The British Coucnil in Malawi is inviting suitable applicants for the above post.
Purpose of Job
To provide strategic direction on British Council’s financial management and decision making; maintain financial systems at the highest standard; contribute to financial planning; provide managers with accurate financial information. As line manager, ensure the provision of efficient and cost-effective administrative services.
Context and Environment
The Finance Manager reports to the Country Director and is responsible for Business support services to ensure delivery of our portfolio of projects in education, English, and examinations is in accordance with British Council financial standards. The post is responsible for line management of one finance officer. Although based in Lilongwe and Blantyre the British Council works with people across the country.
How to Apply
Read through the role profile document. Download and complete the application form. To help you understand and complete the application form, read through the ‘How to complete the application’ document at the top of this page. Listed within the role profile document, you will find a number of listed ‘behaviours’ and ‘skills and knowledge’. Evidence against those criteria’s will need to be provided in your application form.
Completed application form, should be submitted via email to email@example.com The deadline for applications is 24th May 2013 at 1200h Malawi time marked 'Application: Finance Manager'. Only applications received on the British Council application form will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
||Rwanda - Project Manager - Language Supportive Textbooks and Pedagogy
The British Council invites applications from skilled and qualified candidates for the following fixed-term vacancy at its Kigali office.
Purpose of Job
To locally manage the delivery of a project on language supportive textbooks and pedagogy that is led by the University of Bristol and managed in Rwanda by the British Council to meet the British Council’s objectives and targets with respect to its role in the project and partner expectations in the UK.
To manage a network of service providers and partners to meet all project targets.
Context and Environment
The Ministry of Education in Rwanda has approved twenty six projects under its Innovation for Education Scheme, the aim of which is to test new ideas to improve the quality of education in Rwandan schools. The University of Bristol is leading a project on language supportive textbooks and pedagogy in partnership with the British Council Rwanda, the Rwanda Publishers and Booksellers Association and the Kigali Institute of Education. Responsibility for the day to day management of the project will be undertaken by the British Council in Rwanda which has operated in the country for over four years, built up a staff complement of more than twenty personnel and recently moved into new premises in Kigali.
Special requirements for the post
Some evening and weekend work is required.
How to Apply
Please read through the Project Manager role profile. Download and complete the British Council external application form. To help you understand and complete the application form, read through the ‘How to complete the application’ document on the top of this page. Within the role profile document, you will find a number of listed ‘behaviours’ and ‘skills and knowledge’. Evidence against those criteria will need to be provided in your role application form. To help you understand these criteria, we have provided a ‘behaviours’ and ‘generic skills’ dictionary on the top of this page.
Completed application forms should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5pm local time on Wednesday 29 May, 2013. Only applications received on the British Council application form will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The British Council is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity and Diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria. The British Council is also committed to a Child Protection Policy; applications will be considered only for candidates who declare their agreement to the Policy.
The British Council in Zambia is looking for suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join our team of IELTS Examiners.
Purpose of job
Examiners conduct one to one interviews with IELTS candidates to assess their spoken English according to set requirements. Examiners also assess written scripts produced by candidates under exam conditions. Examiners are recruited on a casual basis and are expected to examine at least ten sessions a year at regular intervals. Remuneration is paid per interview/script. Weekend working is usually required. IELTS examinations regularly take place in Lusaka and will soon be taking place in Kitwe. Therefore, we are looking for examiners who live in, or within relatively easy reach of these cities.
- An undergraduate degree or a qualification which can be demonstrated to be equivalent to an undergraduate degree.
- A recognised qualification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) / Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) / or recognised equivalent as part of a recognised university award course.**
- At least 3 years full time (14 hours per week minimum or the equivalent part time) relevant TESOL/TEFL 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. Please see our recruitment pack for more details.
How to apply
Read through the IELTS Examiner Minimum Professional Requirements and IELTS Guide for Examiner Applicants documents.
Download and complete the application form. Closing date for applications: On going. Completed applications should be sent via email to email@example.com.
For more information about IELTS visit the IELTS website.
**e.g. UK qualifications: CELTA; DELTA; Cert. TESOL; Dip. TESOL; PGCE; B Ed.; M Ed; MA Applied Linguistics. Assessed teaching practice and ESOL/EFL studies at cert. level must be part of the course.
Zambian qualifications include either a Zambian 1st degree, B.Ed. in English Language Teaching (transcripts verify course content), relevant teaching experience plus IELTS 9.0. If shortlisted, you will need to submit a transcript of the teaching course you attended.