Role Purpose

To deliver quality English language teaching to a diverse audience of young learners and adults as part of the British Council Ukraine teaching team.


Location Kyiv, Ukraine
Salary UAH 26,491 - UAH 39,968
Working hours 38 hours per week
Closing date Tuesday 07 February 2023

Role overview


Support British Council’s global English strategy by:

  • Ensuring teaching meets learner needs and expectations
  • Ensuring teaching meets Teaching Quality standards and organisational expectations
  • Maintaining good relationships with customers and colleagues
  • Enhancing British Council’s reputation as a world authority in ELT
  • Supporting the teaching centre’s activities and British Council plans
  • Line manage/mentor one less experienced teacher
  • Continuing professional development and sharing of best practices

Main Accountabilities

  • Plan, prepare and deliver high quality English language teaching that meets the needs of different customer groups considering individual learning styles
  • Monitor progress and provide regular feedback to help manage students’ performance throughout the course, and actively promote learner autonomy
  • Contribute to the development, evaluation, and improvement of English language courses, materials, and related services, in order to meet students’ needs by actively working as a member of the teaching team
  • Complete teaching related administrative tasks to specified standards, including marking exams, completing registers and work record sheets, standby and placement testing
  • Actively engage in professional development and performance management to ensure quality and high standards in teaching and learning, and maintain British Council’s position at the forefront of best ELT practices
  • Contribute to the development of lasting, mutually beneficial relationships by enhancing students’ understanding of contemporary UK
  • Support local marketing and promotional strategy, and assist the teaching centre team in delivering excellent customer service
  • Ensure safeguarding and guidelines are applied and upheld in line with standards and policy for the following areas:
    - Child protection
    - Equal Opportunity and Diversity
    - Health and safety
    - Anti-bribery
    - Information management 


  • Cambridge CELTA/Trinity cert TESOL (global minimum standard)
  • 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, or CPE Pass or above


  • 2 years post-certificate i.e. CELTA/Trinity cert TESOL experience
  • Experience in teaching relevant age groups specific to the centre:
    - Young learners aged 8 to 10 (200+ hours)
    - Young learners aged 11 to 17 (200+ hours)
    - Adults General English (200+ hours)


How to apply

If you are interested in this offer, fill out the application form at the link.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview.