We are looking for someone to join the British Council Chennai as a Young Learner Assistant during Summer School in May 2016. The role involves supporting teachers in the classroom and ensuring children are supervised as per the British Council's Child Protection Policy.


Location Chennai
Salary INR 80 per hour
Duration 30 days (contract extension based on performance)
Working hours Candidate will work on a shift basis between 07.30 and 21.00 (up to a maximum of 8 hours per day).
Closing date Sunday, 10 April 2016

Role overview

Young Learner Assistant Duties:

  • Assist customer services and teachers during this busy time
  • Support teachers with administration, materials preparation and classroom activities as required
  • Supervise and be responsible for young learners before class, during breaks and after class until being picked up by parents.

Requirements and qualities:

  • The candidate must be above 18 years of age.
  • The candidate must be customer friendly, enthusiastic, flexible, and responsible.
  • The candidate enjoys working with children and may have an interest in teaching.
  • The candidate must be willing to follow the British Council’s Child Protection Policy.

Perks of this internship:

This role will give you an excellent chance to:

  • Build your network on contacts from a reputed organisation
  • Work with children of different age groups
  • Observe our teachers in action
  • Meet other like-minded people.

How to apply

Please email the completed application form along with age and ID proof to Abraham.David@britishcouncil.org