To mark IELTS test scripts (reading, writing, listening and speaking) as and when required by the British Council


Location Kampala Uganda
Closing date Friday 05 June 2015

Role overview

British Council Uganda is looking for suitable candidates to join the IELTS team in Kampala Uganda as International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Examiner
Reporting to the IELTS Administrator

Purpose and context of the job:
To mark IELTS test scripts (reading, writing, listening and speaking) as and when required by the British Council.

IELTS Examiner Minimum Professional Requirements
Examiner applicants are required to meet the Minimum Professional Requirements (MPRs) in three areas, as outlined below.

1. Qualifications
An undergraduate degree or qualification that can be demonstrated to be equivalent to an undergraduate degree (3 years’ full time academic study) and at least one of the following:
TEFL/TESOL qualification from a recognised institution (at minimum certificate level)
EFL / ESOL related studies completed as part of an undergraduate / post graduate award course from a recognised institution (minimum
certificate level equivalent
A degree in Education (if supported by an undergraduate degree which includes studies focused on English language)
All qualifications must be validated by a reputable institution and accredited by a professional certification board. If requested, applicants are required to provide additional information regarding their qualification.

2. Teaching Experience
A minimum of three years’ full-time TEFL teaching experience (or equivalent part-time) is required. Almost all of this teaching experience must relate to adult students (16 years and over)

Note: Full-time teaching is classified as a minimum of 14 hours of face to face teaching per week. Freelance and volunteer teaching is not included.

3. Professional attributes and interpersonal skills
An IELTS Examiners is expected to have the following professional attributes and interpersonal skills:
• Completes tasks accurately and in sufficient detail
• Observes the need for confidentiality and security
• Responds positively to guidance and advice
• Acts professionally at all times
• Communicates effectively with colleagues and candidates and treats others with respect
• Is sensitive to cultural differences

Behaviours: Being Accountable, Making It Happen and Working Together

How to apply

Download the Application Pack below and carefully read the Guide to Applicants for IELTS Examiner for instructions on how to apply.

Deadline for submission with copies of original documents and certificates is 5 June 2015
Please submit your documents in hardcopy to the British Council Kampala Office, Plot 4 Windsor Loop off Kiira Road Kamwokya, Kampala addressed to the IELTS Administrator or send them via post to British Council Uganda P.O Box 7070 Kampala.