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ESOL Teachers for Adult Education Classes (ESOL Literacy through Intermediate ESOL), Part-Time, Community Learning Center (CLC)

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City of Cambridge
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Cambridge, MA
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Published 18 days ago

The Community Learning Center (CLC) empowers a diverse community of adult learners to transform their lives and realize their potential through education, skills development, and community participation. Students are predominantly low-income Cambridge residents, and come from a variety of ethnic, linguistic, and racial backgrounds, and are currently enrolled in English or Adult Basic Education or training.

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We are looking for ESOL Teachers who will:

  • Dynamically teach ESOL classes to adult learners, whether in person, hybrid, or online, depending on current conditions 
  • Provide scaffolded, explicit instruction, practice, and assessment in reading, writing, speaking, and listening to help students achieve college, career, and personal goals 
  • Work as a team with other teachers and staff to develop materials, lessons, and share best practices
  • Engage in ongoing professional development to continually improve our services 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • One year of experience teaching ESOL
  • Knowledge of methods and materials used in ESOL instruction
  • Sensitivity to the needs of the adult learner population
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • A commitment to racial equity and a desire to understand and interrupt systemic racism and other forms of oppression
  • The City of Cambridge’s workforce, like the community it serves, is diverse. Applicants must have the ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies.

PREFERRED:

You will possess many, though perhaps not all, of the following characteristics and qualifications:

  • Experience teaching adults in a community-based setting
  • Experience with remote instruction, digital literacy, and distance learning
  • A passion for collaboration, problem-solving, and learning new things 
  • BEST Plus and/or TABE CLAS-E certification
  • Background in special education or teaching reading
  • Availability to teach two evenings per week, from 6:15 to 9:15pm

HOURS OF WORK:             5 to 19.5 hours per week, evening and day hours. Paid preparation time: 4 hours of preparation time for 6 hours of teaching.

RATE: $29.33 per hour

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit both your resume and cover letter via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Review of resumes is ongoing. Position will remain open until filled. We are an AA/EEO Employer.

The Community Learning Center (CLC) empowers a diverse community of adult learners to transform their lives and realize their potential through education, skills development, and community participation. Students are predominantly…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Location

On-site
51 Inman St, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

How to Apply

Submit both your resume and cover letter via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Review of resumes is ongoing. Position will remain open until filled. We are an AA/EEO Employer.

Submit both your resume and cover letter via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax…

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