Job Type

Part Time


Details: $22-$25 hr.



Start Date


Application Deadline



54 Clayton Street
United States


Overview: This position is for 24 hours a week, Monday-Thursday, from October through June for 32 weeks. Classes begin October 9th. Direct teaching hours are 5:30PM-9:30PM and the rest of the schedule is subject to negotiation. Hours are 16 hours of teaching and the remaining 8 hours for preparation, orientation, intake, assessment, and outreach.  

  • Teach GLE 10-12 HI-SET classes in Spanish. The class must prepare students in the 5 subjects to take the HI-SET exams.
  • Teach 1.5 hours a day English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) within the HiSET classes. 
  • Keep students up to date on changes in HI-SET exams, procedures, HI-SET testing dates and sites, etc.
  • Aid students in registration process for HI-SET exam.
  • Implement curriculum, including the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks, College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS) and MUA’s home-grown curriculum.
  • Assist with development of and implementation of Scope and Sequences at all instructional levels. 
  • Administer placement exams for students enrolled in HI-SET in Spanish. 
  • Follow the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) guidelines for intake and assessment.
  • Keep daily records of student attendance. 
  • Maintain portfolios of students’ work, which includes goals and outcomes, tests, essays, dictation samples, etc.
  • Submit necessary student attendance, goals, outcomes, assessments, and any other required information to data intake coordinator in compliance with all deadlines.
  • Develop and keep on-hand a substitute folder of materials.
  • Meet individually with students as needed.
  • Attend mandatory staff development (2.5% of paid hours) pertaining to standardized testing; best practices for preparing students to take the HI-SET exam; and updates on policies regarding the HI-SET in Spanish.
  • Attend teacher meetings.
  • Complete reports as required by program director and/or supervisors.
  • Other duties as required and assigned by supervisors. 



  • Fluent in Spanish and English
  • Knowledge of both community-based adult education and participatory education
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and direction
  • Ability to work as part of a collective (team) environment
  • Organized, dedicated, and responsible
  • Two years teaching experience, preferably in an ESE-funded program, Adult Basic Education (ABE), HI-SET, high school or bilingual programs
  • Desire and ability to work with people from diverse, cultural, linguistic, racial, and economic backgrounds
  • Commitment to the advancement of low-income Latina girls and women



  • Bachelor or Master’s degree
  • Strong Microsoft Office and Internet skills
  • Certified to administer TABE exam
  • Familiarity with SABE/homegrown assessments



This position includes vacation, sick, and personal days. Holidays are paid according to MUA’s calendar. Salary $22-$25/hr. commensurate with experience. Does not include health benefits. 

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish-fluent, native proficiency

English-fluent, native proficiency

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

How to Apply:

    MUA is an equal opportunity employer and bilingual persons and persons of color are encouraged to apply. Interviews will take place end of August. By August 24th  please mail or e-mail current résumé and thoughtful cover letter to:

Ms. Maria Andrade


Mujeres Unidas Avanzando

Dorchester, MA 02122


Fax: 617-282-3544

No phone calls, please.