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Teachers of German as a Foreign Language

Candidates must have a valid work permit for the United States.

The Goethe-Institut New York is seeking Teachers of German as a Foreign Language.
 
Your Role on the Teaching Staff:
  • Teach adults in German as a Foreign Language
  • Ability to teach A1 to C2 levels
  • Administer exams of Goethe-Certificates A1 to C2 (Exam Administration Certificate required)
  • Participate in staff meetings and further training courses at the institute
  • Collaborate with the Language Department, incl. relevant events and projects in the field of teaching and training
  • Provide advice to customers on the Goethe-Institut's language courses and exams 
Your Profile:
  • Command of native level German
  • Degree in German Studies or qualifications as a Teacher of German as a Foreign Language with an in-depth understanding of related teaching methods
  • Previous experience teaching adult-level German as a Foreign Language
  • Ability to integrate digital media in the classroom (ie teaching platform, interactive whiteboards and iPad)
  • Familiarity with the spectrum of published teaching material for German as a Foreign Language
  • Competency in teaching intercultural studies
  • High social and intercultural competence 
Our Offer:
  • A contract with competitive conditions
  • Introduction to the Goethe-Institut's methods and teaching standards (compensated separately)
  • Continuing education opportunities at the institute 
The Goethe-Institut is committed to the equal treatment of sexes in the workplace. The Goethe-Institut is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates must have a valid work permit for the United States. Please submit your application (resume and cover letter, names and contact information of two to three references by e-mail (max. 2MB) to: andrea.pfeil@goethe.de

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