The Indiana University Language Workshop seeks instructors for its Language Training Center. Language instructors are needed to provide language training at the ILR 0-to-3 level range in
Instruction will take place on-site at Fort Bragg (North Carolina), Duke Field (Florida), and the National Guard Birmingham, AL HQ.
Specific instructor needs and locations are listed below:
Arabic/French: 1 instructor; Army National Guard Headquarters, Alabama
Chinese: 1 instructor; Ft. Bragg, North Carolina
French: 3 instructors; Ft. Bragg, North Carolina
Russian: 1 instructor; Ft. Bragg, North Carolina
Spanish: 1 instructor (until Dec 31st); Duke Field, Florida
Each instructor will:
work with the IU Language Training Center team, the IU language curriculum coordinators, and the military relations coordinator to develop and refine curricula and lessons appropriate to the intake levels and exit requirements of military partners;
provide acquisition or sustainment instruction on a rolling basis to groups of 5-10 students;
deliver courses with schedules, levels, and proficiency goals set by the local Language Program Manager; and
submit monthly status reports and regularly consult with local Language Program Managers to identify areas for improvement as well as best practices.
Instructors in all locations will serve as full-time, benefits-eligible visiting faculty of Indiana University.
Appointment will end May 31, 2020, with the possibility to extend another year if grant is renewed.
Instructors must be able to teach a wide range of levels, possess the ability to respond
flexibly to a breadth of course requirements, have an understanding of ILR proficiency standards and testing protocols, and, ideally, have previous experience training military students or serving in the military.
Native or at least ILR 3 speaker of target language
Experience teaching target language to U.S. Students
Master’s degree or equivalent in language, language instruction, or related field OR three years experiences teaching language in the U.S. to adult learners
Experience in communicative, standards-based instruction
Experience in accelerated and intensive instruction
Experience in independent teaching
Additional Salary Information: Full University Faculty Benefits
Internal Number: LTC1
About Indiana University
The Indiana University Summer Language Workshop is one of the oldest and largest language programs in the United States. Located on the Bloomington campus of Indiana University (IUB), and forming a part of the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies. For the more than 65 years of its existence, the workshop has provided language training to over ten thousand students. It is widely known in the United States for its quality and variety, especially among university programs in Slavic, East European and Central Eurasian studies.