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NGCSU Foreign Service Foreign Language Academy Call for Teachers in Arabic, Chinese, & Russian

28 Mar 2011 5:06 PM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)
NGCSU Foreign Service Foreign Language Academy Call for Teachers in Arabic, Chinese, & Russian

Attention Arabic, Chinese, and Russian Teachers:

What:  Just a reminder that the deadline for teacher application for the North Georgia College & State University Foreign Language Foreign Service Academy (FSFLA) is approaching.  We need outstanding, energetic, and dedicated teachers for our high school summer language academy.  This is a beginning level residential program for rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors with no previous exposure to Arabic, Chinese or Russian.

Deadline for Teacher Application:  April 1, 2011

Requirements:  1) Native or near native proficiency; 2) Successful teaching experience in the target language; 3) Willingness to utilize a teaching methodology appropriate for high schools students in an intensive, three week language camp. 

Session Dates: Two cohort sessions of three week duration or 21 consecutive days. First Cohort: June 12-July1; Second Cohort: July 10-July 29

Class Ratio: 16 students to one teacher; Two counselors (cadet mentors proficient in target language) will be assigned to each cohort language group

Teacher Compensation: Free room and board provided (if desired); $1,000 per week ($6,000 total); Six days of instruction per week; Six 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:

  • Current Curriculum Vitae or Résumé
  • Copy of a state issued K-12 or 6-12 Teaching Certificate in Arabic, Chinese or Russian (preferred but not mandatory)
  • 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, the electronic application can be found at the FSFLA 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@northgeorgia.edu  

 
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