U.S. Citizenship Instructor (Part-Time)

  • Newark, NJ, US

If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to hiring@ironboundcc.org with the subject line "Citizenship Class Coordinator/Instructor."

Application deadline March 20, 2017

JOB DUTIES

The Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC) is a 47 year non-profit organization whose mission is to engage and empower individuals, families and groups in realizing their aspirations and, together, work to create a just, vibrant and sustainable community. Our organization operates two Family Success Centers (FSC) in the Ironbound community of Newark which provide a range of services and programs to support and strengthen families. Under the direct supervision of the Center Director, the Citizenship Class Coordinator/Instructor (CCCI) teaches English literacy and U.S. history and government to adult ESL students to prepare them for the naturalization interview and test to become a U.S. citizen. The CCCI has to oversee the agency's Citizenship classes by supervising the administrative assistant, instructors, coordinating outreach and services, overseeing quality assurance, and preparing pertinent data and narrative reports. T

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide instruction to English as Second Language learners.
  • Prepare students for the written ,oral portion of the naturalization exam and the Oath: U.S. History and Civics for Citizenship.
  • Evaluate students' performance in accordance with established procedures and recommend program exit or continuation. (Best Plus Version 2.0)
  • Apply principles of effective human relations, learning styles and cognitive development as they relate to the overall growth and development of students.
  • Administer pre and post-tests (Best Plus Version 2.0) as well as informal assessments to evaluate student. progress and to incorporate individualized instruction or other academic support.
  • Participate in staff activities for in-service training and professional development.
  • Maintain, record, and report student daily or weekly attendance.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality and security of staff and student records.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS OR QUALIFICATIONS, SPECIAL WORKING REQUIREMENTS

  • • Bachelor's degree in education and/or related field
    • TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), ESL (English as a second language) and EFL (English as a foreign language) coursework and certification.
    • Three or more years of related work experience teaching preparations course for the citizenship exam and providing English as a second language (ESL) instruction.
    • Demonstrated knowledge with the naturalization process and steps involved in becoming a U.S. citizen., the naturalization test, and the rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship.
    • Experience in computer operation and database applications.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning methods.
    • Demonstrated knowledge with the naturalization test, and the rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship.
    • Ability to utilize varied teaching methodologies that are most appropriate for adult students
    • Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
    • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:ICC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Ironbound Community Corporation of Newark, NJ

  • 317 Elm St.
    Newark, NJ, US 07105
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  • Application deadline:

    March 20, 2017
  • Start date:

    March 13, 2017

Ironbound Community Corporation of Newark, NJ


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