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LINGUIST List 24.2517

Thu Jun 20 2013

Jobs: English; Spanish; Applied Ling: Professional Development Specialist, Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL)

Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel <caylenlinguistlist.org>

Date: 19-Jun-2013
From: Oben <dobencal.org>
Subject: English; Spanish; Applied Linguistics: Professional Development Specialist, Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL), District of Columbia, USA
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University or Organization: Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL)
Job Location: District of Columbia, USA
Web Address: http://www.cal.org
Job Rank: Professional Development Specialist

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)
Spanish (spa)


CAL Classification: Senior Technical Specialist
Program Area: K-12 ELLs and Content Area Instruction
Salary: $53,760 - $68,000
Hours Per Week: 100% FTE
Position Available: Immediately

Description of Duties:

This position involves creating and delivering professional development
services (face to face and online) on a variety of topics including sheltered
instruction (using the CAL SIOP Model), literacy instruction in English for
students learning to read in a second language, and literacy instruction in
Spanish for students in transitional, developmental, and dual language
bilingual programs. The position also entails assisting the professional
development team in enhancing the content of CAL’s professional development
materials to work with various types of professionals who teach linguistically
and culturally diverse students. Ability to travel approximately 50% of the
year is a requirement.

Primary Responsabilities:
- Plan and facilitate face-to-face and online professional development
tailored to the specific needs of schools and districts
- Create, edit, and proofread materials for use in professional development
- Work with the PreK-12 ELL professional development director and associate
director to update and enhance professional development content
- Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
- Master’s degree and four years of relevant experience, or a Bachelor’s
degree and eight years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Education: Master’s degree in linguistics, language, education, or related

Experience: Minimum of four years of teaching experience using sheltered
instruction principles (ideally using the SIOP model), as well as knowledge
and experience in literacy instruction in English and in Spanish. A
demonstrated commitment to working with underserved students is critical.
Minimum of two years of experience in developing and providing professional
development to teachers also required.

Successful candidates will have experience in one or more of the following
- Teaching subject areas other than language development courses (e.g.,
elementary or secondary general education)
- Teaching in bilingual or dual language instructional settings

Language Proficiency: Ability to develop and deliver professional development
in both English and Spanish.

Skills: Candidates should have advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word and
PowerPoint, and should have familiarity with creating and delivering
professional development courses for an online platform. A successful
candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills in English
and in Spanish.

Other Qualifications: The preferred candidate will be flexible,
well-organized, and attentive to detail. Must have strong interpersonal skills
and be able to work both collaboratively and independently in a fast-paced
team environment.

If interested send resume and cover letter to the application address, or mail
electronically to the application email.


ATTN: Human Resources Coordinator, Recruitment 13-19

Attn: Recruitment 13-19


CAL offers a comfortable work environment with competitive compensation and an
excellent benefits package. We are conveniently located two blocks from the
Tenleytown/AU Metro Station on the Red Line.

The Center for Applied Linguistics is an equal opportunity employer and does
not discriminate in hiring or employment based upon race, color, religion,
national origin, sex, age, marital stat

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
ATTN: Human Resources Coordinator Recruitment 13-19
Center for Applied Linguistics
4646 40th Street NW
, DC 20016-1859
Email Address for Applications: jobscal.org
Contact Information
Email: dobencal.org
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