British Council

Teacher of English (Hourly-Paid)

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Legal sector


Bogotá, Colombia

Job Description

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 2021–22 we reached 650 million people.What's it like to work at the British Council as a Teacher?Teacher's Success StoryRole PurposeTo maintain and enhance professional development and academic quality in the teaching center, through the management of in-house teacher development programme and support To promote and ensure quality teaching and effective learning of English To support the wider aims of British Council and its cultural relations mission AccountabilitiesSupport British Council’s global English strategy by: Planning, preparing and delivering high quality English language teaching that meets the needs of different customer groups, taking to account individual learning styles. Monitoring progress and providing regular feedback to help manage students’ performance throughout the course, and actively promote learner autonomy. Contributing to the development, evaluation, and improvement of English language courses, materials and related services Ensuring teaching meets the standards expected in Teaching and Learning Reviews, the annual Academic Quality Plan and organisational expectations. Ensuring safeguarding and other guidelines are applied and upheld in line with standards and policy for the following areas:Safeguarding Equality, diversity and inclusion Health and safety QualificationEssentialsUndergraduate degree (in any discipline) Cambridge CELTA and or Trinity cert TESOL (global minimum standard) DesirableRecognised diploma in EFL i.e. DELTA and orTrinity Diploma TYLEC PGCE/BEd in Primary or relevant subject EssentialsWork Experience: A minimum of 6 months post-certificate i.e. CELTA and or Trinity cert TESOL experience gained from full-time teaching Required CEFR C2 level or higher – a current IELTS 8.5 or Cambridge CPE You should have experience in teaching two or more of the following age groups:Very young learners Young learners aged 4 to 7 (400+ hours) Young learners aged 8 to 12 (400+ hours) Young learners aged 13 to 17 (400+hours) Adults aged 18+ (800+ hours) Salary & BenefitsSalary - COP $ 71,378 (Hourly rate/hour) for CELTA and COP $ 78,510 (Hourly rate/hour) for DELTA Contract Type: Indefinite Contract- Local Contract Duration: 1 Year Working Hours: Contract teaching hours is 14 hours per week. This role may require mornings and/or evenings and Saturday work. Social security Health insurance plan Additional InformationProof of Identity requirements/right to work in country- The candidate must have the right to work in Bogota, Colombia. Closing Date and Time – 14 Februay 2024 (23:59 PM IST)A connected and trusted UK in a more connected and trusted world.Equality , Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) StatementThe 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 is committed 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 Council’s Safeguarding policies for Adults and Children.If you have any problems with your application please email askhr@britishcouncil.orgPlease 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.


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