Teacher of English - Young Learners

Teacher of English - Young Learners

Teacher of English - Young Learners

 

Date: 09-Jun-2021

Location: Seoul, East Asia, KR

Company: British Council

 

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 benefitss for millions of people all over the world. We help young people to gain the skills, confidence, and connections they are looking for to realize 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.

 

Pay band: Fixed Term Contract

Salary: Monthly salary for this post is paid in Korean Won (KRW) and is within the range of ₩2,493,148 ~ ₩3,123,233 depending on qualifications and experience and Housing allowance, 

Location: Seoul, South Korea

Duration: 12 months (Renewable)

 

Role Purpose 

 

Support British Council’s global English strategy

 

  1. by delivering teaching to the highest standards of ELT
  2. enhancing British Council’s reputation as a world authority in ELT
  3. continuing professional development and sharing of best practices
  4. ensuring teaching meets learner needs and expectations
  5. ensuring teaching meets Teaching Quality standards and organizational expectations
  6. maintaining good relationships with customers and colleagues
  7. supporting the teaching centre’s activities and British Council plans

Requirements 

Language requirements

 

(Minimum / essential)

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

Qualifications

 

(Minimum / essential)

  • Undergraduate/University degree
  • TEFL-I qualification (CELTA/Trinity)
     

Desirable

  • Cambridge DELTA/Trinity Diploma 
  • PGCE in Primary/Secondary or equivalent  
  • CELTYL or TYLEC
     

Role Specific Knowledge & Experience

 

  • 2 years post-certificate i.e. CELTA/Trinitycert TESOL experience in two or more of the following age groups:
  • Young learners aged 5 to 7 (400+ hours)
  • Young learners aged 8 to 10 (800+hours)
  • Young learners aged 11 to 13 (400+hours)
  • Young learners aged 14 to 17 (400+hours)
     

Additional Information

 

  • Teachers teach 24 contact teaching hours per week plus 2 hours timetabled substitution (paid if taught).
  • Interviews are likely to be held around 1 week after the closing of the job posting
  • Hold a passport from an English-speaking country; UK, Ireland, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa (Local Visa Requirement) 
  • Provide an original undergraduate degree/MA certificate from an English-speaking country (Local Visa Requirement)
  • Other Benefits Include: Fares and travel, Baggage allowance, Annual leave allowance, Medical allowance, Accommodation allowance,

 

Closing date and time: Monday, 15th June 2021 (18:00 Korea Time )

 

 

https://careers.britishcouncil.org/job/Seoul-Teacher-of-English-Young-Le...

 

About us

A connected and trusted UK in a more connected and trusted world.

 

Equality Statement

 

The British Council is committed to a policy of equality and to valuing diversity and is keen to reflect the diversity of the societies in which we work at every level within the organization. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies. 
The British Council has Disability Confident Employer Status. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role. Applicants are encouraged to highlight any specific requirements or adjustments needed to enable participation in the recruitment process.


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.

 

https://careers.britishcouncil.org/job/Seoul-Teacher-of-English-Young-Le...

What we offer

Benefits Include Fares and travel, Baggage allowance, Annual leave allowance, Medical allowance, Accommodation allowance,

 

What we want

Language requirements

 

(Minimum / essential)

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

Qualifications

 

(Minimum / essential)

  • Undergraduate/University degree
  • TEFL-I qualification (CELTA/Trinity)
     

Desirable

  • Cambridge DELTA/Trinity Diploma 
  • PGCE in Primary/Secondary or equivalent  
  • CELTYL or TYLEC
     

Role Specific Knowledge & Experience

 

  • 2 years post-certificate i.e. CELTA/Trinitycert TESOL experience in two or more of the following age groups:
  • Young learners aged 5 to 7 (400+ hours)
  • Young learners aged 8 to 10 (800+hours)
  • Young learners aged 11 to 13 (400+hours)
  • Young learners aged 14 to 17 (400+hours)
     

Additional Information

 

  • Teachers teach 24 contact teaching hours per week plus 2 hours timetabled substitution (paid if taught).
  • Interviews are likely to be held around 1 week after the closing of the job posting
  • Hold a passport from an English-speaking country; UK, Ireland, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa (Local Visa Requirement) 
  • Provide an original undergraduate degree/MA certificate from an English-speaking country (Local Visa Requirement)
  • Other Benefits Include: Fares and travel, Baggage allowance, Annual leave allowance, Medical allowance, Accommodation allowance,

You need to have the requirements below:

AND one of the following sets to apply:

Degree
Bachelors
Uni Cert.
Yes
TEFL Cert.
Yes
Passport Photo Page
Yes
Personal Photo
Preferred

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