Working for the British Council offers you a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop skills in a modern, rapidly changing organisation with worldwide influence and impact. Jobs with the British Council offer scope for versatility, initiative and creativity in a stimulating and supportive environment. 

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Current vacancies

You can find information about current vacancies and resources to support your application by clicking on the link below.

Our terms and conditions of service

Successful candidates are offered appointment on indefinite contract. The duration of the contract is determined by the nature of the job to be filled. All offers of appointment are subject to satisfactory references and medical clearance.

Hours of work

Our staff work a five-day week of forty hours (including lunch break).

We are an equal opportunity employer

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. Our policy aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, marital status, race, colour, creed, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age or disability.

Child safe environment

British Council has a fundamental duty of care towards all children we engage with including a duty to protect them from abuse (Abuse falls into four categories: physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect). In the context of our work, child protection, therefore, means putting in all reasonable measures in our activity planning and work practices to protect children engaging in British Council activities from abuse. We believe in establishing a child-safe environment that has a careful and thorough staff selection process, child-friendly policies, clear guidelines, and management systems in place.

Code of conduct

We have a code of conduct that all members of staff are required to follow. The code states the key standards of behaviour expected from members of staff and from others acting on behalf of the British Council, in order to preserve and enhance its reputation.