Curriculum Developer II (Hindi)

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA

10/15/18

10/15/19

Description

Mission Essential is currently sourcing for a Hindi Curriculum Developer II position located in Arlington, Virginia for short term routine assignments.  Candidate will be accomplishing recordings, proofreading dialogs and texts, providing feedback, make and check recordings, and create unscripted conversations for listening practice.


In addition, each Hindi Curriculum Developer II shall have the capability to:

Work in a classroom setting and have strong communication skills.
Be able to develop curriculum based material with the guide of other teammates.
Collaborate with the COR, ACOR, or GTM on and perform assigned tasks or execute single-handedly, the development of language training materials or SLS-relevant reference materials, including but not limited to text, audio, video, and technology-based media. All materials become the property of the United States Government, and the Contractor may not copy or reproduce them in any way for use outside of an FSI class, share them by any means outside of FSI, or publish them in any way without the express permission of the Government.
Adhere to all copyright guidelines and restrictions, follow FSI and SLS procedures regarding copyright, and track compliance for assigned development project(s).
Collaborate with the COR, ACOR, or GTM and others to review and edit foreign language and/or English in instructional materials.
Collaborate with the COR, ACOR, or GTM to perform assigned tasks or execute single-handedly the development of SLS-relevant research and development projects, including but not limited to instructional research and development.
Collaborate with the COR, ACOR, or GTM in the development and implementation of new specialized language training programs for domestic and overseas use. Assist with developing models that reflect "best practices" experience in Washington and around the world and encourage the wider use of innovative training models, e.g., distance learning, multimedia learning systems, guided self-study, coaching, exploiting a local language environment, and tutoring.
Collaborate with the COR, ACOR, to incorporate innovative materials and practices to address various learning styles and needs, build skills in learning strategies, and promote continual learning after language training.
Assist the COR, ACOR, or GTM and others with the development and delivery of SLS-relevant in-service staff development, orientation activities, and training projects designed to build skills in effective materials development and classroom implementation.
Collaborate with the COR, ACOR, or GTM and the Division of Curriculum, Student and Staff Development to assist with drafting all required documents in the curriculum development project approval process as well as provide status updates on approved projects on request.
Have a flexible schedule to be able to take on multiple assignment as they come available.
With minimal direction from the COR, ACOR, or GTM, lead groups in the development of language training materials or SLS-relevant reference materials and/or in the development of SLS-relevant instructional research and development.
With minimal direction from the COR, ACOR, or GTM, manage the development and implementation of new specialized language training programs for domestic and overseas use. Assist other language professionals, in a mentoring role, by, among other things, developing models that reflect "best practices" experience in Washing- ton and around the world. Actively encourage the wider use of innovative training models, e.g., distance learning, multimedia learning systems, guided self-study, coaching, exploiting a local language environment, and tutoring.
With minimal direction from the COR, ACOR, or GTM, lead groups in the development of SLS-relevant staff training projects or undertake training development on own, including, but not limited to, design and execution of workshops for SLS staff. Training projects may involve coaching, mentoring or classroom observation as required.
With minimal direction from the COR, ACOR, or GTM, collaborate with the Division of Curriculum, Student and Staff Development to draft all required documents in the curriculum development project approval process, and provide status updates on approved projects as directed.


Minimum Requirements

Must be a US citizen or Green Card Holder
Must be a native level linguist
Must be able to pass a language test at a 3/3 DLPT level in Hindi
Must be able to provide own transportation to and from the Shultz campus located in Arlington, VA.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience developing courses for adult learners of foreign languages taught at FSI.
BA/BS, MA/MS, or Ph.D., or foreign equivalent degree in a relevant language education field with demonstrated expertise through experience or publications in instructional design and/or curriculum development methodologies in language education.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience teaching adult learners of foreign languages.
A minimum of two (2) years of experience serving as team lead for a course-length development project.
A minimum of two (2) years of experience designing and delivering training for language educators.

Desired Requirements

Additional Preferred Qualifications:
Experience incorporating a variety of educational technology in instructional materials preferred.
Experience designing materials for proficiency-based instruction preferred.
Experience designing task-based language learning materials valued.
Experience designing vocabulary-based language learning materials valued.
Experience designing courses utilizing blended learning models valued.
Experience integrating social media applications for educational purposes valued.