British Council China is recruiting for full-time English Language Assessment Consultant (IELTS Speaking Examiner) in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chongqing.
If you are interested in applying, please visit the link as below for more details and submit your application at your earliest convenience before the advert closes.
Either from home or in a British Council office, to conduct interviews and carry out assessments for the IELTS Speaking module, maintaining the standards required by the IELTS Professional Support Network (PSN) and the British Council. This role may at times require some face-to-face testing though this is expected to be rare.
The British Council delivers IELTS tests to candidates in more than 40 cities throughout China. Our exams work is managed in China through our subsidiary, BC Education Consulting (Beijing) Company Limited.
IELTS examiners in China are based in one of our four regional offices and reside in either Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou or Chongqing.
Examiners are part of the wider British Council network and, as demand for
high-quality language assessment grows in the region, the role provides an opportunity for those interested in building a career in the area of language assessment.
Examiners deliver IELTS Speaking tests to candidates mainly from around China and occasionally from overseas. An Examiner’s principal duties are to deliver speaking tests and take on second marking tasks. A high standard of professionalism and reliability is required; to this end, examiners are managed under the British Council Performance Management framework and the IELTS Professional Support Network (PSN) framework. There are opportunities for suitably qualified and experienced examiners to apply for other senior positions as vacancies arise.
Post holders are responsible for delivery of IELTS Speaking Test interviews. They work closely with the exams support teams and report directly to their Team Leader in one of our 4 Centres.
Conducting IELTS Speaking interviews.
Marking IELTS Speaking tests.
Conducting other IELTS and British Council exams as required.
Second marking for the Speaking module.
Adhering to the IELTS Professional Support Network and British Council policies.
Other duties relevant to British Council English Language and assessment services.
Participating in Examiner meetings and other relevant meetings as required.
Maintaining the reputation and integrity of IELTS and the British Council at all times.
Professional Academic support for the China Exams Teams where necessary.
Ensuring all duties are delivered in line with the British Council’s policy on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and to ensure that policy is taken into account when planning and delivering activities.
Managing information created and received in compliance with the British Council’s information management standards, policies, the UK data protection principles and local legislation.
Participating in required British Council training and applying relevant principles in carrying out duties, including Safeguarding and Health and Safety.
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