English as a Second Language Instructors to support the Defense Language Institute (DLI). The instructor’s responsibility is to plan and conduct classroom instruction of English as a Second/Foreign language (ESL/EFL) and English for Specific Purposes (ESP) and to train teachers to be ESL/EFL instructors; to evaluate student performance in the classroom; to advise the unit supervisor on the placement and training needs of students; to adapt and develop instructional materials; and to make professional recommendations for improvement of curriculum design, training materials, instructional delivery, student administration, and training program management. Essential functions include:
- Ensures effective implementation of language training policies, classroom procedures, and training objectives in a timely manner. When required, develops an appropriate class-specific plan of instruction that effectively integrates use of audio, video, and computer software.
- Ensures required course objectives are accomplished as scheduled. Promptly advises management of actual or potential problems or changes to plans.
- Effectively maintains an appropriate affective environment, control of voice modulation, pace of instruction, and structure and vocabulary usage consistent with students’ proficiency levels and the subject being taught.
- Effectively ensures inappropriate behavior is managed.
- Keeps supervisor informed of any actual or potential student problems in a timely manner.
- Ensures counseling, assessments, evaluations, and recommendations are appropriate, educationally sound, in accordance with organizational directives, and accomplished in a timely manner.
- Thoroughly evaluates training and testing materials for adequacy, suitability, and effectiveness.
- Carries out projects in an effective, professional manner.
- Accurately monitors and updates all student records, including counseling and testing forms.
- Effectively disseminates administrative information in an accurate and timely manner.
Master’s degree in one of the following disciplines: Teaching English to Speaker of Other Languages (TESOL)/Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)/Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL); English as a Second Language (ESL)/English as a Foreign Language (EFL); Applied Linguistics (or Linguistics) and three years of experience.
Alternatively, candidate may have an undergraduate degree in ESL/EFL; English; foreign languages and three years of experience, one of which must be professional level experience teaching ESL/EFL to adults.
Professional knowledge of ESL/EFL principles, approaches, and methodology. Expert knowledge of the English language to include grammar, phonology, linguistic functions, etc. Mastery of ESL/EFL/ESP pedagogy and ESL/EFL program management principles. Professional knowledge of ESL/EFL assessment techniques and test/measurement principles. Knowledge of the American culture and its relationship to the English language. Professional knowledge of the principles of instructional material design and development. DLI experience is highly desired.
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