Deputy Academic Manager (Secondary), Bangkok Partner Schools

Deputy Academic Manager (Secondary), Bangkok Partner Schools

British Council is recruiting a Deputy Academic Manager (Advanced Teacher) in Bangkok.


Role Purpose

•    To promote and deliver quality teaching and effective learning of English;
•    To support and guide instructors on the delivery of a full range of courses, and to lead and develop instructors, including the provision of performance management, training and development;
•    To contribute to the development, evaluation and improvement of courses, materials and related services at partner schools and universities;
•    To support the wider aims of the British Council and its cultural relations mission.


Challenges & Accountabilities 
Support the British Council’s global English strategy by
• Delivering teaching and course content that is of the highest standard.
• Enhancing the British Council’s reputation as a world authority in ELT.
• Continuing professional development and sharing of best practice.

Main Responsibilities

• Ensuring teaching meets learners’ needs and expectations.

• Ensuring teaching meets Teaching Quality Standards and organisational expectations.

• Maintaining good relationships with customers and colleagues.

• Supporting teaching centre / partner school activities and British Council plans.


Main Duties

• Contribute to the development, evaluation, and improvement of assigned English language programmes or courses, including materials, assessment tools, administrative systems and related services, in order to meet partners’ and learners’ needs by actively working as a member of the academic team.

• Plan, prepare and deliver up to 18 (15+3) hours of high-quality English language teaching per week that meets learner needs, taking into account individual learning requirements and preferences in line with Teaching Skills Level 3, and being ready to provide cover as required.

• Monitor learner progress and provide regular feedback to help manage students’ performance throughout the course, and actively promote learner autonomy.

• Complete teaching-related administrative tasks to specified standards; join in school events and parents’ evenings.

About us

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. Last year we reached over 80 million people directly and 791 million people overall including online, broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.

What we offer

The successful candidate’s starting point within the pay scales below is set according to their qualifications and experience as well as their previous position on the British Council’s global salary scale (if applicable). 
     min: THB 86,380 per month 
     max: THB 102,242 per month

Benefits and Entitlements
35 days of annual leave 

Medical plan for employee  as well as for eligible dependents

Relocation and repatriation support  (if recruited from overseas)
Professional development opportunities (e.g. access to suite of online training options; support - subject to approval – with distance Masters courses).

What we want

Essential qualifications: undergraduate university degree or equivalent; Trinity DipTESOL or Cambridge DELTA (or equivalent) or PGCE/B.Ed (in relevant subject).
Necessary experience: at least four years’ full-time post-certificate (i.e. Trinity CertTESOL / CELTA) teaching experience including a minimum of 1,200 hours gained from teaching one or more of these Young Learner age groups: 3 to 5 years; 6 to 11 years; 12 to 18 years.

You need to have the requirements below:

AND one of the following sets to apply:

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Application will close on 27 May 2020 (23:59 UK time)


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