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Full-Time Chinese Instructor

Company: Diplomatic Language Services
Location: Arlington
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Supports DLS' mission and values by exhibiting the following behaviors:

professional responsibility, initiative, accountability, respect, and honesty.

*Primary Responsibilities: *

Under the direct supervision of the Language Training Supervisor, Coordinator, and/or Academic Director, the Full-Time Chinese Language Training Instructor teaches foreign language to personnel who may or may not be affiliated with the United States Government; prepares and submits lesson plans for each student; prepares progress and test reports; and conducts ongoing assessment to provide students with feedback about their progress.

*Instructional Expectations: *

Attends a new or re-hire orientation and at least 1 professional development training session per year to ensure DLS policies and procedures are practiced.

Uses student-centered methods and the communicative approach while instructing all students.

Incorporates technology tools (LMS, e-materials, etc.) when appropriate to enhance the learning environment.

Enters time and student attendance accurately; reports schedule changes, absences, and planned days off according to DLS policy.

Regularly communicates with the Language Training Supervisor to discuss each student's progress to ensure goals are met and that academic interventions are made (as needed) in a timely manner.

Serves as a mock tester and contributes to other academic activities such as language immersions, curriculum development, and cultural events.

The expectations listed above may be updated at the discretion of the Language Training Supervisor or Academic Director when academic needs change.

*Required Qualifications: *

(1) a bachelor's degree with a minimum of three months of full-time equivalent foreign language classroom teaching experience

or

(2) a bachelor's degree along with a certificate in teaching a foreign language that includes a practice teaching component.

Instructional staff also must have ILR proficiency of at least level 3 in Mandarin Chinese.

*Preferred Qualifications: *

* Uses second language acquisition methodologies for adult learners
* Can develop ILR-level appropriate training materials
* Able to tailor classes to individual student needs and learning preferences
* Able to incorporate and use online educational technology
* Speaks at ILR level 3 proficiency in English
* Has master's degree in TESOL, App Ling, or other Language related field

DLS offers a fun, multicultural environment with good opportunities for professional advancement, and a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply, please either apply online (http://www.dlsdc.com) or email your resume, a brief cover letter, and rate requirements to the address provided. No phone calls, please.

DLS IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND CONFORMS TO ALL THE LAWS, STATUTES, AND REGULATIONS CONCERNING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION. WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE WOMEN, MINORITIES, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, AND VETERANS TO APPLY TO ALL OF OUR JOB OPENINGS. ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, GENETIC INFORMATION & TESTING, FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE, MARITAL STATUS, MILITARY STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, DISABILITY, VETERAN STATUS OR ANY OTHER STATUS PROTECTED BY LAW. WE PROHIBIT RETALIATION AGAINST INDIVIDUALS WHO BRING FORTH ANY COMPLAIN TO THE EMPLOYER OR THE GOVERNMENT. DLS IS A MEMBER OF DHS E-VERIFY PROGRAM.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $52,000.00 per year

Benefits:
* Dental insurance
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Arlington, VA 22209: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Diplomatic Language Services, Arlington , Full-Time Chinese Instructor, Education / Teaching , Arlington, Virginia

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