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LINGUIST List 21.111

Fri Jan 08 2010

Jobs: Language Instructors: Monterey Institute of International Studies

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        1.     MIIS Human Resources, Language Instructors (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish): Summer Intensive Language Program, Monterey Institute of International Studies, CA

Message 1: Language Instructors (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish): Summer Intensive Language Program, Monterey Institute of International Studies, CA
Date: 08-Jan-2010
From: MIIS Human Resources <jobsmiis.edu>
Subject: Language Instructors (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish): Summer Intensive Language Program, Monterey Institute of International Studies, CA
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University or Organization: Monterey Institute of International Studies
Department: GSTILE-ICLP
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://www.miis.edu/
Job Rank: Instructor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

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

Description:

Language Instructors
(Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish)
Summer Intensive Language Program
Program dates: June 15-August 11, 2010

Definition: The Summer Intensive Language Program (SILP) provides
beginning, intermediate level, and some advanced language instruction in an
intensive format to approximately 150 undergraduate and graduate students
as well as professionals for 8 weeks every summer. Under supervision of the
Language Program Coordinator and the SILP Director, language instructors
provide intensive instruction through a communicative approach to language
teaching using authentic contexts, assessments and materials for the Summer
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/activity guide to provide integration between curricular
and extra-curricular programming as well as cultural relevance
- Collaborates with Language Program Coordinator in the development of
session tests
- Prepares comprehensive syllabus including course description, course
goals and objectives, assessment guidelines for students as well as
required class material(s) based on provided template
- Prepares classes and provides instruction focusing on communicative
language teaching and the use of authentic materials
- Adjusts intensity of program as needed in collaboration with language
program coordinator and SILP director
- Keeps track of student progress by regularly implementing assessment
mechanisms and completing grade reports as requested
- Attends pre-program and end of program meetings
- Participates in first-day student orientation and placement testing

Required Application Materials:

- Curriculum Vitae and cover letter detailing all relevant teaching and
language experience, a brief description of your teaching philosophy, and
your interest in the position
- Two letters of recommendation from previous teaching experience
(evaluations are not required but would be appreciated)

Job Qualifications/Employment Standards:

Education/Experience

- MA 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

To apply, please visit: http://apptrkr.com/134659

EOE

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Web Address for Applications: http://apptrkr.com/134659
Contact Information:
MIIS Human Resources
Email: jobsmiis.edu

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