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ESL/EFL INSTRUCTOR Full-time Job

2 months ago Public Service San Antonio   81 views
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Summary

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The primary purpose of this position is to plan and conduct classroom instruction of English as a Second/Foreign language (ESL/EFL) and English for Specific Purposes (ESP), train teachers to be ESL/EFL instructors; evaluate student performance; advise unit supervisor on the placement and training needs of students; adapt and develop instructional materials; make professional recommendations.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates all actions necessary to conduct an assigned course of instruction.
  • Provides instruction to an extremely diverse student body from over 100 countries
  • Counsels students and makes recommendations for student placement, remedial and enrichment training, based on observation, assessment, and evaluations.
  • Provides appropriate physical learning environment by ensuring room is orderly and professional in appearance.
  • Maintains student academic records (paper and computerized), to include completion of counseling and other related forms.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guide
  • A security clearance may be required
  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • Position may be subject to random drug testing
  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
  • Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
  • Employee must maintain current certifications
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • This is a TERM/TEMP position NTE DATE. The individual selected for this position may be extended without further competition.

Qualifications

Basic Requirements:Degree: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree that included a major field of study or specific course requirements. OR,

Combination of education and experience -- courses equivalent to a major in education, or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position, plus appropriate experience or additional course work that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study.

In addition to meeting the basics qualification, applicant must meet the Specialized Experience:

Specialized Experience:

GS-11 position: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-9 level experience, which includes knowledge of ESL/EFL/ESP principles and approaches to independently plan and carry out assigned training sessions and associated activities to meet the needs of international and US personnel assigned to training. OR,

Education: Three (3) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work of the position. OR,

To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1700/general-education-and-training-series-1701/

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

  1. Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of ESL/EFL/ESP instruction.
  2. Knowledge of the English language and American culture.
  3. Knowledge of instructional design and materials development.
  4. Knowledge of student assessment techniques and objectives to include test and measurement principles.
  5. Skill in constructively evaluating and critiquing instructor-students' practice teaching performance.
  6. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  7. Ability to work harmoniously with students and organizational personnel.
  8. Ability to analyze, evaluate, and accomplish special training studies and projects.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

Required Documents

The following documents are required and must be provided with your application for this Public Notice:

  1. Online Application - Questionnaire
  2. Resume - For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position. If you are a current Federal employee or previous Federal employee, provide your pay plan, series and grade, i.e. GS-0301-09. Do NOT include photographs (or links to social media such as LinkedIn), inappropriate material, inappropriate content, nor personal information such as age, gender, religion, social security number, etc., on your resume.
  3. Transcripts - if you are basing your qualifications on education or if the position requires education, you must submit copies of your transcripts
  4. Registration/License - active, current registration/license if applicable for the position
  5. Veterans' Preference - If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD Form 214, which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10-point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of Purple Heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).
  6. Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible You must include a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist along with the documents identified on the checklist to verify your eligibility for MSP. Click here to obtain a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist.

ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act requires agencies to treat active duty service member as veterans, disabled veterans, and preference eligible, when they submit, at the time they apply for a Federal job, a "certification" of active service in lieu of a DD214, assuming the service member is otherwise eligible. A "certification" letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. The "certification" must reflect the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date of submission. The "certification" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Further, agencies are required to verify a qualifying separation from military service prior to appointment, through the DD214 or other appropriate documentation. Active duty members that fail to provide a valid "certification" of service with their application will be found "not eligible." Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.

Company Description
Air Education and Training Command was established 1 July 1993, with the realignment of Air Training Command and Air University. It is one of the U.S. Air Force's ten major commands and reports to Headquarters, United States Air Force. AETC is headquartered at Randolph Air Force Base, Joint Base San Antonio Texas.