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Teacher Development Mentor - Borneo, East Malaysia

British Council
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Teacher Development Mentor - Borneo, East Malaysia

Teacher Development Mentor - Borneo, East Malaysia

Due to the outstanding success of theEnglish Language Teacher Development Project (ELTDP)in East Malaysia from 2011 to 2013, we are delighted to extend the duration of the project.

To find out more about the project, watch this video:

We are looking for a team of independent, flexible, resilient and self-motivated teacher development mentors to join this exciting project with the Malaysian Ministry of Education (MoE).

This is anexcellent development opportunity for anyone interested in teacher mentoring in a rural, primary context and a unique chance to experience the biodiversity of Borneo from within its fascinating culture.

You will be part of a team of mentors working to provide Malaysian primary teachers with continuous professional development in order to improve the teaching of English in Malaysia. Working as a local teacher mentor within a cluster of primary schools in Malaysian Borneo, you will provide on-the-job support through a variety of development activities depending on the individual needs and context of the teachers you are working with.

You should havea minimum of an internationally recognised TEFL qualification (Cambridge CELTA/Trinity certTESOL) and 2 years of relevant experience of which 500+ hours must be gained from teaching young learners. In addition you must be a highly proficient speaker of English with an undergraduate university degree. Experience of teacher training/development, line management or coaching/mentoring is desirable. Experience and knowledge of state primary education systems is also desirable.

Enquiries about the post can be sent to the attention of the East Asia Teacher Recruitment in Singapore).

These posts have a rolling application deadline as we will accept applications until we have filled all our posts. We encourage interested applicants to apply as early as possible to allow for notice periods and time to process applications.

Start date: 21 April 2014 / 16 June 2014 / 21 July 2014

Closing date: Rolling exercise

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. The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity, and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all of our partners to share this commitment. British Council appointments are contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks.

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