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Company: The Unconventional

EEO STATEMENT Yorktown Systems Group, Inc., and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, are an Equal Opportunity Employer. No employee or applicant for employment is denied equal opportunity because of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, any other non-merit-based factor, or other characteristics protected by law. As part of the company’s equal employment opportunity policy, Yorktown Systems Group, Inc., and its subsidiaries, will also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities. The Unconventional, LLC. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Yorktown Systems Group, Inc.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Yorktown Systems Group, Inc., and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, are a committed team of dedicated former military and civilian professionals who believe in providing ethical and quality services to Government customers. Our leadership team is composed primarily of Veterans who are now serving in a corporate environment rather than in uniform. Our customer’s missions become our own and we are committed to working as a team to achieve success. Because of the depth and experiences of our corporate leadership, we can assure all our customers that “we will do what we say we can do” and will focus on our customer’s missions rather than corporate goals. Our business model is based on a personal commitment from our leaders to maintain contact with our customers to continually and consistently gauge our performance. Yorktown Systems Group was founded on the idea that providing quality and ethical services with a laser focus on our customer’s goals is an effective long-term business model. Our mission, therefore, is to help our customers meet their requirements and goals. The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant. This provision shall not apply to instances in which an employee who has access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of such employee’s essential job functions discloses the compensation of such other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to such information, unless such disclosure is in response to a formal complaint or charge, in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or is consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. The Unconventional, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Yorktown Systems Group, Inc.

Job Title

Japanese Distance Learning Associate Language Instructor


Remote JBLM, WA – Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA 98433 US (Primary)



Job Description


Japanese Distance Learning Associate Language Instructor will assist an ongoing requirement for live virtual Distance Learning (DL) foreign Language, Regional Expertise, and Cultural (LREC) instruction and LREC program support services.

  • Provide virtual language instruction to improve foreign language proficiency skills across the modalities of Listening, Reading, and Speaking (L/R/S) as measured by the Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT), ACTFL or Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI).
  • Provide virtual instruction on regional and culture subjects, using modern communicative and blended-learning methodologies.
  • Provide instruction based on designated POI when applicable.
  • Develop lesson plans or other learning material, as required.
  • Possess the ability to assess, develop a lesson plan, and deliver instruction based on student interest and levels varying from ILR 0+ – 3,
  • Review, correct, and grade assignments, discuss and provide feedback, as required.
  • Maintain a positive and professional virtual learning environment, and address student behavior/attendance concerns with designated Managers.
  • Collaborate with designated Managers and/or Academic’s Manager and/or Coordinators to address student and curriculum gaps.

Job Requirements


  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Educated native speaker of the foreign language or a near-native foreign language capability in listening, reading, and speaking with ILR 3/3/3 or equivalent.
  • Experience in providing various levels of foreign language instruction through a virtual environment.
  • Understanding of the cultural, social, and political environment of the foreign language region.
  • Experience in creating blended learning lessons and the ability to tailor existing materials to fit the customer’s needs and expectations.
  • Instructor must have access to a Windows, a computer, webcam, headset with a microphone, a phone or smart tablet, and a high-speed internet connection

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience using online platforms, such as CL-150, Adobe Connect, Canvas, and Moodle
  • Experience instructing and developing adult learners’ proficiency skills in the modalities of Listening, Reading, and Speaking (L/R/S) as measured by the Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) or Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI).
  • Bachelors Degree

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Some travel may be required

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