LINGUIST List 15.1436

Wed May 5 2004

Jobs: TESL: Teacher Trainer, Russia

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  1. bfgersten, TESL: Teacher Trainer, School for International Training

Message 1: TESL: Teacher Trainer, School for International Training

Date: Sat, 1 May 2004 06:50:54 -0400 (EDT)
From: bfgersten <>
Subject: TESL: Teacher Trainer, School for International Training

University or Organization: School for International
			 Training/U.S. State Dept
Rank of Job: MA in TESOL or related field Teacher Trainer
Specialty Areas: Teaching English as a Foreign Language/Applied
Required Language(s): English (Code = ENG)


Senior Fellowship Description


Host Institution
Far Eastern State University

Senior English Language Fellow

The primary institution will be the Far Eastern State University and
its branches. The assignment of a senior ELF to this university and
Ministry of Education training center would assist in the professional
training of hundreds of teachers in the Far East region including
remote areas who have limited access to accurate and up-to-date
information about American life and institutions.

The Senior English Language Fellow will:
- Work in close coordination with the U.S. Consulate General in
 Vladivostok to support public affairs programming, specifically
 related to education and English teaching.
- Work on projects in, Materials Development, Young Learners, and
 English for Specific Purposes.
- Support the American Centers and Corners in the region, as well as
 be a link between the Post and the Russian educational community.

Senior Fellow Requirements:
- MA in TEFL/TESL or closely related field
- Substantial teacher development experience
- Background in curriculum/materials development and/or English for
 Specific Purposes (ESP).
- Senior Fellows conduct special projects in teacher training,
 methodology, curriculum development, and needs analysis at
 universities, teacher training institutions, ministries of
 education, binational centers, and related language education

All Fellows Must Be U.S. Citizens
Please ensure that you meet the above requirements before you
apply. Applicants not meeting these requirements will not be

To complete the application process you must have concluded an
interview with an ELF Coordinator and submitted the following:

- An electronic copy of your application 
- A signed paper copy of your application 
- An electronic copy of your essay 
- An electronic copy of ''How you will share your experience'' 
- An electronic and/or paper copy of two Teacher Training Modules
 (Senior Fellows only) 
- An updated copy of your resume
- Two letters of recommendation
- Official graduate transcripts
- Download the Application

Download the 2004-2005 application (179 KB, Microsoft Excel 2000 or
higher required). Please read the directions that accompany the
application. Please read the qualifications below. If you do not fit
the qualifications your application will not be considered. For
further questions please contact

Benefits for English Language Fellows Junior and Senior Fellows: 
- Stipend
- Living Allowance (to cover cost of meals, modest housing including
 utilities, and transportation to and from work)
- International roundtrip transportation (from U.S. residence to
- Allowance for educational materials, shipping and pre-departure
- Coverage for Basic Health and Hospitalization
- Senior Fellows Only: Allowance for in-country program activities


Address for Applications:

	Attn: Matt Cohen
	School for International Training
	Kipling Road PO Box 676
	Brattleboro, VT 05302
	United States of America 

	Applications are due by 30-Jun-2004 

Contact Information:
	Tel: (800) 257-7751
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