Become an IELTS Examiner

Each IELTS test centre is responsible for recruiting and training their own pool of Examiners who play a crucial role in assessing Speaking and Writing tests.

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How to become an IELTS Examiner

If you meet the requirements below, please contact your nearest test centre.

IELTS Examiner requirements

All applicants must have:

  • an undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • a TEFL/TESOL qualification
  • 3–5 years of teaching experience.

How to become an IELTS Examiner


IELTS Examiners are recruited directly by test centres. Explore the opportunities at your nearest test centre.


Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview. Your professional attributes and interpersonal skills will be assessed during the recruitment process. Applicants must then be approved by a qualified Examiner Trainer.

Working as an IELTS Examiner

Pay and working hours

Examiner pay and working hours are set individually by each test centre. Contact your nearest test centre for more information.

Get in touch

Contact your nearest test centre to start your journey to becoming an IELTS Examiner.