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We are inviting applications for Invigilators (Part-time/ Freelance) to assist in the delivery of UK Examinations. British Council is the world leader in English Language Teaching
Essential skills required
• Have good customer care skills
• Be punctual
• Be competent in IT
• Be available on short notice
• Be able to work during week days
• Proficiency and Competency in English Language.( To be assessed during the interview)
The following behaviours will need to be demonstrated at interview stage:
Creating shared purpose, connecting with others, working together, being accountable, and making it happen.
Completed applications should be emailed to Jobapplicationskenya@britishcouncil.or.ke
Applications should reach us by 13.00 hours, Friday 19th September 2014. The successful candidates will start in November 2014 on an ‘as needs basis’
Candidates must complete all relevant sections of the application form.
Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.
The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and welcomes 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 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.
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.