Freelance Teacher of English - Tenders Global

Freelance Teacher of English

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British Council

We support peace and prosperity by building connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and countries worldwide.

We work directly with individuals to help them gain the skills, confidence and connections to transform their lives and shape a better world in partnership with the UK. We support them to build networks and explore creative ideas, to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain internationally recognised qualifications.

Working with people in over 200 countries and territories, we are on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 202122 we reached 650 million people.

Salary:Hourly Paid rate -Equivalent to $15 USD per hour
Contract Type:External/Freelance contract

Location:Buenos Aires
Right to Work Requirements:Candidates musthave the legal right right to work in Argentina.
Closing Date:Ongoing post.

Role Purpose

Immerse young minds in the world of English with the British Council’s exciting venture! We’ve secured a contract to provide over 1000 hours every week of English lessons to bright-eyed primary school children in Uruguay, aged around 9 to 11 years old.

The focus of the Remote Teacher of English then, is to deliver high quality English lessons in accordance with the British Council and other partner-specific standards, through:

  • Delivery of synchronous classes from our remote teaching centre in Buenos Aires.
  • Coordination with classroom teacher and asynchronous activities and feedback trough the available platforms.

Main Accountabilities

  • Plan, prepare and deliver high quality English language lessons that meet the needs of Ceibal en ingls, taking into account individual learning and teaching styles, and quality requirements from the respective program.
  • Teach a number of lessons per week in accordance with the teachers availability, taking responsibility for the effective delivery of the allocated courses.
  • Monitor progress and provide regular feedback to help manage students performance throughout the course, and actively promote learner autonomy. Feedback in CREA platform is expected to be completed up to 24 hs before each lesson.
  • Comply with changing adjustments as may arise during the academic year according to the clients and / or British Council requirements.
  • Actively engage in professional development and performance management to ensure quality and high standards in teaching and learning and maintain the British Councils 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 and safeguarding, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI), Health and safety


  • 2 years post-certificate i.e. CELTA/Trinity Cert (120hs + practicum) or equivalent TESOL experience
  • Experience in teaching:
    • Primary students (aged 6 to 10) and /or
    • Lower Secondary students (aged 11 to 14) and /or
    • University/Vocational students (aged 18 to 25) and /or Adults General English 18+
  • High level of proficiency in English (C1 or above)
  • Cambridge CELTA/Trinity Cert TESOL (120hs + practicum)
  • Delta Modules (desirable)
  • First degree/BA in Education, ELT, or equivalente teaching dregree


When applying, please upload your Academic Transcript or corresponding certificate or Degree.

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Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion(EDI) Statement

The British Council is committed to policies and practices of equality, diversity and inclusion across everything we do. We support all staff to make sure their behaviour is consistent with this commitment. We want to address under representation and encourage applicants from under-represented groups, in particular, but not exclusively, on grounds of ethnicity and disability. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview and we have Disability Confident Employer Status. We welcome discussions about specific requirements or adjustments to enable participation and engagement in our work and activities.

The British Council iscommitted to safeguarding children, young people and adults who we work with.

We believe that all children and adults everywhere in the world deserve to live in safe environments and have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse, maltreatment and exploitation as set out in article 19, UNCRC (United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child) 1989.

Appointment to positions where there is direct involvement with vulnerable groups will be dependent on thorough checks being completed; these will include qualification checks, reference checks, identity & criminal record checks in line with legal requirements and with the British Councils Safeguarding policies for Adults and Children.

If you have any problems with your application please email [email protected]

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