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 British Council and its cultural relations mission
Support British Councils global English strategy by-
- Delivering teaching to the highest standards of English Language Teaching (ELT)
- Enhancing British Councils reputation as a world authority in English Language Teaching
- Continuing professional development and sharing of best practices
- Ensuring teaching meets learner needs and expectations
- Ensuring teaching meets Teaching Quality standards and organisational expectations
- Maintaining good relationships with customers and colleagues
- Supporting the teaching centres activities and British Council plans
- Plan, prepare and deliver high quality English language teaching that meets the needs of different customer groups taking into account individual learning styles. Ensure that lesson materials are tailored appropriately to the needs of particular groups and individuals
- Monitor and assess progress and provide regular feedback both written and face to face to help manage students performance throughout the course, and actively promote learner autonomy, using the setting and correction of homework for that purpose
- Complete teaching related administrative tasks (such as prompt completion of class registers, record of classwork, break duties or level testing) 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 practice
- Contribute to the development and improvement of the Teaching Centre by actively working as a member of the teaching team
- 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 (placement testing and counselling students towards suitable courses are examples of that)
- Ensure safeguarding and guidelines are applied and upheld in line with standards and policy for the following areas
- Child protection. Ensure all YL students are safe, secure and looked after while they are in our care
- Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
- Health and safety
- Undergraduate degree (in any discipline)
- Cambridge CELTA and or Trinity cert TESOL
- Recognised diploma in English as a Foreign Language e.g.DELTA and or Trinity Diploma
- A PGCE and orB.Ed in Primary or a relevant secondary subject is highly desirable.
- 3-5 years post-certificate i.e. CELTA and or Trinity cert TESOL experience.
- Experience in teaching relevant age groups specific to the centre
- Early Years aged 2 to 5 (400+hours)
- Primary aged 6 to 10 (400+ hours)
- Lower Secondary aged 11 to 14 (800+ hours)
- Upper Secondary aged 15 to 17 (400+ hours)
- University/Vocational students aged 18 to 25(400+hours)
- Adults General English 18+ (800+ hours)
- Exams preparation
Salary & Benefits
Salary- Euro 22,979-33,179 annual gross pro-rata for part-time (depending on the education, experience and working hours offered)
An inclusive and engaging work environment encouraging cross-team collaboration and building connections with colleagues from different disciplines around the world
A learning environment with plenty of opportunities to develop skills and knowledge
Experience of working in an international organisation which includes good work life balance and flexible working hours
Offsite Travel Allowance
- Contract type:Part Time (4-8 hours a week)
- Nationality requirements: Applicants must be EU nationals or have the right to work in Spain.
- Working Schedule:
- Most teaching takes place on weekday afternoons (lunchtimes) and evenings and on Saturdays.
- Increasingly our young learner teaching takes place in schools, so travel is often required. Corporate classes usually take place off our premises.
- Teachers may be expected to work in more than one British Council centre. They are also likely to work in more than one location, e.g. British Council centre and a partner institution
Closing Date and Time 7 November 2023 (23:59 PM 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.
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