Volunteer ESL Teacher

Published

06/04/2018

Start Date

07/09/2018

End Date

09/23/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

1901 S 9th St
Room # 205
Philadelphia
PA
19148
United States

Description

Garces Foundation is looking for dedicated and innovative adult English as a Second Language (ESL) volunteer teachers. Our program runs on quarterly sessions, enrolling approximately 75 learners a session. All levels are native Spanish speakers; the large majority currently work in the restaurant industry. We have four different levels of English classes, ranging from a low-beginner level to an advanced book club. In addition to ESL classes, we also offer learners the option to enroll in Computer Literacy Workshops, Nutrition Classes, restaurant skill and language building demonstrations, and programming focus on civic engagement.


  • Approximately 4 hours as week (2 classes a week for 2 hrs/class - 1.5hr teaching, 0.5 prep)
  • 3 month commitment (each course runs 3 months)
  • Must attend 1 pre-serve training (3 hrs) and 1 teacher meeting in each 3 month course
  • Classes in the morning and evening; most schedules are M/W or Tue/Thur
  • Significant materials provided; use Ventures series from Cambridge University Press for non-academic adult learners
  • Computer, Internet, and printing/copying access
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Do not have to speak Spanish


Preferred Qualifications:

BS or MS in education or closely related field; experience teaching a second or foreign language; experience learning a second or foreign language; interest in serving the Latino community of Philadelphia; cultural understanding of the Latino community at large

Bonus Qualifications:

Spanish speaking; experience in restaurant industry

Benefits

  • Training Provided

How To Apply

info@garcesfoundation.org
http://www.garcesfoundation.org

Please visit our website at www.garcesfoundation.org/volunteer and complete a volunteer application.


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