Teacher of English (MAL-T-1817-2)
East Asia
Country / Territory
Kuala Lumpur
Teaching Centres
Job Category
Pay Band
Vacancy Description
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Contract: 2-year (renewable) | Deadline for Applications: 13 January 2019 (23:59 UK time)

Teacher of English (MAL-T-1817-2)


We are looking for a Teacher of English to join our Teaching Centre.This is an excellent career development opportunity for a teacher to broaden his or her academic and professional skills.

The post holder should have at least two years teaching experience (post-CELTA) and TEFL-Q qualification (DELTA, DipTESOL or equivalent) is desirable.

We are looking for a teacher who:

• has experience in both Adult and Young Learner teaching

• invest in learning about our learners and ensuring learners have a sense of progress within every lesson.

• communicate subject knowledge of concepts, skills and language systems effectively and in ways appropriate to the learners and type of course being delivered.

• prepare courses and individual lessons that fully meet course objectives, employ appropriate methodology and meet learners’ needs.

• plan, control and facilitate interaction in the classroom that is appropriate to the classroom activity and which takes into account the different needs, abilities, cultures and genders of the learners.

• employ evaluation and assessment tools at various stages in the learning process.

• evaluate learners’ needs suggesting appropriate materials and strategies to help learners achieve their negotiated objectives and become more independent in their learning and to help learners adjust their learning styles and strategies in order to become more effective in their learning.

• are customer focused and dedicate attention to our customers’ experience whilst studying with us.

Teachers are expected to teach 24 hours a week over five days, including Saturday and Sunday, with two consecutive days off during the week as the weekend.



For more information, please see Vacancy Documents and British Council Generic Behaviours  


Interviews are likely to be held one week after closing date.


In our commitment to promote Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, if you are using our CV upload function to apply - kindly note that we are not interested in collecting any information that is irrelevant to the job such as marital status, age, photograph, etc. Applications lacking in information will not be considered when we shortlist for any roles.


 If you are interested in applying and feel that you are suitable for the role, please apply before 13 January 2019 (23:59 UK time).


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.


Enquiries about the post can be sent to the East Asia Regional Teacher Recruitment team (EAteacher.Recruitment@britishcouncil.org.sg) based in Singapore.


Internal candidates only: please remember to include the full version of your most recent end-of-year-record of performance and confirm when the system prompts you to, and that you have discussed the application with both your line and centre manager. 

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