How to Become a Foreign Language Instructor


Foreign Language Instructor Job Opportunities

Foreign Language Instructor Jobs - Canada


Foreign Language Instructor Jobs - United States



Foreign Language Instructor Job Description

Foreign language instructors must teach secondary languages to students who have varying levels of exposure to that language. Foreign language instructors may be employed by educational institutions of any level, may work as private tutors, or may be employed as industry consultants.


Foreign Language Instructor Job Duties

• Perform classroom management duties, including behaviour supervision and roll call

• Organize social and cultural activities such as sports competitions, dinners and excursions

• Maintain records, such as those pertaining to student progress and examination results

• Provide feedback based on results and propose methods for developmental improvement if necessary

• Plan, prepare and deliver lessons to students of different ages and skill levels

• Prepare and administer tests and examinations

• May instruct groups or individuals


Scholarships for Becoming a Foreign Language Instructor

The Applicable Majors section below shows fields of study relevant to a career as a Foreign Language Instructor. You can search for scholarships matched to those fields of study on our All Scholarships by Major page.


Success Tip: Be sure to apply for any scholarships that you even barely qualify for, as there are millions of dollars of scholarships that go unused every year due to a lack of applicants!


Becoming a Foreign Language Instructor: Applicable Majors

Studying one of the university majors listed below is an excellent starting point for becoming a Foreign Language Instructor. Click on the links to find out what else you can do with these majors!


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