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  • We are looking for IELTS Examiners for Lagos, Abuja, PHC, Ibadan, Ilorin, Benin, Enugu and Calabar and a Venue Staff in Yola. If you are interested, read details below and apply.

    IELTS Examiners


    We are looking for examiners to conduct one to one interviews with IELTS candidates to assess their spoken English according to set requirements, and assess written scripts produced by candidates under exam conditions.


    Reference number:     IELTS Examiners
    Location:    Lagos, Abuja, PHC, Ibadan, Ilorin, Benin, Enugu and Calabar
    Salary:    Remuneration is paid per interview/script
    Working hours:    Weekend working is usually required
    Closing date:    Tuesday 02 September 2014

    Role overview

    Examiners are recruited on a casual basis and are expected to examine at least ten sessions a year at regular intervals.

    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.

    Training of successful candidates will be done on October 10, 2014.


    • 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. UK qualifications: 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.

    Nigerian qualifications include either a Nigerian 1st degree, an NCE in ELT plus relevant teaching experience and IELTS 9.0. Or Nigerian B.Ed in English Language Teaching (transcripts verify course content), relevant teaching experience plus IELTS 9.0. A first degree plus a Nigerian PGDE or M.Ed/MA in TESOL or TEFL (transcripts verify course content), plus relevant teaching experience and IELTS 9.0. If shortlisted, you will need to submit a transcript of the teaching course you attended.

    How to apply

    Read through the IELTS Examiner Minimum Professional Requirements & IELTS Guide for Examiner Applicants documents. Download and complete the application and the reference request form.

    Completed applications should be sent via email to

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    Venue Staff


    The British Council is currently looking for suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join us temporarily in Yola and Ibadan as Venue Staff.


    Reference number    Venue Staff
    Location    Yola and Ibadan
    Salary    N650 per hour.
    Duration    Temporary
    Working hours    Not Available
    Annual leave    Not Available
    Closing date    Tuesday 09 September 2014

    Role overview

    To invigilate exams and support Exams Service officers as required,

    Examinations Delivery:Adhere to all instructions issued by the supervisor/examination board. Be familiar with all relevant notices, instructions and requirements relating to the specific examination.

    Customer Service:Complaints, comments and feedback are dealt with in accordance with corporate policy and the Exams Quality Standards.

    Other Duties: Attend training sessions before conducting any invigilation duties. Attend the annual refresher training sessions. Attend other meetings as required by British Council staff

    How to apply

    Please read through the Venue Staff role profile. Download and complete the British Council EO&D form and also the Venue Staff  application form.

    To help you understand and complete the application form, please read through the role profile attached. You should apply using the British Council corporate external application form attached. You may find it useful to look at the enclosed guidance notes at BC World HR web pages on the behaviours: and the generic skills dictionary

    Filling the EOD monitoring information form is completely voluntary. Once filled, it should be sent to

    The British Council is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity and Diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.

    Completed application forms should be sent to: no later than Tuesday 9 September, 2014. Please ensure the subject of your mail is, “Venue Staff”.Only applications received on the British Council application form will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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