Teacher of English (Project)
 
JOB TITLE: Teacher of English (Project)
EMPLOYER: British Council DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2021-02-16 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2021-02-28



Teacher of English (Project)

The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We operate in more than 110 countries. Our purpose is to build mutually beneficial relationships between people in the UK and other countries and increase appreciation of the UK’s creative ideas and achievements.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are looking for candidates to fill the position of Teacher of English (Project)

Deadline for applications – 27 February 2021 ( 23:59 AZT Time)

For more details about the post and application procedure, please follow the below link: https://careers.britishcouncil.org/
On the portal page please choose https://careers.britishcouncil.org/search. You will be taken to “View All Jobs” page.
On this page please choose the relevant country and location (city).

The British Council believes that all children have potential and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks.

Job Title- Hourly paid teacher of English
Directorate or Region- Wider Europe
Department- English and Education department
Location of post- Azerbaijan
Pay Band- Hourly paid (service contract)
Reports to- Academic Manager or English Coordinator
Duration of job- 1 year with possibility of extension

Purpose of job (global standard)

- To promote and ensure quality teaching and effective learning of English
- To support the wider aims of British Council and its cultural relations mission

Context and environment (see guidance)

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.
We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.

The branch office of British Council in Azerbaijan has an excellent reputation among our target customers and the maintenance of this reputation is critical to future growth.

All teachers are expected to teach a range of classes and ages.

The British Council is an equal opportunities and diversity employer, and the post-holder will play a role in ensuring that Equality, Diversity and Inclusion polices are consistently applied through the operation.

The British Council has a fundamental duty of care of all children engaged in activities with us under our mandatory Child Protection Policy. All our employees must be familiar with and follow the Child Protection Code of Conduct. The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC 1989.

Accountabilities (global standard)

Support British Council’s global English strategy by:
• delivering teaching to the highest standards of ELT
• enhancing British Council’s reputation as a world authority in ELT
• continuing professional development and sharing of best practices

Responsibilities (global standard)

• Ensuring teaching meets learner needs and expectations
• Ensuring teaching meets Teaching Quality Standards and organisational expectations
• Maintaining good relationships with customers and colleagues

Main duties (global standard)

1 Plan, prepare and deliver high quality English language teaching that meets the needs of different customer groups taking into account individual learning styles
2 Monitor progress and provide regular feedback to help manage students’ performance throughout the course, and actively promote learner autonomy
3 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
4 Complete teaching related administrative tasks to specified standards, including marking exams, completing registers and work record sheets, standby and placement testing.
5 Actively engage in professional development and performance management to ensure quality and high standards in teaching and learning, and maintain British Council’s position at the forefront of best ELT practices
6 Contribute to the development of lasting, mutually beneficial relationships by enhancing students’ understanding of contemporary UK
7 Support local marketing and promotional strategy, and assist English and Education team in delivering excellent customer service
8 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
• Anti-bribery
• Information management

Key relationships: (include internal and external)

Internal

• Other teachers
• English and Education team
• Other wider BC teams
• Wider EFL community

External

• Students
• Partner schools/ other branches
• Corporate Clients

Other important features or requirements of the job (e.g. travel, unsocial/evening hours, restrictions on employment etc)

Please specify any passport/visa and/or nationality requirement -

Post only open to valid work permit and visa holders.
Clear medical check is required

Please indicate if any security or legal checks are required for this role -

Upon appointment, a police check is mandatory to demonstrate your suitability to work with children. We will advise you where to obtain your police check from on the basis of your current residency and / or nationality.3 satisfactory references are required.

 

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