Global Language Network - Teaching Fellowship



Organization Description

GLN is a community where people learn, share and connect. We offer affordable language classes in more than 60 languages, using a communicative approach that builds our learners’ communication skills in an interactive and enjoyable environment. How are we able to promote language learning in so many languages at a fraction of the market price? We recruit and train native speakers who volunteer their time to teach their language and share their culture with the greater DC community. Through our Teaching Fellowship we develop our teachers as educators and community leaders.



1720 I St. NW, Washington, DC 20006


Job Description

The GLN Teaching Fellowship is our teacher development program. We engage talented and committed individuals who wish to teach their language and share their culture with the DC community. Selected Fellows commit to a year (three semesters) of teaching with GLN. They receive comprehensive training, ongoing coaching and support to effectively apply GLN’s communicative approach in the classroom and build our learners’ communicative competence.


Job Qualifications

The GLN Teaching Fellowship application is open to anyone in the greater Washington, DC metro area. We do not require previous teaching experience. We are looking for capable and motivated individuals who are passionate about GLN’s mission, learning approach and teaching. The ideal Fellow is someone eager to learn, a team player with demonstrated leadership and teaching skills or potential, and who is motivated to grow as a person, educator and leader.


How to Apply

  1. Complete the Teaching Fellowship application (PDF)  Download the file, open with a reader (and NOT with your web browser), fill out, save and email with a copy of your resume to Teach@thegln.org.
  2. Strong applicants are invited to a 30 minute interview with a panel of GLN staff, and teachers.
  3. Selected candidates are invited to become Teaching Fellows and are confirmed upon successful completion of our mandatory pre-service training sessions.



Sunday, October 12, 2014