Teacher of English: British Council - Sudan

Region: Sub Saharan Africa        Country: Sudan        Location: Khartoum Teaching Centre        Department: Teaching Centres        Job Category: Teacher        Pay Band: Senior Teacher
Vacancy Description Payband: Teacher Level B (Core Teacher) /Post Duration: 2 years (renewable): globally mobile Indefinite: locally engaged/ Location:Khartoum /Deadline for Application: 9 October 2016 23:59 UK time  
Purpose of job: 
  • To promote and deliver quality teaching and effective learning of English 
  • To support the wider aims of British Council and its cultural relations mission 
Support British Council’s global English strategy by 
  • delivering teaching to the highest standards of ELT
  • enhancing British Council’s reputation as a world authority in ELT
  • continuing professional development and sharing of best practices 
  • Ensuring teaching meets learner needs and expectations 
  • Ensuring teaching meets Teaching Quality standards and organisational expectations 
  • Maintaining good relationships with customers and colleagues 
  • Supporting the teaching centre’s activities and British Council plans 
Main duties 
 1- Plan, prepare and deliver up to 25 hours a week of high quality English language teaching that meets the needs of different customer groups taking into account individual learning styles.  Complete teaching related administration to the specified standards and timeframes (e.g. mid-term feedback forms, end of term scorecards, accurate attendance records and work completion logs, full assessment records and standard end of term reports).  
2- Monitor progress and provide regular feedback to help manage students’ performance throughout the course, and actively promote learner autonomy.   
 3- Develop and maintain professional relationships with key teaching centre contacts when working on off-site teaching programmes and with sponsors and parents when working on public courses in order to act as a liaison between the customer/client, the Customer Service team and the Academic Management Team ensuring a high level of customer service.   
 4- Ensure availability to cover classes in the event of absent colleagues as per the Teaching Centre cover rota schedule.   
5- Contribute to the development, evaluation, and improvement of English language courses, materials and related services, in order to meet students’ needs by actively working as a member of the teaching team.    
6- Take on Teaching Centre development projects (including materials development and course design) as directed by the Academic Management Team when scheduled teaching hours are less than 25 per week.   
7- Support local marketing and promotional strategy; assist the Teaching Centre team in delivering excellent customer service, including but not limited to: participation at Teaching Centre student events and British Council education and arts events.   
8- Actively engage in professional development and performance management to ensure quality and high standards in teaching and learning, and maintain British Council’s position at the forefront of best ELT practices.   
 9- Contribute to the development of lasting, mutually beneficial relationships by enhancing students’ understanding of the contemporary UK.   
10- Ensure safeguarding guidelines and policies are applied and upheld in line with standards and policy for the following areas: Child protection Equal Opportunity and Diversity Health and safety 
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