We support peace and prosperity by building connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and countries worldwide.
We work directly with individuals to help them gain the skills, confidence and connections to transform their lives and shape a better world in partnership with the UK. We support them to build networks and explore creative ideas, to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain internationally recognised qualifications.
Working with people in over 200 countries and territories, we are on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 202122 we reached 650 million people.
- To maintain and enhance professional development and academic quality in the teaching centre, through the management of in-house teacher development programme and support
- To promote and ensure quality teaching and effective learning of English
- To provide learners with a rewarding and stimulating English language learning experience
- To support the wider aims of British Council and its cultural relations mission
British Councils English Language Centre in Paris was opened in 1998, initially as a small operation offering classes to Young Learners.
BC Paris Teaching today operates out of its prestigious, centrally located Invalides premises and currently 10 off-site premises in the Il-de-France region. We offer a wide range of Young Learner classes to 4,800 learners aged between 3 and 18 during the Academic Year and to another 2,000 during the Holiday Courses. The Adult program began in 2007 and now offers the flexibility of MyClass, a system in which Adults book lessons individually as preference. At any one time, we have over 1,000 Adults engaged in learning with us.
The operation continues to grow and we have ambitions to continue expanding our off-site operations.
A part-time teacher will be expected to be available to teach a range of ages and courses at any of British Councils delivery locations and will work with a large and highly successful team of teachers and academic staff.
- Plan, prepare and deliver between 6-12 hours per week of high quality English language teaching that meets the needs of different customer groups taking into account individual learning styles in the Il-de-France region.
- Monitor progress and provide regular feedback to help manage students performance throughout the course, and actively promote learner autonomy
- Contribute to the development, evaluation, and improvement of English language courses, materials and related services, in order to meet students needs by actively working as a member of the teaching team
- Complete teaching-related administrative tasks to specified standards
- Actively engage in professional development and performance management to ensure quality and high standards in teaching and learning, and maintain British Councils position at the forefront of best ELT practices
- Contribute to the development of lasting, mutually beneficial relationships by enhancing students understanding of contemporary UK
- Support local marketing and promotional strategy, and assist the teaching centre team in delivering excellent customer service
- Complete and update all British Council mandatory training courses and ensure safeguarding and guidelines are applied and upheld in line with standards and policy for the following areas:
- Child protection
- Equal Opportunity and Diversity
- Health and safety
- Cambridge CELTA/Trinity cert TESOL.
- Specific YL extension course (TYLEC / CELTYL / NILE etc.)
- Either Recognised diploma in EFL e.g. DELTA , AND / OR
- PGCE/B.Ed in Primary/Secondary or relevant subject
- 2 years post-certificate i.e. CELTA/Trinity cert TESOL experience
- Experience in teaching relevant age groups specific to the centre
- Early Years aged 2 to 5 (400+)
- Primary aged 6 to 10 (400+ hours)
- Lower Secondary aged 11 to 14 (800+ hours)
- Upper Secondary aged 15 to 17 (800+ hours)
- Adults General English 18+ (800+ hours)
- Cambridge suite and IELTS exam preparation courses
- Teaching Experience:
- Young Learners:
- 1. Early years (age 2 - 5) (800+ hours)
- 2. Primary (age 6 10) (800 hours)
- 3. Secondary (age 11 17) (1900+ hours)
Language requirements -
- Full proficiency in English across all 4 skills, equivalent to CEFR C2/IELTS Band 8/9 in each of 4 sections of the academic module.
- Salary:814,50 -1,232.00 Euro per month depending on hours offered,qualification and work experience
- Guaranteed hours with competitive rates of pay including paid preparation time.
- Continuing professional development with an extensive INSETT programme and additional support for new starters with less experience. Internal and External courses available to develop your career.
- External training is funded by the Teaching Center for suitable trainees.
- Meals and transport are subsidised on working days.
- 35 days paid leave and allowance for privilege days
- The opportunity to be part of a global organisation with teaching centres in nearly 50 countries worldwide and events and programmes in many more.
- Teaching hours/week:6 hours per week (for 30 weeks of the Academic Year)
- Duration:Permanenton completion of the probationary period.
- Working day: Saturday ONLY
- Right to Work/Passport Requirement:Applicants must be eligible to work in France. The British Council will notbe able to assist non-EU nationals to obtain a work permit for France
Closing Date & Time: Tuesday 7 Nov 2023 (23:59 IST)
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Equality , Diversity, and Inclusion(EDI) Statement
The British Council is committed to policies and practices of equality, diversity and inclusion across everything we do. We support all staff to make sure their behaviour is consistent with this commitment. We want to address under representation and encourage applicants from under-represented groups, in particular, but not exclusively, on grounds of ethnicity and disability. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview and we have Disability Confident Employer Status. We welcome discussions about specific requirements or adjustments to enable participation and engagement in our work and activities.
The British Council iscommitted to safeguarding children, young people and adults who we work with.
We believe that all children and adults everywhere in the world deserve to live in safe environments and have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse, maltreatment and exploitation as set out in article 19, UNCRC (United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child) 1989.
Appointment to positions where there is direct involvement with vulnerable groups will be dependent on thorough checks being completed; these will include qualification checks, reference checks, identity & criminal record checks in line with legal requirements and with the British Councils Safeguarding policies for Adults and Children.
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