Position title
Foreign Language Instructor (Multiple Languages)

Due to Covid, we have fewer open positions. However, we are always accepting resumes for future open positions for the following languages:

  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese (Continental/Brazilian)
  • Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese)
  • Arabic
  • Hindi
  • Swedish
  • German


  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience teaching adult learners the foreign language they will be providing to FSI in a classroom setting (2 or more students).
  • BA/BS, MA/MS, or Ph.D., or foreign equivalent degree(s) in any field.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience teaching foreign language with proficiency-based or task-based curricula.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience administering proficiency-based assessments (i.e., DLPT, ACT-FL OPI, etc.).
  • A minimum English proficiency level of a 2:2 on the ILR proficiency scale.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS/BA or MS/MA or foreign equivalent degree in relevant language education field preferred.
  • Experience developing foreign language instructional materials and/or curricula preferred.
  • Experience teaching with the communicative approach preferred.
  • Experience incorporating a variety of educational technology in teaching preferred.
  • Experience teaching blending learning activities valued.
  • Experience integrating social media applications for educational purposes valued.
  • Experience administering proficiency-based assessments valued.
  • Experience teaching with vocabulary-based language learning materials valued.
  • Experience delivering training targeted to needs of diplomatic community valued.
Employment Type
Full Time
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Government Language Acquistion
Job Location
Arlington, VA
Working Hours
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM or as assigned
Base Salary
$Based on Experience
Date posted
January 10, 2019
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Position: Foreign Language Instructor (Multiple Languages)

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