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Portuguese Language Instructor/Coordinator 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
About the Organization MultiLingual Solutions, Inc. (MLS) is a comprehensive foreign language services firm that provides full-spectrum linguistic, analytical, and training support to U.S. Government and private sector customers. With services in over 100 languages and resources in more than 60 countries, MLS specializes in mobilizing the linguistic, technical, and management personnel needed to meet critical communications and operational objectives.

Since our founding in 2001, MLS has become the partner of choice for government and business leaders seeking high quality, innovative solutions. Our global network of linguistic and technical professionals bring extensive subject matter expertise in an array of fields such as military and security, science and technology, cyber, health, law, marketing and advertising, HR, education, manufacturing, and finance.

MLS services include:

• Placement of Professional Linguists, Analysts, and Instructors Across the US and Overseas
• Document Translation and Audio Transcription
• Onsite and Remote Interpretation
• Customized Foreign Language and Cultural Instruction
• Curriculum and Materials Development
• Website Localization
• Multilingual Software and Web-based Products
• Graphic Design and Desktop Publishing
• Voiceovers and Subtitling
• Language Needs Assessment and Cultural Consulting
 
Category Education  
Full-Time/Part-Time Contingent  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location Miami, FL  
Open Date 3/11/2020  
Reports to Project Manager  
Description

Summary

We have a requirement for two native Brazilian Portuguese language instructor/coordinators to participate in an intensive Portuguese language program in the Miami, Florida area.  The course will take place in early November, 2020.  Participation will be full-time during the program dates living on-site with the group.  Local instructors preferred.

The Portuguese Language Instructors shall provide intermediate to advanced language instruction to the students as well as program coordination and support on a team of two instructors. Position responsibilities include but are not limited to preparing new course materials, developing and implementing curriculum, and assisting with other program preparation, coordination and execution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Develop and present appropriate language training materials to the student
  • Provide classroom instruction (subject matter, language, etc.) in the target language on topics assigned according to program requirements and instructor’s qualifications 
  • Facilitate program cultural activities
  • Accompany students on field trips including driving to and from events making the field trip (if applicable) as productive as possible with focus on the target language, and
  • Assist in other planning, organizing and implementation of training activities as directed 

If interested, please email your resume to Ms. Maryam Nassiri at MNassiri@MLSolutions.com. 

 
Position Requirements

 Required Education:

  • Minimum of an undergraduate level education in the target language, teaching methodology or a related field

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Native proficiency in the target language and a working proficiency in English to effectively explain complex syntactic structures of the target language
  • Fully knowledgeable of the target culture and current usage of the target language.
  • Familiar with the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) Proficiency Levels and how they relate to proficiency-based instruction
  • Familiar with the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) and Defense Language Proficiency Tests (DLPT)
  • Competent in task-based methodology, utilizing communicative activities
  • Competent in locating suitable authentic materials and experience in developing proficiency-based training with integrated activities using such materials as newspaper articles or radio broadcasts
  • Combined experience in language education and methodology, preferably in the instruction of adult students
  • Combined experience developing and/or delivering language courses for both platform and/or e-learning delivery from refresher through advanced levels, focusing on translation, grammar, oral comprehension, reading comprehension, and non-standard language usage

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Combined experience preparing and presenting language platform instruction to Military/Government students

Citizenship:

Permanent Residency required. U.S. Citizenship may be required to be considered for certain positions.

Computer Skills: 

Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite.

 
Clearance Level  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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