Gender Occupational Opportunity Development (GOOD) English Language Instructor
2018-06-07 Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
******CONTIGENT UPON CONTRACT AWARD****** Female English Language Instructor to provide English Language training to Dari/Pashto-speaking Women members of the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) in support of the Warfighter FOCUS (WFF) training contract in Kabul, Afghanistan. Female English Language Instructor will improve the Female Afghans? job-related duties requiring the written comprehension of Dari/Pashto, the comprehension and speaking of English, and provide office/computer skills training to be able to contribute to the Afghan National Army?s mission. Due to cultural sensitivity in the region the US Army has established a requirement for female trainers to train the female Afghans. This is considered a Bona Fide Occupational qualification for the position (BFOQ). The English Language Instructor must possess a collaborative nature, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to thrive in challenging, high-ambiguity work environments. The English Language Instructor reports to the ELT Program Manager and GOOD DPM.
Work may include nights, holidays, and weekends on short notice. Standard will be to provide ELT instruction, program development, and related tasks for six (6) days per week for up to ten (10) hours per day while at OCONUS work site, and a standard 40 hour work week while at CONUS work sites.
Female English Language Instructor responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Accept tasking and guidance from Program Manager and Training Manager to fulfill training requirements
Plan, design and deliver customized programs of English Language instruction
Create lesson plans, presentations, visual aids and other training materials as required
Deliver classroom-based training to students of varying proficiencies
Research and develop specialized Language content (ESP) as required
Test taking preparation and strategies
Design, create and administer various training assessments and evaluations
Ensure accurate and timely completion of all required program reports and records
Pursue continuous improvement of training services and products
Set up, rearrange, improvise and maintain physical training spaces as required
Mentor local national English trainers as required
Observe and obey all established safety procedures and protocols
Actively participate in meetings, training, professional development, exercises and drills as directed
Actively participate in the Raytheon performance development process
Observe and comply with all company personnel/administrative processes
Other program duties as assigned
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Native English speaker
Minimum 4 years teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) or English as a Foreign Language (EFL)
Minimum 4 years developing curriculum to include design, scope and sequence, adaptation, resource identification and implementation, detailed lesson creation, activity design, supporting materials creation and assessment.
High degree of competency with Microsoft Office productivity suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Excellent written and oral communications skills
Superb interpersonal skills, with proven ability to exercise respect and cultural sensitivity
DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum 120-hour teaching certificate (CELTA, TESOL, TEFL, etc.) from an accredited institution
Master?s degree in education-related field
International teaching or training experience, particularly in Muslim cultures and teaching Women.
Experience teaching in operational military environment.
Certified Literacy Master Instructor
Capable of teaching basic and advanced computer competency, basic and advanced Microsoft Office program use (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and other specific administration type duties such as filing, office organization
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / WORKING ENVIRONMENT
? Include but are not limited to the wear of body armor and helmet Personal Protective Gear, unassisted lifting and carrying of duffle bags during transit not exceed the weight of 70 lbs per piece, and the unassisted movement over uneven terrain. ? Must be willing to work and live in Afghanistan with an understanding that there could be further assignments to any location in Afghanistan based upon the needs of the U.S. Government, to include hostile and austere areas. ? As required, must be able to attend and pass USG deployment requirements at CONUS Replacement Center (CRC), Fort Bliss, Texas or equivalent location. ? Must be able to continuously meet the medical requirements for the position being offered as determined by a pre-employment medical screening and in accordance with published CRC and USCENTCOM medical deployment standards. ? Must be able to walk or stand on level and/or inclined surfaces up to eight (8) hours per day and sit for up to three (3) hours per day. ? Must be able to routinely climb / descend stairs. ? Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows / knees, and reach above / below shoulders. ? Must be able to read and interpret newspaper and typewritten print. ? Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear. ? Employee will be required to work and live in a potentially hostile environment, at remote locations, and under austere conditions.
Have a BA degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or education-related field from an accredited institution. MA/MS degree in Education or TESOL is preferred. Eight (8) years of equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of education requirement. If not TESOL certified, be willing to complete certification within 45 days of arriving in country.
Willingness to travel outside of protected areas via military convoys or MILAIR, and wear protective clothing and equipment as required
Deploy to various locations throughout Afghanistan, in support of mobile training team (MTT) mission requirements as directed
Passport must be valid for at least 1 year prior to in country arrival.
Must be able to obtain a visa for Afghanistan
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Common Access Card (CAC) through the National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) process.