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Brazilian Portuguese Language Instructor - Foreign Service Institute

Company: ICA Language Services
Location: Arlington
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

ICA is currently seeking Brazilian Portuguese language instructors. Preferably, the candidates should have at least three years of experience teaching the Brazilian Portuguese language in a proficiency-oriented environment to adult students. This is a full-time, hourly position at the Department of State's Foreign Service Institute in Arlington, VA.The selected candidate will work in person at the FSI facility in Arlington, VA.Job Details:Period of Performance: 10/17/2022 - 4/21/2022Number of Positions: mulitpleSchedule: 40 hours per week / 2 days a week teleworkHourly rate: $45.02Job Requirements: Plan and conduct group and one-on-one foreign language classes using a variety of teaching techniques, aimed at the development of speaking, reading, and listening skills. Use provided training materials and work collaboratively with other instructors on all program-related matters. Adapt teaching approaches to the students' individual learning styles and needs. Conduct informal or formal progress evaluations and/or administer weekly quizzes and assessments to evaluate student progress. Integrate culture and other topics relevant to US Foreign Service Officers into teaching. Attend all section and other meetings as appropriate. Incorporate the use of instructional technology into the program. Perform other teaching and administrative duties, as needed, under the guidance of the Training Manager(s) and Supervisor(s).Required Qualifications: Educated native or near-native speaker of the Brazilian Portuguese language. BA/BS, MA/MS, or PhD, or foreign equivalent degree(s) in any field. A minimum of three (3) years of experience teaching adult students the Brazilian Portuguese language in a group setting. A minimum of three (3) years of experience teaching foreign languages using proficiency-based or task-based curricula. A minimum of one (1) year of experience administering proficiency-based assessments (i.e., FSI test, DLPT, ACTFL OPI, etc.). A minimum English proficiency level of a 2/2 on the ILR proficiency scale. Must possess the cultural background and knowledge specific to the country where the Brazilian Portuguese language is spoken.ICA Language Services is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $45.02 per hourSchedule: 8 hour shiftAbility to commute/relocate: Arlington, VA 22209: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Education: Bachelor's (Required)Experience: Teaching: 3 years (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: ICA Language Services, Arlington , Brazilian Portuguese Language Instructor - Foreign Service Institute, Education / Teaching , Arlington, Virginia

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