Several Examiner Job Opportunities – British Council


Job Title:   Examiners (Several
Job Vacancies)

Organisation: British

Duty Station: Kampala,


About US:

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.


 Job Summary:  We are looking for suitably qualified and
experienced individuals to join our team of IELTS Speaking Examiners. You will
conduct one to one interviews with IELTS candidates to assess their spoken
English according to set requirements, and assess written scripts produced by
candidates under exam conditions.


We are keen to build
excellence in language assessment in Uganda through the recruitment of
qualified and motivated professionals.

Examiners are
recruited on a casual basis and are expected to examine at least ten sessions a
year at regular intervals

IELTS examinations
regularly take place at our locations in Uganda

Training of
successful candidates will be after shortlisting.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The ideal
candidate for the British Council job must hold an undergraduate or Master’s
degree or a qualification which can be demonstrated to be equivalent to an
undergraduate or Master’s degree.

recognised qualification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
(TESOL) or recognised equivalent as part of a recognised university award

At least
3 years’ full time (or the equivalent part time) relevant TESOL teaching
experience (minimum one year post-certificate level qualification). The
majority of this teaching experience must relate to adult students (16 years
and over).

required professional attributes and interpersonal skills.


How to Apply:

All candidates should
apply online through the British Council online application system at the link




Deadline: 21st October 2020


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