FSLA German Tutor (Temporary) - Summer 2017

Dahlonega, GA
Jan 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

FSLA German Tutor (Temporary) - Summer 2017

Benefits Eligible: No

Campus Location: Dahlonega

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is seeking applications for a tutor position in two three-week sessions for the Federal Service Language Academy. The FSLA German tutor will assist the German instructor in teaching first-year and/or second-year German language using the Georgia Performance Standards (GPS) in an immersion summer language camp setting. The successful candidate will assist the instructor to design active, engaging, communicative lessons for an eight hour day, six day a week immersion camp. These lessons must address students' competencies, knowledge and skills in aurally comprehending, speaking, reading and writing German, and assist in appreciating and understanding the culture of the countries where German is spoken. The dates of FSLA 2017 Session 1 are June 11-30. The dates for Session 2 are July 9-28.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The FSLA German Tutor will:
  • Assist in teaching first-year and/or second-year German language using the Georgia Performance Standards (GPS).
  • Assist in teaching comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing utilizing a communicative approach to language teaching which is compatible with the basic instructional philosophy of the FSLA.
  • Assist in preparing lessons which enhance students' understanding and appreciation of culture of countries where German is spoken.
  • Assist in monitoring and assessing student work.
  • Assist in maintaining appropriate student assessment records.
  • Assist in working collaboratively with other FSLA language instructors to design language appropriate activities.
  • Assist in developing and submitting lesson plans and a course description.
  • Assist in teaching in the target language at least 90 percent of time.
  • Assist in planning a language specific field trip to Atlanta.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Some experience in teaching preferred; Intermediate-mid level of German; Flexible; responsible; multi-tasker; adaptive in a fluid environment; creative; enthusiastic; active; engaged teaching methodology; positive attitude; patient; passionate; high-energy teaching style.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Completed German 2002 or equivalency
  • Experience in a leadership position preferred

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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