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Part Time Teacher of English

Date: 22-Jul-2021

Location: Algiers, Middle East and North Africa, DZ

Company: British Council

The British Council builds connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries through arts and culture, education and the English language. We work in two ways – directly with individuals to transform their lives, and with governments and partners to make a bigger difference for the longer term, creating benefit for millions of people all over the world. We help young people to gain the skills, confidence and connections they are looking for to realise their potential and to participate in strong and inclusive communities. We support them to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain internationally recognised qualifications. Our work in arts and culture stimulates creative expression and exchange and nurtures creative enterprise. We connect the best of the UK with the world and the best of the world with the UK. These connections lead to an understanding of each other's strengths and of the challenges and values that we share. This builds trust between people in the UK and other nations which endures even when official relations may be strained. We work on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 2019-20 we connected with 80 million people directly and with 791 million overall, including online and through our broadcasts and publications.


Job Title : Part Time Teacher of English

Role Purpose


Support British Council’s global English strategy by


  • Delivering teaching to adults and young learners 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


Main Accountabilities 


  • Plan, prepare and deliver high quality English language teaching that meets the needs of adult and young learners taking into account individual learning styles.

  • Monitor progress and provide regular feedback to help manage students’ performance throughout the course, and actively promote learner autonomy.

  • 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.

  • Complete teaching related administrative tasks to specified standards.

  • 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.

  • Contribute to the development of lasting, mutually beneficial relationships by enhancing students’ understanding of contemporary UK.

  • Support local marketing and promotional strategy and assist the teaching centre team in delivering excellent customer service.

  • Ensure safeguarding and guidelines are applied and upheld in line with standards and policy for the following areas:

    • Child protection

    • Equal Opportunity and Diversity

    • Health & Safety

Role Requirement




  • CELTA, Trinity cert TESOL or equivalent TEFL-I teaching qualification. 




  • 1 year’s full-time teaching experience after obtaining TEFL-I.

  • YL qualification (CELTYL or TYLEC)

  •  DELTA or equivalent higher TEFL qualification 


Role Specific Knowledge & Experience
(Minimum / essential)

  • All five Teaching Skills (Level 1)

    • Course and lesson planning

    • Understanding your learners

    • Classroom management

    • Subject knowledge

    • Learning technologies

Further Information 


  • Contract Length: 12 months

  • Location : Algiers, Algeria

  • Start Date: Tentative 1st Sept 2021


Role Requirement : British Council Algeria is a seven-day a week operation with classes starting at 8.00am and finishing at 9.30pm during the week. At the weekend classes start at 8.00am and finish at 9.00pm. The core hours remain in the afternoon and evening with most teachers finishing classes at night. Teachers are expected to be available to teach in the evenings at the weekend. The post may involve travel to offsite premises.

Part time teachers are expected to teach 16 hours per week, and are entitled to three days off per week.



Closing date and time: Thursday 5th Aug 2021 (23:59 IST) 



A connected and trusted UK in a more connected and trusted world.


Equality Statement


The British Council is committed to a policy of equality and to valuing diversity and is keen to reflect the diversity of the societies in which we work at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to 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 has Disability Confident Employer Status. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role. Applicants are encouraged to highlight any specific requirements or adjustments needed to enable participation in the recruitment process.

The British Council is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults who we work with.


We believe that all children and adults everywhere in the world deserve to live in safe environments and have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse, maltreatment and exploitation as set out in article 19, UNCRC (United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child) 1989.


Appointment to positions where there is direct involvement with vulnerable groups will be dependent on thorough checks being completed; these will include qualification checks, reference checks, identity & criminal record checks in line with legal requirements and with the British Council’s Safeguarding policies for Adults and Children.


  If you have any problems with your application please email askhr@britishcouncil.org

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