Would you like to develop your teacher training career in a professional global organisation with excellent training opportunities? In our teaching centre in Naples, we employ teachers on a fixed term part time “Monte Ore” (annualised hours) basis. Please note that we do not have any current vacancies in either Rome or Milan.

Most of our teachers work onsite, delivering high quality face-to-face English language courses to adults and young learners. Others work off-site in companies, governmental agencies or academic institutions, such as schools  We employ local teachers and expatriates from many different countries so your colleagues could be from anywhere in the world.


For standard teaching roles at entry level, we look for candidates with the following:

  • Option 1: TEFL Q (in most cases DELTA) and 2 years’ experience (can be prior to TEFL Q)
  • Option 2: Any degree (or NQF level 6) + TEFL I (usually CELTA) Grade A + no post cert. experience necessary (if there was relevant experience before the cert.)
  • Option 3: Any degree (or NQF level 6) + TEFL I (usually CELTA) Grade B + 1 year’s post cert experience necessary (if there was relevant experience before the cert.) 
  • Option 4: Any degree (or NQF level 6) + TEFL I (usually CELTA) Grade C + 2 years post cert. experience 

Please note that all our teachers would have to have a native speaker standard of English, certified if necessary with IELTS band 9 or a Cambridge Proficiency Grade A.

We can only employ teachers with Italian residency documents and working rights, ( including all European Union citizens).

At present we are not recruiting for full time contract teachers, but we will need part-time teachers, particularly with experience in teaching Young Learners.

If you’re interested in working as a teacher for the British Council in Italy, please consult the Role Profile, then download and print off the application form. This should be completed and sent as a scanned document to this email address:


The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunities and is keen to reflect diversity at every level of the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.

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.  In line with the British Council’s Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks,including criminal records checks.

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