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Working for the British Council offers a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop skills in international cultural relations. 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. You will be encouraged to pursue your personal and professional development via training, on-the-job-coaching, and individual study.

The British Council in Spain has 7,400 staff members in offices, teaching centres, libraries and information and resource centres in theUK and more than 100 countries and territories worldwide.

Teaching jobs

If you would like to work as an English teacher at the British Council you must have the following qualifications and experience:

  • a first degree 
  • recognised teaching certificate level TEFL qualification e.g. Cambridge ESOL or Trinity TESOL
  • at least two years of experience of teaching English 
  • be a native speaker of English or have the equivalent fluency.

For more information, please contact one of our teaching centres below:


Job Opportunity in Bilbao - Exams invigilators needed

Our Bilbao Exams team is looking to appoint a number of invigilators to help with the running of their exam-day operations. Our Invigilators have to follow Exam Board and British Council regulations and are trained to deliver a high quality customer experience.

In order to work with us as examinations invigilator we require you to meet the following criteria:

• a minimum accredited English Language level of B2 (desirable C1)

• availability to work on Saturdays

The employment contract will be issued by British Council.

British Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and to a policy of equal opportunity and diversity, and expects all staff and stakeholders to share this commitment.   

If you are interested in this position, please fill in the application form and send it to


For more information about worldwide teaching vacancies, visit our Teaching English pages.

Other vacancies

Other vacancies at the British Embassy in Spain

Head of Global Digital Network, Digital Transformation Unit D6, Madrid

Application deadline 2 October 2017