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You will be part of a modern, rapidly changing organisation with worldwide influence and impact. Our jobs offer you a scope for versatility, initiative and creativity in a stimulating and supportive environment.

Current Vacancies

Exams Officer, 2 Posts

Location : Yangon
Salary : Pay band H (from $924 per month)
Contract : Indefinite Contract
Closing Date : 18 May 2017 (23:59 UK Time)

To apply : http://bit.ly/ExamsMYA-001-002e

The exams team based in Yangon with 11 staff manages the exams conducted in all over the country in general and those in lower Myanmar in particular. The branch office in Mandalay, with support from Yangon office, administers the exams conducted in upper Myanmar. The two offices also provide support to and build good relations with local schools and tuition providers in line with the East Asia regional strategy. In line with the purpose of British Council, the examinations services team provides people in Myanmar with access to educational opportunities delivering over 85,000 exams a year.

This post offers an excellent opportunity to gain experience in an international working environment with the British Council. It also contributes to the success of the Exams Team, working in collaboration with the partners of UK Exam Boards, Professional Bodies and Organisations. Providing excellent levels of customer service and absolute integrity in the delivery of exams services, the exams team helps young professionals in Myanmar achieve their study and career aspirations by providing access to UK qualifications.

1) Exams Officer (Professional Exams) MYA-001

As the Exams Officer (Professional Exams), you are expected to deliver examinations services for Distribution Examinations (especially Association of Business Executives (ABE UK), City and Guilds and Pearson LCCI Exams) in Yangon.

2) Exams Officer (School and ESOL Exams) MYA-002

As the Exams Officer (School and ESOL Exams), you are expected to deliver examinations services for Distribution Examinations (especially Cambridge English Exams, Cambridge International Examinations and Pearson Edexcel Exams) in Yangon.

To be successful, you will have a degree and at least 2 years of working experience providing services to customers handling the data and forms of customers.

In your application, please include evidence of the relevant experience which you possess, matched against the criteria listed in the Role Profile and Person Specification for this post.

Start Date: as soon as possible

Please see the link for more information and to apply - http://bit.ly/ExamsMYA-001-002e

Young Learner Support Assistant, Yangon (3 posts)

Location : Yangon
Salary : Pay band J (temporary)
Contract : Fixed term contract (July 2017 to June 2018)
Closing Date : 28 May 2017

The British Council Myanmar, Teaching Centre is looking to recruit Young Learner Support Assistants who will be based in Yangon for one year fixed term contract.

Main duties

To support young learners and teachers inside and outside the classroom and contribute towards the smooth running of the Teaching Centre’s Young Learner Programmes.

Requirements

 

  • English language communication skills, CEFR B2 (Upper Intermediate)
  • Experience working with groups of children under 18 years of age, preferably in an educational context
  • Teaching qualifications/experience desirable

 

The contract

YLSAs will be contracted on a termly basis for a year. They will generally work between 10 – 35 hours per week and could work either a morning of afternoon shift.

Classes run from 7am to 8.15pm Monday to Saturday and 7am to 7.45pm on Sundays.

How to apply

Submit the application to Yin Min Thu (email. yinmin.thu@mm.britishcouncil.org), Human Resources Unit, British Council, 78 Kanna Road, Yangon by email or hardcopy.

In your application, please include evidence of the relevant experience which you possess, matched against the criteria listed in the Role Profile and Person Specification for this post.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the Diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.

EQUALITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

The British Council creates international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and builds trust between them worldwide. Our work involves developing relationships with people from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures. Working effectively with diversity and promoting equality of opportunity is therefore an essential part of our work.

CHILD PROTECTION POLICY

The British Council believes that all children have potential and that every child matters – everywhere in the world. The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) 1989.

 

Are you a teacher who would like to teach with the British Council in Burma? If so we invite you to visit our teacher recruitment page.