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Profesor de español temporal  
United Nations Office at Geneva 
Lugar   País
Ginebra  Suiza
Fecha de publicación   Fecha límite
30 de agosto de 2018  4 de septiembre de 2018 
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The Spanish teaching position is located in the Language Training Programme (LTP), Centre for Learning and Multilingualism (CLM), Human Resources Management Service in United Nations Office in Geneva (UNOG). The Teacher reports to the Chief of the Language Unit.

This temporary position is intended to fill the functions of short-term duration, from September to 9 March 2019. If the selected candidate is a staff member from the United Nations Secretariat, the selection will be administered as a temporary assignment.

Language teachers fall under the General Service and related categories and are locally recruited, regardless of their nationality and place of residence. The United Nations is not responsible for costs incurred during any stage of the examination or appointment.

The Spanish Language Teacher will be responsible for the following duties:

- Teaches an average of 16 hours per week and devotes an equivalent number of work hours to course preparation and correcting learners? work;
- Develops and/or teaches regular or specialized Spanish language courses;
- Develops and/or teaches blended, distance and online Spanish language courses, specialized language courses, including advanced language such as writing skills, in the context of United Nations;
- Counsels learners;
- In collaboration with the other Spanish language teachers, organizes and administers the work of part-time Spanish language teachers, sets programme objectives in line with the objectives of the LTP, prepares course offering, prepares the construction and the marking process of language examinations and tests, recruits part-time language teachers as needed, and sets up teachers' evaluation measures, processes and tools, develops the Spanish language curriculum to target the needs of UN Staff;
- Designs courses and workshops (including tailor-made courses) and ensures that appropriate methodologies are used;
- Updates and creates learning material;
- Works closely with the other language programmes on joint projects for development of the LTP;
- Carries out other staff development activities when requested.

Shows pride in work and in achievements; -Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter;- Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; -Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns;-Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; -Remains calm in stressful situations; Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.-

Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals- Solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise- Is willing to learn from others- Places team agenda before personal agenda- Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position- Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings

Technological Awareness:
Keeps abreast of available technology-Understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office-Actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks-Shows willingness to learn new technology

Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in language area studies, language teaching, applied linguistics or education/pedagogy is required. Degrees should come from a university or equivalent institution at which Spanish is the language of instruction. Degrees with special emphasis on the theory and practice of teaching Spanish as a second or foreign language to adult learners are desirable. A minimum of 500 training hours (specific training courses, postgraduate courses, online training, etc.), in addition to the hours accumulated to obtain the university degree, in the areas of teaching Spanish as a second or foreign language, curriculum development for adults, language examination design, course management and teachers' support and training are desirable.

Work Experience
A minimum of five years of experience teaching Spanish as a foreign or second language to adults in a professional setting is required. Of these, at least three years of experience in curriculum development, language examination design, or teacher training for adults learning Spanish, is required. Experience in developing, and/or teaching specialized courses with specific objectives is required. Working experience at international level in a multicultural environment is required. Experience with a variety of online tools, such as learning management systems (e.g. Moodle, Canvas); online collaboration tools (e.g. Google drive and Hangouts, WebEX,) and social media platforms to teach Spanish as a foreign language is desirable. Experience in developing and/or teaching blended, distance or online Spanish courses is desirable.

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