Arabic Language Teacher


HIRING ORGANIZATION: LEBANESE ARABIC INSTITUTE S.A.R.L.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: FULL-TIME
DATE POSTED
: JANUARY 30, 2019
VALID THROUGH: MARCH 1, 2019
START DATE: MARCH 20, 2019

Description

The Lebanese Arabic Institute is recruiting a full-time teacher of Arabic as a foreign language (AFL) for adults. The successful candidate will teach Lebanese Arabic and Modern Standard Arabic to non-native speakers.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in Lebanon, hold a university degree, and speak Lebanese Arabic as a native language. They must also have an excellent command of Modern Standard Arabic and English.

In addition, applicants must be punctual and reliable, well-organized and highly motivated, and have effective communication and cross-cultural skills.

An ability and willingness to work flexible hours is very important for this position, as we schedule classes at various times of the day (morning, afternoon, and evening).

The successful candidate will receive paid training in our program for a period not exceeding three months. Following the formal training period, the successful candidate will receive compensation of 1200 USD per month.

Job Location

Lebanese Arabic Institute
Arayssi Building, 1st Floor No. 8
Clemenceau St., Ain El Mreisseh,
Beirut, Lebanon

Responsibilities

The Arabic Language Teacher will teach Lebanese Arabic and Modern Standard Arabic at various levels (elementary, intermediate, and advanced) to non-native speakers, both individually and in groups. (S)he will be responsible to follow a standardized curriculum as well as to develop and deliver lessons and instructional materials to meet the needs of Arabic learners. (S)he will work independently as well as consult with the Lead Instructor on lesson planning and delivery.

Qualifications

Applicants must have Lebanese citizenship or a valid work permit for Lebanon.

Education

A university degree is required, preferably in Arabic or English language and literature, linguistics, translation, education, or a related field.

Skills

Languages

  • native fluency in Arabic (Lebanese dialect)
  • excellent knowledge of Modern Standard Arabic
  • full professional proficiency in English
  • knowledge of other languages, especially French, is an asset but not required

Computer Skills

  • proficiency in Microsoft Office is strongly preferred

General Skills and Character Traits

  • cross-cultural competence
  • patient and understanding of the needs of Arabic language learners
  • punctual, reliable, and well-organized
  • effective communication skills
  • motivated and proactive
  • willing to learn

Experience

Previous language teaching experience is an asset but is not required.

Hiring Process and Salary

Short-listed candidates will be invited for a formal interview. We will then invite the successful candidate to receive paid training in our program for a period not exceeding three months. During this training period, the candidate will be given a limited number of teaching responsibilities.

We reserve the right to terminate the training period at any time if we deem that the candidate’s preparation for the classes is inadequate or if we are for any other reason not satisfied with the candidate’s performance.

Following the formal training period, the successful candidate will receive compensation of 1200 USD per month.

How to Apply

Please apply by sending the following materials in PDF or Word Document format to admin@lebanesearabicinstitute.com, with the subject line “Job Application – Arabic Language Teacher”:

  • a cover letter indicating how you are qualified for the job, your legal work status in Lebanon, and when you are available to start
  • your C.V., including a list of three references with contact information

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Those who are selected for an interview will be contacted directly.

To learn more about the Lebanese Arabic Institute, please visit https://www.lebanesearabicinstitute.com/