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LINGUIST List 20.247

Mon Jan 26 2009

Jobs: Arabic, Standard & Teaching Arabic: Teacher, Middlebury College

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        1.    Melissa Nicklaw, Arabic, Standard & Teaching Arabic: Teacher, Middlebury College, Poultney, VA, USA


Message 1: Arabic, Standard & Teaching Arabic: Teacher, Middlebury College, Poultney, VA, USA
Date: 26-Jan-2009
From: Melissa Nicklaw <hrmiddlebury.edu>
Subject: Arabic, Standard & Teaching Arabic: Teacher, Middlebury College, Poultney, VA, USA
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University or Organization: Middlebury College
Department: MMLA
Job Location: Vermont, USA
Web Address: www.mmla.middlebury.edu
Job Rank: Teacher

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Arabic Language Teacher

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)

Description:

Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy (MMLA) Summer Language Immersion
Program is now accepting applications at our Vermont location for Arabic
Teachers.

About our program: Teachers are part of a community that creates an
intensive four-week immersion program for middle and high school students
each summer. Located on two college campuses, MMLA offers students the
opportunity to study Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, French or Spanish with
skilled language educators. Teachers teach grammar, language, literature
and culture through a hands-on experiential approach. All courses and daily
events are taught in the target language and a typical teacher will teach a
grammar based course and a project based course, as well as participate in
afternoon and evening activities, unless scheduled for time off.

MMLA follows the traditions and success of the Middlebury College immersion
programs and the Monterey Institute of International Studies curriculum
development expertise. Teachers are expected to participate in most formal
and informal events, and many will live in close proximity to students.
This allows students to learn the language by interacting in different
contexts and through diverse experiences. Whatever students are involved
in, so are teachers. This ensures that every moment is a learning moment
and, most importantly, that every child is safe, both physically and
emotionally. All staff and students adopt the Middlebury Language Pledge,
modified as needed for the student age group and language level, so that a
full-immersion environment is created.

Arabic Teachers should command a high degree of spoken and written
proficiency in Arabic, they should have experienced working with middle or
high school students, and should have the ability and flexibility to work
as part of a team. This is a residential position. All employees will be
provided room and board and will have scheduled time off each day and week.
All employees pay for their travel to and from program locations. Housing
is not provided for family members of faculty.

Program duration: June 22 - July 27, 2009

For more information about the program visit our website (provided above).

To view complete job descriptions and to apply on-line via the Middlebury
College website, please visit the application website. Please call Human
Resources for assistance (see contact information below).

Equal Opportunity Employer

Application Deadline: This position has been filled.

Web Address for Applications: http://go.middlebury.edu/jobs
Contact Information:
Position filled.
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