LINGUIST List 31.2105

Mon Jun 29 2020

Jobs: Spanish; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Adjunct Professor, Verto Education

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <beccalinguistlist.org>



Date: 26-Jun-2020
From: Emily Stickle <emilyvertoeducation.org>
Subject: Spanish; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Adjunct Professor, Verto Education, San Jose, Costa Rica
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University or Organization: Verto Education
Department: Operations
Job Location: San Jose, Costa Rica
Web Address: http://vertoeducation.org/
Job Title: Field Instructor, Spanish

Job Rank: Adjunct Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Latin American Studies

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Description:

Verto Education offers an innovative way for students to have a more meaningful first year of college. Through Verto, students can spend their first year of college abroad, get admitted to a better college, and stay on track to graduate in four years. Students can also apply to 40+ partner schools through Verto, including William & Mary, Bucknell University, and University of Oregon, where their credits will transfer seamlessly keeping them on track to graduate in four years.

Our mission is to empower every student to spend impactful time abroad during their college career, and graduate with a better understanding of themselves, and the world around them. Verto Education is accredited through Portland State University.

Field Instructor, Spanish

As a Verto Field Instructor, you will serve as the lead facilitator of a freshmen-level course in Spanish 101 or 201. Through a dynamic combination of classroom instruction- taught in 2.5-4 hour blocks, and experiential fieldwork, Field Instructors support students by pairing theoretical concepts with real-world experience.

Course Descriptions:

Spanish I:
This course blends the focus on grammatical rigor and vocabulary acquisition with real world Spanish immersion. Through fieldwork and homestays, students will have opportunities to put their Spanish language skills to use. This course is equivalent to an elementary Spanish language course and includes vocabulary development, grammar, sentence structure, spoken language proficiency, and cultural understanding.

This course is offered on the Costa Rica & Dominican Republic Field Semester. It runs the length of the semester, approximately 12 weeks, approximately 12 weeks.

Spanish II:
This course blends a focus on communication with grammatical rigor and vocabulary acquisition, in a real-world Spanish immersion context. During class seminars, students will be exposed to Spanish in different communicative situations and will engage with the language in different manners, ranging from simply reacting to input to negotiating their way through a task. Spanish will be the primary language of instruction and the majority of class time will be spent on task-based, communicative activities. Students will work individually and in small groups. In addition, students will have opportunities to put their Spanish language skills to use through homestays, and engagement with community members and organizations.

This course is offered on the Costa Rica & Dominican Republic Field Semester. It runs the length of the semester, approximately 12 weeks.

To apply, please see the application link provided below.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: https://vertoeducation1.applytojob.com/apply/4leI6w7NPg/Field-Instructor-Spanish?source=Linguist+List
Contact Information:
Hiring Manager Emily Stickle
Email: careersvertoeducation.org


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