Young Learner Programme Coordinator – Khartoum, Sudan

British Council
20th December 2018
Global, United Kingdom
Job Type


The British Council in Sudan has an exciting & unique opportunity for a qualified Teacher of English. This position is ideal for teachers looking to gain management experience within the teaching space and branch out from a solely teaching role.

The role holder will be based in Khartoum, Sudan.

The post holder will:

Promote and deliver quality teaching and effective learning of English

Support the wider aims of British Council and its cultural relations mission

Support the academic management of Young Learner Programmes at the Sudan Teaching Centre

The Role:
Young Learner Programme Coordinator

The Opportunity:

The British Council Sudan is one of the fastest growing Teaching Centres in the British Council network.  Since opening in April 2010 it has developed several distinct training areas each designed to assist in the development of this rich and diverse country while enhancing the relationship between the UK and Sudan.

The role holder will plan, prepare and deliver up to 20 hours a week of high quality English language teaching and/or teacher training that meets the needs of different customer groups taking into account individual learning styles and complete teaching related administration to the specified standards and timeframes (Mid-term feedback forms, end of term scorecards, accurate attendance records and work completion logs, full assessment records and standard mid-term and end of term reports).

Monitor progress and provide regular feedback to help manage students’ performance throughout the course, and actively promote learner autonomy.

Develop and maintain professional relationships with key teaching centre contacts - sponsors and parents - in order to act as a liaison between the customer/client, the Customer Service and the Academic Management Team ensuring a high level of customer service.

Role Requirements:

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 4 sections of the academic module


Undergraduate degree


4 years full-time  post CELTA teaching experience

Experience of teaching Young Learners at a range of levels

Teaching skills in the following areas:

Classroom management
Course and lesson planning
Subject knowledge
Understanding your learners
Learning technologies

Please refer to the role profile for more information on the role responsibilities/accountabilities and person specification.

Please follow the links for relevant document to support your application:

Young Learner Programme Coordinator - Role Profile.pdf
British Council Behaviours.pdf
British Council Core Skills.pdf

** Click here to learn more about the amazing benefits the British Council offers our Teachers**
Working in Sudan - Benefits and Culture.pdf

Closing date for applications is 3 January 2019 (23:59 UK time)

Note that you should only fill out the application after thoroughly reading through the ROLE PROFILE & GUIDANCE NOTES.

Candidates who do not align their work experience and skills with the Role Profile and Guidance Notes will not be shortlisted.

About us:

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.  We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

We work in over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society.  Each year we reach over 20 million people face to face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications.

Our Equality Commitment:

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.

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. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks.