Teacher of English (BUR-T-1888)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
Burma
Location
Rangoon
Department
English & Exams
Job Category
Teacher
Pay Band
Teacher
Vacancy Description
Contract: 2 years fixed term contract | Location: Rangoon, Burma | Start Date: ASAP | Deadline for Applications: 24 Feb 2019 (23:59 UK Time)
 
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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM

The Yangon teaching operation is in an exciting period of expansion where we expect to offer English language courses across partnership schools, specialist centres as well offsite contracts. We are open 7 days a week and our main centre runs on-site classes from 7am to 8.15pm.  Almost all students are between elementary and upper intermediate level.  A minority of our students come from European or neighbouring Asian countries. Most learners, Adult and Young Learner, have General English classes, but we also offer IELTS preparation classes plus a number of classes for corporate clients and NGO clients.  A typical teaching schedule is a combination of Young Learner and Adult classes.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

 

This is interesting role for those who are looking to embark on a career with us; you will promote and ensure quality teaching and effective learning of English by delivering quality teaching to our Adult and Young Learner customers. You will also support good relationships with our customers by working closely with the Senior Teachers and Coordinators and Sales and Customer management team while supporting the wider aims of British Council and its cultural relations mission.

 

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

 

To be able to qualify for this position, you will need high proficiency in English i.e. full mastery of English across all 4 skills equivalents to user (CEFR C2) IELTS Band 8/9 in each of 4 sections of the academic module and Cambridge CELTA/Trinity CertTESOL or equivalent with an Undergraduate/University degree in any discipline. It will be required that you possess a 2 years post-certificate i.e. CELTA/Trinity cert TESOL experience and experience in teaching relevant age groups:

 

Young learners aged 7 to 12 (500+ hours)

Young learners aged 13 to 17 (500+ hours)

Adults general English 18+ (800+ hours)

 

It will be highly advantageous if you bring along ESP/PD course experience (both for materials development and delivery).

 

 

NEXT STEPS

 

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

 

This is an interesting and absorbing role in which you can support us to build the awareness of the British Council in delivering to the needs of our customers.” Thank you for your attention and have a good evening.

 

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.