When your application to become an English language assistant has been accepted, the next step will be to prepare for your placement.
What happens next
If your application is approved by the British Council in the UK, it will be forwarded to our overseas partner agency in the relevant country. In all cases, our overseas partners make the final decision on appointments.
You will receive a detailed information pack during the summer, around four to six weeks before you depart. This information will be specific to the country you will be working in and will cover topics such as inductions and lesson ideas. Even before, there is plenty of information available on the country page for each destination that we would encourage you to read:
It is important to plan contact with your school, arranging insurance and visas, and looking after yourself when you are abroad. Click through the menu below for more.
You can also see our application timeline and other documents in the downloads section below.