Hourly Paid Teacher

Date: 28 Feb 2024

Location: Casablanca, Middle East and North Africa, MA

Company: British Council

Job Title: Teacher (NQT)

Location: Morocco, Casablanca

Contract type: Hourly Paid – Freelance

Contract duration: 1-year

Pay rate: PB 4

Role purpose

To provide learners with a rewarding and stimulating English language learning experience. To promote and ensure quality teaching and effective learning of English. To support the wider aims of British Council and its cultural relations mission

Role context

As a Core Teacher you will 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

Main Accountabilities:


Plan, prepare and deliver high quality English language teaching that meets the needs of different customer groups taking into account individual learning needs and modes of learning

Ensure teaching meets British Council Global Teaching Standards, as well as organisational and learner expectations.  

Monitor progress and provide regular feedback to help manage students’ performance throughout their learning, and actively promote learner autonomy and progress

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.

Teaching Centre Activities

Support teaching centre’s activities and British Council plans

Attend staff meetings and otherwise 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

Support local marketing and promotional strategy, and assist the teaching centre team in delivering excellent customer service through dissemination of information and communications with students

Complete teaching related administrative tasks to specified standards and uphold professional responsibilities and values.  Ensure British Council’s values and behaviours are reflected in their work

Customers & Stakeholders

Maintain good relationships with customers and colleagues

Ensure customers are aware of British Council’s cultural relations role and help develop opportunity for students to gain some understanding of the UK and its values and to participate in inter-cultural interactions either in class or as out of class activity


Ensure guidelines and policies are applied and upheld in relation to Safeguarding, Data Protection, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Diversity, Health and Safety

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Ensure Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) is taken into account when planning and delivering lessons and engaging with customers and colleagues

Person specification




Undergraduate degree


Cambridge CELTA/Trinity cert TESOL (global minimum standard)

Recognised diploma in EFL i.e. DELTA

/ Trinity Diploma

Role specific knowledge and experience



As appropriate within Global British Council Teaching Standards at a CORE level

  • Demonstrate subject knowledge
  • Engage and motivate learners
  • Create a positive and inclusive learning environment
  • Plan and deliver coherent lessons
  • Make use of assessment and feedback
  • Manage teaching and learning resources
  • Uphold professional responsibilities and values


Successful competition of an initial TEFL qualification e.g. CELTA/Trinity cert TESOL or equivalent.


Experience in teaching relevant age groups


  • Early Years aged 2 to 5 (400+hours)
  • Primary aged 6 to 10 (400+ hours)
  • Lower Secondary aged 11 to 14 (800+ hours)
  • Upper Secondary aged 15 to 17 (400+ hours)
  • University/Vocational students aged 18 to 25 (400+hours)
  • Adults General English 18+ (800+ hours)




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.