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Thu Mar 11 2010

Jobs: EFL/Applied Linguistics: English Language Fellow Program

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        1.    Faith Jarmon, English as a Foreign Language/Applied Linguistics: English Language Fellow, English Language Fellow Program

Message 1: English as a Foreign Language/Applied Linguistics: English Language Fellow, English Language Fellow Program
Date: 09-Mar-2010
From: Faith Jarmon <elfgeorgetown.edu>
Subject: English as a Foreign Language/Applied Linguistics: English Language Fellow, English Language Fellow Program
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University or Organization: English Language Fellow Program
Department: U.S. Department of State
Job Location: , ----------------
Web Address: http://elf.georgetown.edu
Job Rank: English Language Fellow

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; English as a Foreign Language


Description:

Accepting applications from TESOL professionals for fellowships in China
and worldwide (Latin America, Europe, Africa, Near East, South, East, and
Central Asia) - must be U.S. citizen and have a Master's degree to apply.

Eligibility requirements:
- U.S. Citizenship*
- Master's degree with a focus in TEFL/TESL
- Degree must be conferred by end of spring term 2010
- Fellows must have a minimum 2 years professional TESL/TEFL experience;
both teacher training and curriculum/materials development experience are
helpful.
- Senior Fellows must have a minimum four years of teacher training
experience; overseas experience preferred.

*U.S. citizenship is a MUST

Fellows serve as full-time ESL/EFL instructors and may be engaged in some
teacher training, English for Special Purposes instruction,
curriculum/materials development, test design, assessment, evaluation,
programming, summer camps, and outreach projects.

Senior Fellows serve primarily as teacher trainers and may be engaged in
supervision, advising, ESP instruction, curriculum/materials development,
test design, assessment, evaluation, programming, research, and outreach
projects.

Assignments are for a 10-month period typically beginning in September
2010, following a mandatory 3-day pre-departure orientation conference in
Washington, DC. Some projects may begin in October, other begin in early 2010.
Project descriptions for AY 2010-2011 are available on our website.

The English Language (EL) Fellow Program fosters mutual understanding
between the people of the United States and those of other countries by
sending talented, highly qualified U.S. educators in the field of Teaching
English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) on ten-month fellowships to
overseas academic institutions in all regions of the world. The program
promotes English language learning and enhances English teaching capacity
abroad. Through U.S. embassy projects, Fellows share their expertise, hone
their skills, gain international experience, and learn other cultures. Upon
returning to the United States, they share their experiences and acquired
knowledge with their communities and professional colleagues.

The EL Fellow Program is funded by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of
Educational and Cultural Affairs. As a program administrator, Georgetown
University's Center for International Education and Development is
recruiting applicants for approximately 100 positions for the 2010-2011
academic year.

Complete on-line application dossier must contain the following:
- Application
- Résumé
- Two 1-page lesson plans/teacher training modules
- Statement of purpose (not to exceed 500 words)
- Applying fellowship experience (not to exceed 500 words)
- Two current reference letters
- Graduate transcript

Program provisions:
- Stipend: Fellows - $25,000; Senior Fellows - $35,000
- Living allowance
- Round trip airfare to the United States to the host country
- Supplemental health benefit plan
- Miscellaneous allowances (shipping, educational materials, program
activities, and pre-departure expenses).

For more information about the Program and to apply, please visit:
http://elf.georgetown.edu

Application Deadline: 31-Mar-2010

Web Address for Applications: http://elf.georgetown.edu
Contact Information:
Project Officer Faith Jarmon
Email: elfgeorgetown.edu

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