The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.

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The British Council in Colombia is recruiting hourly-paid teachers to join our Teaching Centres. This is an excellent career development opportunity to broaden your academic knowledge and teaching skills. We provide a wealth of training opportunities, including 80% subsidy for Trinity Teaching Young Learners Extension Certificate, and a full programme of free in-service training. Many people in our team have started as hourly paid teachers and gone on to coordinator and management roles.

In order to apply, you must: be currently living in Colombia; have the Cambridge CELTA or Trinity Cert TEFL, at least 6 months relevant full time teaching experience after your CELTA or Trinity Cert TEFL; and speak English at CEFR C2 level or higher – a current IELTS 8.5 or Cambridge CPE non-native speakers is required. 

- Bogotá. To apply for, please send your CV to, plus a scan of your teaching certificate and IELTS or CPE (if applicable). 

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We are committed to equality of opportunity and positive action to promote it. We believe that our Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy help to ensure that there is no unjustified discrimination in the recruitment, retention, training and development of staff. Please consult our Diversity Unit pages for further information.