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LINGUIST List 19.2606

Sun Aug 24 2008

Jobs: Various Langs & Applied Ling: Instructor, Monterey Institute

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        1.    Ryan Vandergriff, Various Languages & Applied Linguistics: Instructor, Monterey Institute of International Studies, CA, USA


Message 1: Various Languages & Applied Linguistics: Instructor, Monterey Institute of International Studies, CA, USA
Date: 22-Aug-2008
From: Ryan Vandergriff
Subject: Various Languages & Applied Linguistics: Instructor, Monterey Institute of International Studies, CA, USA
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University or Organization: Monterey Institute of International Studies
Department: International Intensive Language Studies (ILST)
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://miis.interviewexchange.com
Job Rank: Instructor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            French (fra)
                            Russian (rus)
                            Spanish (spa)

Description:

Instructor - Winter Intensive Language Program 2008

Definition:

Monterey Institute of International Intensive Language Studies (ILST)
Department is looking to hire two instructors for each of the following
languages for the Winter Intensive Language Program (WILP):

- Arabic
- Chinese
- Russian
- Spanish
- French

This is a part-time, temporary exempt position.

The Winter Intensive Language Program (WILP) provides beginning and
intermediate level language instruction in an intensive format to
approximately 60 undergraduate and graduate students as well as
professionals for two and a half weeks every winter.

Under supervision of the Language Program Coordinator and the WILP
Director, language instructors provide intensive instruction in a
communicative format with a focus on authentic materials for the Winter
Intensive Language Program.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
- Teaches assigned language and level half or full-time
- Collaborates with the language program coordinator, other instructors and
teaching assistant to provide integration between curricular and
extra-curricular programming as well as cultural relevance
- Prepares comprehensive syllabus including course description, objectives
and material as well as assessment guidelines for students
- Prepares classes and provides instruction focusing on communicative
language teaching and use of authentic materials
- Adjusts intensity of program as needed in collaboration with language
program coordinator
- Keeps track of student progress by regularly implementing assessment
mechanisms and completing grade reports as requested.

Employment Standards:
Education/Experience
- Master's degree or PhD in language, language teaching or related field
preferred
- 2+ years of previous language teaching experience
- Native or near-native language ability
- Previous experience teaching in intensive program preferred

Skills/Abilities/Knowledge
- Excellent teaching and interpersonal communication skills
- Familiarity with communicative teaching practices and use of authentic
materials to teach foreign language
- Proven dedication to excellence in language teaching
- Willingness and ability to become acquainted and comply with SILP
processes and regulations as well as Institute policies.

Physical Requirements/Environment
- The Monterey Institute maintains a smoke-free/drug-free workplace

Required Materials:
- Curriculum Vitae detailing all relevant teaching and language experience
- Evidence of teaching expertise (i.e., teaching demo, student evaluations,
teaching materials, letter(s) of recommendation, etc.)

To apply, go to:
http://miis.interviewexchange.com/static/clients/314MOM1/index.jsp;jsessionid=D98CC908ACDFDA72C2142FF6EDB6DE60

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Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Web Address for Applications: http://miis.interviewexchange.com
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