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The British Council in Nigeria is looking for suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join our team of IELTS Examiners.

Outline:
Examiners conduct one to one interviews with IELTS candidates to assess their spoken English according to set requirements. Examiners also assess written scripts produced by candidates under exam conditions.

Examiners are recruited on a casual basis and are expected to examine at least ten sessions a year at regular intervals. Remuneration is paid per interview/script. Weekend working is usually required.

IELTS examinations regularly take place in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt. Therefore, we are looking for examiners who live in, or within relatively easy reach of these cities. We may occasionally run examinations in other cities in Nigeria.
You will need:
An undergraduate degree or a qualification which can be demonstrated to be equivalent to an undergraduate degree.
A recognised qualification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) / Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) / or recognised equivalent as part of a recognised university award course.*
At least 3 years full time (14 hours per week minimum or the equivalent part time) relevant TESOL/TEFL teaching experience (minimum one year post certificate level qualification). The majority of this teaching experience must relate to adult students (16 years and over).
The required professional attributes and interpersonal skills. Please see our recruitment pack for more details.

*e.g. CELTA; DELTA; Cert. TESOL; Dip. TESOL; PGCE; B Ed.; M Ed; MA Applied Linguistics. Assessed teaching practice and ESOL/EFL studies at cert. level must be part of the course. If shortlisted, you will need to submit a transcript of the teaching course you attended.

How to apply?
Download and complete the application form. Submit your application via email to exams@ng.britishcouncil.org

Closing date for applications: 30 September 2011.

For more information on the Minimum Professional Requirements please contact us on: +234 1 4615600/1 OR +234 1 4630396/8

Namibia – Project Officer

The British Council in Namibia is looking for a qualified individual to fill the post of a ‘Project Officer’.

The successful candidate will support the objectives of the Directorate by assisting with the implementation of British Council global, regional and local programmes.
The ideal candidate must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and have the following competencies:
Financial management skills
A team player
Customer service orientation
Competent in MS Office
Project and contract management experience (preferable)

The salary will be within the range of 7,332 – 14,161 NAD. British Council policy is for new staff to start at the lower end of this scale.

How to apply
Read through the role profile document. Download and complete the application form. To help you understand and complete the application form, read through the ‘How to complete the application’ document at the top of this page. Listed within the role profile document, you will find a number of listed ‘behaviours’ and ‘skills and knowledge’. Evidence against those criteria’s will need to be provided in your role application form. To help you understand those criteria’s, we have provided a ‘behaviours’ and ‘generic skills’ dictionary at the top of this page.

Please read all the documents carefully before you fill in the job application form. Telephone applications or enquiries will not be considered. Completed applications should be sent via email to: beuhla.beukes@britishcouncil.org Deadline: Friday, 23 September 2011 by 12pm.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted. We do not accept CV’s, handwritten applications or expressions of interest.

Uganda – Project Officer

The British Council in Uganda is looking for a qualified individual to fill the post of a ‘Project Officer’ based in Kampala.

Context and environment
British Council Uganda has its office in Kampala. We deliver a full range of programmes that includes examination administration, school linking projects, higher education partnerships between Uganda and the UK and we also manage grant programmes funded by organisations such as EU and DFID.

The project officer is a member of the programmes team, and reports to a Programme Manager and will be responsible for at least 3 projects.

Purpose of Job
To plan, promote, manage, deliver and evaluate events and project outputs, working with partners and stakeholders to meet the Council’s strategic objectives.

Planning and delivery of project outputs as per contract with partners
Deliver high quality project activity and events, working with partners and stakeholders in order to meet global, regional and country plans and, Manage, plan and co-ordinate events

Partnerships
Deliver projects and paid services in accordance to business need , ensuring compliance with all client and corporate standards.

Monitoring & Evaluation, Database Management
Evaluate the progress and effectiveness of project outputs to enable the planning and delivery teams to repeat successes and/or improve the quality of both.

Marketing and Communications
Deliver the agreed marketing and communications strategy project outputs in compliance with BC standards.
Essential Skill, knowledge and Qualifications
A degree in a related discipline
Previous experience with delivering donor funded projects
Experience in Project and Contract Management; developing and managing strategic relationships with principal clients, partners and stakeholders
Good knowledge and hands-on experience of Financial Planning and Management and Risk Management
Demonstrable good communication and interpersonal skills

Behaviours
Creating Shared Purpose, Being Accountable, Making It Happen, and Shaping the Future.

How to apply
Read through the role profile document. Download and complete the application form. To help you understand and complete the application form, read through the ‘How to complete the application’ document at the top of this page. Listed within the role profile document, you will find a number of listed ‘behaviours’ and ‘skills and knowledge’. Evidence against those criteria’s will need to be provided in your application form. To help you understand those criteria’s, we have provided a ‘behaviours’ and ‘generic skills’ dictionary at the top of this page.

Please read all the documents carefully before you fill in the job application form. Telephone applications or enquiries will not be considered. Completed applications should be sent via email to: info@britishcouncil.or.ug Deadline: Monday 19 September at 04pm.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted. We do not accept CV’s, handwritten applications or expressions of interest.

Sudan – IELTS examiner

Do you want to join our team of professionals, gain experience and develop new skills?

If your answer is Yes, why not become freelance IELTS examiner and work for the British Council in Sudan?

IELTS is the International English Language Testing System. Thousands of people in 120 countries are now using IELTS to open doors throughout the English speaking world and beyond. IELTS is one of the fastest growing English language tests in the world, and close to 5,000 educational institutions, agencies & professional organisations around the world recognise IELTS scores as a trusted and valid indicator of ability to communicate in English.

We are looking for suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join our team of freelance IELTS examiners.
You will need:
An undergraduate degree or a qualification which can be demonstrated to be the equivalent to an undergraduate degree.
A recognised qualification in Teaching English to Speaking of Other Languages (TESOL).
At least 3 years full time or equivalent part time teaching experience relevant to TESOL (post -TESOL qualification).
To have a customer friendly approach.
To have excellent written and oral communication skills.
To be willing to work on weekends if required.

What can the British Council in Sudan offer you:
Training and qualification which is recognised across the world.
Attractive remuneration.
A good work environment and a vibrant team of colleagues.

How to apply?
Download and complete the application form. Send your completed applications to:

1. Our Examinations Services Manager: rania.elsayed@sd.britishcouncil.org
OR
2. Our Examinations Services Coordinator: hala.elbashir@sd.britishcouncil.org

Deadline for applications: 15 September 2011.

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