US Embassy Recruiting Candidates to Teach Hausa and Yoruba in The US
Deadline for this Application: 30 April 2013
The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Abuja invites applications from qualified Nigerians wishing to teach Yoruba or Hausa language and culture to American students in American universities and colleges.
The Program is a nine months without degree courses funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of International Education. The objective of the program is to strengthen the teaching of foreign languages in American universities, universities and colleges, while providing future teachers from abroad the opportunity to hone their skills, increase their knowledge of the English language and broaden their knowledge of American society and culture. FLTA fellows must return to their country of origin at the end of their programs to teach English to high school or university.
All applications must meet the following criteria:
Applications must be completed and submitted online.
Applicants must request that the office of their academic institution shall send a copy of their transcript in a sealed envelope to: The Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy, Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central Area, Abuja, Attn Officer Cultural Affairs. Other documents to be submitted include diplomas, letters of reference signed and stamped, and the photo page of a valid passport Nigeria Applicants must be English teachers or in training to become English teachers.
Candidates must have a university degree in English language arts, honors or combined.
Candidates must be fluent in English, demonstrated by a TOEFL score of 79-80 (Internet-based test) or 6.0 (overall score International English Language Testing System, IELTS).
Applicants must be between 21 and 29 years old at the time of application.
Applicants must demonstrate maturity, dependability, integrity and professionalism.
Applicants must be physically present in their country of origin through the process of nomination and selection.
For more information, please contact Assistant Cultural Affairs, U.S. Embassy, Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central Area, Abuja E-mail: CulturalAbuja@state.gov or U.S. Consulate General, No. 2 Walter Carrington Crescent , Victoria Island, Lagos;
Please for More information, visit the Embassy website on: http://nigeria.usembassy.gov/flta.html