Instructor (part-time)

Job Type

Part Time




United States


Part-Time evening instructor needed.

Join a team of dedicated teachers working with healthcare employees in the Longwood Medical Area of Boston. You will be helping entry level employees gain much needed language skills to further their careers. Your students will be High Intermediate to Advanced English speakers who are motivated towards higher education--great people with great goals!

Position Summary: Under the direction of their Manager, the Instructor develops and modifies contextualized curriculum and daily lesson plans for academic and/or job skill training programs, delivers training to participants, evaluates progress and skill attainment of individual participants on a scheduled basis, tracks outcomes, creates documents for submission to their Manager, funders or evaluators, and attends strategic team meetings both in the Business Services department as well as agency wide meetings.

Schedule: Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30-7:00 PM

Compensation: $23 /hour One hour paid prep for every hour teaching. (6 hours per week). Possibility of increased hours as new contracts come in.

The Instructor works collaboratively with each member of the Business Services team to assist students in obtaining the skills needed to successfully do their current jobs, as well as to upgrade their skills in order to move up in their career. Courses are delivered to working adults at various employer sites and to community members seeking to gain employment.

The JVS Business Services Division builds relationships with and engages Boston area employers in sustainable workforce development programs. 


Minimum Qualifications and Experience:  

  • BS/BA in Education or related field, TESOL Certificate and/or Masters preferred
  • 2-3 years of workplace or related training/teaching experience preferred
  • Knowledge of adult learning theory
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of clients
  • Presentation and facilitation skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently                          

Working Conditions:  All Business Services Instructors will be teaching classes on site at area employers. 


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Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree