Senior Manager Schools – British Council – Kolkata, West Bengal

Senior Manager Schools
British Council 502 reviewsKolkata, West Bengal

Purpose of job:
To provide specialist project co-ordination East India, with lead responsibility for the delivery of defined project outcomes/results.

Context and environment
The British Council is the UK’s international organization for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust. We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body. The South Asia region is of high priority for the UK and includes India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Iran (non-represented) and Nepal.

The British Council in India
The British Council has been operating in India since 1948. Our vision is of a bilateral relationship strengthened by improved economic, social and cultural opportunities for the next generation of young people in India. We work in arts, education and by sharing the English language and increasingly focus on transformative programmes online (with the aim of reaching of tens of millions of people in 2017 and more in future years) and through partnerships in States across the country. 2018 marks 70 years of the British Council in India and the end of the UK-India Year of Culture. We’ve been inspired every day of the last 70 years by the artists, students, scientists and policy makers we’ve worked with across India. This year, we want to share the stories of the great things we’ve done together, tell new stories, and inspire millions of young people to develop connections for the next 70 years.

Please refer to the Role Profile for Accountabilities, responsibilities, main duties and essential requirements. For further information please see the documents below:

Role Profile.pdf
BC Behaviours.pdf
Core Skills.pdf

Important guidelines for completing your application:
This application has 2 parts,

  • Personal Profile Analysis on-line assessment
  • Fill British council Application on the portal

Your application will be considered complete only when you have taken both the Personal Profile Assessment and filled and submitted the British Council Application form.

Steps to complete the application:

  • For completing Personal Profile Assessment, you have to click the link Personal Profile Analysis on-line assessment (This is a mandatory requirement, please refer Personal Profile Analysis User Guide.pdf for completing the assessment)
  • Once you have completed Personal Profile analysis you are required to come back on the vacancy page.
  • Scroll down on this page and click ‘apply’ button below to fill British council Application form. In your application form, please clearly explain how you meet the essential and desirable skills, qualification and experience criteria mentioned in the person specification section of the Role Profile. This will help us determine your fit for the role and increase your application’s chances of success.
  • After clicking on apply button, you will reach to the next window which will ask for confirmation for completion of Personal Profile Analysis, click YES if completed the PPA already. This will take you ahead on the application form, fill the form and click on “Submit” to successfully send in your application, OR after clicking on apply button, you will reach to the next window which will ask for confirmation for completion of Personal Profile Analysis, click NO if not completed the PPA. You will have to go back to the vacancy page and complete the Personal Profile Analysis to move ahead.
  • Remember your application will only be considered when you have completed the Personal Profile Analysis, filled & submitted the British Council Application Form.


If you are interested and feel you are suitable for the role, please apply by 22nd August 18 (23:59 UK time).

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. Our policy aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, marital status, race, colour, creed, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age or disability.

British Council has a fundamental duty of care towards all children we engage with including a duty to protect them from abuse (Abuse falls into four categories: physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse and neglect). In the context of our work, child protection therefore means putting in all reasonable measures in our activity planning and work practices to protect children engaging in British Council activities from abuse. We believe in establishing a child safe environment one that has a careful and thorough staff selection process, child friendly policies, clear guidelines and management systems in place.

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