Hourly Paid Teacher of English – Amman, Jordan
Middle East North Africa (MENA)
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Teaching Centres
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Vacancy Description
Department: Teaching Centre Salary: Please refer to the Vacancy Information These positions are for Jordanian nationals

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 in Jordan is recruiting a Hourly Paid Teacher of English for Jordanian nationals


Purpose of the Role:

To ensure quality and effective teaching and learning of English at the Amman Teaching Centre


  • Teaching agreed contact hours for Young Learners and Adult classes across 15 working days per month. 
  • To prepare and use materials effectively and provide an environment conducive to learning.
  • To assist with placement testing, interviewing and marking during registration as required.
  • To maintain registers, records of work, student reports and other administrative documents as required.
  • To manage relationships with students, providing regular feedback and counselling on progress. To set, correct, and provide feedback on homework.
  • To assist with the development of courses, resources, teaching materials and professional development in the centre.


Essential Requirements:

  • University Degree
  • Cambridge CELTA/Trinity Cert TESOL (global minimum standard)
  • Experience in teaching relevant age groups specific to the centre

Primary (Age 6-10) 500+ hours

Secondary (Age 11-17) 1,000+ hours

Adults (General English) 1500+ hours



Role Profile
Vacancy Information 

British Council Behaviours and Generic Skills



Start date of contract: 26 September 2019

Closing date to receive applications: 31 August 2019


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.

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, 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 diversity at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria. British Council appointments are contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and where appropriate systems exist overseas, these include Criminal Records checks.