The University of North Georgia is now accepting applications for Tutors, Counselors, Instructors, and a Camp Manager for their summer intensive language camp, the Federal Service Language Academy. Openings are available for individuals speaking Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, Korean, Portuguese, and Japanese.
“FSLA Dahlonega 2017 has employment opportunities in our summer intensive language camp for Tutors, Counselors, Instructors, and a Camp Manager. We need outstanding, energetic, and dedicated individuals wanting intensive language camp experience (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, Korean, Portuguese, and Japanese) for our high school summer language academy.
Instructor Requirements: 1) advanced to superior proficiency; 2) Successful teaching experience with high school age students; 3) Experience with intensive language programs; 4) Evidence of active, engaged teaching strategies appropriate for high schools students in an intensive, three-week language camp; 5) Experience using State Performance Standards; and 6) Evidence of successful integration of technology and culture into lessons.
Tutor Requirements: 1) completed university 2000 level language courses or equivalency; 2) Experience working with high school age students
Counselor Requirements: 1) Experience working with high school age students; 2) Evidence of leadership skills; 3) Language study and camp experience are preferable.
Camp Manager Requirements: 1) Experience working with high school age students; 2) Evidence of leadership skills; 3) Language teaching experience preferable; 4) Camp experience is preferable; 5) Supervisory experience is preferable.
Compensation and Expectations:
Instructor Compensation and Expectations: Free room and board provided; $1000 per week ($6000 total for two cohorts); Six days of instruction per week; 8 hours a day; Additional activities and study time will be planned for evenings.
Tutor/Counselor Compensation and Expectations: Free room and board provided; $1000 per cohort; On-duty seven days a week.
Camp Manager Compensation and Expectations: Free room and board provided; $3000 per cohort; On-duty seven days a week.
Session Dates: Two cohort sessions of three week duration or 21 consecutive days. First Cohort: June 11-June 30; Second Cohort: July 09-July 28. A three day orientation session before each cohort is also required (Session I: June-08-10; Session II: July 06-08).
Class Ratio: 16 students to one teacher; Two assistants (a tutor proficient in target language and a counselor in charge of discipline and activities) will be assigned to each cohort language group.
What to submit in your application:
We will need the following documents to accompany your application:
Prospective FSLA Tutors, Counselors, and Camp Manager:
- Complete the UNG Application
- Statement of interest
Prospective FSLA Instructors:
- Complete the UNG Application
- Current CV or Resume
- Copy of a state-issued P-12 or 6-12 Teaching Certificate in Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, Portuguese, Japanese or Korean (preferred but not mandatory)
- A statement of interest describing your teaching philosophy and the methodology you will use if selected for the FSLA. Please do not include lesson plans. You should also indicate which session you are available. Preference will be given to individuals who can do both sessions.”
The application deadline is April 1, 2017.
To apply, please visit http://ung.hiretouch.com/ and search for “FSLA” in Dahlonega, GA in the “Job Search” box.
For further questions or information, please contact:
John Wilson, Ed. D.
Associate Vice President of International Programs
University of North Georgia
Dahlonega, GA 30597