The Adult literacy and learning department is seeking integrated education and training IELCE teachers to teach contextualized intermediate/advanced level classes. The IELCE teacher will collaborate with vocational instructors to ensure participants are equipped with skills to pass one of the following certifications: Digital Literacy, food safety and/or medical billing while improving their English speaking skills utilizing work-place and civics content. The goal is for learners to improve their English speaking skills while earning an industry recognized certification to secure a job/career in the workforce.
- Be part of an academic team responsible for presenting standard American English language to English-language learners
- Engage students in a learning community and facilitate contextualized lessons based on the focus areas: food safety, digital literacy, and/or medical billing/assisting
- Maintain, prepare, and upload Google Classroom assignments and weekly post for learners
- Prepare course overview and lesson plans that use library resources using a civics-based instructional approach and the vocational curricula that is motivating and engaging with a focus on learning and progress
- Knowledgeable of the CAL Best Plus and Best Literacy tests for IELCE learners of the Brooklyn Public Library and conference with learners as needed
- Complete administrative duties in a timely manner
- Participate in library and industry professional development and training; set individual learning and development goals and actively seek opportunities to further develop teaching practice
- Work independently and collaboratively with an instructional (case manager, student advisor, and program assistant) team members to ensure learners are being met
- BA/BS required. MA or certificate in TESOL a plus
- Co-teaching experience and vocational teaching experience in culinary, digital literacy, and/or health industries
- Online teaching experience using Google Classroom and Zoom
- Able to collaborate with instructional team to ensure learners needs are being met and help alleviate any barriers to learning
- Strong Proficiency in the use of office equipment including computers, data projector, smart boards, smart TVs, printers and copiers.
- Ability to populate and manipulate software supporting word processing, spreadsheet, database management, network management, desktop publishing, and Internet navigation applications
- Ability to perform general clerical functions including maintaining accurate records and compiling information and statistics
- Excellent organizational and customer service skills
- Creative and ability to solve problems with a strong commitment to adult literacy and learning
- Must be able to work varied schedule, including evenings and weekends
Please note that this is a part-time position, up to 12 hours a week. Pay rate is $40 per hour.
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