Jobs at British Council








Join the British Council

Be part of a dynamic, international organisation dedicated to making a positive impact on people’s lives. British Council is a unique organisation to work for. We take seriously our values of integrity, creativity, mutuality, valuing people and professionalism.Working for the British Council offers a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop skills in international cultural relations. We have 7,400 members of staff in offices, teaching centres, libraries and information and resource centres in the UK and more than 100 countries and territories worldwide.You will be part of a modern, rapidly changing organisation with worldwide influence and impact. Our jobs offer you a scope for versatility, initiative and creativity in a stimulating and supportive environment.

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Current vacancies

Driver Lagos/Abuja

The British Council is currently looking for suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join us in Lagos and Abuja as drivers.

Purpose of job: 

To support the provision of secure transportation of personnel and resources for British Council in accordance with the Organisation’s policies and standards . Read more

IELTS Examiners

The British Council is looking for suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join our team of IELTS Examiners.

Purpose of job
Examiners conduct one to one interviews with IELTS candidates to assess their spoken English according to set requirements. Examiners also assess written scripts produced by candidates under exam conditions. Examiners are recruited on a casual basis and are expected to examine at least ten sessions a year at regular intervals. Remuneration is paid per interview/script. Weekend working is usually required. IELTS examinations regularly take place in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt. Therefore, we are looking for examiners who live in, or within relatively easy reach of these cities. We may occasionally run examinations in other cities in Nigeria. Read more.