Monday, June 29, 2015

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Assumption College


The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Cultures at Assumption College offers a position as adjunct instructor of Italian for the Fall 2015 semester. The part-time teaching assignment involves two to three sections at the introductory and/or intermediate level. The candidate should speak Italian with native or near-native fluency, hold at least an MA degree, and have experience teaching at the college level.



Interested candidates should contact:

Dr. Maryanne Leone, Chair (maleone@assumption.edu)

Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Cultures

Assumption College

500 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Harvard University


https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/6256

LECTURER ON ROMANCE LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES AND DIRECTOR OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

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Position

Details
Title LECTURER ON ROMANCE LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES AND DIRECTOR OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES
School Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department/Area Romance Languages and Literatures
Position Description
The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures (RLL) seeks applications for a lecturer in RLL to serve as Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS). The appointment is expected to begin on August 1, 2015, or on January 1, 2016.

With responsibility for managing the department’s undergraduate concentration program, the DUS reports directly to the Chair. The DUS is responsible for advising all concentrators individually, for leading student outreach, for overseeing the undergraduate honors program, and for curricular development. The DUS represents the RLL undergraduate program within Harvard College and serves as liaison with other academic and administrative offices across the university. The DUS works closely with the Chair, the Director of Graduate Studies, the Board of Undergraduate Studies, the Director of the Language Program, and faculty in the department to assure the smooth overall functioning of the department, including through membership in the Executive Committee. The DUS is directly supported by an Undergraduate Coordinator.

In addition, the DUS teaches two courses per year. Those courses could be at the “bridge”, 70-90, or 100 levels. Ideally the courses would be designed in the spirit of interdisciplinary classes and social/cultural issues. Possible examples might include, among others, courses on human rights in the Caribbean, on global economics, on immigrant and/or subaltern writing within European countries, or on literary and artistic representations of race, class, and gender.

The position is for a term of three years.

Basic Qualifications
Doctorate in Romance Languages and Literatures or related discipline required by the time the appointment begins. At least three years of teaching experience at the undergraduate level.

Additional Qualifications
Demonstrated excellence in teaching is desired. Administrative experience a plus. A strong working knowledge of two Romance Languages is desirable. A strong understanding of American higher education, and especially of undergraduate education, a must.

Special Instructions
Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu). Review of applications will begin on July 1, 2015, and will continue until position is filled.

1 Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Names and contact information of three to five references (three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is complete only when all three letters have been submitted)

Contact Information
Mike Holmes, Department Administrator
Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University
428 Boylston Hall, Harvard Yard, Cambridge MA 02138

Contact Email mholmes@fas.harvard.edu
Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

EF


EF Education First di Roma, leader mondiale nei soggiorni linguistici, è alla ricerca di insegnanti di italiano per stranieri per il periodo estivo: cerchiamo persone dinamiche e motivate, con esperienza di insegnamento in Italia e/o all’estero, preferibilmente nel settore privato e che abbiano conseguito la certificazione DITALS I e II.
Manda la tua candidatura all’indirizzo email: federico.mari@ef.com

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Scuola Leonardo da Vinci, Bogotà, Colombia


Scuola Paritaria italiana Leonardo Da Vinci di Bogota, Colombia, ricerca per il prossimo anno scolastico 2015-2016 i seguenti docenti:

-insegnanti di scuola primaria abilitati (laurea o diploma magistrale prima del 2001) sia per l’area linguistica che scientifica: costituirà titolo preferenziale la laurea in scienze della formazione primaria.

-1 Insegnante di educazione artistica: essendo la scuola bilingue e dovendo attenersi ad entrambi i sistemi educativi è necessaria almeno una laurea triennale;

Si offre contratto a tempo indeterminato e stipendio iniziale di 3.200.000 pesos al mese x 14 mensilità.

Non è necessaria la conoscenza della lingua spagnola.

Gli interessati possono inviare il proprio C.V. al rettore della scuola Dott. Fernando Vita al seguente indirizzo mail: fernandovita@davinci.edu.co

Astenersi se non in possesso di requisiti e titoli idonei.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

The Italian School of Lusaka


The Italian School of Lusaka

Position: Italian Teacher

Job Start Date: 17/08/2015

Background: The Italian School of Lusaka is one of the 6 international schools in Lusaka (Zambia). It offers high international standards in academics, sports and other extra-curricular activities to its multinational, multicultural, multiracial students in Zambia.
With around 380 students, it is a school, small enough to cater to the individual needs and promote excellence to its pupils, and large enough for students to benefit through participation and interaction within and outside the classroom. It is a coeducational school with students not exceeding 30 in each class.
The School’s curriculum is based on the philosophy that all children have the right to “Excellence in Education” through which their academic, personal and social growth is nurtured and developed. The School aims to prepare students to be lifelong learners, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and wise decision-makers.
The school maintains an environment that promotes intellectual challenge, creativity, social and emotional growth, and the healthy and physical development of each student. The School consists of three sections: -Kindergarten:Nursery and Reception -Primary:Grade1 to Grade6 -Secondary:Grade 7 to Grade 12

The School was founded under the Zambian-Italian Cultural Centre in 1968 and moved to its present campus in 1971. From 1993 it developed into a multi-culturalEnglish-medium school in which Italian is taught as a foreign language.
For more information please visit www.italianschool.sch.zm

Duties and responsibilities:
• To teach Italian in Kindergarten, Primary school, and secondary school, as well as to adult classes outside the school time.
• To create a classroom environment that is favourable to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.
• To plan daily and long-term learning activities in accordance with the School’s curriculum and appropriate to the individual student’sneeds, interests, and abilities.
• To employ a variety of educational methods, technologies, and materials that are appropriate for meeting the curriculum objectives.
• To assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and to provide progress reports as required.
• To participate in staff meetings, teacher training, and to serve on staff committees as required.
• To establish and maintain cooperative relations with other teachers and staff members of the School.
• Tocreate and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents on both academic and behavioural progress of students.
• To assist in the planning and implementation of events organised by the Zambian-Italian Cultural Centre Trust aimed at the promotion of the Italian language and culture, where appropriate.
• To perform such other duties as the administration of the School may find necessary to the efficient functioning of the school.

Qualification:
Bachelor degree in Education Programs, ForeignLanguages, Linguistics, or related fields.
Level I-DITALS Certificate (Teaching Italian as a Foreign Language Certificate).
Native or native-level proficiency in Italian.
Professional proficiency in English.

Experience and Skill Requirements:
At least 2 year experienceof teaching Italian to foreigner students both in primary and secondary school.
Experience working in an international school preferred.
Ability to teach Italian to persons of different ages (from kindergarten to adults).
Ability to use a variety of communicative media for education purposes.
Excellent communication and organizational skills  Work experiences in Africa or other different cultural contexts
Ability to work successfully with colleagues on a team
Personalinterest insport, science, and art.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates meeting the above profile should send an application letter and CV(including 2 references) to admin@italianschool.sch.zm
The Italian School ofLusaka will only contact applicants selected for interview.
Closing date for all applications is:07/06/2015

Friday, May 15, 2015

Kansas University



The Department of French and Italian at the University of Kansas is currently searching for an Advanced Italian Lecturer. Copied below is the description of the job position. If you know any eligible applicants, please share this information with them.

Thank you for your help,
Marina de Fazio
The KU French & Italian Department is seeking an Advanced Italian Lecturer to join their team. An M.A. plus additional graduate study in Italian (or foreign equivalent), with Ph.D. preferred; demonstrated excellence in teaching as evidenced by evaluations and/or letters of recommendation; and near-native or native command of Italian are required. Salary is commensurate with qualification and experience. Review of applications begins on 25 May 2015 and continues as needed to collect a pool of qualified applicants. To ensure consideration, apply before the application review date. For more information and to apply please visit http://employment.ku.edu/academic/331BR. Search chair: Caroline Jewers, cjewers@ku.edu. KU is an EO/AAE. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, genetic information or protected Veteran status.


Patrizio Ceccagnoli, Assistant Professor of Italian
French & Italian | University of Kansas
patrizio@ku.edu