• Mauritania: Nouakchott.
  • Higher Institute of English
  • Experience: 6 YEARS +
  • Number of positions: 4
  • Degree Required

Job Summary

Details of Position

The Higher Institute of English in Nouakchott, Mauritania is looking for able and enthusiastic teachers for our degree in International Communication Studies and for our In-Service Courses

Our degree programme is a 3-year full-time undergraduate course, 60% EFL-based, and 40% covering business and employability skills. Candidates able to offer one or more of the following subjects would be considered favourably: Public Administration, Public Relations, International Relations, Project Management, Human Resources, Marketing, Economics, Banking & Finance, Travel & Tourism, Supply Chain Management and TEFL.

Our in-service courses include: General English, Military English, Business/Financial English and Aviation English and English for the Energy Industries. We also provide teacher training support within the Mauritanian state education system.

The Higher Institute is in its eighth year and has excellent, modern teaching facilities. Our growing academic staff currently includes 11 experienced expat teachers from the UK and elsewhere as well as 10 locally-hired teachers.

If you want to be involved in a growing project in a rapidly developing country, something genuinely new and with opportunities for career development, we are looking for self-starters who work well in a supportive team and who both enjoy a challenge and thrive in an unusual environment.

Immediate vacancies as well as start dates in September. Please send your CV.


A Bachelor's degree in any subject. Master's degree preferred.
A CELTA/Trinity Cert or DELTA/Trinity Dip. essential. (PGCE and/or other qualifications would be an asset)
At least 6 years teaching experience.

Salary and Benefits

30,000 GBP per annum, paid in Sterling (after local income tax has been deducted)
Bonus and increment for re-signing.
9 weeks paid holiday per year plus public holidays.
2 return flights per annum to London or equivalent.

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The Higher Institute of English, one of Mauritania's prestige state-sector academic institutions, is looking for able and enthusiastic teachers for our degree in International Communication Studies, as well as for our In-Service Courses.

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