The Freelance Examiner will be responsible for carrying out assessments for the IELTS Speaking module, including second marking where necessary and maintaining the standards required by the IELTS Professional Support Network (PSN) and the British Council. 

This role requires frequent travel to test Centres across Jordan. Candidates holding International Passports that are willing to apply but should have the right to live and work in Jordan.


Location British Council Jordan
Closing date Friday, 30 June 2023

Role overview

To carry out assessments for the IELTS Speaking module, maintaining the standards required by the IELTS Professional Support Network (PSN) and the British Council.

We are looking for suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join our team of IELTS Speaking Examiners.

For more information on the Minimum Professional Requirements and the Application form, please contact us

You will need:

An undergraduate or Master’s degree or a qualification which can be demonstrated to be equivalent to an undergraduate or Master’s degree.

A recognised qualification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or recognised equivalent as part of a recognised university award course.

At least 3 years’ full time (or the equivalent part time) relevant TESOL teaching.

Experience (minimum one year post-certificate level qualification).

The majority of this teaching experience must relate to adult students (16 years and over).

The required professional attributes and interpersonal skills.

English Proficiency equivalent to IELTS Band 9

Speaking and a minimum of IELTS Band 8, Reading, Writing and Listening.

How to apply

Step 1:

Applicants should refer to the Role Profile and Recruitment pack attached (Appendix 1 Guide for Applicants to IELTS Examiner Recruitment, Appendix 3 Examiner Application Form, Appendix 4 Examiner Minimum Professional Requirements and Appendix 5 Letter to Referees-3 references are mandatory).

Kindly note that applicants need to have Jordanian Nationality or if International to have the right to live and work in Jordan, and fill the Examiner Application Form.   

Step 2: 

Completed Application forms along with the required documents should be emailed to  Please contact us if you need any further clarification.

Successful candidates will be paid a rate of JOD 9.5 per Interview on the Speaking part of IELTS exam which will be conducted throughout the week. Examiners can work on weekends and/or weekdays according to their availability and our need.

Please note only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you are not contacted, regretfully this shows that your application has not been taken any further. 

Short-listing can take up to two-weeks to be completed.