 

Please refer to the Role Profile attached below for further details:

 

 

Role profile
British Council Behaviours
British Council Core Skills

 

If you are interested in this vacancy, kindly submit your application by 17 August 2019.

Please make sure to complete your application as we do not check personal resumes.

 

Equality Statement:

 

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.