Young Learner Coordinator, British Council Tunisia

Deadline: Sun 26 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT
  • Tunisia, Tunis
  • British Council
  • Experience: 4 YEARS
  • Positions: 1
  • Degree Required

Details of Position

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 are looking for an experienced EFL teacher with a track record in teaching young learners and managing a Young Learner (YL) programme. Ideally you will have YL training experience in particular delivering TYLEC. The Tunis teaching centre is located in modern, 3-storey, purpose-built British Council premises. We have 15 classrooms, all equipped with interactive whiteboards. We also deliver Young Learner courses in partner premises at the British International School of Tunis.
The centre has between 800-1000 adult students per term on regular public General and Business English, and Exam preparation courses and around 1500 young learners across three age groups – Primary, Lower Secondary and Upper Secondary. We also teach a small number of corporate contracts both on and off-site.
Internal candidates please remember to include the full version of your most recent end-of-year-record of performance/evaluation and confirm when the system prompts you that you have discussed the application with both your line and centre manager. Please do not send any applications via email as they will not be considered.
The closing date for applications is 26th March 2017. Enquiries about the post can be sent to the MENA Regional Teacher Recruitment team based in Dubai -
The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. The British Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of its partners to share this commitment. Appointment to this role is subject to Criminal Records Bureau checks in the UK, and, where appropriate, equivalent systems overseas. This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore all convictions, cautions and bind-overs, including those regarded as spent, must be declared.


Essential Requirements:
4 years post-certificate i.e. CELTA/Trinity cert TESOL experience
Experience in teaching at least one of the following YL groups
 Young learners aged 8 to 10 (400+ hours)
 Young learners aged 11 to 13 (400+ hours)
 Young learners aged 14 to 17 (400+ hours)
Experience in teaching
 Adults General English 18+ (800+ hours)
Recognised diploma in EFL i.e. DELTA/Trinity diploma in TESOL
A UK first degree, or at least a British qualification in teaching (PGCE, TEFL-I) is necessary to facilitate gaining a working permit

Salary and Benefits

A very attractive remuneration package including housing allowance is on offer!

Company Details

British Council
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Contact person:
Jalpa Trivedi, Regional Teaching Centre Recruitment Manager MENA

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