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Foreign Language Instructor - Multiple positions

inlingua Washington DC in Arlington, VA, USA


$30 to $45 Hourly

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Why Work Here?

“inlingua is a world leader in the communicative method of language training!”

inlingua® is internationally known for success with communicative language teaching. inlingua® Washington DC focuses on language instruction and testing and has served a broad international clientele for over 30 years.

We are seeking native-speaking Foreign Language Instructors with a graduate degree, preferably in language instruction or a closely related field, and experience teaching small group classes at the post-secondary level.

We are seeking qualified Instructors for the following languages:

  • Amharic
  • Arabic (MSA and all dialects)
  • Bengali
  • Burmese
  • Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese)
  • French (European as well as North and Sub-Saharan Africa)
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Persian/Farsi
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Swahili
  • Telugu
  • Turkish
  • Vietnamese

Classes will be offered at the Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced levels and will focus on diplomatic and business topics. The training method should center on communicative techniques and emphasize high student talk time and effective error correction to enable increasing and sustained proficiency. In addition, candidates should have a ready set of highly-effective self-study techniques for students to make maximum progress outside of classroom hours, including effective use of technology.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Native fluency in the language taught (required)
  • Language teaching experience at the university level (required)
  • Graduate degree in linguistics, language teaching, education, or closely-related field (required)
  • Experience coaching students in effective self-study strategies, including use of technology (strongly preferred)
  • Experience sourcing and modifying industry-specific content for classroom use (strongly preferred)
  • Experience delivering language proficiency exams (strongly preferred)
  • Professional experience in government, diplomacy, business, or development (strongly preferred)

​Interested candidates should submit a full resume, highlighting the target language, native proficiency, and post-secondary teaching experience. Resumes that clearly highlight teaching methods, use of technology, and student outcomes will receive priority attention. Please note that candidates who submit resumes that do not demonstrate the minimum qualifications specified above will not be contacted.

All positions are part-time. The hourly rate is commensurate with directly-relevant experience and varies based on local availability of qualified Instructors for each language.

About inlingua Washington DC:

inlingua® Washington DC is a world-class language school located in Arlington, Virginia. inlingua® Washington DC was established in 1986 and is part of the inlingua® International network which is the world's largest association of independent language schools. inlingua® International was founded in 1968 in Switzerland. Today, there are approximately 350 inlingua® centers in over 44 countries.

inlingua® Washington DC is proudly accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA). In addition, inlingua provides language training in many foreign languages for personal, business, and test preparation purposes for students in government and the private sector.

inlingua® Washington DC is the largest IELTS Test Center in the US, an Official TOEFL iBT Test Center, and an authorized ACTFL/LTI Test Center.