Make the Road New York’s Adult Literacy Team is seeking experienced, bilingual/Spanish proficient ESOL instructors committed to social justice for multiple part-time positions at our Jackson Heights, Queens and Bushwick, Brooklyn community centers. The instructors will teach ESOL as well as do class planning, materials creation, individualized follow up with students, and some meetings and professional development.
Strongly Preferred: Teaching Certification or Masters in TESOL; experience working in community based social justice organizations; interest in collaboration and professional development with team members.
Required: BA, at least 3 yrs. experience teaching ESOL to adults & multiple ESOL level classes. Must be creative, organized, and committed to thematic instruction and learner-centered, participatory education; must be able to speak some Spanish with students outside of class if not occasionally within class; Sense of humor/good team player a plus. Excellent computer skills. BEST Plus certification.
Classes will run from first week in Sept. thru the end of June 2016 with the following schedules:
Days per week Time Total hours per week (including prep, mtgs, calls to students) Level
class 1 BK M-Th 6-8 pm See below (high intermediate)
class 2* BK M-Th 8-10 pm 26 hrs for class 1 and 2 (low intermediate)
class 3 Q M-Th 6:30-9:30 pm 19.5 (low beginner)
class 4 Q M-Th 6:30-9 pm 16.5 (low beginner)
class 5 Q M-Th 7:30-9:45 pm 15 (beginner)
*Note: We hope to hire an instructor to teach both classes 1 & 2 in Brooklyn.
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
firstname.lastname@example.org. Interviews will likely be held the week of August 17th or early the week of August 24th.
MRNY is an equal opportunity employer. Women, LGBTQ, and people of color strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without Discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status.