Details: $22-$25 hr.
54 Clayton Street
Overview: Overview: This position is for 28 hours a week, Monday-Thursday, from October through June for 32 weeks. Classes start October 9th. Direct teaching hours are 5:30PM-9:30PM and the rest of the schedule is subject to negotiation. The position includes 16 hours teaching and the remaining 12 hours for preparation, orientation, intake, assessment, and outreach.
- Teach content-based, Freirian ESOL classes (classes that focus on maximizing students’ participation and that have a curriculum informed by students’ life experiences), with emphasis in promoting women’s and families’ health and civics. Specific levels are ESOL II and ESOL II/Career Skills (SPL 4-5).
- Use MUA’s lesson plan template and write a student-centered lesson plan for each class (or unit). Keep them in an organized folder and hand in at end of year.
- Assign and correct homework.
- Submit necessary student attendance, goals, outcomes, and any other required information to data intake coordinator in compliance with all deadlines.
- Attend at least 12 hours of professional development activities a year, or 2.5% of paid hours, whichever is greater.
- Other duties as required and assigned by supervisors.
Duties specific to ESOL/Career Skills class:
- Develop and provide contextualized ESOL instruction with a focus on job readiness skills that lead to employment or entry into a job training program. This will follow the Career Readiness curriculum.
- Teach students content-based vocabulary pertaining to work and the employment search.
- Train students how to successfully prepare for a job interview.
- Assist students in writing résumés and cover letters.
- Help students to fill out job and college applications.
- Establish contact with prospective employers and skills training programs, informing students of the requirements and the application process and providing necessary support.
- And other duties as required and assigned by supervisor.
- Cover basics of online Internet navigation for college and job searches.
- Cover basics of Microsoft Office to create and upload documents pertaining to college and employment.
- Bilingual/Bicultural (English-Spanish)
- Knowledge of both community-based adult education and participatory education and women’s and families’ health
- Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and direction
- Ability to work as part of a collective (team) environment
- Two years teaching experience, preferably in Adult Basic Education (ABE), English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), high school or bilingual programs
- Desire and ability to work with people from diverse, cultural, linguistic, racial, and economic backgrounds
- Self-driven and results oriented, with a focus on high quality service
- Bachelor or Master’s degree
- Strong Microsoft Office and Internet skills
- -Certified to administer BEST Plus and/or TABE Clas-E
This position includes vacation, sick, and personal days. Holidays are paid according to MUA’s calendar. Salary $22-$25/hr. commensurate with experience. Does not include health benefits.
Level of Language Proficiency
Ideally competent in Spanish
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
How to Apply:
MUA is an equal opportunity employer and bilingual persons and persons of color are encouraged to apply. Interviews will take place end of August. By August 24th please mail or e-mail current résumé and thoughtful cover letter to:
Ms. Maria Andrade
Mujeres Unidas Avanzando
Dorchester, MA 02122
No phone calls, please.