LINGUIST List 24.4976

Fri Dec 06 2013

Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; French; Japanese; Russian; Spanish; Applied Ling: Instructor, Monterey Institute of International Studies

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Date: 06-Dec-2013
From: Human Resources <>
Subject: Mandarin Chinese; French; Japanese; Russian; Spanish; Applied Linguistics: Instructor, Monterey Institute of International Studies, California, USA
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University or Organization: Monterey Institute of International Studies Department: SILP Job Location: California, USA Job Title: Multiple SILP Positions

Job Rank: Instructor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            French (fra)                             Japanese (jpn)                             Russian (rus)                             Spanish (spa)

Location: Monterey Institute Main Campus
Hourly/Salaried: Salaried
Band/Level: N/A

Language Specialty:SILP Japanese Instructor (Apply at:
SILP Spanish Instructor (Apply at:
SILP Russian Instructor (Apply at:
SILP French Instructor (Apply at:
SILP Chinese Instructor (Apply at:
SILP Arabic Instructor (Apply at:

Brief Position Summary:
Language Instructor
Multiple Positions Available
Summer Positions Available
Summer Intensive Language Program
Position Dates: June 12-August 8, 2014

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.

Employment Standards:
- 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
- Knowledge of and experience using ACTFL guidelines 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.

If teaching, Course number and name: SILP
What is the FTE for this position?: .73
Typical hours per two week pay period: 55
Anticipated Start Date: 06/12/2014
Regular or Temporary: Temporary
If temporary, enter end date: 08/08/2014
Hire contingent upon successful completion of the following post-offer screening: Criminal Background Check

Posting Information:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Cover letter, two letters of recommendation, and teaching philosophy are required. Student evaluations from previous teaching experience are not required but appreciated.

To apply for these positions click on individual languages on this posting.


Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
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