British Council Ethiopia Teacher of English Jobs

British Council Ethiopia Teacher of English Jobs

Job Id: 215995

Category: Languages
Location: Addis Ababa
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)

Job Description

The Opportunity

Are you interested in building a career where you can improve people’s lives?
Are you looking for a challenge working as part of a dynamic team?

If so, are you interested in working for the British Council as a teacher?
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.

About the Job

The British Council is currently looking to recruit English teachers for our centre in Addis Ababa. The Office in Ethiopia has young, dynamic staff from many backgrounds and who are fun to work with.

This is an opportunity to join an Organisation with a great network of teachers and you will also be able to join regular professional development, training and skills programmes to develop your experience and skills.

English and Examinations

English language teaching and assessment are central to our cultural relations mission, creating international opportunities and building trust, especially with the UK, by promoting English as a common language for trade, diplomacy, debate and access to a lifelong world of education and employment.

We provide people worldwide with access to the life-changing opportunities that come from learning English and gaining valuable UK qualifications. Our work helps to maintain the UK’s profile and expertise in English language teaching and assessment worldwide.

Role Purpose and accountabilities

The Teacher of English at the British Council will be part of the teaching Centre. The role will support British Council’s global
English strategy through the implementation and management of activity plans in support of Ethiopia Teaching Centre strategy to meet income and impact targets and enhance the British Council’s reputation in Ethiopia for English language teaching expertise.

The Teacher of English will promote and ensure quality teaching and effective learning of English and support the wider aims of the British Council and its cultural relations mission.

The post holder will support British Council’s global English strategy by:

  • Delivering teaching to the highest standards of English Language Teaching
  • Enhancing the British Council’s reputation as a world authority in English Language Teaching
  • Continuing to pursue professional development and sharing of best practices
  • Main Opportunities/ Challenges for this role

  • Ensuring teaching meets learner needs and expectations
  • Ensuring teaching meets quality standards and organisational expectations
  • Maintaining good relationships with customers and colleagues
  • Supporting the teaching centre’s activities and British Council plans

    Job Requirements

    What We Are Looking for: You must have the following to be considered:

  • Right to live and work in Ethiopia
  • Appropriate police check required
  • High proficiency in English i.e. 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\
    Cambridge CELTA/Trinity cert TESOL
  • Undergraduate / University degree
  • Two years post-certificate i.e. CELTA/Trinity cert TESOL experience / other recognized qualification
  • Ability to work in a way that promotes the safety and well-being of children
  • Effective communication and engagement with children and their parents/guardians

    What is Interesting About It

    You can take pride in the fact that you will be part of a team that enables the British Council to meet its objectives and gives all our students and customers an exceptional experience.

    How to Apply

    If you would like to see full details and understand more about this post then please see the documents below:

    RP Teacher of English.pdf

    British Council Behaviours.pdf
    British Council Core Skills.pdf

    Further details:
    If you are interested in the post and feel that you are suitable for the role, then we would really like to hear from you. Please apply before 23 August 2019 (23:59 UK Time) with the link below

    British Council Ethiopia Teacher of English Jobs

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