Working for the British Council offers a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop skills in international cultural relations. Our jobs offer you scope for versatility, initiative and creativity in a stimulating and supportive environment.
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The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.
Through our work we aim to build and develop long-term relationships with governments, organisations and people to provide mutual benefit and promote a wider knowledge of the UK and the English language. All jobs in the organisation contribute towards these aims.
All our work is concerned with people and involves quality and customer care.
As well as the satisfaction that comes from working as part of a diverse and committed team, we provide our teachers with a stimulating and supportive work environment and strong opportunities for professional development.
To be considered for a full-time or part-time teaching post you must have a CELTA or Trinity Cert. TESOL and at least two years’ post-qualification experience of teaching English to adults and/or young learners.
The British Council creates international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and builds trust between them worldwide. Working effectively with diversity is an essential part of the British Council’s work.
The values of the British Council underpin our commitment to equal opportunities and diversity. Our values are based on mutuality, professionalism, integrity, creativity and valuing people. We are committed to representing the full diversity of the United Kingdom in our work.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community as we believe that a diverse workforce gives added depth to our work. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.
The British Council believes that all children have potential and that every child matters – everywhere in the world. The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC 1989.