Teach English in Oakland!

Published

04/26/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Oakland
California
United States

Description

East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC) develops neighborhoods to address the specific needs of individual communities across Oakland to transform the health and well-being of residents. We have been doing this for over 40 years by developing housing and purchasing existing properties to give long-time residents the option to stay in their neighborhood in Oakland, while fostering increased economic opportunities for low-income families and individuals.


Volunteer English class instructors teach a weekly class to interested residents of our buildings, often adults learning the English language skills necessary to live and work in our community. Most students are limited-English speakers. The instructor is responsible for accessing published curriculum materials or developing original materials to meet the students’ listening, speaking, reading, and writing needs.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize and prepare for classes; outline detailed lesson plans
  • Develop learning materials that support the class learning objectives and planned activities
  • Instruct weekly classes for up to 15 adult students using a variety of active and engaging teaching strategies, learning activities and student assessment methods
  • Provide ongoing feedback and coaching to students


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to work with and in diverse communities with students who have limited English-speaking proficiency
  • Patience, understanding, flexibility, and a positive attitude
  • Ability to communicate clearly in a large group setting
  • Experience teaching or tutoring preferred
  • Must pass a background check


Benefits

  • Training Provided
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

How To Apply

mheisler@ebaldc.org
http://www.ebaldc.org

If interested, please email Meg Heisler (mheisler@ebaldc.org) with a brief paragraph about yourself and your availability.


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