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The British Council in Nigeria is looking for suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join our team of IELTS Examiners.

Examiners conduct one to one interviews with IELTS candidates to assess their spoken English according to set requirements. Examiners also assess written scripts produced by candidates under exam conditions.

Examiners are recruited on a casual basis and are expected to examine at least ten sessions a year at regular intervals. Remuneration is paid per interview/script. Weekend working is usually required.

IELTS examinations regularly take place in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt. Therefore, we are looking for examiners who live in, or within relatively easy reach of these cities. We may occasionally run examinations in other cities in Nigeria.You will need:
An undergraduate degree or a qualification which can be demonstrated to be equivalent to an undergraduate degree.
A recognised qualification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) / Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) / or recognised equivalent as part of a recognised university award course.*
At least 3 years full time (14 hours per week minimum or the equivalent part time) relevant TESOL/TEFL teaching experience (minimum one year post certificate level qualification). The majority of this teaching experience must relate to adult students (16 years and over).
The required professional attributes and interpersonal skills. Please see our recruitment pack for more details.

*e.g. CELTA; DELTA; Cert. TESOL; Dip. TESOL; PGCE; B Ed.; M Ed; MA Applied Linguistics. Assessed teaching practice and ESOL/EFL studies at cert. level must be part of the course. If shortlisted, you will need to submit a transcript of the teaching course you attended.

Download and read through the IELTS Guide for examiner applicants and the IELTS Examiner Minimum Professional Requirements.
Download and complete the application form. Submit your application via email to

Closing date for applications: 30 September 2011.
Owing to the large numbers of applications we expect to receive, we will only contact those people we have shortlisted for interview. We will contact shortlisted applicants by October 17.

Please read information in the application pack first. If you have any more questions about the job, contact Martin Akubue or Sunkanmi Adenuga on : +234 1 4615600/1 OR +234 1 4630396/8

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