Part Time Teacher of English, Early Years Learning Centre - Chile
Region
Americas
Country / Territory
Chile
Location
Santiago
Department
English & Exams
Job Category
Teacher
Pay Band
Teacher
Vacancy Description
Pay Band: Teacher Scale / Location: Santiago / Duration: fixed term with the possibility of renewal / Post holder must have the right to work in Chile
 
Details
ABOUT THE JOB 
As our next Part Time Teacher, Early Years Learning Centre you will responsible for:
  • Contributing to the development of the British Council’s cultural relations work in English and education by teaching early years learners through an exciting global initiative that develops the English ability of young children between the ages of 2 and 11.
  • Delivering quality teaching and supporting effective learning, for providing engaging learning experiences beyond the classroom, and for supporting the wider aims of the British Council and its cultural relations mission.
WHAT YOU SHOULD HAVE 
You should have experience in teaching: at least 2 years’ experience working with young children in an institutional setting in at least one of the following age categories: 2-3, 3-4, 4-5, 5-6 or 7-11 years; at least 2 years’ experience teaching English as a foreign language – preferably to young children. (2 – 7 years old); demonstrates a proven ability of lesson preparation, time-planning, managing different abilities and classroom management; a teaching qualification from a Chilean or international university, ideally with a focus on primary education; a teaching qualification (Licenciatura en educación or a PGCE or equivalent), ideally with a focus on educación parvularia, pedagogia infantil, pre-primary or primary. A TEFL qualification equivalent to CELTA level, or a licenciatura de pedagogia de inglés. Be fluent in both languages, with C level in all Spanish disciplines (speaking, reading , writing and listening) and C1 or higher in all English Disciplines.

ABOUT YOUR BEHAVIOURS OR COMPETENCIES  
As we all know, performing successfully in a post requires more than a suitable academic and working background, therefore, we are looking for you to demonstrate the behaviours (competencies) that are key to our organisation, such as: Making it happen, Working together, Being accountable, Shaping the future, Connecting with others, Creating shared purpose. With special emphasis in Making it happen and Working together.

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY? 

Because you will be joining 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.

The British Council has extensive experience of delivering direct teaching and developing excellent English pedagogy with teaching centres in many countries worldwide. The Early Years Learning Centre in Chile was established to provide top quality teaching to young learners between the ages of 2 and 6, and older children between 7 and 11 years of age.

WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION?    

Role Profile Part Time Teacher
British Council Behaviours and Teaching kills

HOW TO APPLY?  
Click on the apply button and follow the instructions. 

WHAT IS YOUR DEADLINE?
If you are interested, please make sure to apply before the closing date: November 14th, 2019 at 23:59 UK time.

HOW LONG DOES THIS PROCESS TAKES?  
After reviewing applications, you can be shortlisted for an interview or not, in either case we will notify you.  After the 1st interview, there could be a second interview stage or assessment. Once that is done, the panel makes a decision, we run a reference check process and then an offer is extended. In every stage we provide feedback via e-mail. Thanks so much for your patience!    

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.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect 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. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks.

The British Council believes that all children have potential and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989.
   

British Council does not require any kind of payment for our recruitment processes.  All of our vacancies are posted in our jobs portal https://jobs.britishcouncil.org/ and in LinkedIn by direct members of staff.