Language Instructors

Leidos

4.1

(20)

Vienna, VA

Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.
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    Position summary

    g our intelligence customers have the right tools, technologies, and tactics to keep pace with an ever-evolving security landscape and succeed in their pursuit to protect people and critical assets. From scanning for illicit material at ports and borders to predicting future events and instability up to five years in advance, our products help customers make the world safer. To explore and learn more, click here !

    Your greatest work is ahead!

    Are you an experienced and highly qualified Language Instructor looking for your next challenge?

    The Leidos National Security Sector has an exciting opportunity for you! We are seeking a talented Language Instructor who can tackle a full range of activities and thrive in situations requiring a professional level of expertise. Our ideal candidate is a foreign language instructor with the required teaching experience and adult learning methodology. You must possess excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office, and have the ability to conduct basic research on the Web. Additionally, possessing excellent English-language verbal communication skills to deliver informative briefings. Join our dynamic team and put your skills to the test!

    Required languages: Italian, Japanese, Turkish, Farsi, and Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian.

    Are you ready to join a team dedicated to a mission? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today!

    Responsibilities Include:

    As the Language Instructor, you will be tasked with a full range of activities in processing materials or participating in situations requiring general professional capabilities. Task-specific responsibilities are outlined below...

    • Instructors will provide 3-5 hours of instruction daily in courses at ILR 0-3. In addition to teaching, they will undertake tester training to become certified language testers and conduct 3-4 language tests per week, thereafter.

    • The position is responsible for instructing students in speaking a foreign language and understanding the culture of the area or country in order to teach culture through communication.

    • Instructors must be able to develop class materials and training aids to meet customized student needs.

    • The contract linguist instructor(s) shall have strong foreign language skills and will work under direction of experienced senior trained instructors.

    • It is also important that candidates are familiar with current events in the countries where the foreign languages are spoken.

    • Once on the program, contract linguist instructors are required to receive specific sponsor training focusing on foreign language teaching and foreign language testing in order to become certified according to Sponsor standards.

    Required Experience, Skills, and Education:

    • BA/BS in education, foreign language, linguistics and/or 8-12 years of related work experience, or master's with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience.

    • The instructors need at least 2 years of teaching experience.

    • B.A. must be obtained in the U.S. or in country of language skill.

    Language Testing Requirements:

    • All candidates will be required to take and pass the foreign language test administered by LEIDOS/ accepted commercial testing vendors (3 hours standard translation test).

    • Score at least a 4 or higher on the translation test and a 4/4/4 on the speaking/listening/reading test.

    Security Clearance Requirements:

    • TS/SCI with polygraph is required. Linguists cannot begin work on contract without a fully adjudicated security clearance.

    You Might Also Have:

    • Knowledge of U.S. Intelligence Community, military, cryptologic, and law enforcement experience.

    • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in Target and English.

    • Linguists who are proficient in multiple languages are strongly desired.

    At Leidos, the opportunities are boundless. We challenge our staff with interesting assignments that provide them with an opportunity to thrive, professionally and personally. For us, helping you grow your career is good business. We're excited to learn more about you, apply today!

    Original Posting Date:
    2024-01-22
    While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

    Pay Range:
    Pay Range $87,100.00 - $157,450.00

    The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

    Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.