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Job #: R-00005438
Location: Vienna, VA
Category: Language
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

LEIDOS is looking for a full time Instructors for the following languages: Russian,Farsi,Bosnian,Serbian
  • Customer has an immediate linguist requirement for foreign language instructors with the required teaching experience and adult learning methodology.
  • Customer requires the services of contract language instructors with native-like speaking skills in the foreign language to work 40 hours a week spending approximately 20 hours of teaching and 20 hours of lesson development, student assessment and testing.
  • The contract linguist instructor(s) shall have strong foreign language skills and will work under direction of experienced senior trained instructors.
  • Instructors will be expected to teach a proficiency course (0-2) to include, reading, writing and speaking, correct grammar, vocabulary, as well as proper punctuation.
  • 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.

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).

Security Clearance Requirements: we will sponsor security clearance that is required for this program.

Qualifications - External
  • BA/BS in education, foreign language, linguistics and/or 8+ years of related work experience
  • BA in other majors with the required language teaching experience will also be considered.


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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