The Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies has an open Portuguese Language teaching assistant position for the 2018-2019 academic year: Duties will include, but are not limited to: - Teaching Portuguese language classes daily, following the department's pedagogical approach and syllabus as described in the Portuguese Language Program website (https://spanport.washington.edu/portuguese-program) - Administering and grading exams, compositions, homework, and other assignments - Keeping student records - Holding two office hours per week - Attending orientation in September and participating in TA meetings during the academic year - Collaborating with the Portuguese Program Coordinator Selection criteria include: - Oral and written proficiency in Portuguese - Command of spoken and written English - Academic standing, performance, and progress - Previous language teaching experience or evidence of effective teaching potential - Previous coursework and training on foreign language teaching, second language acquisition, and/or bilingualism - Responsibility and the ability to work well with others - Career plans involving teaching To Apply: Application Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select
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