Teacher of English

ESL / EFL teacher wanted by British Council
Proficient speakers
Min. 2 years
Trinity Certificate in TESOL
Plan, prepare and deliver high quality English language teaching that meets the needs of different customer groups taking into account individual learning styles.

Job details


ESL / EFL teacher

Work hours:


Student type:

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

Group size:


Contract term:


Contract type:

Work as employee

Institution type:

Language school

School authority:


The opportunity:

This is a unique opportunity :

To promote and ensure quality teaching and effective learning of English
To support the wider aims of British Council and its cultural relations mission
Also, you will:

Be accountable to 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 and continuing professional development and sharing of best practice
Your main duties will be:

Plan, prepare and deliver high quality English language teaching that meets the needs of different customer groups taking into account individual learning styles.
Monitor progress and provide regular feedback to help manage students’ performance throughout the course, and actively promote learner autonomy.
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
Complete teaching related administrative tasks to specified standards.
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. Regularly attend in-house training sessions
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.
Ensure safeguarding and guidelines are applied and upheld in line with standards and policy for the following areas: child protection, equal opportunity and diversity and health and safety


The British Council Romania Teaching Centre teaches a range of Young Learner (early years, primary, and secondary young learner) and Adult courses. Young learners make up approximately 75% of our student numbers. There are 5 age groups of young learners, of which the youngest are 3 years old.

The centre, and our Young Learner business in particular, has been growing quickly. From September 2020 the Teaching Centre team will include: Director English Language Services, Academic Manager, three Senior Teachers (ST Secondary, ST Early Years & Primary; ST Adults), three coordinators and sixty teachers. There is also a large Exams department and active Projects department.

Bucharest, Romania

Who we are looking for

  1. Language proficiency

    Proficient speakers

    (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

    (2 years post-certificate i.e. CELTA/Trinity cert TESOL experience. Experience in teaching at least two of the following age groups: Early Years learners aged 3 to 5 (300+hours) / Young learners aged 6 to 8 (300+ hours) / Young learners aged 8 to 11 (300+ hours) / Young learners aged 12 to 14 (300+ hours) / Young learners aged 15 to 18 (300+ hours / Adult learners (300+ hours))

  3. Qualification

    Trinity Certificate in TESOL + CELTA

    (Cambridge CELTA/ Trinity certificate TESOL / PGCE)

  4. Experience with EAP , ESP courses and experience of teaching groups online will be considered a plus

Bucharest, Romania

Job location

British Council

About the employer

The British Council builds connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries through arts and culture, education and the English language. We work in two ways – directly with individuals to transform their lives, and with governments and partners to make a bigger difference for the longer term, creating benefit for millions of people all over the world. We help young people to gain the skills, confidence and connections they are looking for to realise their potential and to participate in strong and inclusive communities. We support them to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain internationally recognised qualifications. Our work in arts and culture stimulates creative expression and exchange and nurtures creative enterprise. We connect the best of the UK with the world and the best of the world with the UK. These connections lead to an understanding of each other's strengths and of the challenges and values that we share. This builds trust between people in the UK and other nations which endures even when official relations may be strained. We work on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 2019-20 we connected with 80 million people directly and with 791 million overall, including online and through our broadcasts and publications.

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