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Career and Employment Opportunities

Part-Time Language Teachers 

Reports To

The Founder/Director of The Language Learning Institute, LLC

Job Overview

The Language Learning Institute is seeking language teachers of French, Spanish and Italian, experienced working with young children, young adults, and/or adults. The class size is typically small (3 – 6) and can be both at The Language Learning Institute location and/or on-line. The class demographic ranges from young children to seniors.  The candidate must be willing and able to use the proven methodology (priority on speaking first) and be part of an innovative small team.  The chosen candidate must not only be able to effectively teach the target language as measured by the progress of their students’ language proficiency, but they must also create an engaging learning environment by following the methodology such that the students desire to continue studying at the Language Learning Institute.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

  • Implement the curriculum using the prescribed methodology with fidelity
  • Customization of prepared lesson plans for each class consistent with the methodology
  • Build a culture of trust and learning
  • Facilitate a highly engaging learning experience resulting in increasing fluency and student retention
  • Maintain contact with administration daily by checking email twice a day and responding

Other Required Duties

  • Participate in The Language Learning Institute events
  • Prepare materials for class use (PowerPoints, flashcards, etc.) if needed
  • Participate in curriculum development if needed
  • Participate in meetings as requested
  • Copy, scan, and send materials to students
  • Participate in performance evaluation and professional development as requested
  • Communicate with students as required
  • Participate in event planning
  • More Stuff…

Other Potential Duties for those Skilled and Inclined

  • Create marketing and publicity materials for courses and events
  • Write copy for blogs
  • Post appropriately on Language Learning Institute social media
  • Update Website
  • Still More Stuff…

Qualifications 

  • Master’s degree in the target language with studies in education or native speaker
  • Background in linguistics and phonetics helpful
  • Legal work status per Homeland Security and US Department of Labor
  • Must have cultural experience from living in the country of the target language
  • Teaching Experience (3 – 5 years) and level of experience (e.g., early ed., high school, adult) or alternative experience
  • Experience with on-line presentation and teaching
  • More…

Skills

  • Fluent in the target language
  • Clear diction
  • Good command of the English language
  • Moderate fluency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Problem-solving skills and tendency to think outside the box
  • Ability to work both independently and interdependently
  • Open to new ideas and collaboration with others
  • Reliability regarding meeting deadlines and completing tasks efficiently
  • Flexibility and adaptability to new challenges
  • Attention to detail and aptitude for organization
  • Open to feedback and guidance
  • Embrace and apply The Language Learning Institute’s vision, mission, and core values
  • Some experience with photography and video equipment is helpful

Availability:

  • 6 to 20 hours per week
  • Must be willing to commit to being available two days per week from 8 am to 8 pm (specifics to be agreed upon)
  • Flexibility for other hours acceptable.

Policies 

Due to the uniqueness of the teaching method and our programs, the signing of non-solicitation, non-compete, and confidentiality agreements and work for hire agreements are required upon acceptance of the position. Also, you agree to work with The Language Learning Institute exclusively.

Admissions Counselor (Part Time)

Reports To

The Founder/Director of The Language Learning Institute, LLC

Job Overview

The Language Learning Institute is seeking an energetic, self-motivated and organized admissions counselor to promote the Institute and recruit students from infant to senior adults for the languages that are currently being offered:  French, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, and English for Effective Communication. This unique position will require creative advertising and recruiting techniques to reach targeted audiences and enroll them in classes.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties                                                                                                                     

  • Advertise French, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, and English for Effective Communication classes.
  • Coordinate advertising efforts with colleagues.
  • Organize recruiting events to recruit students of all ages for classes.
  • Meet with Community leaders to provide information on the Institute and its offerings.
  • Assist with enrollment in classes and maintain a schedule that works with the teaching staff.
  • Stay current with the Institute’s admission processes and requirements.
  • Maintains recruiting operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
  • Comply with all legal requirements such as sexual harassment training, and student visa stipulations.
  • Enhance admissions by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Maintain accurate and current knowledge of educational legislation, trends, developments, and resources.
  • Assist with onboarding of new employees.
  • Maintain contact with administration daily by checking email twice a day and responding.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, marketing, or other related field
  • Legal work status per Homeland Security and US Department of Labor
  • Cultural experience from living in another country
  • Experience with on-line presentations and social media platforms

 

Skills

  • Creative
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills in English
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent phone etiquette
  • Fluency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Problem-solving skills and tendency to think outside the box
  • Ability to work both independently and interdependently
  • Open to new ideas and collaboration with others
  • Reliability regarding meeting deadlines and completing tasks efficiently
  • Flexibility and adaptability to new challenges
  • Attention to detail and aptitude for organization
  • Open to feedback and guidance
  • Embrace and apply The Language Learning Institute’s vision, mission, and core values
  • Some experience with photography and video equipment is helpful

 Availability:

  • 5-6 hours per week. Opportunity for increased hours based on successful enrollment.
  • Must be willing to commit to being available evenings and Saturday mornings if needed.

 Policies

Due to the uniqueness of the teaching method and our programs, the signing of non-solicitation, non-compete, and confidentiality agreements and work for hire agreements are required upon acceptance of the position. Also, you must seek approval of outside work that could be a conflict of interest.