ESOL I Instructor/Career Coach Daytime

Job Type

Part Time


Details: $22-$25/hr.



Start Date


Application Deadline



54 Clayton St
United States


Overview: This position is for 20 hours a week, Monday-Friday, at $22-$25/hr, from September-June for 32 hours a week. Direct teaching hours are Monday-Thursday 9:30AM-12:00PM with career coaching 9AM-2PM on Fridays. Classes start September 11th.  The breakdown of the position is as follows: direct teaching 10 hours a week and the remaining hours for hours for preparation, orientation, intake, assessment, outreach, and career coaching.  


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 level is ESOL I (SPL 0-3). 
  • 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.


Career Coach:

1.    Help students assume next steps in their job training or education, including working with career centers and colleges.

2.    Maintain relationships with employers. 

3.    Refer qualified clients to employers or employment services for job placement.

4.    Conduct follow up on former students at six months and one year to see if goals and needs have been met.

5.    Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops, in order to maintain and improve professional competence.



  • Bilingual/Bicultural (English-Spanish)
  • Knowledge of the workforce development system and networks in the Boston area
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and direction
  • Ability to work as part of a collective (team) environment
  • Organized, dedicated, and responsible
  • 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
  • Commitment to the advancement of low-income Latina girls and women



  • 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.  The rest of the schedule is subject to negotiation. Holidays are paid according to MUA’s calendar. Does not include health benefits. 

Level of Language Proficiency


Spanish-ideally some competency

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.