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Teaching Centre Assistant, Nay Pyi Taw

Location: Nay Pyi Taw 
Department: Teaching Centres 
Salary: Payband J (min USD 685 per month)
Contract: 1 year fixed term contract 
Closing Date: 2 July 2017 (23:59 UK Time)  

We are looking for a Teaching Centre Assistant who will be based in Nay Pyi Taw. He/She will be responsible for providing an excellent and consistent level of service to the British Council’s Teaching Operations in Nay Pyi Taw and providing administrative support to the Contract Manager and teachers based there. As the Assistant, you will have to liaise with Government office staff and other clients’ administrative staff to ensure office and teaching facilities meet the required standards for operations. You will ensure all equipment is in working order, checking stationery stock and providing timely photocopying, collating, bookbinding and laminating services, as required. Other duties include preparing placement tests for contract students and preparing registers for contract students. In addition, providing necessary logistic support services to new Teaching Centre teachers to Nay Pyi Taw is required. The Assistant will be reporting to both English Business Partnerships Manager and the Senior Teacher based in Nay Pyi Taw.

Candidates are to note that allowance on transport and accommodation will not be provided. 

To be considered, you must have proven 2 years of experience in an administrative or customer service role. If you have prior work experience in procuring for office supplies and in facilities management, you will be a preferred candidate. A Bachelor Degree and/or a Diploma in BA is essential. Language requirements include fluency in Burmese and English (reading, speaking, and writing). The Teaching Centre Assistant needs to have strong communication skills as he/she will need to deal with the various stakeholders; Senior teacher, teachers, Government staff members and Government senior officials.

In return, the British Council offers an international working environment and growth prospects for the future as part of a rapidly expanding organisation. 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.

Nay Pyi Taw operation

The British Council’s Teaching Operations in Nay Pyi Taw provides English Language proficiency instruction and communicative English / work related skills for donor funded and government funded projects in Nay Pyi Taw and some commercial clients from the private sector.

We regret that resumes or CVs will not be considered when we shortlist for any roles, same as applications that are lacking in information.

Start Date: As soon as possible

For further information :

If you are interested in applying and feel that you are suitable for the role, please apply at this link before 2 July 2017 (23:59 UK Time).


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