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Sun Apr 6 2003

Jobs: ESL: Instructor, American Councils

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Message 1: ESL: Instructor, American Councils, Serbia or Moldova

Date: Sun, 06 Apr 2003 04:21:28 +0000
From: JFDP <JFDPamericancouncils.org>
Subject: ESL: Instructor, American Councils, Serbia or Moldova



University or Organization: American Councils
Rank of Job: Instructor
Specialty Areas: ESL


Description:

Junior Faculty Development Program (JFDP) ESL Instructor
Chisinau, Moldova -or- Belgrade, Serbia
Position Description

SUMMARY: 
The American Language Center, a subsidiary of American Councils for
International Education in Chisinau, Moldova, along with the American
Councils office in Belgrade, Serbia seek English language instructors
for a short immersion program for university faculty from Eurasia and
the Balkans. Instructors will teach small groups of faculty from the
Junior Faculty Development Program, content-based classes to prepare
them for a year-long program at U.S. Universities. Instructors would
be expected to participate in an EFL methods pre-program training
course and develop course syllabi for the month-long program. The
contract for the Chisinau Program will begin mid-June and end August
1, 2003. The contract for the Belgrade Program will begin early June
and end late July, 2003.

This summer language program provides an intensive English language
learning opportunity, including living in a community with English
learners to create an English environment, and speaking only English
during the program's duration. The position requires teaching three
classes per day, five days per week and with expectation that
instructors will interact with learners during weekends and
non-teaching times. Instructors should have a high interest in
learning about other cultures, be willing to participate in an intense
English immersion environment, take initiative, and hold a high
standard of professionalism, both within and outside of the classroom.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Participate in a 3-5-day training seminar on EFL methods and
 practice.
* Teach a class in one of the following areas to three groups of
 students five days per week over a four week period (approximately
 10 students per group).: Higher Education in the U.S., U.S. Academic
 Research, US Cultural Geography, US History, Campus Life and Pop
 Culture, Academic Writing
* Design and implement the syllabus for an individual course.
* Hold regular daily office hours
* Participate in cultural events with students.
* Interact regularly with students at meals and informal gatherings
 (welcome party, city tour, etc.)
* Evaluate student's work and assist in conducting entrance and exit
 language examinations.

QUALIFICATIONS:
 
* Masters degree - English language acquisition, educational
 administration, educational leadership, international relations,
 history, American studies, or any related field
* A minimum of two years' experience teaching at the undergraduate or
 graduate level
* Experience with international students
* Willingness to teach English (as a language) through content-based
 instruction.

To Apply for the Chisinau Program:
Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and list of references to
alcaccels.dnt.md with ''JFDP ESL Teacher'' in the subject line by
April 11, 2003.

To Apply for the Belgrade Program:
Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and list of references to
acieeunet.yu ''JFDP ESL Teacher'' in the subject line by April 11,
2003.

Web-links:
American Language Center in Moldova:
http://www.iatp.md/accels/alc/index.html
Junior Faculty Development Program: http://www.actr.org/jfdp
American Councils for International Education:
http://www.americancouncils.org



Address for Applications:

	Attn: JFDP
	Applications are to be sent via email to:
	alcaccels.dnt.md or acieeunet.yu

	Applications are due by 11-Apr-2003


Contact Information:
	JFDP
	Email: JFDPamericancouncils.org
	Website: http://www.americancouncils.org
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