Become an IELTS Examiner

Think you have what it takes to be an IELTS examiner? We are on the look-out for suitably-qualified professionals (teachers, lecturers) to join our team of certified IELTS speaking examiners. 

You will be delivering online IELTS tests through our new centralised hub and supporting test centres through the remote delivery of Video Call Speaking (VCS) tests.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing team of specialist IELTS examiners. We offer this opportunity across the globe, and currently we are keen to receive applications from the following countries/territories: Canada, Czech Republic, Egypt, Hungary, Philippines, Poland, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam. However, we will consider applications from other countries as well.

The IELTS examiner recruitment process  

To apply, applicants must satisfy the following education and teaching qualifications and experience: 

  • A minimum three years experience in teaching English language 
  • CELTA or DELTA qualification or equivalent 
  • An interest in online education and assessment.

Assessments and interviews 

Applications will be shortlisted. Successful applicants will be invited to interview. 

The induction and training process 

Following an interview, applicants who are successful will then complete an induction. Applicants who successfully complete their induction then proceed to training. You will have two days of training in speaking assessment, carried out by an Examiner Standards Manager. 

Professional Support

New examiners will be monitored at least three times in their first year. Thereafter, examiners are monitored at least once every two years, with a maximum of four evaluations in a single year. 

All examiners will receive written feedback on their performance to help improve skills. 

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