ESL (English as a Second Language) Teacher

Job Type

Part Time



Start Date


Application Deadline



District of Columbia
United States


Are you passionate about teaching English to language learners? Do you find yourself helping others learn how to properly read, write and speak English? If so, then Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School (CRIPCS) has the perfect opportunity for you. 

Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School (CRIPCS) is an adult charter school that educates and prepares the diverse adult immigrant population of Washington, DC to become productive citizens and members of American society who give back to their family and community.  When you join the team at CRIPCS you become part of a unique, performance-driven organization that’s been ranked one of the top places to work in DC by the Washington Post for the last 3 years. 

ESL Instructor

The ESL instructor supports the school’s immigrant-centric mission by providing excellent contextualized instruction. The ESL instructor teaches in a way that is appropriate for students’ diverse educational backgrounds, learning styles, and English language abilities. 


  • Prepare clear and concise daily lesson plans including objectives which are available to supervisors
  • Provide life skill instruction that allows students to navigate important systems and resources in Washington, DC
  • Implements classroom policies and procedures
  • Provide for different learning styles and abilities
  • Encourage students’ active participation and regular attendance
  • Monitors student progress through TEAAL and CASAS tests
  • Create course syllabus according to content-based Carlos Rosario Curriculum, TEAAL and CASAS pre-test scores and student goals
  • Foster’s a positive learning environment for adult learners
  • Monitor and evaluate student performance and modify instruction accordingly
  • Prepare lesson materials and instructional aids
  • Work with classroom para-educator if applicable
  • Work with tutors to provide additional support for students if needed
  • Co-plan with Computer Assistant Learning (CALL) Lab Instructor for technology skill development and e-portfolio completion
  • Keep daily attendance records current in the Student Information System (SIS)
  • Accurately fills out tracking forms and submits them in a timely manner
  • Develop and use e-portfolio assessment to help document student progress
  • Keep track of student goals related to academic progress and employment
  • Attend faculty meetings and professional development


  • Must have at least two of the following:
  • Teaching Certification
  • Master’s degree in Adult Education, Linguistics, TESOL, language studies or related field
  • At least three years of teaching experience
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite: Word, PowerPoint, and basic website navigation
  • Experience in ESL and Adult Education preferred
  • Demonstrate knowledge and competence in both ESL preparation and Adult Education
  • Must be flexible and able to make adaptations to meet the academic needs of students with different learning skills and challenges
  • Work comfortably with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Excellent communication skills, be able to explain concepts to others effectively
  • Excellent organizational skills and timely completion of tasks
  • Fluently speak, read and write in English
  • Knowledge and experience using Windows, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Applications including Word, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Outlook


Monday - Thursday: 5:45pm – 9:00 PM

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Apply directly at Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School’s career page at position will close on July 17, 2018.