Job Description: French Language Instructor
Company: Ethiostar Academy
Location: Addis Ababa
Employment Type: Contract
About Us: Ethiostar Academy is a dynamic and innovative language institute/education center/online platform dedicated to providing high-quality language learning experiences to individuals seeking to master the French language. As a French Language Instructor with us, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute to our mission of promoting effective communication and cultural understanding through language education.
Position Overview: We are seeking a skilled and passionate French Language Instructor to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong command of the French language, exceptional teaching abilities, and a deep appreciation for both the linguistic and cultural aspects of the language. The French Language Instructor will play a pivotal role in guiding students of varying levels and backgrounds towards achieving fluency and proficiency in French.
- Design and deliver comprehensive French language lessons tailored to the needs and skill levels of individual students or groups.
- Foster a positive and engaging learning environment that encourages active participation and interaction among students.
- Utilize a variety of teaching methods, resources, and technologies to enhance the learning experience and meet diverse learning styles.
- Assess and evaluate students’ progress regularly, providing constructive feedback and adapting teaching techniques accordingly.
- Develop and implement creative lesson plans that incorporate cultural insights, real-world scenarios, and practical language applications.
- Stay updated with current language teaching methodologies and trends to continuously improve instructional strategies.
- Collaborate with fellow instructors, language program managers, and curriculum development teams to contribute to the enhancement of learning materials and course structures.
- Maintain accurate records of student attendance, performance, and achievement, and communicate progress to students and relevant stakeholders.
- Proficiency in the French language at a native or near-native level.
- Bachelor’s degree in French, Linguistics, Education, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred).
- Proven experience in teaching French as a second language to learners of various ages and backgrounds.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to connect with and motivate students.
- Knowledge of language teaching methodologies, curriculum development, and assessment practices.
- Cultural sensitivity and a passion for sharing insights into French culture along with language instruction.
- Ability to adapt to diverse learning needs and adjust instructional approaches accordingly.
- Familiarity with language teaching technologies and online platforms is a plus.
- Teaching certifications (such as TEFL, TESOL, DELF/DALF) will be advantageous.
- Competitive compensation package
- Professional development opportunities
- Positive and collaborative work environment
- Opportunity to make a significant impact on students’ language proficiency and cultural awareness
Join our team as a French Language Instructor and help us empower individuals to achieve their language learning goals while fostering cross-cultural understanding. To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and any relevant teaching portfolio materials to firstname.lastname@example.org