Working for the British Council offers you a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop skills in international cultural relations. You will be part of a modern, rapidly changing organisation with worldwide influence and impact. Our jobs offer you scope for versatility, initiative and creativity in a stimulating and supportive environment.


There are currently no vacancies at the British Council.

Please note that we do not accept unsolicited CVs, resumés or other documentation. We only consider applications sent in response to advertised posts.

Teacher recruitment

We operate a rolling recruitment system for hourly paid teachers of English and are always interested in expanding our team of qualified and experienced teaching professionals. Our minimum entry requirements for general teaching posts are:

  • A first degree in any subject or equivalent 
  • A recognised TEFL certificate i.e. Cambridge CELTA, Trinity TESOL
  • At least 2 years of full-time relevant TEFL experience (pre/post CELTA/TESOL)
  • A high proficiency in English.

If you believe you meet these requirements and are interested in an hourly paid position, please e-mail us for an application form at

Equal opportunities and diversity

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.