Instructor, French Immersion - Language Training Center

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Position Title Instructor, French Immersion - Language Training Center Position Type Staff FTE0.04General Employment PeriodThe following separate course dates are tentative and subject to change. If you are not available for any of these dates, please note this in your cover letter.Virtual: 25 January, 2021 to 12 February, 2021. Dates for virtual programs are from opening to closing day.General Work Schedule (days of week)Residential: Monday through SundayVirtual: Monday through FridayGeneral shift hoursResidential: as needed, but generally 9 hours/day between 7:30 AM and 9 PM in residential programs. This position also requires 15-20 hours of preparation before each course, compensation for which is included in the gross amount noted in the employment offer.Virtual: Shift hours typically run between 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Central time, but may vary depending on time zones of residence of students and instructors. A typical day includes breaks, office hours and student self-study time. This position also requires 20-30 hours of preparation before each course, including scheduled team meetings and training sessions, compensation for which is included in the gross amount noted in the employment offer.Benefits Eligible? Job Summary/Basic FunctionThe Instructor in a Concordia Language Villages Language Training Center (LTC) program is responsible for instruction and overall implementation of a language-specific iso-immersion program as guided by the Lead Instructor/Program Coordinator. This includes planning and implementation of a variety of program elements, and may also include public relations, and interaction with the support staff from the operations areas at the Language Villages. The Instructor is responsible for implementing program elements that reflect the mission and immersion principles/methodology of Concordia Language Villages, that align with the parameters of the Concordia LTC model, and that are in accordance with the expressed needs of the LTC client. The Instructor reports to the respective LTC Lead Instructor and to the administrative team of Concordia Language Villages as a whole.For detailed information, see the attached job descriptions.Minimum Qualifications* Superior (at minimum) proficiency in the target language/dialects and Advanced (minimum) proficiency English* Commitment to the importance of immersion language and culture education* Knowledge of effective teaching strategies and methodologies for second language learning* Strong organizational skills* Excellent oral and written communication skills* B.A. degree in related field required, with advanced degree preferred* Ability to perform the essential functions of the instructor position (see job description)* Eligibility to be employed legally in the USA; assume responsibility and costs for any visa requirements* Sympathy with the mission of a liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPreferred Qualifications* Advanced degree* Understanding of and experience with language proficiency rating scales like the ILR and the OPI* Experience with content-based language instruction for adults* Experience teaching in a Concordia Language Villages program or in a comparable language immersion environment* For virtual immersion programs, experience with virtual teaching and Learning Management Systems such as Moodle, Canvas, Blackboard and Google ClassroomOpen Until Filled Yes Screening Begins 07/22/2020 EEO/AA StatementConcordia College will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, sex, religion, national origin, age, veteran's status, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, public assistance status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or any other legally protected status.Special Instructions to ApplicantsPlease request recommendation letters from at least two people and furnish contact information, including an email address. Please upload a CV or resume and a cover letter, that speaks to your experience teaching intermediate high to advanced students of the target language.Residential course compensation depends on qualification. The minimum pay for 100% appointment is $1,100/week and includes compensation for pre-arrival planning and preparations.Virtual course compensation depends on qualification. The minimum pay for 100% appointment is $850/week and includes compensation for advance meetings, training sessions and planning.Airline travel or mileage expenses related to getting to the training course in Bemidji, Minnesota, will also be covered or reimbursed. Additional expenses incurred during the travel to and from the training facility are the responsibility of the employee (including baggage fees, taxi fares, Uber charges, meals, etc.)Employment Contingencies Background Check Location Bemidji

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