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U.S. Mission                                      U.S. Embassy Sofia

Position Title:                                   English Language Instructor (on as needed basis up to 30 workdays/year)

Opening Period:                              January 23, 2020 – January 29, 2020

Grade:                                                Grade 7

Benefits:                                            The U.S Mission does not provide benefits package for this contract

For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office

Mailing Address: U.S. Embassy Sofia, Human Resources Office

16 Kozyak, 1408 Sofia

Sofia_Applications@state.gov

Who May Apply:                              All Interested Applicants /All Sources

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. 

Security Clearance:                         Local Security Certification

Duration:                                           Not to exceed 30 workdays in a calendar year

Work schedule:                                On as needed basis

Summary of Duties: The U.S. Embassy in Sofia is seeking an individual to serve as an English Language Instructor in the language Training Unit on as needed basis. The incumbent will assist with providing English language instruction to small groups in elementary, intermediate or advanced levels of English language proficiency.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EVALUATIONS:

Education: University degree in English Language or Foreign Language Studies/Philology is required.

Experience: One year of experience in positions requiring the application of instructional skills and techniques, and effective communications with students to gain and hold their interest.

Language: Level 4 (fluent) of English (speaking/reading/writing).  Level 4 (fluent) of Bulgarian (reading/writing/speaking).

Skills and Abilities: Ability to communicate effectively with the students in order to retain their interest and motivation and to assist them in developing their language ability rapidly.

How to Apply:  All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a local security certification. Applicants must submit their resume to Sofia_Applications@state.gov by January 29, 2020, end of the day.

Only applications received in the Human Resources Office before the closing date of this job notice will be considered. Only short–listed candidates will be contacted for testing and interview.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.