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Foreign Language Instructors
Full Time Salary: $49,397 - $70,558
Location: Washington, DC metropolitan area
Foreign Language Skills Are Essential to CIA's Mission The Central Intelligence Agency is hiring qualified and motivated Language Instructors of Arabic, Chinese/Mandarin, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Japanese, Persian (Farsi), Russian, Thai, and Turkish to work in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. The CIA provides first-class training for energetic, creative, and committed intelligence professionals to deliver programs that provide students with the foreign language communications skills and cross-cultural awareness they need to live and work abroad effectively, or to perform other language-related duties. Foreign Language Instructors apply the latest instructional methodologies to meet highly customized student needs; conduct language proficiency testing in reading, speaking, and understanding for skills evaluation; and provide a variety of language support services worldwide.
Minimum requirements include a Bachelor's in foreign language, linguistics, or a related field; native fluency in the language, as well as in English; 2-5 years of teaching experience; demonstrated knowledge of the respective area's history, culture, politics, and economy; and the ability to use technologies related to the target language. The ability to teach and evaluate language skills for a wide range of adult students, from beginners to those with significant experience, and experience in program and/or education management are desired. As part of the screening process, selected applicants will be required to take language proficiency tests in their native language. English proficiency is required. Salaries are based on the individual applicant's qualifications. New employees can qualify for a hiring bonus in more than one language, but the maximum amount is $35,000 per individual. Bonuses will be paid in a one-time lump sum payment. Language Instructors are also eligible to earn annual "bonus" pay ranging from $4,875 to $9,750, based on evaluation of their language proficiency. All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and an extensive background investigation. U.S. citizenship is required. To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing. To learn more and apply, visit: www.cia.gov/employment The CIA is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free work force. The Central Intelligence Agency The Work of a Nation. The Center of Intelligence.
UCLA Extension, American Language Center invites applications for part-time positions as Instructors in the intensive English Language Program. Requirements include a Master’s degree in TESOL or Applied Linguistics and three years teaching experience with adult ESL/EFL students (at least one year at a college-based program preferred). Candidates with a degree in a related field and TESL training with appropriate teaching experience may be considered for some positions. Assignments vary from 4 to 20 hours /week and pay $43/hr. To apply, send letter of interest stating availability, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation from previous teaching supervisors to: Instructor Recruitment Committee, c/o American Language Center, UCLA Extension, 10920 Lindbrook Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90024-3408. Materials can also be submitted via e-mail to email@example.com
Soledad Unified School District seeks a full time high school French Teacher. Interested parties may contact Connie Nunez at (831) 678-3987x105. Required submissions include a credential copy, a letter of introduction, three letters of recommendation, and a resume. The position is open until filled.
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The Aspen School District is located on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains, approximately 210 miles from Denver, Colorado at the base of Aspen Highlands ski area. Our pre-school, elementary, middle, and high school are located on one campus, and we also have a K-8 charter school nearby. Serving over 1500 students with 150 professional staff members, all of our schools boast high student achievementscores and have a program that contributes to the development of the whole child. Included in this educational program is the presence of an Outdoor/Experiential Education program K-12.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) Early Childhood Teacher sought for a 2009-2010 teaching vacancy with Denver Public Schools. Elementary school in southwest Denver features a nurturing administration and strong collegial atmosphere that will support new teachers, but is looking for previous team leadership experience and individuals with proven experience taking on tasks and getting them done. All candidates must possess a valid Colorado teaching license in ECE and will be required to pass the district Spanish language proficiency exam.
Interested teachers should apply online at: www.TeachInDenver.com.
Sacred Heart University, the second-largest Catholic university in New England, seeks a Director of ESL Programs that will develop curricula, materials, assessment, and testing procedures, and oversee, recruit, hire, and train professional staff. An MA TESOL is preferred, as well as at least 3 years ESL teaching experience, at least 2 years ESL curricular development and program administration experience, and at least 2 years of supervisory experience. This is a one year appointment and will require occasional evenings. A complete position announcement and application procedures are at www.sacredheart.edu/jobs.cfm and the online application form can be found here: http://www.apply-for-job.net/c/jobclick.cfm?site=942&job=5425170.
Greens Farms Academy is a K-12, coeducational day school focused on educational excellence and seeks applications for a part time Elementary Spanish Teacher with benefits. The successful candidate will teach Kindergarten to Grade Three Spanish using TPR, immersive, and communicative methodology to capture the interest of children this age group. Themes from the general curriculum are reflected in the Spanish classroom and authentic materials are used to teach culture. Technology is integral to the curriculum with Smart Boards available in every classroom. Prior teaching experience with elementary aged children desirable. Resumes should be sent to Marion Mapstone, Language Department Chair, Greens Farms Academy, 35 Beachside Ave., PO Box 998, Greens Farms, CT 06838 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Western Illinois University seeks an Assistant Study Abroad Director for an appointment to begin July 1, 2009. The successful candidate will hold an earned master’s degree from a regionally or internationally accredited institution, a minimum of three year’s experience in the study abroad field, demonstrated progressive experience in study abroad, and excellent communication skills. A willingness to travel within the U.S. and abroad is also preferred. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications ($40,704-$49,560). sAll candidates should submit a resume, copies of transcripts (official transcripts if invited for an interview), the names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of five professional references, a personal e-mail address, and a cover letter of application to Dr. Terry C Rodenberg, Center for International Studies, Western Illinois University, 1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455-1390. Screening will begin April 30th, 2009 and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Minnesota, College of Liberal Arts (CLA) seeks qualified candidates for the position of Director of the CLA Language Center. The mission of the Language Center is to advance second language, literature, and culture education by providing leadership in integrating technology with instruction and learning in the College, the University, the state of Minnesota and beyond. The Director will provide intellectual leadership for the Language Center to meet the overall college goal of visible, integrated, and distinctive services in technology-enhanced instruction. Responsibilities will include oversight of the Language Center facilities, services, programs, courses, personnel, and budget as well as supervision of planning and establishment of priorities that lead to innovations and improvements in language teaching and curriculum; promotion and participation in research and materials development in language teaching/learning and technology; and collaboration with related College, University, and community partners to advance Center and College goals related to language instruction.
For more information and to apply (applicants must apply online), please
go to http://employment.umn.edu
Please direct questions to Vivian Ramirez in the CLA Deans’ Office:
Mississippi Valley State University seeks a tenure-track Associate Professor of English to teach 12 hours per semester in Freshman composition including world literature and upper-level courses. Responsibilities also include teaching undergraduate level courses; advising students; fulfilling university and/or department committee and community service assignments. A PhD is required with demonstrated excellence in teaching, research, and service. Evidence of scholarly activity and publication is required. Online application form is located at: http://www.mvsu.edu
The University of Nevada Las Vegas Department of Foreign Languages invites applications for an Academic Coordinator of French. Primary duties will include coordination of lower-division language courses in French, supervision of part-time instructors, curricular planning and development, and student advising. Minimum qualifications for this position include an MA in Foreign Languages with a specialty in French from an accredited college or university, extensive university-level teaching experience in French language and culture at both lower- and upper-division levels, and extensive university-level language program coordination. The successful applicant will have a native or near-native command of French and English. Application materials must include a current resume, detailed cover letter, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references who may be contacted. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Margaret Harp, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact Jen Martens at (702) 895-3886 or email email@example.com.
The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures of Rider University seeks an Adjunct Instructor in Italian to teach up to 2 sections of Italian per semester. MA in Italian and teaching experience at the college level required, experience teaching with technology preferred. All interested applicants must complete an online faculty application at www.rider.edu/hr, and attach a letter of interest and a CV documenting education, teaching experience, and references, position #214300. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the vacancies are filled. Any inquiries should be directed to Dr. Elizabeth Scheiber of the Department of Foreign Languages at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The TESOL and Applied Linguistics Programs at Teachers College, Columbia University, are seeking a Lecturer with demonstrated teaching experience and research interests in L2 assessment. This is a one-year replacement position. Responsibilities: Candidates will need to teach graduate courses in L2 assessment. Candidates should also have the ability to teach courses in one or more other areas: SLA, pedagogical English grammar or L2 pedagogy. The teaching load is five courses per academic year. Candidates might also be asked to teach one course during a summer session for extra pay. Candidates will need to advise M.A. students, serve on dissertation committees, participate in routine program administrative activities and maintain an active research and professional profile in TESOL and/or Applied Linguistics.
Qualifications: Earned doctorate in TESOL or AL, evidence of scholarship potential in language assessment. Scholarship potential in other areas of TESOL or AL is also desired. Candidate must have a record of successful ESL and/or EFL teaching experience, a demonstrated record of graduate level teaching, evidence of service to the field of TESOL or AL, the ability to perform administrative duties, and the ability to work collaboratively. To apply: E-mail a cover letter by May 8, 2009, detailing how you meet the qualifications for the position, along with a CV to Ms. Becca Meyers at: email@example.com. Make sure your subject line reads “TESOL/AL Lecturer Position NY09” and your attachments are in separate MS Word documents with your name on them. Have three letters of reference e-mailed by the referees to Ms. Meyer: firstname.lastname@example.org. Put “TESOL/AL Lecturer Position NY09” placed in the subject line. Address the letter to: Professor James E. Purpura
TESOL/AL Search Committee Chair
TESOL Program, Box 66, Dept of Arts and Humanities Teachers College, Columbia University,
525 West 120th Street New York, NY 10027-6061. Review of applications will begin on May 10, 2009 and will continue until the search is completed.
Harlem Village Academies is hiring High School Teachers for the 2009-2010 school year in many subject areas including English and Special Education. Required qualifications include a minimum two years full-time classroom experience as a high school teacher, preferably in an urban setting, New York State teaching certification, and AP instruction highly preferred. Harlem Village Academies emphatically believes that excellent teachers are the most important element of excellent schools. The schools have thoughtfully designed every aspect of the program to support, develop, respect, and empower our teachers from extensive professional development to intimate classrooms averaging 16 students. Interested candidates should review www.harlemvillageacademies.org/home.html teaching brochure, Schools Designed For Teachers, to ensure their professional goals and educational philosophy align with Harlem Village Academies and then submit a resume and cover letter online. Candidates with less than two years of full-time teaching experience will not be considered, but are urged to contact the school after a second year of teaching.
Fayetteville State University invites application for a Study Abroad Advisor to assist in establishing professional correspondence consortium agreements and other exchange programs between FSU and foreign universities. The advisor will plan, support, and organize future study abroad programs and process study abroad applications. Candidates are expected to have the following qualifications: an earned master’s degree, demonstrable experience of managing study abroad programs, experience living abroad, and administrative and managerial experience. Desired qualifications also include fluency in at least one foreign language. The online application form is available at https://jobs.uncfsu.edu.
The Case Western Reserve University Department of Modern Languages and Literatures invites applications for one part-time Lecturer in Italian for the academic year 2009-2010. Requirements include an MA, evidence of excellence in undergraduate language teaching, and native or near-native command of English and Italian. Send letter of application and CV by email and arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent directly to (hard copies or e-mail for letters) DMLL Search Committee, c/o Trish Jones (email@example.com), Modern Languages & Literatures, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106-7118. The position is open until filled.
KIPP Austin Public Schools seeks a middle school Reading Teacher. KIPP is a network of free, public, open-enrollment schools for low-income and traditionally underserved students in East Austin, Texas. Since 2002, KIPP Austin College Prep has empowered underserved students to strengthen the academic skills, intellectual habits, and character traits necessary to thrive in, and graduate from, four-year colleges and universities, giving them the freedom to shape their futures and positively affect their communities. The students we target and serve are overwhelmingly low-income and come from traditionally underserved ethnic populations in Austin, Texas. KIPP Austin Public Schools’ teachers are primarily responsible for ensuring that every KIPP Austin student achieves the academic skills, intellectual habits, and character traits necessary to succeed in the nation’s top colleges and universities. Qualified candidates will demonstrate a strong record of helping students achieve academic success, primarily with minority and low-income students and two years teaching experience (preferred). Candidates with Master’s Degrees in comparable education programs are encouraged to apply. Spanish bilingual a plus. To apply, please visit the website at www.kippaustin.org.
The School of Education at Utah Valley University invites applications for an Assistant Professor, Elementary Education. This is a tenure-track faculty position teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in elementary reading methods, elementary language arts methods, language and literacy for ESL, and other courses that meet program needs. Position requires graduation from an accredited institution with an earned doctorate in Elementary Reading Instruction Methods, Elementary Literacy Instruction Methods, or Elementary Education or Teacher Education with an emphasis in Reading/Literacy Teaching Methods, two years of successful K-6 teaching experience, and/or two years of successful college/university level teaching experience. Current teaching license in Elementary Education preferred. To view the complete job description and to apply online, please visit www.uvu.jobs.
VariousLanguage Testing Project - Multiple Languages - Train in New York, work remotely.
The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL, www.actfl.org), an organization dedicated to the teaching and learning of all languages in the United States since the 1960s, is currently recruiting native speakers or near native speakers of the languages listed below to train as Oral Proficiency Interviewers (to evaluate the level of fluency of another individual in a particular language). This is contract work which is perfect for freelancers, but can also be performed around a regular job with a minimum weekly commitment. Training is ON-SITE in White Plains, NY, but actual work is performed remotely with a land line and a connection to Internet. Please read carefully the requirements listed below before applying. More information about the ACTFL language proficiency testing program can be found at http://www.actfltraining.org/.
Interagency language roundtable (ILR) - a language proficiency testing project:
Arabic (all dialects of Yemeni Arabic ONLY), Bengali, Burmese, Cambodian,Hausa, Indonesian, Javanese, Kazahk, Kikongo, Kurdish-Sorani, Lao, Malayalam, Moro (Tausug), Nepalese, Pashto, Sindhi, Sinhalese, Somali, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkmen, Uzbek.
Basic Requirements for all candidates (must be met):
1. Must live and be allowed to work without restrictions in the United States (Canadian citizens and Canadian legal residents who have visas to travel to the US are also invited to apply).
2. Must be a native speaker of the language and be fully fluent in English as well. Near native speakers may apply, but will be fully tested to demonstrate proficiency.
3. Must send a CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Must be able to travel, all expenses paid by the ACTFL, to White Plains, NY to attend two training sessions. Each session lasts two to four days. Sessions are held about a month apart.
5. Language translation, interpreting, teaching and/or testing experience is preferred.
6. Must read additional project requirements and apply on-line. Please note: Both a resume and a completed form are required to apply.
Application Deadline: May 19, 2009
Email Address for Applications: email@example.com
ARABIC TRANSLATION SERVICES
Translate documents from English to Arabic/Arabic to English.
10 years professional experience with BA in Arabic and oriental languages, University of Alexandria, Egypt. 12 cents a word / 15 cents a word for technical and scientific manuals / 5 cents a word plus for rush orders. Large orders (100 pages+) 1 week minimum turnaround. Large accounts term negotiable. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.