Full time Teacher of English - 6 months
- Deadline: Mon 07 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
- Sri Lanka, Colombo
- British Council, Sri Lanka
- Experience: 5 YEARS
- Positions: 3
- Degree Required
- Short Term/Summer job, Residential
Details of Position
Although English is widely spoken in Sri Lanka, overall levels of proficiency are low and for young Sri Lankans, better English is key to achieving their educational and professional ambitions. Student numbers are split between young learners (70%) and adults (30%) and the regular public course offer is made up of English, Spoken English, IELTS preparation and business English.
Away from work, Sri Lanka provides teachers with the chance to explore one of the worlds most beautiful island destinations.
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. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks
Salary and Benefits
Core- LKR 177,100
Higher- LKR 320,306
Expat Teacher LKR 100,000
Local Teacher LKR 29,000
Placement on the tiers will be based on the following criteria:
Core teacher- Celta/Trinity Cert + 2 years full-time teaching experience
Higher teacher- Celta/Trinity Cert + Delta/DipTESOL (+ TYLEC)
Expatriate Teacher The allowance covers transport and an expat allowance (to meet the higher costs of living away from your home country)
Local Teacher this is based on local staff TACOS, and is a combination of transport allowance + medical allowance
In addition to this, half a months basic salary will be paid as an extra gratia payment at the end of the contract.
LKR 220 = 1 GBP (April 2018)
British Council, Sri Lanka
More Company Information
The British Council enjoys considerable prestige in Sri Lanka. The Teaching Centres in Colombo, Kandy, Jaffna and a partner centre in Matara, represent one of the largest teaching operations in the British Council network, with over 6,000 students registered on courses each term. Away from work, Sri Lanka provides teachers with a comfortable lifestyle and the chance to explore one of the worlds most beautiful tropical island destinations.
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