Hourly Paid Instructor of British English

Date posted:2024-03-14 | Writer: British Council | Email: [email protected]

Plan, prepare, and deliver high-quality English language teaching that meets the needs of different customer groups, taking into account individual learning styles.Monitor progress and regularly provide feedback to help manage students’ performance throughout the course, while actively promoting learner autonomy.Contribute to the development, evaluation, and improvement of English language courses, materials, and related services, 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 the British Council’s position at the forefront of best ELT practice.Support local marketing and promotional strategy and assist the Teaching Centre and/or Partner Schools teams in delivering excellent customer service.Ensure safeguarding, and that guidelines are applied and upheld in line with standards and policy for the following areas: Child protection; equality, diversity, and inclusion; and health and safety.Contribute to the development of lasting, mutually beneficial relationships by enhancing students’ understanding of contemporary Britain.

Additional Information

Proof of Identity requirements/right to work in country: Candidates are expected to have researched whether they have the right to live and work in the country in which the role is based. Given that our offices have different legal status depending on the work we do in those countries, we recommend that you contact HR in your country for additional information on the likelihood of securing a visa. Only at its discretion will the British Council provide support so please check first whether visa support is offered.

Salary and benefits

Salary: Pay is per hour worked, starting at 946.50 THB per taught hour (1 hour class time + 30 mins preparation / admin) for TEFL I qualified Instructors, increasing for TEFL Q qualified Instructors.Working hours: For staff based at partner schools or universities, working hours will tend to follow institutional timetables (with classes in Thailand usually being scheduled between 7:30am and 3:30pm, Monday to Friday), but there may also be a requirement to carry out after-school work, for example when supporting or delivering an extracurricular offerWork schedule: The post requires working on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00am.

Essential Requirements

Recognised Certificate in EFL i.e. CELTA/Trinity CertTESOL (or equivalent)Undergraduate/University degree or equivalent


A DELTA, DipTESOL, or other TEFL Q qualificationRelevant Master’s Degree, or PGCE.Young learner ELT qualification (e.g. CELTYL, TYLEC)Very Young Learner ELT qualification (e.g. NILE Teaching English is Pre-Primary Education)SEN qualification (e.g. British Council or Blackford)

Work Experience

High proficiency in English i.e. full mastery of English across all 4 skills equivalent to user (CEFR C2) IELTS Band 8/9 in each of 4 sections of the academic module.More than 1-year post-certificate (i.e., CELTA/Trinity cert TESOL) experience gained from teaching a variety of age groups and levels, i.e. young learners and adults (we will, however, consider strong applications from candidates who do not meet the two years post-cert requirement)Note a minimum of 1200+ hours of experience should have been gained from teaching two or more of the following age groups:Young learners aged 4 to 7Young learners aged 8 to 12Young learners aged 13 to 17Adults aged 17 +

To apply, please contact the email address in the job heading.