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English Language Instructor/Coordinator

The U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh is seeking an individual for the English Language Instructor/Coordinator position for the Human Resources Office, Department of State.

The incumbent is responsible for administering, maintaining and improving the Mission-wide English language program for Locally Employed (LE) Staff. The incumbent makes class scheduling; prepares lesson content and purchases/evaluates all training materials to include text and audio visual media. The English Language Instructor/Coordinator assesses the students’ progress via test and in-class evaluations. In addition, he/she will prepare, test and participate in the evaluation of current and prospective employment of local candidates to ensure that their English proficiency level meets the requirement of the position for which they have applied and provide English-language training to 3-4 different levels of instructions for locally-employed staff.

Salary: The annual salary range for this position is USD 12,389 – 19,201.

Required Qualifications
♦ Master’s degree in English language and three years of experience in teaching English as a second language with at least one year in administering English language program is required or Bachelor’s degree in English language and five years of experience in teaching English as a second language with at least one year in administering English language program is required.
♦ Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required. Language proficiency may be tested.
♦ Knowledge of grammar, idiom syntax and pronunciation of English is required. A thorough knowledge of and training in linguistic pedagogical methods is required.
♦ Basic skills in keyboarding/data entry and IT software are required. Ability to communicate effectively with employees being taught in order to retain their interest and motivation. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability work with public are required.

Application Procedure
The application deadline is January 29, 2016. Interested candidates must submit applications by email to using the “Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174)” form. The application form and complete details on this position can be found at

Note: All Ordinarily Resident (OR) applicants must have the required work and/or residency permits to be eligible for consideration.

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