February 16, 2012

Jobs: Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, French, and Korean Teachers for Summer Academy in Georgia

Attention Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, French, and Korean Teachers:

What: Teachings positions are available at North Georgia College & State University for the Foreign Language Service Academy (FSLA). We need outstanding, energetic, and dedicated teachers for our high school summer language academy.

Deadline for Teacher Application: April 1, 2012

Requirements: 1) advanced to superior proficiency; 2) Successful teaching experience with high school age students; 3) Experience with intensive language programs; 4) Evidence of active, engaged teaching strategies appropriate for high schools students in an intensive, three week language camp; 5) Experience using State Performance Standards; and 6) Evidence of successful integration of technology and culture into lessons.

Session Dates: Two cohort sessions of three week duration or 21 consecutive days. First Cohort: June 10-June 29; Second Cohort: July 08-July 27

Class Ratio: 16 students to one teacher; Two cadets (a cadet mentor proficient in target language and a cadet counselor in charge of discipline) will be assigned to each cohort language group.

Teacher Compensation: Free room and board provided (if desired); $1,000 per week ($6,000 total for two cohorts); Six days of instruction per week; Eight hours a day; Additional activities and study time will be planned for evenings.

Two Field Trips Per Session: 1) Teacher directed and language specific (First Saturday); 2) A consolidated adventure trip for all students (Second Saturday)

We will need the following documents to accompany your application:
1) Current Curriculum Vitae or Résumé
2) Copy of a state issued K-12 or 6-12 Teaching Certificate in Arabic, Chinese, Russian,, German, French, or Korean (preferred but not mandatory)
3) Essay - Complete a statement describing your teaching philosophy, and the methodology you will use if selected for an intensive three week language course.

If you are interested in applying, a link to the NGCSU Human Resources page can be found at the FSLA web site: http://www.northgeorgia.edu/summeracademy

The teacher application link is located at the top of the page.

For further questions or information, please contact:
John Wilson
jwilson at northgeorgia dot edu

Wilson, J. [FLTEACH] The FSLA at NGCSU: Language Teachers Wanted. FLTEACH listserv (FLTEACH@LISTSERV.BUFFALO.EDU, 12 Feb 2012).

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