Swahili Language Instructor
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Valiant is currently seeking Swahili Language Instructors to provide instruction in listening, reading, writing and speaking skills, as well as regional and culture subject using modern communicative methodology.

**This position is contingent upon contract award**


  • Instructors shall integrate technology in the classroom and in homework assignments employing resources such as Smart Boards, BlackBoard, RapidRote, and SharePoint, the Internet, iPads, Tablet PCs, or other "state of the art" devices provided by the Government.
  • Instructors shall develop learning materials, as required.
  • Instructors shall employ computer skills to organize data and teaching materials.
  • Assist Government (GOVT) in the management of all aspects of the unit foreign Language, regional Expertise, and Culture (LREC) training that enhances the effectiveness of the 1SFC(A)'s advanced LREC training program.
  • Execute planned POI and ad hoc tutoring sessions. Teach language curriculum based on designated POI and do not deviate from POI without approval from GOVT.
  • Develop daily lesson plans (at minimum 1 day in advance of delivery), takes attendance, make daily annotations of student's learning and behavior progress or lack of, develop weekly progress reports.
  • Develops, review, correct, and grade daily homework, discuss and provide weekly feedback with Site Lead and POI analyst for weekly assessments/quizzes.
  • Review distribute and grade weekly assessments/quizzes.
  • Maintain a positive and professional learning environment, address student behavior/attendance concerns with site lead, and utilize designated materials mentioned in POI and other products approved by GOVT to support instruction.
  • Collaborate with Site Lead, POI analyst, or Language Instructional Developer to address student and curriculum gaps.


  • Take reasonable care for the Health and Safety of yourself and other persons who may be affected by your actions or omissions.
  • Conform to all Safety Instructions given by those with a higher responsibility for Health and Safety.
  • Report all hazards, potential hazards or dangerous situations, including damaged or mislaid personal protective equipment to your Supervisor or Safety Representative.
  • Report Environmental impacts, anything that results in a change to the Environment as a result of Valiant's activities, products or services.
  • Participate in the achievement of Valiant's QHSE objectives and targets, both those at departmental and company level.


INTEGRITY - Honesty, Trust and Respect in every situation

EXCELLENCE - Performance, Effectiveness, Quality, and Safety in everything we do

INNOVATION - Embracing new ideas and best practice in every service that we provide.

Valiant Integrated Services is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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English Language Qualifications:

  • Completed formal study of the English Language and achieved the score indicated on any of the below:
  • At least ILR level 2 as measured by DoD test.
  • A score of 553 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) PBT, or TOEFL iBT score as follows: 83 minimum overall and at least 20 each in Reading, Listening, Speaking, and Writing
  • A score of no less than 82 on the English Comprehension Level (ECL) test.
  • At least a proficiency level 2 or Advanced-Low (ACTFL) on an OPI.

Target Language Qualifications:

Language Instructor will possess general professional proficiency (a language rating of ILR level 2+ or ACTFL Advanced-High) or higher in the specified foreign language.Proficiency will be demonstrated by one of the following:

    • Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) or 2-skill OPI from the DLIFLC.
    • An interview certified by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).
    • Defense Language Proficiency Test.

    Security Clearance:

    Secret Clearance may be required for some Associate Language Instructors

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Term and Type
    Regular, Full Time
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