British Council
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IELTS Examiners

Job Description and Requirements

We are looking for suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join our team of IELTS Examiners. 
You will need: 

  •  An undergraduate degree or a qualification which can be demonstrated to be equivalent to an undergraduate degree.
  •  A recognized qualification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or recognized equivalent as part of a recognized university award course. 
  •  At least 3 years’ full time (or the equivalent part time) relevant TESOL teaching experience (minimum one year post-certificate level qualification). The majority of this teaching experience must relate to adult students (16 years and over). 
  •  The required professional attributes and interpersonal skills.

Candidates should have the following attributes:

  •  Completes tasks accurately and in sufficient detail
  •  Observes the need for confidentiality and security
  •  Responds positively to guidance and advice
  •  Acts professionally at all time
  •  Communicates effectively with colleagues and candidates and treats others with respect
  •  Is sensitive to cultural differences

How to apply:
1. Please read carefully the guidance for recruitment
2. Please read carefully the minimum professional requirements
3. Please download and fill in examiner application form
4. Please send full application to :

Closing date for applications: 26 April 2019
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About the British Council 
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. 
Through our English and Exams work we aim to achieve more widespread and better quality teaching and
learning of English worldwide and offer access to professional qualifications. Working with policymakers,
government ministers, teachers and learners across the world we help millions of people to access English by
supporting the teaching and learning of English in public education systems, and through self-access
materials and courses. We teach learners and teachers of English face-to-face in dedicated teaching centres
and online through a range of courses. Every year three million people take international exams with help from
the British Council, gaining qualifications that can open doors at leading academic institutions and improve
employment prospects. 
You will be part of a wider team of exams venue staff expected to support the delivery of a variety of tests in
various locations. You will be required to work very closely with British Council Examinations Services staff,
other venue staff and venue service providers to ensure the test days run smoothly.
Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation
by following both the letter and the spirit of it to try and avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising
discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.
All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.
The British Council is a full member of Keeping Children Safe (KCS) and has achieved level 1 child safe
certification. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in
article 19, UNCRC, 1989 and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. In line with the British
Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks including criminal record
checks, in line with legal requirements.

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