LINGUIST List 23.5173

Mon Dec 10 2012

Jobs: Multiple Languages; Applied Ling: Instructor, Monterey Institute of International Studies

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Date: 10-Dec-2012
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Subject: Multiple Languages; Applied Linguistics: Instructor, Monterey Institute of International Studies, California, USA
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University or Organization: Monterey Institute of International Studies Job Location: California, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Instructor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

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

Monterey Institute of International Studies

Language Instructor- Arabic, Japanese, Chinese, Spanish, and Russian
Multiple Positions Available
Summer Intensive Language Program
Position Dates: June 13-August 9, 2013

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:
- Teach assigned language 4.5 hour per day plus one office hour per day, Monday through Friday- Attend three-day pre-program training workshop
- Participate in first-day student orientation and placement
- Participate in administering and scoring pre- and post-program proficiency and placement tests- Collaborate with the language program coordinator, other instructors and tutors/activity guide to establish relevant co-curricular out-of-class activities for your students- Participate in at least one extra-curricular activity with students per week and help promote out-of-class activities- Collaborate with Language Program Coordinator in the development of end-of-session tests- Prepare comprehensive syllabus including course description, course goals and objectives, assessment guidelines for students as well as required class material(s) based on pre-established curricular guidelines and template
- Prepare classes and provides instruction based on communicative language teaching and the use of authentic instructional materials
- Collaborate with other instructors and tutors to provide seamless transition between instructions and tutoring in team-teaching and tutoring contexts
- Work closely with tutors to establish students’ needs for support outside the classroom- Provide peer support to other faculty members as necessary- Keep track of student progress by regularly implementing appropriate formal and informal assessment as articulated by program administration and completing grade reports as requested
- Attends pre-, mid-, and post-program faculty meetings

Employment Standards:Education/Experience:
- MA or PhD in language, language teaching or related field strongly preferred
- 2+ years of previous language teaching experience in the target language- Native or near-native language ability
- Previous experience teaching in intensive program strongly preferred- Previous experience in content or project-based instruction strongly preferred

- 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 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

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