ESOL II and II/Career Skills TEACHER Evenings

Job Type

Part Time


Details: $22-$25 hr.



Start Date


Application Deadline



54 Clayton Street
United States


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.   


General Duties:

  • 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.


Computer skills:

  • 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

English-native proficiency

Ideally competent in Spanish

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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


Fax: 617-282-3544

No phone calls, please.