Opportunities for Newly qualified Teachers - Cairo, Egypt (EGY-T-0578-7)
Middle East North Africa (MENA)
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Department: Teaching Centre Pay band: Teacher salary scale Salary: Please refer to the Vacancy Information Contract length: 2 years

The British Council teaching centres in Egypt are looking to recruit full time trainee teachers to work in their two Cairo centres in Agouza and Heliopolis and in Alexandria


Essential Requirements:

First Degree

Cambridge CELTA/Trinity cert TESOL (global minimum standard)

This opportunity is open to Egyptian and UK nationals. Work permits can only be obtained via the British Council for UK and Egyptian passport holders.

Full mastery of English across all 4 skills equivalent to user (CEFR C2) IELTS Band 8/9 in each of 4 sections of the academic module.

All Five Teaching Skills – level 1 = essential

Understanding your learners

Classroom management

Subject knowledge

Course and lesson planning

Learning Technologies


Desirable Requirements:

PGCE/B.Ed. in Primary

Adults General English (400+ hours)

Young adults aged 7-17 (400+ hours)

Strong supporting evidence from Cambridge ESOL CELTA / Trinity Cert end of course tutors’ report


Role Profile

Vacancy Information
British Council Behaviours and Generic Skills


Contract start date:  ASAP

Number of posts:  up to 10 posts

Deadline to receive applications:  15 January, 2019


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Internal candidates please remember to include the full version of your most recent end-of-year-record of performance/evaluation and confirm when the system prompts you that you have discussed the application with both your line and centre manager. Please note that we will not proceed with your application in the absence of your line manager’s written approval and reserve the right to withdraw your candidature at any stage of the recruitment process.

Enquiries about the post can be sent to the MENA Regional Teacher Recruitment team based in Dubai - MENA-TeacherRecruitment@ae.britishcouncil.org. Please do not send any applications via email as they will not be considered.

Please refer to our Careers page, Middle East & North Africa, for further information about our teaching centres and the various opportunities available for teachers in the region - https://www.britishcouncil.org/jobs/careers/english/global-network/middle-east-north-africa

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.