As a Foreign Language Instructor for the CIA, you will deliver programs that provide intelligence professionals with the foreign language communications skills and cross-cultural awareness they need to live and work abroad effectively or to perform other language-related duties. Foreign Language Instructors apply the latest instructional methodologies to meet highly customized student needs and conduct language proficiency testing in reading, speaking and understanding for skills evaluation. In addition, you may be asked to provide a variety of language support services worldwide.
Foreign Language Instructors have advanced proficiency in at least one of the following languages:
In addition to base salary, you can earn annual incentive pay based on the language and your language proficiency. Foreign Language Instructors who speak multiple languages may also qualify for additional incentive pay in varying amounts. Furthermore, new employees may qualify for a lump-sum hiring bonus. Learn more about the Foreign Language Incentive Program.
US citizenship required (dual-national US citizens eligible). All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metro area.
Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale
Native-like fluency in one of the languages listed above, as well as advanced English proficiency (applicants will be required to take proficiency tests in their claimed language)
Demonstrated knowledge of the respective area's history, culture, politics and economy
Ability to use the latest technology and teaching techniques
Experience teaching language skills to adult learners, taking them from beginner to the general professional proficiency level in an intensive setting
Experience living, working and/or studying abroad
ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE:
A thorough medical and psychological exam
A polygraph interview
A comprehensive background investigation
To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last 12 months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to 12 months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
Additional Salary Information: Higher starting salary possible depending on experience level.
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