Sanford Federal Inc. (SANFORD) headquartered in Stafford, VA., is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that provides federal professional services, primarily engaged in providing advanced information technology, cyber security, management systems support, as well as business and infrastructure management services.
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Job Title: French Language Instructor
Based at: Rabat, Morocco / Virtually
JobSummary:Sanford Federal, Inc. is looking for a successful and detail-oriented individual to join our team as ‘French Language Instructor’. The Instructor should have all the relevant education and experiences to perform the duties in such an effective and efficient manner, and his/her responsibilities include the duties mentioned in this Job Description. Ultimately, a top-notch Instructor should have excellent organizational, communication skills, and great computer skills.
Requirements:The Candidate must meet the following requirements:
The Candidate shall provide French foreign language instruction to adult students that focuses on the political and economic fields, cultural lessons, general interest and conversational skills. Language will be of a type typically found in mass-media publications for the foreign language speaking public.
The Candidate shall develop the instruction to include the development of speaking, listening, and reading skills. All instruction shall also include job relevant language terminology and usage of the designated field of interest.
Instruction shall be based on proficiency, communication, and academic principles as used in foreign language learning institutions identified below:
- Department of State, Foreign Service Institute;
- Department of Defense, Defense Language Institute; or,
- The Office of Personnel Management shall define the language proficiency levels identified as desired outcomes. All students shall be measured on their language proficiency levels in accordance with the Foreign Service Instituted Language Proficiency Test unless otherwise specified or mandated by Sanford Federal, Inc.
GOALS OF FOREIGN LANGUAGE TRAINING:
The goal of training is to provide the student with the skills and knowledge necessary to rapidly reach the desired level of performance as identified in the training modules or lessons identified below:
ORAL RECOGNITION AND RESPONSE MODULE, LESSON 1
Each student, at the completion of training, shall be able to perform at the required level of
RECEPTION AND INITIAL CONTACT, BEHAVIOR 1
When addressed in French, the student will be able to recognize designated commonly
encountered phrases and questions with the French speaking public. The student must then
respond appropriately, providing acceptably worded and pronounced verbal responses,
answering the questions asked, or providing information as needed. At least 90% of the students completing training will be able to recognize and respond appropriately to at least 95% of.the selected vocabulary, in 95% of the occurrences in which the selected vocabulary is presented.
READING COMPREHENSION MODULE, LESSON 2
Each student, at the completion of training, shall be able to perform the required level of
A RECOGNITION AND SUBJECT MATTER COMPREHENSION, BEHAVIOR 1
The student will be able to recognize designated key phrases or questions in French, from the
selected vocabulary when reading written communication or letters. The student must then
respond appropriately, providing the requested information by selecting the correct reply, or by properly identifying the functional organization that the written communication was intended. At least 85% of the students completing training for each class will be able to comprehend and appropriately respond to or determine the intended addressee for at least 90% of the written
communications in which the selected vocabulary is presented.
The Candidate shall administer tests on knowledge and proficiency as a required element of
evaluating the student's progress in the training module or lesson. The Candidate shall provide these tests periodically to:
Initial testing will be used to establish a baseline for measurement of knowledge and proficiency obtained, and may be used in a predictive manner to facilitate personal training planning.
The Candidate shall use tests, including Computerized Adaptive Testing, which are approved by the Foreign Service Institute, or the Defense Language Institute, or by recognized and accepted by national professional associations and organizations identified below.
- Modem Language Association of America
- American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Foreign Service Institute
- Foreign Language Center within Defense Language Institute Federal Interagency Language Round table
- or other nationally recognized foreign language bodies.
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