Cambridge ESOL Speaking Examiners, Cameroon, Cambridge ESOL Speaking Examinateurs, Cameroun, Yaoundé, The British Council
Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle
Location: Yaounde, Sub Saharan Africa, CM
Company: British Council
The British Council builds connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries through arts and culture, education and the English language. We work in two ways – directly with individuals to transform their lives, and with governments and partners to make a bigger difference for the longer term, creating benefit for millions of people all over the world. We help young people to gain the skills, confidence and connections they are looking for to realise their potential and to participate in strong and inclusive communities. We support them to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain internationally recognised qualifications. Our work in arts and culture stimulates creative expression and exchange and nurtures creative enterprise. We connect the best of the UK with the world and the best of the world with the UK. These connections lead to an understanding of each other’s strengths and of the challenges and values that we share. This builds trust between people in the UK and other nations which endures even when official relations may be strained. We work on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 2019-20 we connected with 80 million people directly and with 791 million overall, including online and through our broadcasts and publications.
Cambridge ESOL Speaking Examiners, Cameroon
British Council Cameroon is looking for qualified individuals to join its team of ESOL Speaking Examiners.
Minimal Professional Requirements and Duties for Cambridge ESOL Speaking Examiners:
Oral Examiner’s Duties
To act as an interlocutor and/or assessor over examination periods
To observe the Instructions for Oral Examiners and to follow Oral Examiners Team Leader’s guidelines
To undertake a training course (4 hours for each level) and to attend yearly refresher sessions (1 to 2
hours for each level per annum)
To ensure security of examination materials.
Be familiar with all relevant, instructions and requirements relating to the specific examination
Be smartly dressed
Be courteous and encouraging in manner throughout the test
Be punctual and adhere to local test times
Maintain confidentiality of all test materials before, during and after the test
Adhere at all times to the examination board’s standards
Have the ability to interact appropriately with the candidates
Be familiar with the assessment scales for each relevant exam
Have the ability to assess appropriately and according to examination board guidelines
Be familiar with the test formats and procedures • Understand the role of Interlocutor and Assessor
Adhere to the frame/rubrics while delivering them as naturally as possible • Be familiar with the current
Handle the test materials efficiently
Keep to the format and timing of each exam
Manage the test smoothly, ensuring that candidates are given equal opportunity to speak
Note down assessments discreetly during the test
Complete all relevant sections of the candidates’ marks sheets
The oral examiner must not withdraw from examining assignments without adequate notice Read books, magazines, newspapers during the examination.
Not comment on candidates’ performance during or after the exam.
Role specific knowledge and experience:
Education to first-degree level or equivalent
A recognized language teaching qualification
Proof of substantial, relevant, recent teaching experience ideally equivalent to at least 1800 hours.
Education to first-degree level or equivalent
At least 3 years relevant, recent, full-time English language teaching experience or 1,800 teaching hours.
Over 25 years old and below the national retirement age
Proof of English Language proficiency: Have clear diction
Have certification of a level of English at least two levels higher than the examination level that is being
Remuneration: 2,125 CFA
Contract Type – Temporary
Location – Cameroon
Language requirements: Strong written and oral English communication skills.
Role holders must have existing rights to live and work in the country the role is based.
Closing Date – 4 January 2023. Applications will close 23:59 East Africa Time
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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 is committed 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 Council’s Safeguarding policies for Adults and Children.
If you have any problems with your application please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: Applications to this role can only be considered when made through the Apply section of our careers website. Our ‘ASK HR’ email is only to be used in case of a technical issue encountered when applying through the careers website. Emails with supporting statements and CV/Resumes sent to this email address will not be reviewed and will be deleted.
Postuler (Apply for the job) sur son site Internet: https://careers.britishcouncil.org/job/Yaounde-Cambridge-ESOL-Speaking-Examiners%2C-Cameroon-Sub/884935301/
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