The Teaching Centre Bucharest is looking for an enthusiastic and committed person to join their team of assistants starting September for the academic year of 2019 - 2020. 

British Council Romania teaches a range of Young Learner courses in our centres in Bucharest, as well as in shared partner premises. Young Learners currently make up approximately 75% of our students. Young Learner Support Officers supervise students aged 3-11 while waiting for their parents, in order to ensure that learners are safe while on the British Council premises or partner premises.


Location Bucharest
Salary 20 RON gross per hour
Closing date Thursday 31 October 2019

Role overview


  • To supervise children in our library and communal areas
  • To maintain a calm environment while children are waiting for class or waiting for collection
  • To provide activities for children to be involved in while waiting for class or waiting for collection
  • To assist children with their British Council (or other) homework
  • To ensure the safe handover of children from the British Council to their guardian
  • To assist with very occasional Teaching Centre events or admin tasks.


  • Experience in a fun and lively multi-cultural working environment
  • Improved English through daily use
  • Library membership
  • Remuneration: 20 RON gross per hour.


  • Experience working with children preferably in an educational environment
  • Friendly and have good inter-personal skills with all ages and types of people
  • Ability to be judge when to be proactive and when to ask for assistance
  • Ability to learn and adapt to various situations
  • Available: Tuesday and Thursday 16:00-20:15 for SEB Primary School (in 22 Martisor Street);Tuesday and Thursday 14:30-20:15 for Planeta Copiilor (in 3-11 Gabriela Szabo Street); Wednesday and Friday 16:00-20:00 for Planeta Copiilor (in 3-11 Gabriela Szabo Street)
  • Romanian C2 and English -  B2 or C1 user 


  • Studied or studying a degree connected with teaching, languages, child development or child psychology
  • Experience of teaching children
  • Experience working with people (children or adults) with special educational or behavioural needs 


The British Council believes that all children have potential and that every child matters – everywhere in the world.
The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC 1989. 

How to apply

To apply, please complete the application form below in English only, and send it together with your CV to

The closing date is 31 October 2019. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.