The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. The Teaching Centres in Colombo, Kandy, Jaffna and partner centre in Matara represent one of the largest teaching operations in the British Council network, with over 6,000 students registered for courses each term.

The purpose of this role is to be responsible for training National Institute for Language Education and Training (NILET) teachers and teacher trainers to teach communicative, learner-centred Sinhala language courses for public servants.


Location Colombo
Duration Up to 220 days between October 2019 – March 2021
Closing date Sunday 01 September 2019

Role overview

Refer to the role profile for further details.

How to apply

Please complete the online application no later than Sunday 01 September 2019.

Role profile, descriptions of the behaviours and core skills needed for the above post can also be downloaded from the same page. 

Only the applications submitted through the above site are accepted. CV's won't be considered for shortlisting. 

Please note that it is mandatory to provide the reference details.

Short-listed candidates will be contacted within 2-3 weeks after the application closing date and we thank all prospective applicants for their interest in this organisation. 

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and child protection. 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.    

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