Part Time ESOL Instructor

Job Type

Part Time


Minimum: $18
Maximum: $20



Application Deadline



7111 5th Avenue
New York
United States


Position Description

We are seeking experienced English as a Second or Other Language (ESOL) instructors to teach one of the following ESOL levels: literacy intermediate and advanced Instructors will be working with immigrant populations. The ESOL instructor should be able to teach from a student-centered perspective and employ innovative teaching methods and strategies. He/she reports directly to the Adult Education Manager.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Customize instructional materials by building on own training and experience to create high quality lesson plans to instruct adults in ESOL, using an integrated and relevant, student-driven curriculum

• Work with AAANY staff and partners to integrate teaching topics that empower students to communicate and understand their rights in everyday environments

• Personally assess each student's level of ability to ensure appropriate placement and subsequent progress

• Prepare and distribute instructional materials for classroom/homework use

• Manage the classroom effectively to maximize student learning

• Attend biweekly staff meetings and work collaboratively with the staff concerning curriculum development

• Communicate with Program Manager regarding apparent barriers to student success 

• Provide out-of-classroom support to bolster student learning

• Maintain daily student attendance records

• Prepare reports on students’ attendance and progress, as required

• Maintain and update students' learning portfolios

• Coordinate with Program Manager regarding next steps in student's progress toward their goals

• Participate in registration at the beginning of class cycles, as needed

• Participate in initial staff training and additional training each program year

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree (B.A.) required; TESOL, English teaching certificate preferred

• BEST Plus certification preferred

• Three years of experience serving adult learners and/or teaching ESOL

• Experience in working with immigrant communities

• Appropriate reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in English

• Ability to provide services in a manner sensitive to the backgrounds and cultures of program participants

• Demonstrates commitment to leadership development, community building, and community organizing as strategies for social change

• Arabic speaker is preferred

Time Commitment:

• This is a part-time position and begins in middle of September 2018 and ends on November 20, 2018. There are opportunities for an extension of the position beyond this date.

• Each class requires 12 hours per week, and 6 Hours prep time. Instructors may elect to teach more than one class per teaching semester.

• All classes are going to be morning from 9am - 1:30pm 

• Staff meetings and trainings mostly on Friday

Level of Language Proficiency

Arabic (Preferred)

Proficiency in spoken and written English

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please submit a copy of your cover letter, resume, and certifications (if applicable). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling first-come, first-serve basis until September 14th, 2018.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract.