ESL Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time




91 Larkspur St.
San Rafael
United States


Position Description

Canal Alliance is seeking an ESL Coordinator to provide support and coordination for the ESL program, and to ensure that students are effectively recruited, enrolled, retained and making satisfactory progress toward desired program outcomes. The ESL Coordinator reports to the ESL Manager. This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Candidates should have the ability to work Monday-Friday, including some evenings. 


About the Organization

For more than three decades Canal Alliance has been the leading service provider and community advocate for Marin's low-income, Spanish speaking immigrants. Canal Alliance helps vulnerable members of this target population acquire the tools they need to thrive.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·        Support volunteers and paid teachers

·        Coordinate program meetings and trainings

·        Coordinate student events

·        Coordinate registration process

·        Monitor and order program and office supplies

·        Input student attendance, student achievement data, and volunteer attendance in Excel and/or Salesforce

·        Support student retention strategies

·        Coordinate teacher and class scheduling

·        Support progress monitoring and intervention for ESL students

·        Provide support to manager and director as needed


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and ability required.

  • Knowledge of effective ESL instruction
  • Ability to track and analyze data to monitor progress towards milestones
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to establish positive working relationships with clients, staff, and volunteers
  • Ability to function with minimal supervision, follow directions, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English (required)
  • Competency using Outlook, Excel, Word and data systems


Education and Experience Requirements

·        Bachelor’s Degree

·                    Minimum 1 year ESL and/or adult education experience

·                    Experience working with low-income and/or immigrant populations

·        Computer experience



This is a full-time position with benefits. We offer a competitive salary with a benefits package that includes 3 weeks paid vacation a year, 12 days of sick leave a year and 100% paid employee medical & dental insurance. In addition, there are 12 paid holidays annually, a 403(b) retirement plan, a Flex cafeteria plan, long term disability insurance and an employee assistance program.


Canal Alliance Equity and Inclusion Statement

Canal Alliance actively promotes and recognizes principles of fairness, equity, and social justice in relation to, and across, intersections of race, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, disability, ancestry and all other identities represented among our diverse employees.

By appreciating the importance of inclusion, we acknowledge that the collective and individual talents, skills, and perspectives of our staff foster a culture of belonging, safety, collaborative practice, innovation, and mutual respect.

Canal Alliance is committed to the transformation of attitudes and systems that deprive any person or group of these principals.


Application Process

Please email your resume and cover letter to Only electronic applications will be accepted. (Keep it green!) Please indicate “ESL Coordinator – YOUR NAME” in the subject line of your email.

Level of Language Proficiency

  • Bilingual in Spanish/English (required)

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply