Join the British Council

Be part of a dynamic, international organisation dedicated to making a positive impact on people’s lives. British Council is a unique organisation to work for. We take seriously our values of integrity, creativity, mutuality, valuing people and professionalism.Working for the British Council offers a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop skills in international cultural relations. We have 7,400 members of staff in offices, teaching centres, libraries and information and resource centres in the UK and more than 100 countries and territories worldwide.You will be part of a modern, rapidly changing organisation with worldwide influence and impact. Our jobs offer you a scope for versatility, initiative and creativity in a stimulating and supportive environment.

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We value diversity, as is reflected in our Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy.

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Applying for a job at the British Council just got a whole lot easier. We have just launched our new jobs portal (jobs.britishcouncil.org) All of our current vacancies will now be posted to this site. Highlights include:

* Online application form – no more messy word documents

* Applicant account so that you can track the progress of your application at any time

* Register for vacancy alerts so you are emailed the next time a job matching your search criteria comes up

* Submit a speculative CV to our bank if no vacancy that suits your skill set is currently advertised.

You can view vacancies now, without creating an account. You will be asked to create an account the first time you apply for a job or set up a vacancy alert.



British Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer

British Council commitment to privacy is based on UK standards and internationally accepted privacy principles and fair information practices, British Council Global Privacy Statement. This policy will apply to all locations where we operate, including those where local regulations do not exist. Where different privacy and data protection laws are in place in different countries, we will comply with those laws insofar as they meet internationally accepted privacy principles and fair information practices. Applications will be considered only for candidates who declare their agreement to this Policy.


The British Council is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity and Diversity. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. We work to ensure that people are not unjustifiably discriminated against on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any other irrelevant grounds. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.


The British Council is also committed to the Child Protection Policy; applications will be considered only for candidates who declare their agreement to the Policy.