Foreign Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary Salary
The average pay for a Foreign Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary is $47,086 per year.
|Salary||$30,033 - $74,241|
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|$30,411 - $73,193|
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Job Description for Foreign Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary
Postsecondary foreign language/literature teachers work for colleges and universities, trade/ vocational schools, and community colleges, and are required to be fluent in the languages they teach.Read More...
A bachelor’s degree or higher in a foreign language may be required for this position, and some institutions require applicants to possess current teaching certification. Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential in this position, and lessons must be prepared and properly organized prior to teaching classes. Applicants must be knowledgeable of current teaching methodologies and should also be patient, compassionate, and professional, and flexibility is important to work different schedules. They may have office hours for students to consult about their progress, and some also monitor and supervise teachers' assistants. Feedback must also be provided to students in a timely manner.
Postsecondary foreign language/literature teachers may be required to attend conferences or ongoing education classes, and some also coach and mentor new teachers and/or interns. They may also perform additional administrative work and must be aware of new teaching methodologies that can be useful to students.
Foreign Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary Tasks
- Teach college-level foreign language courses.
- May perform and publish research in a relevant field of interest.
- Administer and grade exams.
- Write, research, and deliver classroom lectures on foreign language topics.
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