Title

Arabic Language Instructor 


About the Organization MultiLingual Solutions, Inc. (MLS) is a woman-owned, 8(a) certified, small business that offers a comprehensive suite of foreign language services to corporate, government and nonprofit clients throughout the world. MLS delivers practical, cost-effective and real-world solutions to its clients' needs, always remaining flexible and responsive to the changing requirements of our customers. After years of steady growth and active involvement in training and supporting our Armed Forces and Intelligence Community, MLS is confident in our ability to solve mission-critical problems quickly and cost effectively.

Utilizing its global network of professional linguists, MLS can assist in meeting a variety of communications objectives through use of both new and traditional media. Our services include:

• Professional placement of linguistic personnel;
• Multilingual transcription and reporting;
• Customized foreign language and cultural instruction;
• Document translation in over 100 languages;
• Interpretation for business meetings, onsite consulting, legal proceedings and conference;
• Multilingual desktop publishing;
• Telephone interpretation;
• Multilingual voiceovers and subtitling;
• Development of software and Web-based training products in clients language of choice; and
• Web site localization.

To complement our linguistic resources, MLS provides audiovisual, graphic design, technical programming and desktop publishing services in manifold languages to create a wide array of materials using the most advanced production tools. Such end-to-end translation and design solutions are carefully customized to match all client specifications.  

Category Education  

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  

Location Ft. Carson  

Number of Openings 1  

Open Date 6/25/2013  

Reports to Component Manager  

Description

Project Job Title: Instructor – Foreign Language, Regional Expertise, and Cultural Training

Language to be taught:  Arabic

Number of Students to be taught: 8 students (maximum instructor to student ratio is 1:8)

Current Average Student Proficiency Level: ILR Level 1

Training Dates: 08 July – 20 December 2013

Schedule: Monday – Friday 0800-1700, with 2 hours class prep and a 1 hour lunch break; Not to exceed 40 hour work week.

Total number of hours: 880 hrs.

Type of Training: Sustainment and Enhancement Training (SET)

Training Objectives: To provide Basic and Intermediate Language Training focused on participatory listening and speaking.  The testing modality in regards to this training event is the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI). Training will, at a minimum, sustain students at ILR level 1/1. Classes will strive to increase at least one score by a 0.5 point on their OPI.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To incorporate listening and speaking exercises as well as conversational practice using real-world situations.  Instruction should focus on speaking and listening skills to improve their communication capabilities with host nation personnel.
  • To provide students with rapport building terminology and exercises.
  • To provide students with a vocabulary of military terminology and practical application of command terms.
  • To provide the students an overview of regional cultural awareness, including important dates and personalities within the region.
  • To produce and maintain an environment that is conducive to classroom instruction and ensure the students receive the best possible instruction, looking for ways to improve.
  • To operate and communicate successfully with teaching partner, who may be from a different organization, to ensure training goals and objective are met.
 

Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of one (1) years combined experience in language education and methodology at the secondary level or higher (200 classroom hours) and a Bachelor degree in education, language, or a closely related field preferred
  • Proficiency in the target language. Interagency Language Round Table (ILR) level 3 or higher in the speaking, reading, and listening modalities.
  • Proficiency in English. Completion formal study of the English Language with sufficient proficiency of at least ILR level 2
  • Fully knowledgeable of the target culture and current usage of the language.
  • Familiar with the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) Proficiency Levels and how they relate to proficiency-based instruction; with the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) and Defense Language Proficiency Tests (DLPT);
  • Experience developing and delivering language courses for both platform and e-learning delivery from refresher through advanced levels; focusing on reading, listening, speaking skills, and non-standard language usage.
  • Experience preparing and presenting language platform instruction within a learning center environment.
  • Experience developing and delivering language courses for both platform and e-learning delivery from refresher through advanced levels; focusing on reading, listening, speaking skills, and non-standard language usage.

Computer Skills:

  • Proficient in PC-based computers, Microsoft Office Suite, Windows Explorer, installing and enabling foreign fonts, and common media players (e.g. Windows Media Player, Real Player).
  • Familiar with common PC driven projectors, and SMART Boards as they relate to modern instructional delivery.
  • Proficient with client specfic software.
  • Knowledgeable in Distributed Learning and E-learning, Web-based language learning and testing programs.
 


This position is currently not accepting applications.

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