Inwood Community Services, Inc., a community-based not-for-profit in Northern Manhattan, seeks an Adult Education Counselor to support ESOL and EL/Civics students. The schedule is 14 hours/week, Monday-Thursday, 5:30PM-9PM. Service provision is primarily in-person with some flexibility for remote follow-up with students
- Dedicated educators with good interpersonal skills committed to empowering adult immigrant students
- Spanish/English bilingual applicants with 3-plus years’ experience in adult education or literacy
- Applicants able to form referral networks with education, training, employment, and social services
- Assess and develop Individual Service Plans for incoming students; follow up to evaluate student progress and assist students with education, training, job and personal goals.
- Develop and maintain networks appropriate for referrals for services needed
- Assist in the smooth delivery of classes. Counselors may deliver workshops on appropriate topics; support teachers with issues relating to class management; and follow up with students on issues related to learning, attendance, retention or other area of concern.
- Participate in registration, orientation, pre- and post-testing
- The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree plus three years’ experience in adult literacy
- Fluency in Spanish and English
- Familiarity with the local area of Inwood and surroundings is a plus
- Certification in Best Plus Administration or willing to become certified
- COVID vaccination is required with very rare exceptions based on religious or medical exemption
Compensation: based on experience.
ICS is a not-for-profit in the Inwood neighborhood of Northern Manhattan with diverse community-oriented programming including its nearly 40-year Adult Literacy program. We welcome staff from the local area as well as those outside the neighborhood committed to the field of adult literacy.
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