ESOL/Citizenship Instructor and Program Support, International Center
FLSA Status: F/T, Non-exempt
Department: Immigrant and Refugee Services- International Center
Office: 80 Maiden Lane, 14th Floor
Reports to: Director of Programs, International Center
The International Center provides educational programming for newly arrived immigrants and refugees with the goal of improving learners’ English proficiency and communication skills. Programming includes daily ESOL classes at multiple proficiency levels, citizenship preparation classes, computer skills classes, individual conversation practice, and specialized off-site community programming for vulnerable communities throughout the city. The incumbent will develop, design, and deliver thoughtful
and effective classes for learners in daily ESOL and/or ESOL-Citizenship Preparation classes at the main Center and in community-based classes around the city.
Duties and Responsibilities:
This is a full-time position and work hours are generally Monday through Friday with evening hours required. Weekend hours may be required to meet student needs.
Working conditions and physical demands required:
The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
To apply contact Elaine Roberts at Elaine.Roberts@archny.org
New York City College of Technology
Division of Continuing Education
Part Time ESOL, Citizenship, and HSE Spanish Instructor Positions
The Adult Learning Center is looking to fill part-time instructor positions including ESOL, Citizenship, and HSE Spanish for daytime, evening, and Saturday sessions. Classes offered at the NYC College of Technology and offsite locations. Classes scheduled to start in September.
Please send cover letter and resume to Giovanna Perciballi, Assistant Director of Education Programs at email@example.com. Please indicate availability and class preference in cover letter.
The YMCA of Greater New York, which serves New York City’s extraordinarily diverse population, is seeking energetic and disciplined ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) Instructors to fill immediate part-time positions. We are looking for individuals who can teach US Civics and Citizenship in a New Americans Welcome Center (NAWC), located in the Flushing area, to students whose proficiency levels range from beginning literacy to high intermediate.
Attn.: Michelle Lam
138-46 Northern Boulevard
Flushing, NY 11354
The YMCA of Greater New York reaches half a million New Yorkers through programs that focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Flushing YMCA is seeking a New American Initiative Instructor, who will be responsible for developing curricula that is aligned with adult learning principals and the necessary educational gains, facilitating assigned classes, evaluating students’ progress, and supporting the programs and services within the New American Initiative.
We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with a culture committed to serving all members of our community. As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve. Our expectation is that all staff promotes participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity. If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please forward your cover letter and resume with subject line “New American Initiative Instructor” to firstname.lastname@example.org or to:
Attn.: Michelle Lam
138-46 Northern Boulevard
Flushing, NY 11354
HANAC, Corona, Queens Evening Program
Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in related field with minimum 3 years teaching ESL with knowledge of US history and government and/or Citizenship to adults; experience with student centered, project based classroom; an understanding of cultural differences; good interpersonal skills experience; excellent communication skills; ability to connect to the participants; ability to collaborate with others on staff; ability to maintain records and experience with assessment tools.
Week nights – Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Please respond with SHORT Cover letter and UPDATED resume to HR Director at
email@example.com or FAX to 212-840-8384.
ESOL/Civics Teacher – Part-Time Evenings
Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow is seeking a part-time ESOL/Civics instructor for adult learners at our Bushwick Workforce Resource Center. The schedule is Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings from 5:30-8:30 p.m. to start in September 2015.
The ESOL/Civics instructor should be committed to social justice and have experience working with immigrant populations. The instructor will teach a student-driven ESOL/Civics curriculum that integrates technology, authentic assessment, and prepares students for their naturalization interview. Candidates must be creative, organized, and discreet when handling sensitive personal information.
Requirements: BA and experience teaching ESOL/Civics to adults and excellent computer skills. BEST Plus certification preferred. Knowledge of another language a plus.
Please send a resume, cover letter, salary requirements and sample lesson plan to Caitlan Parker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Two PT BILINGUAL ESOL/Citizenship Preparation TEACHERS needed for two temporary positions Jan-June 2015 in Jackson Heights, Queens, to teach a Bilingual ESOL/Citizenship Preparation classes for low intermediate or more advanced speakers of English
Description: these positions will be temporary to replace a staff member who will be on leave between Jan - June 2015. The 4 classes taught will target residents from around the Jackson Heights, Queens neighborhood who need to develop the English language skills necessary to pass their Naturalization exams. The classes will use ESOL techniques to help students develop the reading, writing, speaking and listening skills necessary for their exams, and for civic engagement both as residents and future citizens.
The instructor will use core texts and materials provided by USCIS and compliment them with a variety of ESOL and EL-civics texts. Attention to 4 skills, to thematic instruction, cooperative learning, and integration of technology when possible, is expected. The teacher will tailor existing materials to the needs of their students and will use Spanish very occasionally to assist with student comprehension when necessary. Additionally, the teacher is expected to take responsibility for basic administrative duties such as attendance tracking, follow up calls, and some 1 on1 conferencing and surveying to track educational progress as well as to assure that students are connected with support services as needed.
Bilingual Spanish/English, experience teaching ESOL at multiple levels, masters or certification in ESOL instruction strongly preferred, BEST Plus certified, excellent organizational skills, experience teaching in social-justice focused community-based organizations, willingness to participate in brief bi-weekly meetings with program Director either in person or via phone, willingness to call students regularly re: class and attendance issues.
These temporary positions will take over classes starting in January, but we would like anyone we hire to plan to work a couple of hours in December to shadow and plan with the teacher they’ll be temporarily replacing. There are 4 classes--- we are hoping to have two teachers teach two classes each.
M/W 6-9 in Q, T/Th 6-9 in Q & Saturdays: 9-1 & 1:30-5:30 in Queens.
• For a teacher taking the2 night classes you’ll be paid for about 20hrs/wk
• For a teacher taking the 2 Sat classes you’ll be paid for about 14 hrs/wk.
• If 2 teachers each take a pm and a Sat class you’d each be paid about 17 hrs/wk.
Pay: Starting compensation is based on a scale set by a democratically-elected personnel committee and will depend on factors such as experience and education. (Average hourly rates for PT instructors run between $20-25 an hour depending on experience, but teachers are paid for prep and meetings on top of teaching time so the rates end up being fairly comparable to other CBO based classes.)
How to Apply: If interested, please send a resume and cover letter explaining your interest and experience teaching, planning curriculum and working with immigrant New Yorkers to Tempcivicsinstructor14@maketheroadny.org.
Interviews will be held in the second half of November.
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