Teacher of English, Sudan- Core Teacher
Sub Saharan Africa
Country / Territory
Khartoum Teaching Centre
English & Exams
Job Category
Pay Band
Vacancy Description
Pay band: Higher Teacher PB Location: Khartoum Sudan/ Contract type: Fixed Term (24months)/ Salary: Requirements: Appointment subject to visa approval by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sudan / Closing date and time: 14 November 2019 (23:59 UK Time)

About The Job:

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.

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 Role 

Teacher of English

We are looking for an experienced individual to join a strong team of around 30 teachers working in Khartoum. The Teaching Centre team are part of the wider British Council team working to create opportunities and build trust between the UK and Sudan. The post holder will support the growth of the Teaching Centre business in Sudan. You will ensure the delivery of a high standard in teaching, continuous professional development and strict compliance with Child Protection, EDI and H&S policies. You will also build and maintain relationships with learners and parents which reflect British Council values, and UK/regional and local policy and practice, goals and priorities.



  • You will plan, prepare and deliver high quality English language teaching that meets the needs of different customer groups and takes account of individual learning styles, age, ability and child protection and safety guidelines
  • You will be responsible for monitoring progress and provide regular feedback to help manage students’ performance throughout the course, and actively promote learner autonomy
  • Contribute to the development, evaluation, and improvement of English language courses, materials and related services, in order to meet students’ needs by working collaboratively with the wider teaching team
  • Complete teaching related administrative tasks to defined standards
  • Actively engage in professional development and performance management to ensure quality and high standards in teaching and learning, and maintain British Council’s position at the forefront of best practice in ELT



We are looking for someone with:

  • High proficiency in English i.e. full mastery of English across all 4 skills equivalent to user (CEFR C2) IELTS Band 9 in each 4 sections of the academic module

  • A degree level education, professional qualification in a related field would be an advantage


  • DELTA or Trinity Diploma

  • Experience of teaching Young adults at all levels

  • Proven ability to design and develop curriculum

  • Experience of delivering teacher training


Click on this link to hear our teachers talk about life and work in Sudan: https://vimeo.com/293701586 


  • Housing Allowance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Baggage allowance
  • Fare Paid Leave
  • 35 days Annual Leave
  • Accommodation on Arrival

Please refer to the role profile for more information on the role, its responsibilities/accountabilities and person specification.

Please follow the links for relevant document to support your application

RP Core teachers.pdf
 British Council Behaviours.pdf
British Council Core Skills.pdf

Closing date for applications is 14 November 2019 (23:59 UK time) 

Note that you should only fill out the application after thoroughly reading through the ROLE PROFILE & GUIDANCE NOTES.

Please note that appropriate police check Enhanced DBS check will be carried out.


Our Equality Commitment:

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 avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.


The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks.


Child Protection

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.