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Native English teachers for Atyrau (Almaty)

Job description
The British Council wishes to recruit a number of English teachers for a series of short-term (two-month) assignments to deliver English language training to employees of a major oil company based in Atyrau (western Kazakhstan), as part of a one-year programme from early August Protected content . The programme will be delivered in partnership with a local educational institution where the teachers will be based.

The short-term nature of the assignments is driven by visa limitations. If circumstances change during the course of the programme, the British Council may be in a position to offer a longer assignment, or repeated assignments.

The teaching will be delivered to employees of the oil company over one year, through a mix of general and business / technical English courses arranged according to the learners’ current knowledge and work functions. The employees will include technical and management staff, with a range of English language abilities from beginner upwards, and with a range of required language ability outcomes. The courses will be delivered in short / intensive cycles organised around the employees’ shift-working.

The programme will be managed from the British Council’s office in Almaty, which will provide administrative support to the teachers – necessarily limited, given the distance. The teachers will therefore need to have a degree of self-support and resilience.

For CELTA qualification: salary of £1,100 per month paid into home bank account in relevant currency.

For DELTA qualification: salary of £1,300 per month paid into home bank account in relevant currency.

Closing date for applications: 23:59 UK time 6th July Protected content

Desired Skills and Experience
Minimum criteria: Native-speaker level of English, CELTA or equivalent and 3 years post qualification teachign experience.

We also welcome applications with a undergraduate degree, DELTA, Trinity Diploma in TESOL, or Masters’ level qualification in ELT. Ideally candidates will have company teaching experience.

About this companyBritish CouncilFollowing companyUnfollow companyFollow companyThe British Council is the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide.

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We are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter. A core publically-funded grant-in-aid provides less than 25 per cent of our turnover which last year was £781m. The rest of our revenues are earned from services which customers around the world pay for, through education and development contracts and from partnerships with public and private organisations. All our work is in pursuit of our charitable purpose and supports prosperity and security for the UK and globally.

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The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to employing disabled people. The United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. A registered charity: Protected content and Wales) SC Protected content .

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