Latvian Language Instructor - In-Person Class at ICA Language Services

Posted in Education 8 days ago.

Type: Part-Time
Location: Arlington, Virginia

Job Description:

ICA is currently seeking an experienced Latvian language instructor to teach adult professionals. The candidates should have at least two years of work experience teaching the target language to adult students on an intensive basis (4-8 hours a day).

This course takes place as an in-person class at the ICA facility in Rosslyn, VA.

Job Details:

  • Period of Performance: 01/30/23 - 03/31/23 

  • Training days: M - F

  • Preferred schedule: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm EST (6 hours of teaching + 2 hours of on-site preparation)

  • Testing goal: 1/1/1

  • Testing format: FSI Reading and FSI or OPI Speaking

  • Schedule note: team-teaching arrangements can be considered


  • Plan and conduct target language classes using a variety of teaching techniques and approaches, to develop students listening, reading, and speaking skills;

  • Administer weekly quizzes and assessments, and conduct other informal or formal evaluations of students learning progress;

  • Provide monthly written reports of the students progress to the supervisor and jointly develop plans to address any potential issues;

  • Maximize the use of instructional technology and online learning resources into teaching to support independent learning;

  • Adjust teaching techniques and approaches to the students individual learning styles and professional needs;

  • Propose and participate in beyond-the-classroom cultural activities in the school and in the DC metro area, such as visits to foreign embassies, cultural centers, restaurants, and shopping areas where native speakers live, to promote cultural learning.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in a foreign language, linguistics, or a related field

  • Minimum two years of full-time experience teaching adult students

  • Experience teaching US military students

  • Familiarity with FSI and OPI test formats

  • Knowledge of the ILR scale

  • Experience integrating instructional technology in teaching and assessment

  • Experience using online meeting platforms for teaching such as Zoom, Teams, or WebEx

  • Native speaker of the Latvian language

ICA Language Services is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

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