We are looking for learner assistants to work with our academic and teaching teams in the delivery of lessons and services from all our locations across Warsaw. You will have a keen interest in working with young learners and a desire to work with a global leader in English teaching with access to professionally recognised training. 

Details

Location Warsaw
Salary Hourly rate
Working hours Hourly based
Closing date Friday 06 September 2019

Role overview

Main duties:

  • Assisting teachers in class during lessons (e.g. classroom management, modelling activities, checking homework).
  • Monitoring and assisting young learners during lesson breaks and at the end of lessons, and ensuring that they are collected by their parents or legal guardians in accordance with British Council Pick up and drop off policy.
  • Monitoring and assisting young learners in emergency cases (e.g. fire evacuation, illness) and contacting young learner parents where necessary.
  • Providing necessary assistance to British Council customers (e.g. directing students to appropriate classrooms at the start of term).
  • Assisting with student consultations (e.g. supervising and directing candidates, marking tests).
  • Ensuring that customers are adhering to building policies where appropriate (e.g. wearing shoe protectors in certain offsite schools).
  • Assisting the academic management team with administrative tasks (e.g. compiling materials, sorting books).

Skills & knowledge:

  • Polish (C2), English (B2), knowledge of Polish educational system, Desirable: Vietnamese (B2)

Experience:

  • Experience working with and/or caring for children. Desirable: Experience working with young learners in an educational context

Qualifications: 

Essential:

  • Completion of Matura (UK equiv. A Level)
  • Working toward a graduate qualification related to teaching and/or education 

Desirable:

  • Recognised certificate in teaching and/or education 

How to apply

To apply, please send your CV and Cover Letter to teach@britishcouncil.pl in English by 6 September 2019.
Include your name, contact details, education, work history, and briefly why you are interested in the Learner Assistant role.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted and invited to an interview. Successful applicants will attend a training day prior to commencing their role.

Please note:

A Learner Assistant will be given a regular schedule. The learner assistant must be able to cover the full term schedule. For example, assisting in a class every Saturday at 9.00–12.15 for the full sixteen week term. There will also be additional tasks and activities throughout and between terms that you will have the opportunity to do.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in the EU. We are unable to secure work permits for non-EU nationals.

 All applicants need to a DBS check or relevant police check from their home country.

The British Council believes that all children have potential and that every child matters – everywhere in the world. The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC 1989