Make the Road New York (www.maketheroadny.org) is a non-profit organization that builds the power of Latino and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services. We have 16,000 members and operate five community centers in Bushwick, Brooklyn; Jackson Heights, Queens; Port Richmond, Staten Island; and Brentwood, Long Island.
Make the Road New York’s Adult Literacy Team is seeking an experienced ESOL instructor committed to social justice who’s interested in a part time position at our community center in Bushwick, Brooklyn.
The instructor will teach a 12 hr a wk Bridge to Health Careers Class to help higher level English language learners who are qualified to work in the healthcare field as home health aides, community health workers, CNAs, etc. to improve their language skills by studying health focused topics and materials (see schedule below).
The class will run from January to June of 2016. For 6 weeks in November and December before the class starts, the instructor will be paid 6-7 planning hours a week for curricular mapping and planning.
Once class is in session the instructor will be paid at least an additional 7.5 hours a week on top of the 12 instructional hours for class planning, materials creation, individualized follow up with students, as well as minor admin duties, meetings, etc.
Class schedule: Mondays thru Fridays 11:30 am - 2 pm
Strongly preferred: TESOL Certification or Masters in TESOL; experience working in community based social justice organizations; interest in collaboration and professional development with team members. Familiar with the contextualized ESOL instruction.
Required: BA, at least 3 years experience teaching adults & multiple ESOL level classes. Must be creative, organized, and committed to thematic instruction and learner-centered, participatory education. Sense of humor/good team player a plus. Excellent computer skills.
Salary Information: Starting compensation is based on a scale set by a democratically-elected personnel committee and will depend on factors such as experience and education.
How to Apply: Applicants should send resumes and cover letters ASAP to
esol_Instructor@maketheroadny.org. Interviews will be held before November 17th.