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Job #: R-00108740
Location: Vienna, VA
Category: Language
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Intelligence

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Description

LEIDOS is looking for a full time instructors for the following languages: Chinese (Mandarin).

  • Customer has an immediate linguist requirement for foreign language instructors with the required teaching experience and adult learning methodology. 

  • Instructors will provide 3-5 hours of instruction daily in courses at ILR 0-3. In addition to teaching, they will undertake tester training to become certified language testers and conduct 3-4 language tests per week, thereafter.

  • The position is responsible for instructing students in speaking a foreign language and understanding the culture of the area or country in order to teach culture through communication.

  • Instructors must be able to develop class materials and training aids to meet customized student needs

  • The contract linguist instructor(s) shall have strong foreign language skills and will work under direction of experienced senior trained instructors.

  • It is also important that candidates are familiar with current events in the countries where the foreign languages are spoken. 

  • Once on the program, contract linguist instructors are required to receive specific sponsor training focusing on foreign language teaching and foreign language testing in order to become certified according to Sponsor standards

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: 

  • The instructors need at least 2 years of teaching experience, or a 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience.

  • B.A. must be obtained in the U.S. or in country of language skill.

Language Testing Requirements:

  • All candidates will be required to take and pass the foreign language test administered by LEIDOS/ accepted commercial testing vendors (3 hours standard translation test).

  • Score at least a 4 or higher on the translation test and a 4/4/4 on the speaking/listening/reading test.

Security Clearance Requirements: 

  • TS/SCI with polygraph is required.  Linguists cannot begin work on contract without a fully adjudicated security clearance.

      Pay Range:

      Pay Range $84,500.00 - $130,000.00 - $175,500.00

      The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

      About Leidos

      Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

      Pay and Benefits

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      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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