British Council / Recrute [Salaire: 4050 TND/Mois]
Network Teacher-Senior Teacher
À propos de l’offre d’emploi
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.
To ensure the British Council maintains its reputation as the highest quality provider of English Language through work as part of the academic management team to maintain and enhance professional development and academic quality in the teaching center, through the management of in-house teacher development Programme, and ensure that British Council Tunisia is an example of UK ELT best practice.
Main opportunities and challenges for this role
The Maghreb Teaching Centre Cluster (which consists of 4 centres across the 3 countries of the francophone Maghreb; Algeria [Algiers], Morocco [Casablanca & Rabat], Tunisia [Tunis]) are focused on regaining the Young Learners volumes lost as a result of the covid pandemic and growing our young leaner business through strategic partnerships with schools & other educational establishments.
The Main Challenges & Opportunities For This Role Are
- Supporting the growth of the Young Learner business in Tunisia and across the Francophone Maghreb through strong leadership of the Tunisia Teaching team
- Leading on the academic component of customer-focused projects as agreed with the Young Learner Academic Management Team & wider to deliver value of money for our customers.
- Work with & support the Adult Academic Management Team as and when needed to support the adult programme in Tunisia.
- Where appropriate, working across functions (Customer Service, Marketing, Operations, and Academic) across the Francophone Maghreb to put the customer at the heart of what we do.
Performance Management and development of teachers
- Provide effective line management support for staff managed as per current Teacher performance management guidelines, policies and procedures
- Ensure that all teaching is delivered to standards set out in teachers Role Profiles, the Statement of Approach and Teaching Skills framework documents
Learning and development
- Contribute to the design and implementation of an annual training schedule taking into account Teaching Centre needs
- Actively identify appropriate opportunities for staff learning and development.
- Ensure teachers are compliant with all mandatory online training (including Safeguarding, Data Protection, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Diversity and Health and Safety). Provide any mandatory F2F training necessary.
- Act as a role model for good classroom practice by encouraging teachers to observe you teaching, doing demonstration lessons and leading teacher development sessions.
- Delegate the development of appropriate training/teacher development sessions (according to life stage and centre needs) to Advance teachers
- Provide or set up mentoring programmes for new teachers/teachers teaching new life stages etc where appropriate.
- Agree own personal development plan and review with line manager
- Routinely monitor developments in ELT theory and practice and bring these to the attention of your teaching team through presentations, practical sessions, recommended reading etc.
- From time to time, represent the British Council at local ELT conferences
- Proactively look for opportunities to highlight examples of best practice within the centre and externally
Duty of care
- Proactively monitor the well-being of all your line manages and provide an appropriate level of personal support
- Ensure that all line managers of teachers are also doing this and that appropriate action is taken to deal with any issues
Support product development, teaching delivery and quality in the classroom
- Contribute to the evaluation and improvement of products and related services to meet students’ needs by actively working as a member of the teaching centre management team.
- Ensuring that research into courses and services is implemented and collated as required by the marketing team
- Organise the piloting of new courses and materials where relevant.
- Introduce new products to teaching staff and support to ensure that teachers deliver products to the product specification
- Monitor customer satisfaction and re-registration rates and determine appropriate action to address issues
- Ensure Teaching Quality standards for teaching and learning are consistently met
- Manage and develop learner assessment techniques and processes (continuous assessment, portfolio assessment, and test design), ensuring appropriate progression between levels.
Marketing and communications
- Ensure communications to all life stage groups are accurate and effective
- Work with the Student Services and Customer Services teams to deal with academic enquiries or complaints ensuring teachers are fully briefed and consulted where appropriate
- Liaise with Exams team to ensure that opportunities for efficiencies and collaboration are exploited wherever possible.
Teaching Centre Management duties
- Termly timetabling support, ensuring there is teaching cover available to meet student expectations and needs.
- Contribute to the implementation of and (ongoing support for) any new management procedures for teachers
- Assist in the recruitment of new teachers by participating in shortlisting and interviewing as required
- Assist in the development and delivery of induction programmes for new teachers
About You (essential Requirements For The Role)
- Full Mastery of English across 4 skills, equivalent to CEFR C2 (IELTS Academic Paper Band 8/9 in each of the 4 sections).
- Undergraduate Degree
- TEFL-Q qualification (Diploma-level EFL/TESOL), or equivalent as recognised by the British Council.
- Graduate plus higher level teaching diploma DELTA/ Trinity Diploma in TESOL (or equivalent) or relevant NQF level 7 in appropriate area)
- 4 years teaching experience, post higher level teaching diploma qualification
- Extensive knowledge and experience of management and delivery of teacher training and CPDET programs
- Experience of line managing/ coordinating teaching teams
- Relevant IH Certificate / Diploma, or similar. Relevant masters.
- Experience of teaching and/or examining IELTS candidates
- Teacher Training Experience
- Role: Network Teacher – Senior Teacher Tunisia Req No: 13679
- Number of positions :1
- Pay Band: Senior Teacher
- Location: Tunisia
- Contract type: 1+ Year. Contract renewable annually for a maximum of 4 years.
- Closing date and time: 30 September 2021 (23.59 Gulf Standard Time)
- Gross Salary: 4050/- TND
Other requirements: This role is open to candidates who have the legal right to work in Tunisia
Please note that all applications should be submitted in English.
It is advisable to apply in advance to avoid any technical issues at the last moment.
A connected and trusted UK in a more connected and trusted world.
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.
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