Senior Teacher Senegal
The English and Examinations Strategic Business Unit (E&E) is one of three strategic business units in the British Council (the others being Arts and Education & Society) all of which have the remit to build trust for the people of the UK by building relationships through aspects of our language and culture. E&E achieves this by enabling people across the world to access the life-changing education and work opportunities that are created by learning English or gaining valuable UK qualifications. Promoting the English language also provides a medium for communication, helping break down barriers of misunderstanding or mistrust between cultures.
The British Council’s 2020 vision for English & Examinations is to be the world authority in high quality English language teaching, learning and assessment, as well as the International distributor of choice for UK professional and school qualifications
This role is a new role as part of English Transformation programme. In line with the Global Recruitment policy, standard application and recruitment decisions will apply for this role.
The Senior Teacher will maintain and enhance professional development and academic quality in the teaching centre, through the management of in-house teacher development programmes and support. The post holder will promote and ensure quality teaching and effective learning of English. You will provide learners with a rewarding and stimulating English language learning experience and support the wider aims of British Council and its cultural relations mission
Role specific knowledge and experience:
The main essential knowledge and experience points that we are looking for you to evidence are:
Cambridge CELTA/Trinity Certificate TESOL.
Cambridge DELTA/Trinity Diploma TESOL or equivalent as recognised by the British Council.
2 years post-diploma i.e. DELTA/Trinity Diploma TESOL experience.
Extensive knowledge and experience of management and delivery of teacher training.
Experience of line managing/ coordinating teaching teams.
Experience in teaching relevant age groups
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), including corporate classes
Full Mastery of English across 4 skills, equivalent to CEFR C2 (IELTS Academic Paper Band 8/9 in each of the 4 sections).
Demonstrated mastery of French
Line management of teachers
Relevant masters/post graduate qualification
Pay Band – Senior Teacher
Contract Type – 2 Year Fixed Term Contract
Location – Dakar, Senegal
Requirements – Candidates are expected to have researched whether they have the right to live and work in the country in which the role is based. The British Council will not facilitate/sponsor visa applications and work permits.
Closing Date – 26 April 2022 (23:59 South Africa Time)