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World Languages Instructor

Company:
Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts
Job Location:
Natchitoches, Louisiana
Category:
Foreign Languages and Literatures

LSMSA seeks applicants for World Language Instructor (Available August 1, 2022)

The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts seeks applicants for a position in World Languages, with a specialty other than French, German, Latin, or Spanish, with employment starting August 2022. This is a full-time position with all the benefits of state employment.

The successful candidate will be able to teach four levels of collegiate, accelerated foreign language curriculum, with the potential of additional coursework in a second language as student interests and instructor credentials allow (MA at least in the second language too). In addition to teaching students in a small class setting, the successful candidate must be innovative, able to engage students from varying backgrounds, and to prepare them for successful learning once at LSMSA. The candidate should be also willing to use office hours to tutor and assist in student research, as a key to long-term success and satisfaction.

Other duties include academic advising, sponsoring, chaperoning, or assisting in extra-curricular and student social activities outside the normal school day.

Multiple benefits offered along with competitive salary include: state sponsored health, life and retirement plans, University of Louisiana tuition discount and many others.

Required Qualifications:

The qualified candidate must hold an MA in the teaching specialty/subject area or comparable field along with evidence of two years teaching experience and/or professional activity.

Preferred Qualifications:

A Ph.D. or terminal degree in subject area, with five or more years of teaching experience along with research, creative work, performance, or some evidence of individualized work in one’s area of expertise.

Application Process:

Review of applications will begin immediately and the search will remain open until the position is filled. Please send a letter of application, a current resume or curriculum vitae and a statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts from the last degree granting institution, contact information for three references, and our standard application form (available on our website: https://www.lsmsa.edu/about-us/employment) to Sheila Kidd at: employment@lsmsa.edu 
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