To support British Council’s global English strategy by delivering teaching to the highest standards of ELT and in continuing professional development and sharing of best practices.

Position type: Consultancy position; hourly paid, flexible work. Teachers will take on a weekly class (or classes) for a term of 10 weeks and will need to commit to teaching these classes. There is also the option of being on stand-by / covering classes if you choose.


Location Colombo, Kandy, Jaffna and Matara
Salary Between 1,980 LKR and 3,000 LKR an hour
Duration Freelance hourly paid
Working hours Hours are flexible depending on your availability weekends/weekday evenings tend to be peak teaching hours Not exceeding 25 hours of teaching per week There will also be stand-by and long term cover work available.
Annual leave N/A
Closing date Wednesday 01 May 2019

Role overview

Please refer the role profile in the downloads section below.

How to apply

Please complete the online application by clicking here. 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 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. We thank all prospective applicants for their interest in working with us.

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.