FSLA Russian Instructor (Limited Term) - Summer 2017

Location
Dahlonega, GA
Posted
Feb 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

FSLA Russian Instructor (Limited Term) - Summer 2017


Benefits Eligible: No

Campus Location: Dahlonega

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is seeking applications for a faculty position in two three-week sessions for the Federal Service Language Academy. The FSLA Russian instructor will teach first-year and/or second-year Russian language using the Georgia Performance Standards (GPS) in an immersion summer language camp setting. The successful candidate will 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 Russian, and assist in appreciating and understanding the culture of the countries where Russian 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 Russian Instructor will:
  • Teach first-year and/or second-year Russian language using the Georgia Performance Standards (GPS).
  • Teach comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing utilizing a communicative approach to language teaching which is compatible with the basic instructional philosophy of the FSLA.
  • Prepare lessons which enhance students' understanding and appreciation of a culture of countries where Russian is spoken.
  • Monitor and assess student work.
  • Maintain appropriate student assessment records.
  • Work collaboratively with other FSLA language instructors to design language appropriate activities.
  • Develop and submit lesson plans and a course description.
  • Teach in the target language at least 90 percent of the time.
  • Plan a language specific field trip to Atlanta.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Previous teaching experience with a foreign language immersion camp preferred, but not required; Native or near-native Russian proficiency required; 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:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • K-12 or post-secondary teaching experience required
  • A valid K-12 state teaching certificate is preferred, but not required


Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: If you received any graduate degree from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at http://www.naces.org/members.htm.

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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