Vacancies at British Council (Young Learner Support Assistant, 3 posts)

Young Learner Support Assistant, Yangon (3 posts available)

The British Council is the UK’s international organization for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide.
British Council Myanmar currently operates through two main offices in Yangon and Mandalay and two project offices in Yangon.

We employ approximately 180 staff, including project staff, teachers and trainers. We operate as the Cultural Section of the British Embassy and our main Yangon office is co-located with the Embassy.

Location : Yangon
Salary : Pay band J (temporary)
Contract : Fixed term contract (July 2017 to June 2018)
Closing Date : 28 May 2017

The British Council Myanmar, Teaching Centre is looking to recruit Young Learner Support Assistants who will be based in Yangon for one year fixed term contract.

Main duties

To support young learners and teachers inside and outside the classroom and contribute towards the smooth running of the Teaching Centre’s Young Learner Programmes.


  • English language communication skills, CEFR B2 (Upper Intermediate)
  • Experience working with groups of children under 18 years of age, preferably in an educational context
  • Teaching qualifications/experience desirable

The contract

YLSAs will be contracted on a termly basis for a year. They will generally work between 10 – 35 hours per week and could work either a morning of afternoon shift.

Classes run from 7am to 8.15pm Monday to Saturday and 7am to 7.45pm on Sundays.

How to apply

Submit the application to Yin Min Thu (email., Human Resources Unit, British Council, 78 Kanna Road, Yangon by email or hardcopy.

In your application, please include evidence of the relevant experience which you possess, matched against the criteria listed in the Role Profile and Person Specification for this post.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the Diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.

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