Program for Educators with Exceptional Background

This program is designed for non-US citizens who can document exceptional skills and experience in the language acquisition field.  Individuals who qualify in designated languages may be sponsored by DLIFLC for an EB-2 visa, which provides an expedited path to immigration. 

In order to qualify for this program, applicants need an advanced degree (higher than bachelor's) and five years of progressive post-baccalaureate experience in the language acquisition field. 

Applicants for this program must contact DLIFLC at 831-272- 4354, referencing the Exceptional Background Program and providing your name, target language and contact information.

The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, Dept. of the Army, located in Monterey, California is hiring Foreign Language Teachers for teaching positions and other educational related positions. Specific languages being recruited are Korean, Chinese, Arabic, Persian Farsi, Italian, French, Hebrew, and several others.

Teaching students listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills, as well as geopolitical, economic and social issues, in an immersion/proficiency based environment class preparation, checking homework and grading tests, teaching four to six hours a day in a 40-hour work week. Additionally, faculty members are expected to stay abreast of current foreign language teaching theories and methods.

A minimum of a MA from an accredited institution is required, plus five years of related experience, for the EEB Program. An academic rank will be determined as well as salary based on Faculty Pay System (FPS) Schedule for DLIFLC and is dependent on education and experience. In addition to the Academic Rank qualifications, applicant must have near native language proficiency in all skills and strong English skills. Language testing will be required for recommended candidates.

About the Institute
The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. It is a year-round school specializing in foreign languages. Offering 20+ languages to 3,000+ students from the four military services, courses at DLIFLC are intensive. Faculty members work in teams. Students attend classes six hours a day, five days a week.

Other information
Variable start dates throughout the year.
Applicants must be eligible or have authorization to work in the United States. Applications are accepted year round.

DLIFLC is an EEO employer.

How to apply
Applicants must call the below listed telephone number referencing the EEB Program and provide your name, target language and contact information. DLIFLC representative will then provide additional instructions on applying for this special program. 

If selected, you will be notified with a tentative job offer and asked to provide a handwritten essay, proof of U.S. Citizenship or valid U.S. work authorization, official educational transcripts, and other documents to obtain a background investigation.

For more information and a step-by-step guide on how to build your resume and self-nominate, call 831-272-4354.


DLIFLC 1759 Lewis Rd. Bldg 614, Ste. 251 - Presidio of Monterey - Monterey, CA 93944 (831) 242-5119, (DSN-768)