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AGENCY BACKGROUND:

Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC) is a community-based, not-for-profit organization founded in 1979 that has grown into a leading multi-service agency with over 120 staff serving New York City with a focus on upper Manhattan and the Bronx. Our mission is to serve as a catalyst for positive change in the lives of the people in our community on their paths to secure and prosperous futures. Integration is the cornerstone of NMIC’s programs, and our staff can identify and address a broad array of immediate needs through comprehensive crisis intervention services. With their crises resolved, clients move seamlessly to capacity building services through our holistic programs designed to transition individuals and families to self-sufficiency.


  • Our Legal Services, Social Services, and Weatherization programs meet community members’ basic needs including housing, income, nutrition and health.
  • Our Community Organizing program empowers groups of residents to collectively secure longer term and larger scale improvements to their own basic needs.
  • Our Education & Career Services program imparts individual community members with the practical tools necessary to build secure and prosperous futures.


Job Title:                ESOL Instructor - Part-Time​

Department:      Education & Career Services

Reports To:         Education Coordinator

Location:                Main Office: 45 Wadsworth Avenue, NY, NY 10033

FLSA Status:       Non-Exempt


SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

The ESOL Instructor is a part-time position responsible for providing instruction to English classes in the Adult Education division of the Education & Career Services department. NMIC’s ESOL classes focus on practical communication skills alongside developing English language literacy for adult ELLs. Classes will be taught hybrid. This is an in-person position. We offer both morning and evening classes. We offer morning (9-12) and evening (6-9) classes.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·        Develop and facilitate curriculum ESOL classes in alignment with NMIC’s standards.

·        Prepare students to take the Best Plus 2.0 exam.

·        Develop and deliver daily lesson plans and educational activities for program participants.

·        Collaborate with the rest of the adult education team to develop program wide initiatives.

·        Monitor students' engagement and classroom conduct.

·        Maintain attendance records and submit attendance logs to program staff.

·        Enter biweekly case notes into NMIC database according to funders’ mandates. 

·        Submit lesson plans weekly

·        Administer Best Plus 2.0 (training will be provided).

·        Host guest speakers, volunteers and/or alternate programming when needed.

·        Maintain an active Google Classroom.

·        Utilize technology in the classroom to enrich the educational experience

·        Attend professional development sessions and program meetings.

·        Initiate and participate in case conferencing sessions as needed.

·        Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

·        BA/BS required.

·        MA strongly preferred.

·        Minimum three years’ experience in an educational setting required.

·        Experience teaching multiple ages with various needs.

·        Experience using technology to enhance learning.

·        Dedication to creating an inclusive classroom.

·        Must have superb presentation & classroom presence and be a dynamic instructor.

·        Proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

·        Bilingual English/Spanish helpful but not required

ADDITIONAL COVID-19 INFORMATION: Per New York City guidelines for contractors, the Covid-19 vaccine is mandatory for NMIC staff whose positions require them to work in person. Medical and religious accommodations may be requested and if granted will require weekly Covid-19 testing. Vaccination status will only be requested at the time of hiring by Human Resources. NMIC staff are required to follow all stated safety protocols including mask and social distancing guidelines.


SALARY/BENEFITS:

32$ per hour plus planning time (one hour per class session)


NMIC IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

NMIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply for employment. Applicants must meet the minimum requirements in terms of qualifications. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered unless specifically stated otherwise.


TO APPLY:

Please submit the following to Jason Bocko (He/Him), Academic Coordinator, at jasonbocko@nmic.org with the job title in the subject line:

·        Cover letter

·        Resume

·        One Brief Lesson Plan


All attachments should be in Word or PDF form. No phone calls, please.


Please note this position will be in person 

AGENCY BACKGROUND:

Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC) is a community-based, not-for-profit organization founded in 1979 that has grown into a leading multi-service agency with over 120 staff serving New York City with a…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
Compensation
At least USD $32
/ hour

Location

On-site
45 Wadsworth Ave, New York, NY 10033, USA

How to Apply

TO APPLY:

Please submit the following to Jason Bocko (He/Him), Academic Coordinator, at jasonbocko@nmic.org with the job title in the subject line:

·        Cover letter

·        Resume

·        One Brief Lesson Plan


All attachments should be in Word or PDF form. No phone calls, please.


TO APPLY:

Please submit the following to Jason Bocko (He/Him), Academic Coordinator, at jasonbocko@nmic.org with the job title in the subject line:

·        Cover letter

·        Resume

·        One Brief Lesson…

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