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LINGUIST List 23.3030

Thu Jul 12 2012

Jobs: English; Applied Ling; TEFL; TESL; TESOL: Director, International Center for Language Studies

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 11-Jul-2012
From: Karen Decker <kdeckericls.com>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; TEFL; TESL; TESOL: Director, International Center for Language Studies, District of Columbia, USA
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University or Organization: International Center for Language Studies
Department: ESL Division
Job Location: District of Columbia, USA
Web Address: http://www.icls.com
Job Rank: Director

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; TEFL; TESL; TESOL

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Well-established accredited language school in Washington DC with
46 years of experience in providing training in ESL and foreign
languages seeks qualified individuals to apply for a position in a
highly competitive, fast-paced environment as the Director of its
English Language Division.

The Director is responsible for recruiting, training, developing and
supervising teachers who deliver proficiency-based language
training to adult learners in the Intensive English Program, Work
Place, Business English and TOEFL programs, as well as in private
tutorials.

The Director manages all aspects of running ESL language
programs, including business development activities and agent
relations. Candidates must possess professional language training
skills in order to direct language training programs and materials
development which bring students to high levels of language
proficiency in speaking, listening, reading and writing. Candidates
must be current in the application of technology to the language
learning process and current best practices in the areas of distance
learning, classroom and computer-assisted instruction. The Director
oversees assessment, curriculum development and/or extensive
revisions to existing training courses, as well as monitors and
evaluates students' progress in order to ensure that students are
meeting their language goals. The Director keeps in close contact
with clients and acquires new clients through the active promotion of
ESL programs.

We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic individuals with the
following requirements:
- Masters Degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Teaching, Foreign
Language Pedogogy, or related field;
- Native fluency in American English;
- Knowledge and skills in curriculum design, teacher training and
classroom pedagogy, and student counseling;
- At least two years supervisory and/or management experience in a
post-secondary ESL environment;
- Sales and marketing experience, preferably in an independent
language school;
- Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English and in
a foreign language;
- Experience living abroad;
- Knowledge of educational and training technologies and
instructional methodologies;
- Experience in teaching adult learners in an ESL classroom setting;
- Knowledge of proficiency-based language training and testing
formats;
- Ability to work in a multicultural setting;
- Strong interpersonal skills;
- Strong leadership qualities.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: employmenticls.com
Contact Information:
President Karen Decker
Email: kdeckericls.com

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