ESL / EFL teacher
1-5 years , 6-10 years
1 year renewable contract
The British Council Singapore offers many opportunities for training, project work and development, including funding for external professional development and internal development activities. Many of our teachers have benefitted from this and have gone on complete further qualifications.
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• Teach a variety of young learner lessons in groups of up to 18 students (16 for Very Young Learners)
• Adapt materials to meet the needs of learners
• Use technology during lessons when appropriate
• Complete registers and other administration within agreed time frames
• Support the British Council's global English strategy by delivering professional teaching to the highest standards
• Enhance the British Council's reputation as a world authority through continued professional development and sharing of best practices
• Teaching colleagues
• Senior teachers and management team
• Customer management team
Income tax is paid one year in arrears and staff are responsible for submitting the necessary tax forms and arranging payment. Payment is usually demanded as one lump sum but installments can be arranged as long as you do this before you receive your assessment.
If you are interested in applying and feel that you are suitable for the role, please apply as soon as possible.
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The British Council is a full member of Keeping Children Safe (KCS) and has achieved level 1 child safe certification. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in Article 19, UNCRC, 1989 and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks including criminal record checks, in line with legal requirements.
Contract: 12 months fixed term contract (renewable)
Start Date: flexible
30 Napier Rd, Singapore 258509
(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)
Min. 2 years
(2 years relevant work experience with young learner students in teaching: Pre-school learners aged 3-6 (N1 to K2 levels). Have experience in phonics, kindergarten, and lower primary curriculum)
BA in any subject
Any accredited 100+ hour English teaching certif.
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Bachelor degree (BA) in a relevant subject
(First degree or equivalent AND Relevant teaching qualification i.e. Cambridge CELTA/ DELTA OR Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education (DECCET) or equivalent, Letter of Notification (LON) Level 2)