Teacher of English - East Asia

ESL / EFL teacher wanted by British Council First work day: ASAP
Proficient speakers
Min. 2 years
BA in any subject
Any accredited 100+ hour English teaching certif.
Are you an enthusiastic and passionate teacher who’s looking for a dynamic teaching experience in East Asia?This is an excellent opportunity to join our friendly and vibrant educational environment whilst demonstrating high level of professional and teaching skills.

Job details


ESL / EFL teacher

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1-5 years , 6-10 years , 11-14 years , 15-18 years , 18+ years

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Work as employee

Institution type:

Language school

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You’ll get to unleash your creativity to provide exciting, fun and relevant learning experiences as well as having the chance to work with other outstanding teachers.

If you are a teacher specialising in Adults or/and Young Learners, we want you!

Come and see for yourself what it’s like to work as a Teacher at British Council in East Asia and if you are keen to get more details about the profiles of teachers we are recruiting, click at the blue "Apply" button.

Talent Pool:

Your profile will be in our talent pool for three months where you will receive updates on any active vacancy.
Subsequently, our recruitment team will contact you and you can let us know if you wish to remain in our talent pool or withdraw from the list.
You may also renew your candidacy by filling a new application form as well as submitting a new video interview.

We look forward to having you joining the British Council teaching team in East Asia!

Auckland, New Zealand

Who we are looking for

  1. Language proficiency

    Proficient speakers

    (High proficiency in English i.e. full mastery of English across all 4 skills equivalent to user (CEFR C2) IELTS Band 8/9 in each of 4 sections of the academic module.)

  2. Experience

    Min. 2 years

    (A minimum of 2 years post-certificate i.e. CELTA/Trinity cert TESOL experience gained from teaching a variety of age groups and levels from young learners through to adults. You should have experience in teaching two or more of the following age groups: ▪ Very Young learners <4 (600+ hours) ▪ Young learners aged 4 to 7 (600+ hours) ▪ Young learners aged 8 to 12 (600+ hours) ▪ Young learners aged 13 to 17 (600+hours) ▪ Adults aged 18+ (600+ hours).)

  3. Qualification

    BA in any subject + Any accredited 100+ hour English teaching certif.

  4. Valid passport
  5. The post holder must have the rights to work in the Country. The British Council will provide full assistance throughout the visa application process. The visa is subjected to local Authorities approval.
  6. Desirable: PGCE/B.Ed in Primary or relevant subject. TYLEC or CELTYL. MA (TESOL or other related subject).

Auckland, New Zealand

Job location

British Council

About the employer

The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organization for cultural relations and educational opportunities. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body. We work to change lives by creating opportunities for people to learn and develop. 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.

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