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 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 the British Council and its cultural relations mission
- Teach a variety of lessons to either individuals or in groups of up to 18 students
- Adapt materials to meet the needs of learners
- Use technology during lessons when appropriate
- Complete registers and other administration within agreed time frames
- Support the British Council's global English strategy by delivering professional teaching to the highest standards
- Enhance the British Council's reputation as a world authority through continued professional development and sharing of best practices
- Actively engage in professional development activities
- First degree or equivalent AND Cambridge CELTA or equivalent EFL teaching qualification
- PGCE/PGDE with practical component (QTS)
- B.Ed in Primary, Secondary or Early Childhood Education
- Diploma in Education (Singapore MOE)
- Cambridge DELTA/Trinity DipTESOL
- CELTYL or equivalent Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education (DECCE-T)
- Relevant Masters Degree
- At least 2 years of relevant teaching experience (in tuition/enrichment centres and/or MOE schools)
Salary & Benefits
- Salary: S$ 55.29 per hour (Point 0) to S$ 65.81 per hour (Point 4). This applies to non-permanent residents and non-Singaporean citizens. For permanent residents and Singapore citizens, the hourly rate is inclusive of the employers CPF contribution. The starting point on the scale is according to qualifications and experience. A pension contribution has already been factored into the salary.
- Work Schedule: Hourly Paid Teacher willingness to teach across weekends and evening weekdays is desired.
- Contract type: Fixed term, 24 months (Renewable)
- Other Allowances: Fares/Travel/Baggage allowance, Relocation/Transfer Allowances-Not applicable for this role
- Income taxes and national insurance: Income tax is paid one year in arrears and staff is responsible for submitting the necessary tax forms and arranging payment. Payment is usually demanded as one lump sum but instalments can be arranged as long as you do this before you receive your assessment.
Passport requirements/ Right to work the in-country:
- Applicants must already have the legal right to work in Singapore which is subject to the Ministry of Education/Ministry of Manpower approval
Closing Date and Time Tuesday 9th Nov 2023 (23:59 IST)
A connected and trusted UK in a more connected and trusted world.
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.
If you have any problems with your application please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: Applications to this role can only be considered when made through the Apply section of our careers website. Our ASK HR email is only to be used in case of a technical issue encountered when applying through the careers website. Emails with supporting statements and CV/Resumes sent to this email address will not be reviewed and will be deleted.