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We are recruiting a Senior Teacher (secondary-aged students) in Yangon

Published: 12 Dec, 2019

British Council

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Myanmar, Yangon
Full time

Job title

Academic Manager, Secondary

Job description


Teaching, British Council Myanmar is expanding rapidly. With a high-growth economy, growing foreign investment, internationalisation and demand to study and/or live abroad, there is a burgeoning demand for English language learning. There is growing demand from secondary age school children and their parents for preparation for academic skills for future study in English-medium education. It is a key priority for the British Council Myanmar to develop and align its Young Learner ELT portfolio to market needs in order to expand our presence in the sector


Supporting British Council’s global and East Asia English strategy and enhancing British Council’s reputation as a world authority in ELT by:

· Product Management: Working closely with the Secondary coordinator, supervising the successful launch, implementation, evaluation and ongoing development of the Secondary Plus product in Myanmar.

· Academic Management: Developing the tools (e.g. syllabuses, teacher guides) and processes (e.g. assessment, reporting tools) to support Teachers, Academic Coordinators / Managers and other stakeholders in the coherent, efficient and successful delivery of the product. Advising Teachers and supporting effective learning.

· Change Management: Supporting and engaging teams across multiple branches in Yangon (Academic, Operations, SCM and Marketing) with clear communications, active collection of, and responsiveness to, feedback and effective engagement of stakeholders

British Council positioning: be an ambassador for our secondary offer, support the development, implementation and delivery of our schools and partner strategy to enhance our reputation and position as YL experts in the market and enable us to build our branch network.


You can take pride in the fact that you will be part of a team that enables the British Council to meet its objectives and gives all our customers an exceptional experience. You will also be able to join regular professional development, training and skills programmes to develop your experience and skills.

Salary and benefits

Salaries are divided into two components - US dollars and sterling.

The current scale ranges from: US$ 24300 to 28,128 gross per year and GBP 8580 to 10,368 gross per year depending on your

35 days + 5 days (whilst Burma remains an ECA category F country) and public holidays as determined by the British Council (approx. 14 days

Training and Development opportunities including an extensive internal development programme, support and funding in obtaining internationally recognised qualifications.



Level 7 qualification in ELT (e.g. Cambridge DELTA or Trinity Dip TESOL), as well as a university degree. Recognised YL ELT Certificate (e.g. TYLEC, CELTA YL extension). A minimum of 4 years’ full-time experience teaching young learners. Pedagogical knowledge and experience across all Secondary age groups (12-17 years old).

How to apply

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Enquiries about the post can be sent to the East Asia Regional Teacher Recruitment team ( based in Singapore.

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